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Yeoman Storekeeper

Category :
Shipboard Officer / Personnel / Crew
Average Annual Salary: $87,769
Full Time
Mid Career

The Yeoman Storekeeper (YNSK) is a Civil Service Mariner (CIVMAR) employed by the Navy to serve the Military Sealift Command (MSC) onboard naval auxiliaries and hybrid-manned warships worldwide, in peace and war. MSC exists to support the joint warfighter across the full spectrum of military operations. MSC provides on-time logistics, strategic sealift, as well as specialized missions anywhere in the world, in contested or uncontested environments.

The Yeoman Storekeeper assists the Supply Officer in executing daily supply operations onboard all MSC GOGO Combat Logistics Force (CLF) ships, hybrid-crewed U.S Navy submarine tenders and one hybrid-crewed U.S. Navy command ship. The Yeoman Storekeeper assists with daily supply operations onboard all other MSC GOGO and U.S. Navy hybrid ships.

The Yeoman Storekeeper reports directly to the Supply Officer /Junior Supply Officer and is responsible for supply support functions.

Incumbent is expected to comply and be familiar and up to date with all Supply/Logistics operation instructions, policies, procedures, regulations and TYCOM directives, etc.

The Yeoman Storekeeper is knowledgeable in administration, a variety of automated systems and websites, communication, configuration and logistics data management, EEO, Financial Management, Hazardous Material

Duties are inclusive of the following:

Administration: Monitors and maintains legacy and current files, records, directives, SOPs, correspondence, and reports for all types of material. Ensures all applicable files for requisitioning, purchase, receipt, stowage, and disposition are properly maintained.

Automated Systems: Responsible for proper use of supply automated programs. Ability to read, understand, and process all daily (automated) reports produced by ShipCLIP. Systems include, but are not limited to, Combat Logistics Force (CLF) Module, Electronic Retrograde Management System/Navy In-transit Accountability (eRMS/NITA), Fed Mall, Food Service Management (FSM), FORMS, GSA Advantage, Hazardous Materials Information Resource System (HMIRS), Hazardous Inventory Control System – Windows Based (HICSWIN), NAVSUP’s Husbanding Support Portal (HSPortal), Integrated Supply Information System (ISIS), Navy Logistics Library (NLL), LogiQuest database, OneTouch, Relational-Supply (R-Supply) (limited use on AS class), Shipboard Automated Maintenance Management (SAMM) system, and Shipboard Configuration and Logistics Information Program (ShipCLIP 4.3 or later).

Communication: The Yeoman Storekeeper is responsible for communicating effectively, both orally and in writing, with all levels of civilian and military management personnel afloat and ashore on a variety of Supply/Logistics related issues and personnel issues.

**Configuration and Logistics Data Management: **Knowledgeable of configuration accounting and logistics data management processes. Conducts configuration validations, processes and updates Allowance Change Requests (ACRs), Fleet COSAL Feedback Reports (FCFBRs), and Configuration Change Reports (CCRs). Monitors supply effectiveness and takes actions to investigate non-supported and poorly supported equipment.

Ensures that logistical support, including repair parts, tools, test equipment, and technical manuals are obtained for all new or modified equipment or equipment obtained through micro purchases. During overhauls, with an onsite logistics representative, coordinates with Logistics Type Desk/Services’ Contractor to ensure that ship configuration logistics support is obtained for all newly installed or modified equipment prior to end of overhaul. Identifies and maintains reporting on all known equipment defects and/or peculiarities under the Supply Department’s cognizance.

Onboard Combat Logistics Force (CLF) ships, completes tasks in support of validating that Shipboard Configuration and Logistics Information Program (ShipCLIP) and CLF Module Administration and User Guides are available. Validates that ShipCLIP CLF Module Business Continuity Plan (BCP) is readily available, CARGO commodity Basic Material File daily saves are stored on application, and database server recent hardback copy of CARGO inventory is available.

**Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO): **Ensure continuing application of, and compliance with EEO laws regulations, and policies.

