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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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Links
  • fishorguide.com
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Professional Summary

Optimistic and personable individual enthusiastic about meeting new people. Strong presentation skills and real go-getter. Experienced fisherman with over 6 years of experience in charter industry and a lifetime experience of sport fishing. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction. Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level charter captain position. Ready to help team achieve company goals. Reliable employee offering excellent communication and good judgment. To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

Skills
  • Adept with GPS navigation
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Customer service
  • Adaptability
  • Good listening skills
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Organization
  • Time management
  • Punctual maintenance
  • Passion for fishing/fishing community
  • Social media marketing experience
  • Responsible
Work History
Fishing Guide, 03/2020 to 12/2021
Fish OR Guide ServiceCity, STATE,
  • Built personal relationships with guests to promote positive experiences.
  • Guided groups of up to 6 people on river fishing trips for salmon, trout, and steelhead
  • Maintained safe operation of vessel in both tidewater and river rapids
  • Instructed customers on both safety and fishing techniques and practices
  • Effectively used social media to market and build customer base
  • Orchestrated deals with local and corporate tackle and lure manufactures to save costs and maximize profits
  • Organized and maintained fishing tackle and gear
  • Assisted customers in safely and effectively landing fish
  • Cleaned, filleted, and packaged fish for customers
  • Cleaned and maintained fishing vessel
  • Effectively organized appointments and scheduling
  • Effectively monitored weather and river conditions in order to conduct safe navigation practices
Charter Vessel Captain, 03/2020 to 12/2021
Newport TradewindsCity, STATE,
  • Conducted emergency drills and maintained lifeboats, signal flares and other survival equipment to prepare for inherent dangers.
  • Measured catches and released fish that failed to meet jurisdiction's or captain's size requirements.
  • Troubleshot and repaired equipment and kept fishing vessels clean to maintain machinery in good working order.
  • Navigated fishing vessel using radar, sonar and global positioning instruments.
  • Directed ships' speeds using specialized knowledge of local winds, water depths and hazards.
  • Assisted corporate or private vessels in distress during maritime rescue operations.
  • Thoroughly inspected boats before each embarkment to verify maximum reliability.
  • Employed telecommunications equipment to coordinate marine traffic and organize navigation.
  • Adhered to laws and regulations based on voyage locations.
  • Maintained boat logs and oversaw cargo storage on or below decks, securing items and protecting products from damage or loss.
  • Researched and evaluated natural phenomena to minimize issues regarding tides, currents, winds and weather events.
  • Prioritized safety procedures when operating vessels, controlling speed, berthing and unberthing, giving optimal protection to crew and equipment.
  • Computed positions and set courses to designated destinations with Garmin and Foruno.
  • Consulted various maps, charts, weather reports, and navigation equipment to determine and direct boat movements.
  • Kept watch aboard vessels to identify changing conditions or potential issues and implement corrective actions.
  • Completed regular vessel inspections to identify deficiencies and coordinate corrective actions.
  • Greeted over 18 passengers per day to answer questions and inquiries and safely direct passengers to seats.
  • Directed and coordinated crew members and workers and maintained strict operational schedules.
  • Took responsibility for ship operations in cases of injury or illness.
  • Interviewed and hired crew members and assigned watches.
  • Docked and undocked vessel using radios, depth finders, radars, lights, lighthouses and buoys to make safe and accurate operational decisions.
  • Set ships' courses to avoid reefs, outlying shoals or other hazards using lighthouses or buoys.
  • Gave safety and fishing briefings to customers
  • Rigged and maintained fishing gear
  • Ran fire and man overboard drills with crew
  • Successfully used social media to market and build customer base
  • Worked with charter customers to understand needs and provide excellent service
Deckhand (CV/Sea Pirate), 12/2018 to 02/2020
Newport TradewindsCity, STATE,
  • Kept watch aboard vessels to identify changing conditions or potential issues and implement corrective actions.
  • Greeted 16 customers twice per day
  • Taught customers fishing techniques
  • Organized and maintained fishing tackle and gear
  • Assisted in landing fish safely and effectively
  • Cleaned and maintained charter vessel
  • Conducted fire, safety, and MOB drills
  • Assisted in vessel mechanical maintenance
Deckhand (CV/Sea Venture), 05/2016 to 12/2017
Newport TradewindsCity, STATE,
  • Utilized navigation expertise and tools to set courses and determine ship position throughout travel.
  • Greeted customers
  • Taught customers fishing techniques
  • Organized and maintained fishing tackle and gear
  • Assisted in landing fish safely and effectively
  • Cleaned and maintained 44ft charter vessel
  • Conducted fire, safety, and MOB drills
  • Assisted in vessel mechanical maintenance
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1998 to Westgate Christian - Tampa, Fl,
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Within the first year of operation became the most requested boat in the fleet
  • Built a reputation for consistent quality customer service
  • Quickly and efficiently built a reputation as a driven, motivated, and professional ocean fishing captain as well as started a successful personal business as a river fishing guide in a new fishery w no prior experience
Certifications
  • USCG Merchant Mariner 50 GRT Masters License
  • American Heart Association First Aid/ CPR AED
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Westgate Christian

Job Titles Held:

  • Fishing Guide
  • Charter Vessel Captain
  • Deckhand (CV/Sea Pirate)
  • Deckhand (CV/Sea Venture)

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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