Packaging Specialist

MGySgt to Pvt - PMOS


Packaging Specialists plan, supervise, train, and perform various duties pertaining to the preparation and packaging of various types of material for movement or shipment by common carriers. Tasks include cleaning, drying, preserving, wrapping or cushioning, unit packing, blocking, bracing, weatherproofing, marking, materiel consolidation, and unitization. Through additional training received at formal and follow-on training schools and on-the-job training. Packaging Specialists become proficient in facilities management, materiel management processes and procedures applicable to the protection of material from deterioration and/or physical damage. They are further instructed in the use of motorized material handling equipment and the operation of labor saving devices and machinery to accomplish packaging operations. Administrative activities involve the establishment of quality control functions to be used to meet materiel- processing requirements, and processing forms used in the packaging, warehousing, and transportation operations. Packaging Specialists are required to know or be familiar with all State, Federal, and DOD regulations governing the preparation and transportation of all classes of material (to include the preparation of associated forms and certifications) for shipment by contract carrier.


  • Must possess a CL score of 90 or higher.


  • Complete the Basic Preservation and Packaging Course at MCSSS, Camp Lejeune, NC.


  • For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC 3500.64A, Supply Administration and Operations Training and Readiness Manual.

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • Packers and Packagers, Hand 53-7064.

Related Military Skill:

  • None