I would like employment locally in the Tampa Bay area as a small vessel captain, working toward an offshore position as I upgrade my license.
AUG 2012-JAN 2013
US Coast Guard Station Miami Beach
--Supervised the operation and maintenance of 8 unit small boats
--Utilized locally produced software as well as Microsoft Office to plan, schedule and document all maintenance
and inspections of the vessels and trailers at the unit
--Supervised and evaluated 25 unit personnel including conducting semi-annual reviews utilizing PeopleSoft programs
and spreadsheets to document evaluations and track qualifications and training.
--Certified as coxswain on three different vessel types.
--Maintained a $76,000 departmental budget including the purchasing and record keeping of all parts, supplies and
--Documented and maintained all records of nautical charts, publications and vessel inspections.
Jul 2010 - Aug 2012
St Petersburg, FL
Operations Officer, First Lieutenant, Training Officer
US Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke
--Planned, scheduled and executed over 15 deployments of the Patrol Vessel.
--Maintained a $125,000 annual unit budget to include purchasing as well as keeping all records of financial
transactions and contracts.
--Ensured the proper upkeep of all nautical charts, publications and vessel documentation.
--Scheduled and evaluated drills and exercises aimed at crew proficiency and emergency response.
--Maintained all personnel security profiles, conducted background checks and first-level security clearance reviews.
--Utilized Microsoft Office programs to schedule, document and track all personnel training and qualifications for
--Supervised and evaluated 10 personnel including utilizing PeopleSoft programs to conduct semi-annual employee
--Certified as boarding officer, small boat coxswain and deck watch officer
Jul 2007 - Jul 2010
Cape May, NJ
US Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous
--Supervised over 20 personnel in the upkeep and maintenance of the exterior spaces of the 210' Cutter
--Purchasing agent for all Deck Department parts and supplies
--Member of Combat Systems Training Team, Navigation and Seamanship Training Team and leader of Aviation
Systems Training Team
--Attended two week NonCompliant
Vessel Pursuit Coxswain school
--Attended two week Leadership and Management School
--Certified as small boat coxswain on four separate platforms
--Acted as lead inspector for all surface preparation and underwater hull body preservation through two dry-dock
Jun 2003 - Jul 2007
New London, CT
US Coast Guard Station New London
--Certified as coxswain on four separate vessel types ranging from 21' to 47'
--Certified as boarding officer and Command Duty Officer
--Responsible for planning and executing search and rescue and law enforcement missions.
--Oversaw the operation and maintenance of 7 small craft.
--Utilized Microsoft Office programs as well as locally produced software to schedule and record maintenance and
--Utilized PeopleSoft to record and input semi-annual employee reviews for over 25 personnel
--Responsible for scheduling and dispatching assets to patrol all Maritime Critical Infrastructure points within the area encompassing three states including a Naval Submarine Base and nuclear power plant.
--Worked closely with State, Local and Federal agencies to conduct emergency management exercises, and
managing all Coast Guard assets within the area to facilitate these drills.
--Deployed to New York City to patrol the area during the 2004 Republican National Convention
--Volunteered to deploy to New Orleans following the landfall of Hurricane Katrina in 2005
Jan 2000 - Jun 2003
New London, CT
US Coast Guard Cutter EAGLE
--Trained Coast Guard Academy Cadets in marlinespike seamanship, shipboard emergency response, basic and
celestial navigation and damage control.
Participated in outreach programs with members of the Brazilian Navy, Portuguese Navy, as well as various sail
training programs throughout the US and Canada
St Joseph Central High School Grad date 1992
Marshall University -- Attended 1992-1994
--100 Ton Master of Steam with Assistance Towing Endorsement
--USCG Coxswain on the following platforms: 21' UT-L, 41' UTB, 26' MSB, 25'RB-S/HS, 33' SPEC-LE, 23' CB-OTH,
22' CB-L, 18' CB-M
--Deck Watch Officer on USCG 110' Patrol Boat and 210' Medium Endurance Cutter
--Non-Compliant Vessel Pursuit Coxswain
--Shipboard Aviation Training Team Leader
--Shipboard Combat Systems Training Team
--Shipboard Navigation and Seamanship Training Team
--Coxswain on 11 different vessel types as well as
deck watch officer and navigator on three Coast
--Surface preservation inspector
Highly accomplished small and medium sized vessel operator and leader with the experience and ability to manage other boat captains as well as conduct and oversee the maintenance of several different types of vessels. Current 100 Ton Master with an Assistance Towing endorsement and working towards certification as an instructor of Operator of
Uninspected Passenger Vessels (sixpack)
and 100 Ton Master's licensing.