United States Army
At a glance
Location: US-NM-Santa Fe Map
Posted: 03/05/2018
Closing: 04/04/2018
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
United States Army
Job description

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

  • 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
Job requirements

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.


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
  • 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