Logistics specialist

at USMC

Job Detail


Salary

-

Experience

1-2 years minimum experience

Schedule Type

Full Time

Location

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Duration

-

Expires

03/07/2019, 11:48 PM


Description

JOB TITLE PURCHASING, SUPPLY & LOGISTICS CAREERS OVERVIEW The success and safety of every mission depends on getting needed supplies, materials and equipment at a moment’s notice. The service members of the Purchasing, Supply & Logistics community make sure America’s Navy has what it needs, when it needs it. Officer positions in the Supply Corps are available to college graduates, and Logistics Specialist (LS) positions are available to those without a degree. As a Logistics Specialist (no college degree required), your efforts are crucial in delivering what the Navy needs for mission success. Enlisted Sailors in the Purchasing & Supply field may: Keep fiscal records of a facility Order, store, check and issue Naval aircraft and aeronautical equipment and accessories, including flight gear Prepare inventory reports and correspondence Keep official publications up to date Maintain financial logs and records Operate computer systems that provide logistic support information for submarine supplies and accounting functions Organize and operate Navy post offices, ashore and afloat Work under the supervision of a Supply Officer TRAINING Enlisted Sailors pursuing a Logistics Specialist role must first complete the 7–9 week Recruit Training (known as Boot Camp). After that, they receive technical “A” school training in Meridian, Miss., where they learn skills including automated data processing systems, financial records and accounting systems, and postal operations training. For both Supply Officers and Logistics Specialists, promotion opportunities are regularly available but are competitive and based on performance. It’s also important to note that specialized training received and work experience gained in the course of service can lead to valuable credentialing and occupational opportunities in related fields. HELPFUL SKILLS A high-school diploma or equivalent is required to become an Enlisted Sailor in the Logistics Specialist field. Those seeking this position must be able to work well with people in a customer service environment. Good arithmetic, verbal and writing skills, as well as record keeping skills, are also very important. COMPENSATION Please speak with your recruiter about compensation.