**Financial Management: **Completes tasks in support of ensuring monthly Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) inventories (NWCF/DWCF Commodities) are being conducted using Global Stock Control (GSC) guidance, are submitted to GSC or other applicable entities, and audit file retained onboard. Assists in ensuring all GSC correspondence files containing most up to date CLF Flashes, external memos, and other GSC guidance are onboard.

Onboard CLF ships maintains custody of CARGO [Defense Working Capital Fund (DWCF)] Fuel accounts and monthly inventory reconciliation. Maintains automated fuels management records and reporting systems in accordance with (IAW) Type Commander (TYCOM) directives to ensure proper accountability and control of Navy owned bulks fuels carried onboard MSC vessels. Conducts physical inventory of all CARGO (DWCF) fuels tanks, matches CLF Module inventory, and reconciles all differences and posts to appropriate records. Establishes and maintains CLF fund codes and end-use fund codes.

Manages ship’s OPTAR and ensures that all grants, budgets, transmittals, and reports are properly maintained and reported to higher authority as required by MSC. Ability to maintain expenditure log for Aviation Deport Level Repairables, AV-DLRs. Knowledge of and maintains helicopter detachment’s OPTAR to include all requisitions, receipts, adjustments, cancellations, and EOM reporting. Responsible for proper financial management of Government Commercial Purchase Cards (GCPC) procurement.

Follows procurement, receipt, storage, Quality Assurance (QA), and expenditure procedures for all types of material (BP-28 Material, AV-DLRs, End-Use, Aviation Pack-Up kits, Sensitive Items, Mail, Fleet Freight, Personal Effects, and Classified Material). This includes proper material identification, handling, inventory management, expenditures, surveys, warehousing, packaging, documentation, and transportation.

Procures all shipboard requirements using Government/Commercial sources, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Disposition Services, Reusable Residual Asset Management System (RRAMS), and all DOD, DLA, and GSA agencies. Ensures proper material identification for both Government and commercial items using management data lists, allowance lists, load lists, technical manuals, parts list, Navy Logistics Library (NLL), Master index of APLs/AELs (MIAPL), LogiQuest, and commercial off the shelf technical research systems. Conducts and maintains inventories, location audits, and maintains inventory stocking levels IAW COMSCINST 4000.2 (series), Quality Management System (QMS) Instructions and other supply instructions (NAVSUP P-485). Maintains files, records, correspondence, and reports for all types of materials.

Ability to maintain prescribed endurance levels for all types of shipboard inventory requirements. Ensures all prescribed inventories are conducted and properly posted to corresponding records. Takes all measures to meet MSC inventory effectiveness goals.

Knowledge of and ability to ensure that fleet cargo, mail, fuel, freight, personal effects, and unaccompanied baggage are properly received, distributed, documented, transported, and accounted for in accordance with DON and MSC directives.

Hazardous Material (HAZMAT): Assists the Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Coordinator with the ships HAZMAT program. As directed, receives, issues, inventories, stows, and offloads HAZMAT.

Everything in this Position Description is considered to be an essential function of this position.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

Must be a United States citizen of at least 18 years of age and possess and maintain:
U.S. Passport with a minimum of seven months of expiration date.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) and/or Department of Defense (DOD) Common Access Card (CAC) with a minimum of ten (10) months remaining of expiration.
United States Coast Guard (USCG) Merchant Mariner’s Credential (MMC), with a minimum of ten months remaining of expiration date.
Position Specific Requirements: MMC endorsed as: Ordinary Seaman, Wiper or Stewards Department (FH)


Must have one of the following: • One year documented experience (*) as permanent Assistant Storekeeper or temporary Yeoman Storekeeper (YNSK). OR • Military experience as a U.S. Navy Storekeeper (SK)/Logistics’ Specialist (LS)rating or equivalent logistics rating in other U.S. military service (E-5 or above). OR • One year documented Commercial Warehousing/Inventory Management experience. OR • Degree completion of course work related to International Business and Logistics, Global Supply Chain Management, International Maritime Business, Maritime Administration, International Transportation, Trade and Management, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs, or Logistics and Intermodal Transportation.

Documented Experience must be on official letter head, form, or evaluation from current or previous employer that describes experience related to these duties. Document must include company name, applicant’s name, and name with signature of company/agency official.

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