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MCA OOW / Chief Mate upto 3,000 tons. 3rd mate unrestricted/unlimited, 2nd Mate Intermediate


I would like to find a job as a ships officer so i can upgrade my tickets to Command endorsed. UK and Canadian passports held.



2007 – M/Y The Highlander

• Engineer/OOW

2007 – Upper Lakes Group Shipping

? Wheelman on 730 foot bulk carriers.

2005/6 Cruise Consultant. Halifax Cruise Ship Centers.

? Passed cruise consultant exam and did 4 back to back “Product knowledge cruises”.

1993- 2005 Boatswain CAF. (Navy) Rank: Petty Officer Second Class.

Trade qualification level 6B

• Trained in navigation, firefighting/fire team leader, demolitions, search and rescue, small boats coxswain, crane/forklift operation, spray-painter/supervisor, various personnel management training, organization and self-disciplinary skills

• Petty Officer of the Watch at sea, Duty Coxswain of the watch alongside and Chief Quarter Master, Part Ship i/c of maintenance, deck evolutions, anchor work and berthing HMCS St. Johns.

• Bar manager/tender on numerous ships

• Employed/volunteered in supervisor/instructor position for numerous military promotional and public relation/affairs positions;

Key involvements:

? Nova Scotia International Tattoo Naval Display trainer. (4 yrs)

? Divisional Petty Officer for Fleet Augmentation Atlantic. (1.5 yrs)

? Fleet Club Sports Chairman/Executive (2.5 yrs)

? United Way Military Unit coordinator/Rep (3 yrs).

? Tours of duty in Arabian Gulf and Europe

1981.1989 Boatswain, CAF. (Navy), Rank: Leading Seaman.

• Trained in navigation, firefighting, demolitions, search and rescue, boat coxswain, crane/forklift operation, spray-painting, Junior Leadership Course.



Nova Scotia Community College / Canso Strait Area Nautical Institute, 2006/7

• “Unrestricted” Watch Keeping Mate Ticket. (Transport Canada certified)

World Bartending Training Organization, Vancouver, B.C, Sept-Oct 2006

• Bartending Certificate

Halifax Cruise Ship Center

? Cruise Consultant Examination

Success College of Applied Arts and Technology 2004-2005

• Tourism and Travel Diploma

PADI Qualification

• Open Water Diver

Mount Saint Vincent University Credits, 2003-2004

• Management Planning and Control, Management Organization and Directing.


(Nautical/Military Training and other Relevant Courses)

• GMDSS/ (GOC) - Ship Management 092 - Astro Navigation and Sextant 051

• SEN 1A-B+2, Simulated Electronic Navigation (SIM 1 D.O.T)

• Communications/Morse Code 012 - Chart work, Pilotage, and Navigation Safety training 041/061 - General Seamanship and Ship knowledge, stability and construction modules 151- Meteorology 072

• Canadian Coast Guard RHIOT (Rigid Hull Intense Operator Training) /search and rescue training - General Military Instructors Training course.

• Fire/Flood and Damage Control training, MED A1/B1/B2/C/D

• Boatswain Trade qualification level TQ6A/B and Junior Leadership trained

• ST. John’s Marine Advanced First Aid/CPR Harassment councilor)

• Various small arms/demolitions training courses - WHIMIS Training

• SWOAD Trained for helicopter work at sea. (Ship Without Air Department)



• Supervisory and leadership abilities resulting in strong team commitment

• Hardworking, conscientious worker with abundant drive and energy

• Solid organizer with experience planning and organizing activities and events

• Initiative with strong communication skills, basic Spanish and French; able to visualize, communicate and put into practice new ideas

• Responsible for direction, coordination, and evaluation of security department

• Key member of numerous projects requiring start up, implementation and/or management (next paragraph)


I hold both Canadian and British passports.

I am quite physically fit.

I am awaiting a course on Tanker endorsement.

I need my stability course and a little more time at sea as an OOW to attain my Command Endorsement up to 3,000 tons

Halifax, Nova Scotia,
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