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Stock Clerks- Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard

Also called: Stock Clerk, Stocker, Bay Stocker, Material Handler

Where in the Marine Corps? In the Marine Corps: Ammunition Stock Control and Accounting Specialist; Ammunition Warrant Officer; Automotive Maintenance Technician; Aviation Supply Specialist; Basic Supply Administration and Operations Marine; Combat Engineer; Food Service Technician; Ship's Serviceman; Supply Administration and Operations Specialist; Supply Systems Technician; Warehouse Clerk

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:
  • Receive and count stock items, and record data manually or using computer.
  • Pack and unpack items to be stocked on shelves in stockrooms, warehouses, or storage yards.
  • Verify inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock, and investigate discrepancies or adjust errors.

Knowledge

Business
  • management
Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilities

Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath

Personality

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
  • Cooperation
  • Concern for Others
  • Self Control
  • Integrity

Technology

Examples of the technology used in this career will be available soon.

Education

Education: (rated 1 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$22,480
per year, on average
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