To advance my Marine Career in a position that requires use of my wide range of knowledge in an organization that will enhance my knowledge while enabling me to achieve my professional goals. Will to relocate for the right opportunity.
12/2004 - Present Miami, FL
Norwegian Cruise Line (ncl.com)
Recruiter for NCL Marine Department (Deck & Engine) :
? Responsible for Maintaining Target Crew Levels for 13 Vessels.
? Sourcing, Screening, Interviewing and Selection of Crew
? Maintaining Relationships with Agents and Hiring Partners Worldwide
? Developing International Recruiting Strategies for the NCL Brand
? Organizing, Directing and Conducting International Hiring Events
? Meet & Report to Operational Vice Presidents and Directors
? Maintain Accurate Records and Files for hundreds of applicants
? Track Recruiting Trends and Implement the latest Recruiting Practices
8/1998 - 7/2002 Houston, TX & New Orleans, LA
Intermarine International (intermarineusa.com)
Sales & Vessel Chartering – Industrial Maritime Carriers - Bahamas
? Negotiated Oceangoing Cargo Rates for a Fleet of Bulk and Break-bulk and Heavy-Lift Cargo vessels in Worldwide Service
? Calculated Voyage Plans, Income/Cost/Profit Analysis
? Maintained Relationships with Worldwide Cargo Brokers and Freight Forwarders
Assistant Port Captain – Technical Services
? Calculated and Devised stowage plans for a fleet of Break-bulk and Heavy-lift Vessels in South American and Asian Trade
? Supervised & Documented the Loading and Discharge of Vessels Domestically and Abroad.
? Supervised Staff at Cargo Terminal and Maintained, Organized and Accounted of Company Equipment at Terminal
? Liaised with Super Cargos, Port Captain and Agents Worldwide
8/1997 - 8/1998 Houston, TX
Eagle Maritime Consultants Inc. (eaglemaritime.com)
Marine Surveyor / Consultant
? Performed Stowage and Lashing Calculations for Shipboard Cargo
? Attended, Documented and Advised in the Loading and Discharging of Cargo, Domestically and Internationally
? Preformed On-Hire and Off-Hire Surveys, of Vessels and Barges
? Conducted Damage Surveys of Vessels and Cargos
1996 - 1997 Port of Houston, TX
Houston Marine Services Inc. (hmfsfules.com)
Master of Offshore Oil Delivery Vessel M/V Lady Joan
? Responsible for all Shipboard Operations of Vessel Engaged in the Delivery of Oil and Supplies to Vessels in Port and Offshore.
1994 - 1996 US Army, Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of Marshall Islands
Raytheon Range Systems Engineering (Raytheon.com)
Chief Officer of Range Safety (Missile Tracking) Vessel
? Supervised Crew of 15 in all aspects of Vessel Operations.
? Navigated Vessel in Trans-Pacific and Coastal Voyages
? Directed Maintenance Program of Vessel.
Patrol Boat Operator for Base Police Department
? Operated Daily Marine Patrols of Lagoon, Reef and Islands
? In Command of Sea & Rescue Operations
? Support Mission by Clearing Islands and Lagoon Sweeps
1993 - 1994 US Navy Base, Norfolk, VA
Military Sealift Command – Atlantic (sealiftcommand.com)
Able Bodied Seaman
? Stood Bridge Watch and Helmsman of US Navy, Underway Replenishment Vessels.
1989 - 1993 Galveston, TX
Texas A&M University at Galveston
? Graduate, Bachelor of Science, Marine Transportation
? USCG, Third Officer Unlimited Tonnage Merchant Mariner License
? Company Commander, Corps of Cadets, 1992 - 1993
? Scholarship Recipient, Ladies Propeller Club of Sabine, 1992
Advanced User in
? MS Office, Power Point and Visio Software
? MAPS Magellan (Manpower Software)
? Adobe Photoshop