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UNIT SUPPLY SPECIALIST

United States Army Columbus Full-Time
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OVERVIEW

The unit supply specialist is primarily responsible for supervising or performing tasks involving the general upkeep and maintenance of all Army supplies and equipment. 

JOB DUTIES
  • Receive, inspect, inventory, load/unload, store, issue and deliver supplies and equipment
  • Maintain automated supply system for accounting of organizational and installation supplies and equipment
  • Issue and receive small arms. Secure and control weapons and ammunition in security areas
  • Schedule and perform preventive and organizational maintenance on weapons
  • Operate unit level computers

Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

TRAINING

Job training for a unit supply specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field, including practice in handling and storing stock.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Procedures for shipping, receiving, storing and issuing stock
  • Stock control and accounting procedures
  • Procedures for handling medical and food supplies
  • Movement, storage and maintenance of ammunition
HELPFUL SKILLS
  • Interest in mathematics, bookkeeping, accounting, business administration and/or typing
  • Ability to keep accurate records
  • Enjoy physical work
  • Interest in operating forklifts and other warehouse equipment

Skills required

Customer Service
Administration
Maintain Indexed Record
Administer Control Procedure
Distribute Shipping Document
Maintain Locator System

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