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Lead Deckhand


To improve my knowledge of boats and navigation while upgrading licenses and endorsements. To further my career in the Marine Industry.


1/05-Present Columbia Queen

2101 4th Ave. Suite 2200 Seattle, WA 98121

Position: Lead Deckhand

Job Description: Worked as deckhand for the first two months of employment, and was quickly moved to lead. The Columbia Queen is a 240’ vessel running 7 day cruses. Execute all exterior painting, cleaning, and maintenance projects with a crew of 7. Keep a detailed daily work log. Teach crew how to handle, splice, and maintain 3 & 8 part lines. Stand bridge watch with four plus hrs helm time each day. Use radars, GPS, chart tracker, and carts to assist navigation.

2/99-1/05 Portland Spirit

110 SE Caruthers Ave. Portland, OR 97203

Position: Mate/ Engineer

Job Description: Worked as deckhand for the first two years of employment, and as mate/ engineer for the remaining four years. The Portland spirit is 150’ vessel running day trips. Organize the crew of 2-5 to complete their daily routines. Train crew to safely handle lines. Keep engine logs, and perform routine maintenance.


1999 – 2002 Benjamin Franklin High school Portland OR.


2005 Clatsop Community College Astoria OR.

-Able Bodied Seaman-Special

-24-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HazWoper) Certifications Course at Technician Level

-32-Hour Proficiency in Survival Craft Course (Lifeboatman)


-MMD with AB special endorsement

-Adult/Pediatric First Aid, CPR, and Defib.



Portland, OR,
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