Navy – Armory Manager/Sr. Logistics Management Specialist

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Warehousing/Logistics

DMS International (DMS) is a professional services firm headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, with work locations throughout the continental United States. We prepare managers and executives to lead their workforce through customized learning solutions that drive the standards of an ever-changing world. We build creative, unique and engaging learning experiences for commercial, civilian and defense organizations. Our high-caliber talent, delivery methodology and innovative solutions contribute to preparing a workforce that is ready for the future. You can join us on this journey to bring efficiency and creativity to our customers.

At DMS, we are the catalyst for effective workforce transformation. To achieve this, we hire professionals who take pride in doing quality work and who are excited about contributing to the professional development of tomorrow's leaders.

DMS seeks candidates that possess and display the attributes that reflect our Core Values of:

  • Quality in delivering solutions,
  • Leadership,
  • Innovation,
  • Teamwork,
  • Integrity in conduct
  • Responsiveness to our customer's mission

Job Description

DMS and HSSI are currently seeking an Armory Manager/Sr. Logistics Management Specialist. This position requires an individual who will manage the Enhanced Organizational Weapons Maintenance (EOWM) Program at the Center for Security Forces (CENSECFOR) DET. San Diego, CA Learning Site. The Armory Manager must also perform support for classroom and field laboratory instruction for U.S. Navy high-risk training evolutions in accordance with NETCINST 1500. 13B, Naval Education and Training Command High-Risk Training Safety Program. The Armory Manager/Sr. Logistics Management Specialist will perform training support associated with the delivery of small arms and crew served weapons. 

The following Certificates/Qualifications are MANDATORY for the position:

Be a U.S. Citizen

Obtain a satisfactory evaluation for Medical, Psychological, and Drug Screenings

Satisfy the requirements of the Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968

Possess a total of nine (9) years of related management experience

Possess a minimum of six (6) years of preventative/corrective weapons maintenance experience (including military crew served weapons, where applicable), and a minimum of three (3) years of experience within an ammunition and weapons management environment.

Have completed a U.S. Military Armorer's course.

The following U.S. Navy certification courses are preferred:

  • CENSECFOR EOM Armorers' course
  • NSW EOM Armorers' course
  • NECC EOH Armorers' course

The following U.S. Navy course completions and/or certifications are REQUIRED:

  • Armed Security Qualification / Certification
  • AMMO 49
  • AMMO 51
  • AMMO 62
  • AMMO Technical Specialist
  • AMMO Administration
  • Training Ammunition Management Information System (TAMIS)
  • Fleet Sentencing
  • Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard (MPPEH)

Demonstrate a familiarity with the Fire Arms Training Systems (FATS) is preferred

Possess in-depth knowledge of night vision, lasers, weapons, and weapon sight technologies, capabilities, and weaknesses

Possess a valid state driver's license and possess (or be able to obtain) a Class “B” Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with a HAZMAT endorsement in order to transport ammunition

Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot complex weapons malfunctions

Demonstrate skill in the use of hand tools, test equipment, and precision measuring equipment

Demonstrate the ability to interpret technical manuals, illustrations, specifications, and diagrams

Demonstrate a degree of computer literacy and a familiarity with software packages such as Microsoft Office

Conduct maintenance of all weapons and associated equipment, as required, for the respective learning site, including:

  • K-19 40mm grenade launcher
  • M203 40mm grenade launcher
  • M2HB .50-caliber heavy machinegun
  • MK-44 7.62mm mini-gun
  • M240B 7.62mm medium machinegun
  • MK48 7.62mm lightweight machinegun
  • M-14 7.62mm rifle
  • M4A1 5.56mm rifle
  • M500 12-gauge shotgun
  • M11 9mm service pistol
  • M9 9mm service pistol

Maintenance Management of Training Unique Equipment (TUE) including (but not limited to):

  • Force Protection Ship Simulators/Tactical Training Simulators (FPSS/TTS)
  • Small Arms Weapons Simulators (SAWS)
  • Modular Indoor Firing Ranges (MIFR)

Management of Armory and Training Assets including (but not limited to):

  • Weapons
  • Gun Mounts
  • Visual Augmentation Systems (VAS)
  • Repair parts inventory IAW the weapons Illustrated Parts Breakdown (IPB) manuals
  • Ancillary Equipment (i.e. rails, lasers, optics, training adapter kits, etc.).

Equipment Maintenance and Management including (but not limited to):

  • Weapons
  • Government owned and GSA leased Vehicles
  • Mobile Weapons Firing Trailers (MWFT)
  • Visual Augmentation Systems (VAS)
  • Environment Control Unit

Small Arms Ammunition Management including (but not limited to):

  • Administrative management
  • Magazine management

Transportation of weapons and ammunition from storage facilities to live ranges

Storage of and accountability for weapons and ammunition per Navy directives

Attending training courses to obtain requisite certifications, as may be appropriate for the respective learning site

Possessing a familiarity of the duties and responsibilities associated with the Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives (AA&E) Program as detailed in OPNAVINST 5530.13C

Possess the motivation and ability to research directives, regulations, and policies to determine solutions to problems, issues, and concerns

Display strong oral and written communication skills, as well as excellent presentation skills

Possess experience in technical writing (military manuals)

Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, with a commitment to customer service

Must be proactive in identifying and solving problems

Display the ability to manage and meet deadlines

Demonstrate the ability to understand, implement, and maintain standards

Understanding that work is normally performed in an Ammunitions and Explosives (AE) storage facility setting, and on live-fire range facilities, and in some cases, underway on small watercraft including Riverine boats. Work may be performed indoors or outdoors, during inclement weather conditions, and in high humidity with extreme heat or cold, depending upon location.

Acknowledgement that the number of scheduled courses and/or the tempo of training may create a highly stressful work environment

Capable of qualifying as an AE worker, using mature and stable judgment on duty as well as off duty. AE screening and qualifications are reviewed annually, and failure to maintain AE qualification may result in termination.

Perform duties related to enhanced organizational level maintenance on weapons and other training equipment

Position Type



•San Diego, California

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