Conducted analysis to address information deficency which led to increased business transactions and employments for scores of businesses.
Increased business sales by more than 100% in 6 year period.
Provided on site training.in business development and international business.
Monitored multiple databases to keep track of staff performance and plans for future impacts and decision making
Successfully led key projects in the Everrglades Program which resulted in more substantive employment and business contracts for communities and small businesses throughout South Florida especially Cities and Counties.
Established goals and performance measures for staff to plan and conduct effective marketing, networking and outreach campaigns on a scale with no increase in human resources other than those contracted from the media and private enterprise.
Garden made conch salads on weekends for sale to fund travel and other investment ventures
Handmade graters for coconuts and nutmeg to fund trips to Orlando, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados
Assisted the US Army in their 8A certification program to locate minority vendors to conduct business with throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico Certified EEO Diversity Specialist instructed hired contractors on the way to present information to various publics about the District, history, professional operations, contracting and employment opportunities on average of 150 times per month funded, collaborated, designed and oversaw the establishment of environmental education programs in 8 higher education institutions in South Florida Guest lectured at the Masters level on Urban Design and Environmental Impact at the Center for Urban Studies at the Florida Atlantic University Commercial Blvd. campus travelled to Tallahassee and Washington every year to lobby US Congress to continue support of the Everglades Restoration Program travelled throughout the Southeastern USA by all possible ways to inform elected officials and publics about the importance of Everglades restoration historically, environmentally and economically on the Nation and the World. sponsored major regional and national conferences, conventions and seminars on the environment with political impacting abilities to further the agencies objectives. travelled extensively annually presenting more than 200 speeches and talks on the environment, The problems that we had, solutions to those problems and the time to fulfill the needs developed and managed a District wide budget to conduct public information campaigns and outreach. Hired contractors to perform the required tasks holding the agency to a zero growth in staff and achieving all operational goals as directed by the governor's office 1996-1998 Environmental Scientist, South Florida Water Management District scheduled and conducted environmental audits and submit reports to SFWMD, DEP and EPA developed methods of water, soil, fish, sample collections, trained technicians in sample collection and collection sites selected the best sites to erect monitoring stations and collect samples for environmental water quality monitoring. verified the changes in concentrations of monitoring species in situ and by SCADA systems scheduled and flew in helicopters to monitoring contract sample collection monitored and verified that the District was within the allowed permissible legal limits of the NPEDS limits. generated monthly, quarterly and annual reports to EPA on the Everglades Nutrient Removal Program (ENRP) worked directly with Human Resources, Ginger Brooks, Dr Leslie Wedderburn and the Water Quality Division to design a new evaluation process to hire qualified professional minorities. Resulted in professionals from 19 different countries being hired. assisted the Data Collection Division to locate sites to erect SCADA stations for Everglades Nutrient Removal Project and the Everglades Monitoring and Protected Areas Consulted with the Government of the Bahamas and the United Nations on the Water transmission problems on New Providence Island in the Bahamas. Opened the Water week and sat on a panel to discuss the huge ground water leakage and contamination problems on the Eastern half of the Island. Meetwith Mr. Moss, Department of Works Director, Dr Peach, The United Nations Hydrologic Engineer, Mr. Michael Swan and Mr. Weech the Project Operations Managers. 1995-1996 Acting Quality Assurance and Safety Officer in Water Quality Monitoring Lab sourcing and ordering of quality control samples generated pesticide quality control samples evaluated the results of quality control species used and the effectiveness of the analysis updated the Quality Assurance Plan and worked to maintain the certification of the Laboratory and the District to continue sampling and analysis under authority of the Department of environmental Protection (FDEP) 1992-1996 Water Quality Laboratory Analyst, South Florida Water Management District developed analytical methods of nutrients: phosphorus and nitrogen (TPO4, TDPO4, OPO4, hPO4,TKN, TDKN) laboratory safety monitoring, handling chemicals, waste chemical disposal, cleanup of chemical spills, evaluated methods of analysis and reduction of toxic waste, fitted and ordered lab gear, accident and incident report generation digested and analyzed more than 450 samples for nutrient parameters weekly using Alpkhem Rapid Flow Analyzers developed the first parts per billion analysis on these instruments ever. Results were used successfully in Federal Court to legally defend a multibillion dollar law suit against the District and the State of Florida. Part of the special recovery teams for hurricane Andrew in 1992 and the no name storm of 1999 instructed Environmental Scientists from Brazil for 3 months on nutrient analysis in tropical environments. analyzed atmospheric deposition samples that showed Sahara dust particles were wind transported to North America 1989-1992 Laboratory Technician, South Florida Water Management District Employee of the Month Award for the highest quality analysis of Phosphorus in the State of Florida. Information used to settle a multibillion dollar law suit against the State of Florida. analyzed 450 TPO4, OPO4 and TDPO4 samples developed a comprehensive recycling program for the District that was later adopted by the State of Florida. 1988-1989 Hydrology Field Technician, South Florida Water Management District. located abandoned, contaminated artesian water wells and process the permits required to plug them profiled the hydrology of each well. logging the diameter, casing conditions, conductivity, chlorides, temperature, flow rates turbidity, dissolved oxygen, depth, total depth of each well collected samples of well cuttings while ground water monitoring wells were being drilled assisted the well drilling crew in the preparation of equipment to drill a water well, pump test and recharge rates drove heavy equipment and trucks to the drilling sites during mobilization and away during demobilization assisted in data entry into computer models mapping out the hydrology of the South Florida Geologic sub-straights 1987-1988 Field Worker, South Florida Water Management District assisted the heavy equipment operators in the clearing of canal banks of trees and any debris that could impede the flow of water in the canals removed trees that lined canal banks and cleared floating debris from the water of canals operated barges, boats and floating platforms, chain saws, pressure cleaners ect, 1986-1987 Principle Charles C Scott Enterprises remodeled homes erected electrified fences, installed lights, pool pumps, sprinkler systems, drapery rods, doors, painting of properties 1985-1986 Professional Tackle Chair maker, Lee's Tackle Inc prepared, sanded and assembled teak tackle chairs for luxury yachts 1885(summer) Dorphil Inc sold and delivered pool chemicals, spa's, pumps, lights, fittings to retailers 1978-1979 Computer operator, Bahamas Telecommunications, Ministry of Finance and Navios Bahamas Limited. operated the IBM320 and Burroughs computer systems generated monthly telephone bills, government revenue & expenditure reports, tourist arrival and departure reports vessel tracking of 24 tankers and bulk carriers around the world, payroll adjustments for employees 1972-1974 Charles C. Scott Conch Salad Company Garden made conch salads on weekends for sale to fund travel and other investment ventures 1971-1973 Charles C. Scott Grater Company Handmade graters for coconuts and nutmeg to fund trips to Orlando, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados
Fluent in English, read and speak little Spanish
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