Establish career in the maritime industry by securing position as Vessel Boarding Agent or comparable. Willing to relocate. Desire to work with international ship owners/charterers and meet the varried needs of large ocean going vessels. Board ships and conduct numerous arrival and departure formalities with government officials. Flexible schedules and a chance to work with people of all cultures is ideal. I work well independantly as well as with a team. I possess excellent leader skills and am looking forward to applying my abilities in this field. Tending to and ensuring all regulatory procedures are carried out as well as applying excellent client service skills.
Carnival Airlines 1993-2000 Senior Flight Attendant in charge of crews that numbered 3-15. Knowledge of all customs and immigration paper work and procedures for both crew and passengers. Trained in safety procedures which included first aid as well as emergency evacuation procedures. First class cabin hostess. In charge of all monies from any sales during flight. Responsible for initiating emergency evacuations and first aid. Responsible for keeping cockpit crew and cabin crew coordinated. Making sure any federal regulations were followed.Responsible for handling hotel accomodations and transportation. Responsible for making sure catering duties are carried out. Responsible for accomodating passengers and ensuring excellent passenger care and service. Experienced in domestic as well as international flights.Ensuring all crews are accounted for when on layovers.As senior flight attendand was in charge of any and all activities from preboarding to debarkation.
Carnival Cruise lines: 1989-1990 worked as cruise staff and entertainer, responsible for ensuring passenger comfort and creating an ideal cruise environment. Duties included but were not limited to hosting parties, leading tours while in port, organizing games, working excursions, answering questions. participating in any necessary ship board activities. Performed with entertainment staff and served as magicians assistant, handled all duties associated with embarkation and debarkation. Trained in handling emergency situations.
Regency Cruise Lines: 1988 Gift Shop and Jewelry Store Assistant Manager. Responsibilities included opening and closing of shops, restocking and ordering merchandise as needed, handling cash register and all monies from the day. Full knowledge of all merchandise which included upscale jewelry.
Commodore Cruise Lines: 1987 Child Counselor Responsibilities included caring for under 16 years of age passengers while at sea and in port. Organizing any and all activities and parties to ensure the children were having a safe and enjoyable cruise.
May 2004-present Art of Walls, Encinitas,Ca.
Decorative Painter In charge of crew 2-15 Faux finishing, complete jobs from start to finish in upscale residences and businesses. Detail oriented work independantly and in crews. Work is extremely physical in nature and gives the ability to express artistically as well as following guidelines.
May 2001-March 2004 Old Globe Theater/La Jolla Playhouse San diego, Ca.
Independant Contractor for Costume Shop.Responsible for constructing garments for shows,repair work, contract work, high end costumes for big budget plays, detail oriented,knowledge of stitching and fine fabrics.
May 2001-May 2002 Pacific Events Productions Miramar,Ca.
Dealt with themednscenes for clubs,parties,and corporate events, involved in construction from start to finish, supplied and created necessary props for events knowledge of painting and shop tools and equipment.
Associates Degree in Fashion Design
I am a bright engaging and energetic individual that has applicable skills in this position from my experience in the cruise and airline industries. I work well independantly as well as in a team. I possess excellent customer service skills and have genuine love of hard work. I am athletic and social. Flexible schedules and the chance to apply my energetic nature would be preferred. I have the ability to handle unexpected situations as they arise as well as a desire to work in a constantly evolving environment. Opportunities to work with a multiple of cultures is a plus as my people skills are outstanding. I also possess excellent judgement skills and have basic computer and office equipment knowledge.