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Stock Clerks- Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard

Also called: Receiver, Stock Clerk, Stocker, Warehouse Worker

Where in the Army? In the Army: Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist; Ammunition Warrant Officer; Automated Logistical Specialist; Aviation Operations Specialist; Cavalry Scout; Food Service Technician; M1 Armor Crewman; Medical Logistics Specialist; Supply Systems Technician; Unit Supply Specialist

What they do:
Receive, store, and issue materials, equipment, and other items from stockroom, warehouse, or storage yard. Keep records and compile stock reports.
On the job, you would:
  • Pack and unpack items to be stocked on shelves in stockrooms, warehouses, or storage yards.
  • Store items in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouses, tool rooms, supply rooms, or other areas.
  • Examine and inspect stock items for wear or defects, reporting any damage to supervisors.


  • customer service
Arts and Humanities
  • English language


Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions


  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady


People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance


You might use software like this on the job:

Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • SAP software
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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