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Currently I am seeking a possible career change that will focus more on my background in vessel operations.


Watercraft Officer 05/2001-Present

ODNR – Division of Watercraft, Sandusky Field Office

- Perform marine law enforcement activities on the waters of Ohio

- Operate and patrol on a variety of search and rescue patrol boats (from a 12 foot jon boat to a 29 foot catamaran)

- Responsible for the daily maintenance and operation of these vessels during a patrol shift

- Complete Vessel Safety Checks on recreational boats

- Respond to boating accidents and perform investigations

- Conduct vessel and motor theft investigations

- Provide search and rescue response on the water emergencies on both moving and flat water

USCG 100 Ton Master 04/2004-Present

Kelley’s Island Ferry Boat Line, Marblehead OH

- Captain of M/V Shirley Irene (135 Feet, 68 Gross Tons)

- Captain of M/V Kayla Marie (113 Feet, 93 Gross Tons)

- Captain of M/V Juliet Alicia (100 Feet, 70 Gross Tons)

- Direct crew on daily operations of the vessel

- Responsible for safe loading and unloading of vehicles and passengers

Senior Deckhand 05/2003-11/2003

Kelley’s Island Ferry Boat Line, Marblehead OH

- Complete daily maintenance on 100-140 foot car/passenger ferryboats

- Assist captains with navigation of vessels

- Customer service with passengers on the ferry

Watercraft Officer Cadet 06/2000-05-2001

ODNR – Division of Watercraft, Cleveland Field Office

- Received extensive training in marine law enforcement

- Assisted in marine law enforcement activities

- Presented public information and education programs

- Trained in search and rescue on both moving and flat water


Captains License Prep Course - 02/2004

Sea Tech Marine Training, Port Clinton OH

Bachelor of Science in Parks and Resource Management 12/1998

Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock PA

Major GPA: 3.3, Overall GPA: 3.0


- US Coast Guard - 100 Ton Licensed Master with Commercial Assist Towing

- FCC- Marine Radio Operator Permit

- ODNR Division of Watercraft Officer, Commissioned June 2000

- OPOTA - Peace Officer Basic Training Program, Commissioned May 2001

- ODNR Div. of Watercraft - Ohio Boating Education Course

- ODNR Div. of Watercraft - Basic River Rescue Course

- ODNR Div. of Watercraft - Water Rescuer Course

- ODNR Div. of Watercraft - Advanced/Instructor River Rescue Course

- ODNR Div. of Watercraft - Personal Watercraft - Rescue Schoolv

- American Red Cross - Emergency Response

- American Red Cross - CPR for the Professional Rescuer

- American Red Cross - Small Boat Sailing Instructor

- US Coast Guard Auxiliary - Boating Skills and Seamanship


I have good interpersonal skills, I work well with other co-workers, customers and constituents.


I am willing to relocate throughout the US

Sandusky, OH,
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