Objective: Permanent deck officer situation, preferably
with my Union, American Maritime Officers. Willing to
start as Second Mate, with opportunity for advancement. Will consider suitable shoreside situation.
MASTER: Steam or Motor Vessels of Any Gross Tons upon Oceans, Radar Observer-Unlimited (2002)
STCW 95: GMDSS, Tankerman - PIC DL, Medical Care,
Basic Safety Training
Cable, Roll-On / Roll-Off, Break Bulk, Container Ships, Tankers, Bulk Carriers, Law Enforcement, Passenger,
Swath, Surveillance, Oceanographic Survey,
Oil Recovery and Chandlery Vessels
Captain and Chief Mate
Relief Captain and Chief Mate on local commercial craft
First Mate, Second Mate and Third Mate
American Maritime Officers Union 1991 - Present
Navigate deep-sea vessels under all weather and traffic conditions.
Operate radar, navigation and radio communications equipment.
Supervise vessel deck, scientific, military, contract and shore crews.
Load and discharge cable, bulk, dry, break bulk, containerized, vehicular and liquid cargoes.
Supervise all non-cargo ship specific work including fiber optic cable, law enforcement, survey and surveillance operations.
Train deck cadets and crew in ship board procedures
and operations, security policies,
cargo handling, navigation watch duties, and
safety and emergency procedures.
Plan, implement, supervise and track vessel maintenance and safety projects.
Prepare voyage plans and records; navigation charts and publications and bridge equipment as Navigation Officer.
Inspect, maintain and manage all vessel safety & damage control gear, fire fighting equipment, life rafts and lifeboats and associated davit equipment for both; plan and lead safety drills and demonstrations as Safety Officer.
Organize shipboard hospitals, provide capable care to ill or injured crewmembers, design and maintain medical records as Medical Officer.
Prepare payrolls and budgets, port logs, voyage abstracts and vessel logbooks.
Order vessel deck, office, bridge, medical and “slop chest” supplies.
Run ships' “slop chest” stores.
Participated in installation and use of shipboard inventory computer system.
Design and maintain vessel bridge, navigation and safety records.
Maintain cargo and ballast tanks safely and effectively.
Prepare vessel stability reports.
Train officers and crew for ISPS
(vessel and port security) certification.
Secret Security Clearance with United States Government.
Bachelor of Science in Health Science and Education
State University of New York; College at Cortland; Cortland, New York
Associate of Applied Science with High Honors
Marine Science Deck License Program
Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute;
South Portland, Maine
Marine and Nautical Sciences
Boston University / Sea Education Association;
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Sea semester curriculum and apprentice on
RESEARCH VESSEL WESTWARD
Propeller Club Pi Sigma Phi Award
Portland Marine Society Scholarship
CERTIFICATIONS AND UPGRADES
American Maritime Officers, Simulation Training and Research Center, Dania Beach, FL
2002 License Upgrade to Master Unlimited
2001 STCW Basic Safety Training, Bridge Resource Management, Medical Care Provider,
Medical Care Person in Charge, GMDSS Challenge,
Advanced Ship Handling Simulator Course - Masters,
1997 Advanced Ship Handling Simulator Course - Chief Mate, Radar Recertification and ARPA,
Shipboard Security and Small Arms
1996 Bridge Team Management, GMDSS, Tankerman - PIC DL
1994 License Upgrade to Chief Mate,
1993 Computer Operation and Programming, Hazmat, Stability and Trim,
Advanced Ship Handling Simulator Course -
1992 License Upgrade to Second Mate,
Employee Assistance Supervisory Education and
2004 Ship and Port Security Awareness, o/b SS BLUE RIDGE
2002, 2000 Small Arms Safety and Recertification, Virginia, Hawaii (Maersk)
2000 Hazmat Awareness, American Maritime Officers,
o/b USNS SODERMAN
1999 Shipboard Security Engagement Tactics,
Department of the Navy, o/b USNS BOWDITCH
1995 Shipboard & Helicopter Firefighting,
Military Sealift Command
1991 Inert Gas Systems & Crude Oil Washing,
Maine Maritime Academy
1991 Petroleum Tanker Safety, Maine Maritime Academy
1991 Basic and Advanced Fire Fighting,
Texas A & M University
See work experience