Army Unit Supply Specialist (92Y MOS) Job Description

Training and requirements for 92Y unit supply specialists in the Army

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

Duties of Unit Supply Specialist (92Y)

The unit supply specialist performs the following duties:

  • Receives, inspects, inventories, loads, unloads, segregates, stores, issues, delivers and turns-in organization and installation supplies and equipment.
  • Operates unit-level computer.
  • Prepares all unit/organizational supply documents.
  • Maintains automated supply system for accounting of organizational and installation supplies and equipment.
  • Issues and receives small arms.
  • Secures and controls weapons and ammunition in security areas.
  • Schedules and performs preventive and organizational maintenance on weapons.
  • Inspects completed work for accuracy and compliance with established procedures.
  • Coordinates supply activities.
  • Reviews and annotates changes to unit material condition status report.
  • Post transactions to organizational and installation property books and supporting transaction files.
  • Determines method of obtaining relief from responsibility for lost, damaged and destroyed supply items.

Training Required for Unit Supply Specialists

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.

Unit supply specialists learn the procedures for shipping, receiving, storing and issuing stock, as well as stock control and accounting procedures. They will manage the handling, movement, storage and maintenance of ammunition, medical and food supplies.

ASVAB Score  90 in aptitude area Clerical (CL)
Security Clearance  None
Strength Requirement  Heavy
Physical Profile Requirement  222222

Additional Qualifications and Requirements

To qualify for a unit supply specialist, a recruit must have no documented instances in the last five years of conduct which reflects adversely on the character, honesty or integrity of the soldier. This includes:

  • No conviction by court-martial or by any federal or state court.
  • No juvenile adjudication by state court.
  • No punishment under Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) caused by incidents that reflect adversely on the soldier's integrity and lack of trust.
  • Voluntary confession after proper rights warning according to Article 31(b), UCMJ, or under applicable federal or state law.

These disqualifications may be waived by a military review board. However, a conviction or other adverse disposition for criminal offenses listed as a misdemeanor or felony cannot be waived.

In addition to the above requirements, there can be no other record of disciplinary action under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) or pattern of behavior that indicates a lack of integrity or that is inconsistent with the 92Y position of trust.

In addition to the above requirements, a recruit must have normal color vision.

Similar Civilian Occupations

In the civilian sector, the Unit Supply Specialist can find their skills and talents valuable in these civilian jobs: 

  • First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers
  • Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail and farm products
  • Purchasing managers
  • Shipping, receiving and traffic clerks
  • Stock clerks and order fillers
  • Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products

Information derived from Army.com and GoArmy.com.

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