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Experienced Marine & Terminal Operations Manager


I would like to utilize the skills I have developed over the past seven years working on the waterfront. I have developed management level organizational, communication, computer and labor relation skills and would like an opportunity with advancement possibilities to apply the knowledge I've learned.



• Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor

o Permanent Pier Superintendent Credential – Issued on 1/3/2003

• Transportation Worker Identification Credential

o Expiration – January 11, 2013


NEW YORK CONTAINER TERMINAL - Staten Island, New York 11/2005 – present

Stevedoring Manager 10/2008 – present

• Member of the ‘Best Practices Exchange Program’ for the purpose of cross-terminal operations analysis to implement within our four terminal corporations.

• Oversee all vessel operations and management of 6 pier superintendents, 8 longshoremen gangs consisting of 80 ILA Local 920 laborers, 24 ILA Local 1 checkers and 40 Local 1814 laborers.

• Daily operational analysis of post-vessel cargo operations for the purpose of analysis and implementation of new procedures after addressing obstacles from previous vessels.

• Lead team of 8 superintendent, longshoremen and checkers for the purpose of implementing cargo operations cycling procedures for the purpose of increasing vessel productivity. Proven success of increasing vessel productivity from 1.5 to 3.2 GMPH through cycling operation, labor management and stowage planning.

• Responsible for external communication with vessel operators for the purpose of vessel scheduling, labor assignments, vessel berthing and priority discharging of inbound containers.

Manager of Terminal Operations Center 2/2007 – 10/2008

• As the Terminal Operations NAVIS/Sparcs Super User, as well as my proficiency in our internal DOS based equipment tracking inventory program (AS400), I managed and maintained New York Container Terminal’s 187 acre marine and rail terminal consisting of a daily average of 12,500 containers through the daily management of 12-16 Local 1 Checkers, 20-25 Local 920 Longshoremen and 5-10 yard superintendents for the purpose of work details and import/export layouts of upcoming vessels in addition to empty evacuations.

• Liaise between NYCT and regional steamship line management personnel for the productive and efficient partnership pertaining to Priority discharge containers, segregation of all Intermodal Express Rail containers as well as all other operational data.

• Liaise between NYCT and 11 steamship lines for the purpose of export scheduling, export rolls, EBO requests and empty container evacuations ranging from 100 to 800 containers for each steamship line.

• Manage daily cargo handling in an effort to control expenditures per move in relation to cost efficiency as well as increasing production all while taking into account New York Shipping Association’s safety practices and procedures.

• Prepare analysis of vessel discharge scan plans for the purpose of devising a flow model to follow for Intermodal container segregation, priority discharge segregation, container relay segregation and VACIS container segregation while keeping productivity at a maximum.

• Composed daily analysis and presentations of previous days gate activity for the purpose of yard planning, labor productivity adjustments, vessel booking projections and Intermodal loading and empty commitments.

• Managed and coordinated out of gauge exports in regards to mounting, lashing, National Cargo Bureau inspections, ship stowage and transport to vessel.

Head Marine Pier Superintendent 11/2005 – 2/2007

• Responsible for directing the pre-plan, execution and supervision of the duties and labor (2-6 cranes, 25-60 longshoreman and 10-15 checkers) normally associated with all aspects of cargo handling activities to achieve safe, efficient and profitable operations. Closely worked with vessel captains, vessel planners (both line operators and container terminal planners) to ensure appropriate coordination of marine activities and to ensure that costly ship and terminal detention time charges were avoided wherever possible.

• In the absence of the Director of Marine Operations, I was responsible for all marine operations including:

o Vessel dockings and sailings according to line operators’ proforma.

o Constant coordination with line operators, agents and pilots

o Scheduling of the pier superintendents in accordance with vessel schedule.

o Complete evaluation of super cargo reports for all billing from cargo operations.

NEW YORK CONTAINER TERMINAL - Staten Island, New York 1/2003 – 11/2005

Longshoreman (Local 920)

• Member of the International Longshoremen’s Association, Local 920

• Heavy equipment operator (NYSA-ILA Certifications on equipment including: TopLoader, Sidebar, Yard Hustler, Four-blade and two-blade forklift).

T-MOBILE - Union, New Jersey 7/2002 – 1/2003

Direct Business and Consumer Account Executive

• Generated sales of cellular activation’s through business and consumer solicitations.

• Telemarketing, cold-calling, mailers, vendor days and business referrals are continuously used for closing business accounts ranging from 10-500 lines.

RIGHTECH TELECOM INCORPORATED - Staten Island, New York 2/2000 – 7/2003

National Account Representative

• Prospected, cold-calling and breaking new national accounts consisting of most Regional Bell Operating Companies, Competitive Local Exchange Carriers, Equipment Manufacturers and Interconnect Business in the telecommunications industry.

• Responsible for servicing established client accounts while developing new relationships with directors and managers.

• Performed the duties of a sales representative in regards to contract issues involving company presentations, contract negotiations and job placements.

• Led recruiting team of 8 employees through all open job requirements.

• Recruited for open job requirements using resumes databases, Internet recruiting, nationwide advertisements and training school recruitment.

• Dealt with all issues pertaining to benefits administration related to my teams successful placement of contract and permanent employees.

CHASE MANHATTAN BANK - New York, New York 7/1998 – 2/2000

Global Investor Services - Reference Information Management

Institutions Administrator

• Maintained computer database for all global and domestic broker setups.

• Developed a new in-house database request procedure through Lotus Notes.

• Responsible for opening and maintaining global accounts through several in-house computer databases.

• Assisted in the conversion of database information involving the European Currency change.

EDUCATION: The College of Staten Island, City University of New York.

Bachelor of Arts - June 1998


American Management Association - 2/2002

Fundamental Selling Techniques for the New or Prospective Salesperson

The Blueoceana Company Inc. – 10/2003

HazMat/HazCom Training for Marine Cargo Handlers

COMPUTER SKILLS: NAVIS/Sparcs 3.5, AS400 IBM Personal Communications Workstation Program, Windows 7/XP/NT/2000/98, Microsoft Office, WordPerfect Office 12, Adobe Acrobat 6.0

References available upon request


The College of Staten Island, City University of New York.

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, June 1998

The Blueoceana Company Inc. – 10/2003

HazMat/HazCom Training for Marine Cargo Handlers

American Management Association - 2/2002

Fundamental Selling Techniques for the New or Prospective Salesperson



Navis Sparcs V. 3.5, AS400 IBM Personal Communications Workstation Program, Windows XP/NT/2000/98, Microsoft Office, WordPerfect Office 12, Adobe Acrobat 6.0,


Staten Island, NY,
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