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Yeoman Storekeeper

Shipboard Officer / Personnel / Crew
Employment type
Full Time
Mid Career


The Yeoman Storekeeper 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.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES The Yeoman Storekeeper reports directly to the Supply Officer/Junior Supply Officer and is responsible for supply support functions. Responsible to the Master/CIVMAR OIC for Ships Operating Target (OPTAR) accounts on T-AH or T-ATF, and performing all Supply Department functions assigned in accordance with COMSCINST 4000.2 series, (Supply Procedures Manual). Maintains and has knowledge of Aviation Pack Up Kit (PUK) and Cargo Fuels Management accounting. Onboard the Combat Logistics Force (CLF) ships, completes tasks in support of validating that ShipCLIP CLF module Business Continuity Plan is readily available and the Cargo Commodity Basic Material file daily saves are stored on application and database servers. Also completes tasks in support of ensuring monthly Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) inventories are being conducted.

Ensures proper material identification for both government and commercial items using management data lists, allowance lists, load lists, technical manuals, parts lists, Navy Logistics Library (NLL), Master index of APLs/AELs (MIAPL), LogiQuest, and commercial-off-the-shelf technical research systems. Conducts inventories and maintains inventory stocking levels. On T-ARS, T-AH, or T-ATF class ships, 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. Assists Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Coordinator with the ships HAZMAT program. As directed, receives, issues, inventories, stows, and offloads HAZMAT.

Responsible for the proper use of supply automated programs. Systems include Shipboard Configuration and Logistics Information Program 4.3 (ShipCLIP 4.3) or later, Combat Logistics Force Module (CLF), Relational Supply (R-Supply), (AS class ships) Electronic Retrograde Management System (eRMS/NITA), Streamlined Alternative Logistics Transaction System (SALTS), Integrated Supply Information System (ISIS), One Touch, FedMall, Navy Logistics Library (NLL), FORMS, GSA Advantage, LogiQuest, Hazardous Materials Information Resource System (HMIRS)and Hazardous Inventory Control System-Windows Based (HICSWIN) (AS and LCC class ships). Ensure continuing application of, and compliance with EEO laws, regulations and policies.

Everything in this Position Description is considered to be an essential function of this position. Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  1. 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)


  1. Must have one of the following:
    • One year documented experience (*) as permanent Assistant Storekeeper or temporary Yeoman Storekeeper.


  • Military experience as a US Navy Storekeeper (SK)/Logistics Specialist (LS) or equivalent logistics rating in other US military service (E-5 or above).


  • Equivalent documented experience (*) obtained in other Government, Uniformed, or Merchant Marine Service.


  • 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.

Apply Instructions
How to Apply: All applications for employment with Military Sealift Command must be submitted through
To begin the process you must submit an Information Request Form (IRF). 
Your IRF submission will create a secure online profile after which you will receive an email to verify your account.  Once verified, you will be able to complete the application process.  Applications for this position can only be submitted during the announcement open period (Eastern Standard Time). Please note the email address you create will be used by the Command to correspond with you. 
In addition to meeting the minimum conditions of employment, you will be required to scan and upload .jpg or .pdf files of the following documents: 
1.  Front and back of United States Coast Guard Merchant Mariner’s Credential (MMC), Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), United States Coast Guard license, and/or STCW certificate, and U.S. Passport.
2.  Relevant professional certificates as applicable for this position i.e. American Culinary Federation (ACF), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Universal, Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), Security Plus, etc.
3.  If you are a current or former federal government employee, a copy of your most recent Notice of Personnel Action (SF-50).
4.  If you served in the U.S. military service, you must provide a copy of your Certificate of Discharge (DD-214) that shows the type of discharge you received. This information is located under the “Character of Service” block of your DD-214. If you are claiming 10 points or higher veteran’s preference you must provide supporting documentation such as a completed Application for Preference (SF-15) Additional information on veteran’s preference is available at  You will also be required to provide a copy of the VA Rating Decisions upon accepting the tentative offer of employment.
5.  Last five (5) years of performance evaluations (if available) and training certificates applicable to the position you are applying for.
6.  Job related honors, awards, and special accomplishments; for example, military, government or recognized professional organizations related to the maritime field and performance awards. 
You will be able to upload and store versions of these documents in your secure online profile. NOTE:  It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the documents scanned and uploaded are legible. You have the ability to crop and view each document that is uploaded.
You will not be able to submit an application unless you have uploaded the required documentation as indicated here.
Applicants may be interviewed prior to being selected for employment.
How To Contact Us: If you require technical support, please use the support tab located in the top right corner of the Start the Process page This will generate an email a message for you to submit your issue. Emails will be responded to during business hours M-F 0800 – 1700 CST.  
If you have any questions regarding the position or to follow up on an application submitted, please email us at or call us at (757) 341-4610 or (757) 341-4611, or our toll-free recruitment hotline at 1-877-562-7672 during the hours of 0700 to 2000 EST.
Federal job applicants who make a false statement in any part of the application could be turned down for the job, fired after beginning work, or subject to fine, imprisonment (U.S. Code, Title 18, Section 1001), or other disciplinary action.

Employment of Federal Civilian Annuitants:  Selection of CIVMAR annuitants for MSC positions must be approved by the Director for Civilian Human Resources.  Annuitants serve at the will of the appointing officer.

Benefits Information: In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or re-determined annuity for the reemployed period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e., retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8414(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United Stated Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at

Annuitants are not eligible for recruitment and retention incentives.

1. Previous security clearance issues (intents to deny or the revocation of security clearances).
2. Debts.
3. Previous felony convictions where actual time was served in jail for more than one (1) year.
Any questions relative to this issue should be directed to the CIVMAR Support Center at 866-562-7672.


All applicants meeting minimum qualifications will receive consideration without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, lawful political affiliation, non-disqualifying disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or other personal condition unrelated to the applicant’s basic ability to perform satisfactorily. Please visit for more information. Determinations of whether an accommodation is appropriate shall be made by the agency as soon practicable, after the initial application process and shall be made with regard to all applicable statutes and regulations. If assistance is required to complete the application process, interested applicants should call our CIVMAR Support Center at the above number and refer to the “How to Apply” section of this announcement.

Military Sealift Command

Military Sealift Command
The Military Sealift Command (MSC) is a United States Navy organization that controls most of the replenishment and military transport ships of the Navy. The United States Military Sealift Command has the responsibility for providing sealift and ocean transportation for all US military services as well as for other government agencies


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