B740:Logistics Specialist

Logistics Specialists manage inventories of repair parts and general supplies that support ships, squadrons, and shore-based activities. They procure, receive, store and issue material and repair components. They utilize financial accounting and database systems to perform inventory and financial management functions.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

The duties performed by Logistics Specialists include ordering, stocking, and issuing repair parts, clothing and general supplies. They maintain financial records and accounting systems, and maintain inventory databases for material stocked in shore based warehouses and ship storerooms. Logistics Specialists perform duties associated with hazardous material control and management, and organize and maintain databases, correspondence files, and reports. Maintain logistics and financial publications and CD-ROM libraries. Logistics Specialists also manage and operating Navy post offices, ashore or afloat. They sort and distribute all classes of mail and parcel post, and process and dispatch mail. They perform counter operations similar to those performed in United States Postal Service offices, such as selling stamps, handling money orders, preparing claims, tracers and inquiries, and prepare and maintain postal records and reports.

Military Duties Translated:

Evaluating budget proposals and funding requests. Collaborating with project managers to develop a budget. Conducting cost-benefit analyses to determine value. Approving or rejecting funding requests. Determining whether budget proposals are in compliance with regulations. Defending budget recommendations against management. Developing a final budgetary agreement with management. Monitoring spending to ensure it remains within budget. Estimating and forecasting future financial need.

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Budget Analyst