Marine Radio Operator resume example with 8+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Diligent individual with years of experience operating and maintaining communication equipment in marine settings. Offering unmatched observational and analytical skills as well as demonstrated technical troubleshooting proficiency. Sets up, operates and repairs communications equipment in field and in established locations. Detail-oriented, resourceful and methodical in managing all requirements. Expert with Microsoft Office. Strengths in customer service. Trained in project and time management with extensive knowledge of radio operating, record keeping and data entry. Committed to maintaining professional relationships with clients to drive business results. Articulate speaker with professional demeanor and strengths in improvising interesting talks. Resilient in managing and drafting news and remote broadcasts. Leader and problem solver looking to transition from successful career in military. Calm under pressure with superior time management and conflict resolution skills. Accustomed to working in hazardous conditions and high stress environments while paying close attention to details and focusing on task at hand. Flexible and determined to succeed.

The Manning's School Westmoreland, Jamaica, Expected in 06/2010 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Graduated with eight (8) CSEC/ CXC subjects

- Mathematics, English A, Principles of Business, Social Studies, Human and Social Biology, Geography, Food and Nutrition Preparation, Visual Arts.

The Caribbean Maritime University Kingston, Jamaica, Expected in 11/2018 Bachelor of Science : Logistics & Supply Chain Management - GPA :
  • Thesis: The challenges experienced from the integration of CARICOM for Jamaica.
  • Professional development completed in Maritime Law, Maritime Security.
  • Security understanding
  • Radio operation and Broadcasting/Announcing
  • Dispatching experience
  • Customer service
  • Communications
  • Team building
  • Organization
  • Relationship development
  • Voice acting
  • Microphone setups
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Project organization
  • Team management
  • Operational improvement
  • Supervision
  • MS Office
  • Problem resolution
Work History
Feed The Children - Marine Radio Operator
Kansas City, MO, 06/2014 - 04/2020
  • Installed, tested and operated radio equipment, adjusting settings to achieve clearest transmission.
  • Monitored radio traffic and weather conditions, issuing updates and cautionary communications to affected personnel.
  • Operated sound recording equipment to capture and document broadcasts for analysis.
  • Identified and obtained bearings of signal sources through use of direction-finding procedures.
  • Monitored emergency frequencies to detect distress calls and dispatch emergency response personnel or equipment.
  • Maintained accurate documentation of messages transmitted and received.
  • Put together and configured antennas, power sources and other equipment to establish communications.
  • Managed and optimized contact with other locations and personnel conducting field operations to facilitate open and clear communication.
  • Followed schedules and procedures for changing frequencies and cryptographic codes.
  • Tracked information with spreadsheets, updated databases and used word processing software to type correspondence.
  • Documented and processed incoming messages over communication systems for Commanding Officers review.
  • Completed inspections when scheduled, followed maintenance schedules and completed repairs.
  • Resolved communication problems, improved operations and provided exceptional client support.
  • Developed team communications and information for department. meetings.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Conducted Search And Rescue plans and operations.
  • Assisted in the Naval Party Boardings of intercepted and docked vessels.
  • Classified work
Jamaica Defense Force - Sailor
City, STATE, 08/2012 - 06/2013
  • Cleaned Marine lifesaving equipment to keep it in active service and ready for emergency and crisis situations.
  • Manned small boats and winches and performed minor repairs and maintenance work to keep vessels in service.
  • Assisted in fire drills, man overboard drills, crowd and crisis management, basic safety training and watchkeeping, remaining calm and composed at all times.
  • Performed routine maintenance tasks, including lowering, raising and cleaning ship's anchor and Flags/ Ensigns.
  • Scanned seas while navigating ship to quickly spy obstacles, including debris and navigation markers and other vessels that could put vessel in danger.
  • Assisted in disaster relief regionally.
  • Worked with distressed seafarers to understand needs and provide life saving services.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Classified work
Jamaica Defense Force - Enlisted Soldier
City, STATE, 10/2011 - 08/2012
  • Supervised a number of staff and guided through combat missions and tactical exercises to safeguard protocol adherence and effectiveness.
  • Documented and processed classified materials for the Jamaica Defense force.
  • Patrolled designated coverage areas and evaluated terrain for defensive use.
  • Established and commanded field communication operations.
  • Maintained 100% accountability of all assigned equipment.
  • Constructed and camouflaged infantry positions and equipment to prevent detection.
  • Participated basic reconnaissance operations and reported findings to commanding officers.
  • Responded to emergencies with speed, efficiency and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Executed de-escalation and conflict resolution techniques for use in domestic negotiations and cooperative actions.
  • Maintained security of local areas and performed route clearance for visiting high-ranking officials.
  • Classified work
The Ministry Of National Security - Database Administrator
City, STATE, 10/2010 - 10/2011
  • Coordinated with accounting team, gathered, researched and compiled information to run payroll.
  • Managed documents by organizing forms, making photocopies, filing records, preparing correspondence, entering accounting data and creating reports.
  • Transferred data and documents from paper to Bizpay Software after receiving info from accounts to edit and input.
  • Sped up new software training in migration from paper to Bizpay Software for existing and new employees.
  • Organized, sorted and checked the software's input data against original documents.
  • Obtained scanned records and uploaded into database.
  • Increased data-entry productivity by maintaining detailed logs of data projects, identifying issues and improving them.
  • Classified work
Additional Information

Intermediary: American and British Sign Language interpretation

Beginner: conversational Arabic and Spanish

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School Attended

  • The Manning's School
  • The Caribbean Maritime University

Job Titles Held:

  • Marine Radio Operator
  • Sailor
  • Enlisted Soldier
  • Database Administrator


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science

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