Commissary Steward (819) Enlisted Personnel

Supervises the personnel and operations of a commissary sales store, warehouse, and office; or of the sales, administrative, and stock trailers in a mobile unit in issuing subsistence to units and selling various commodities to individuals.
Supervises the preparation of requisitions, and checks receiving reports and deliveries for accuracy. Prepares reports and monthly financial statements of commissary receipts and sales. Makes monthly inventory of stock on hand. Posts monthly balance and general control account ledger. Instructs personnel in prescribed methods of commissary or sales operations.
May purchase certain commodities when authorized. May interview salesmen.
Must know Army regulations governing a sales commissary.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Chief Steward

Suitable Substitutions