To obtain satisfying employment in the marine industry.
I have sailed as a wheelsman, quartermaster, O/S on watch and second cook. I have worked on ice breakers/bouy tenders, flatbacks, self-unloaders, ro-ro's and zodiacs. My employers include the Canadian Coast Guard (2002-2005), Upper Lakes (2007-2008), Algoma (1998-2002),Canada Steamship Lines (1998-2003)and Owen Sound Transportation(1992-2002).
I completed one year of college after high school but the majority of my education is the experience I have gained in 15 years working on board various vessels.
Restricted radio operator license
Transport Canada Medical
Rigid Hull Inflatable Operator Training
Oil Pollution Response
Class G Drivers license
excellent communication skills both written and verbal
physical energy to perform manual labour
ability to do inspections and maintain log books
aware of safety proceedures and the importance of implementing them
capable of working unsupervised
In the course of my marine career I have enjoyed all aspects of the industry. I would be interested in any oppertunity to continue with this career