Cargo Specialist

Cargo Specialist
Company:

United States Army


Cargo Specialist

Details of the offer

Job Description
This job skill is a United States Army Military Occupational Specialty (MOS). Joining/Enlisting in the Army or Army Reserves is required to perform this MOS.
Ages 17-34; Ages 35-39 are waiver able.
Must meet academic requirements and will undergo a physical.
Overview
Cargo specialists help ensure Army forces receive supplies, weapons, equipment and mail ? on a daily basis, all over the world. They are primarily responsible for transferring or supervising the transfer of passengers, cargo and equipment to and from air, land and water transport by manual and mechanical methods.
Job Duties
Inspect, count and document cargo utilizing both manual and automated data processing systems

Load and unload supplies and equipment from ships, docks, beaches, railheads, boxcars, warehouses, motor vehicles and aircraft

Operate and maintain all types and sizes of winches, cranes and forklifts

Create load plans for air shipment and ocean liner vessels

Operate ocean liner vessel equipmentRequirements

Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.
Training
Job training for a cargo 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.
Some of the skills you?ll learn are:
Operation and care of forklifts, power winches, container handlers and cranes

Techniques for loading and storing cargo

Techniques for planning and scheduling cargo shipments

Safety procedures for handling potentially dangerous cargoHelpful Skills
Experience operating heavy equipment such as container handlers, forklifts and cranes

Interest in working around airport, railways, seaports and ocean beach terminals

Enjoy physical work

Interest in business mathematics

Required ASVAB Score(s)General Maintenance (GM): 88
Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.
Compensation
Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.
Earn Cash For In Demand Jobs
You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.
Education Benefits
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.
Future Civilian Careers
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with trucking firms, air cargo companies and shipping lines. You?ll be able to consider a future as an industrial truck operator, a stevedore, a longshoreman, a material handler or a cargo checker.
PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program
Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $20,000.00 to $90,000.00 /year
Education:
High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location:
One location
Multiple locations
On the road

Benefits:
Health insurance
Vision insurance
Dental insurance
Signing bonus
Retirement plan
Paid time off
Flexible schedule
Parental leave
Relocation assistance
Professional development assistance
Tuition reimbursement


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  • Other Jobs / Other Jobs - Crafts

Requirements


Knowledges:

  • Basic

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