Careers Career Paths Navy Enlisted Job Description for Storekeeper (SK) Share PINTEREST Email Print U.S. Navy / Handout/Getty Images Career Paths US Military Careers Technology Careers Sports Careers Sales Project Management Professional Writer Music Careers Media Legal Careers Government Careers Finance Careers Fiction Writing Careers Entertainment Careers Criminology Careers Book Publishing Aviation Animal Careers Advertising Learn More By Rod Powers Rod Powers Air Force NCO Academy Rod Powers was a retired Air Force First Sergeant with 22 years of active duty service. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 02/10/19 Navy Storekeepers manage inventories of repair parts and general supplies that support ships, squadrons, and shore-based activities. They do what their job title suggests: Keep track of supplies in Navy stores. Duties of Navy Storekeepers These sailors are responsible for a lot of the behind-the-scenes work of the Navy. They're responsible for ordering, stocking and issuing repair parts, clothing and general supplies, and they maintain financial records, accounting systems and inventory databases for supplies in shore-based warehouses and ships' storerooms. Part of the job entails the proper handling and management of hazardous materials. Navy storekeepers also organize and maintaining databases, files, and reports. Working Environment Storekeepers work in offices, shore-based warehouses, air cargo terminals at naval air stations and in storerooms aboard ships. While they work closely with other people, their tasks usually require independent decisions. The diverse working locations associated with this rating provide an excellent opportunity for learning a wide range of inventory database management, financial management, procurement, and warehouse management skills. SKs work aboard all types of ships and shore bases throughout the Navy. Training and Qualifying as a Navy Storekeeper To be eligible for this job, you need a combined score of 103 on the verbal (VE) and arithmetic (AR) segments of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) tests. After the requisite basic training (also known as boot camp), sailors in this rating (job) will spend 40 days in technical school (A-School) training at the Navy Air Station in Meridian, Mississippi. There is no Department of Defense security clearance required for this job. Sea/Shore Rotation for Navy Storekeepers First Sea Tour: 48 monthsFirst Shore Tour: 36 monthsSecond Sea Tour: 48 monthsSecond Shore Tour: 36 monthsThird Sea Tour: 42 monthsThird Shore Tour: 36 monthsFourth Sea Tour: 36 monthsForth Shore Tour: 36 months Sea tours and shore tours for sailors that have completed four sea tours will be 36 months at sea followed by 36 months ashore until retirement.