Logistics Overview


Military Sealift Command’s Logistics department is a branch of of the Supply department along with the Culinary department. MSC recruits skilled logistics professionals interested in a rewarding seagoing career. The mission will take you all over the globe while offering steady pay, federal job security, benefits, paid hands-on training, and career advancement opportunities. Other advantages include diversity of fleet and platforms, overtime pay, flexible career paths, service to country and the camaraderie that comes with life at sea.

Knowing where everything is on-board one of our vessels is a big responsibility that will test your organizational skills. Logistics personnel are responsible for performing inventory, and for storekeeping duties such as cargo handling, record keeping receipt, and stowage and issuance of all stores. More importantly you are responsible for proper receipt, stowage, distribution and transportation of fleet cargo, mail freight, personal affects, and unaccompanied baggage, as well as tracking shipboard hazardous material. This department also cleans and maintains the staterooms and passageways, and is responsible for the ship’s laundry.

MSC regularly hosts job fairs for those interested in a maritime career. We encourage people from a variety of backgrounds such as veterans, civilian mariners, maritime school graduates and more to attend and learn more about a maritime job or career. For more information about MSC employment and the application process, click the Career Avenues button to the right that best matches your background or find a job fair near you.

For a complete description of duties and requirements, click the positions listed below.

In addition to your primary position, interested CIVMARs may apply to serve in our Surface Rescue Swimmer Program (SRS) as a collateral duty. Contact a recruiter for additional requirements/qualifications.

PositionsBase Salary
Junior Supply Officer$74,677
Yeoman Storekeeper$37,705
Assistant Storekeeper$32,601
Supply Utilityman$25,620

Current Open Logistics Positions

The following positions in the logistics department are now accepting applications.

Currently, there are no job opportunities in this department. Contact us directly.