Petty Officer Second Class resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
United States Coast Guard
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Goal-oriented and hardworking with eight years of experience as a machinery technician and Boarding Officer in the U.S. Coast Guard. Handles tasks and deadlines with accuracy and efficiency. Highly trained in engineering and using available resources to troubleshoot mechanical issues. Seven years of Maritime Law Enforcement experience and Law Enforcement Instructor that graduated from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center located in Charleston SC. Recipient of multiple awards for outstanding performance and professionalism. Career supported by vast operational experience and a Bachelor’s degree.

  • Defense Tactics
  • Firearms Safety
  • LEI (Law Enforcement Instructor)
  • Living Marine Resources Boarding Officer
  • Non-Compliant Vessel Tactics
  • Use of Force Tactics
  • Drug Identification
  • Boating Safety Regulations
  • First aid/CPR Certified
  • Critical Thinking
Work History
05/2021 to Current
Petty Officer Second Class Lawrence General Hospital Lawrence, MA,
  • Pay Grade: E5
  • Salary: $44,453 Base Pay
  • Hours Per Week: >40
  • Energetic Self-starter- responded to 09 SAR (Search and Rescue) cases, 61 boardings that resulted in 08 warnings, 11 violations, 02 BUI’s (Boating Under the Influence), 02 Negligent operations, and 06 voyage terminations due to unsafe conditions.
  • Instructed USCG law enforcement courses to over 20 members, conducted phase IV training (Judgmental Use of Force Scenarios), range firearms instructor phase 1, and administered/demonstrated the new ground tactics and self-defense methods to junior members.
  • Training included Use of Force Policy, deadly force, authority/jurisdiction, weapons retention, control/aggressive responsive techniques, questioning individuals, tactical procedures, frisk search, hostage situations, seizing property, statement writing, asylum request, and FT&E Pistol/rifle/shotgun courses.
  • Qualified as the Station’s Officer of the Day which is responsible for the plan of the day, mission scheduling, Search and Rescue coordinator, and acts as the direct representative of the Station’s Officer in Charge.
  • Qualifications include Boarding Officer (Enforces Coast Guard federal laws and regulations), LMR Boarding Officer (Graduate of Southeast Regional Fisheries Training Center and enforces fisheries beyond COLREGS), Law Enforcement Instructor (LEI is a senior member of the Coast Guard that is trained to instruct LE training), Officer of the Day (OOD), and asset manager/maintenance scheduler of the Station’s vessels.
  • Mentored and supervised 30 personnel within unit, providing positive guidance for professional and personal development.
07/2019 to 04/2021
Petty Officer Second Class United States Coast Guard City, STATE,
  • Pay Grade: E5
  • Salary: $44,453 Base Pay
  • Hours Per Week: >40
  • Conducted over 75 living marine resource boardings (Boardings are safety inspections conducted on a vessel which can also lead into criminal investigations, searches/seizures of contraband, and arrests), and search/rescue missions saving 08 lives and 400,000 of saved property.
  • Cited for superior performance of duty and contained high level qualifications that included Boarding Officer, Radiation Detection two operator, deck captain, mount captain for the cutter’s 7.62mm M240 Machine Gun, and lead cutter boat engineer.
  • Superb teammate that enthusiastically mentored fellow crew mates that resulted in 08 shipboard qualifications augmenting unit proficiency.
  • Led the fleet logistic system quarterly inspection averaging an impressive 99% accountability rate and managed over 220 items valued over 16,000 dollars.
10/2015 to 05/2019
Petty Officer Third Class United States Coast Guard City, STATE,
  • Pay Grade: E4
  • Salary: $33,440 Base Pay
  • Hours Per Week: >40
  • Trained in emergency response, law enforcement, deployable operations, Port Waterways and Coastal Security, counter drug and alien migrant interdiction and recreational boating safety.
  • Strong team collaboration skills and responsible for over 15 members initial qualifications.
  • Conducted over 40 PWCS (Ports, Waterways, Coastal Security) missions and provided waterborne security for POTUS, West Palm Beach FL.
  • Worked with CBP field agents along the McAllen Texas Border and was a part of the first USCG unit to operate alongside CBP on the Rio Grande River.
  • Conducted pursuit missions and illegal fisheries deterrence in South Padre TX.
  • Pursuit Crewman/Gunner on Navy Ships in high drug trafficking areas and illegal immigration in the Caribbean such as St. Thomas, St. John, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico. Detained 04 migrants and interdicted 1500lbs of cocaine onboard USS Zephyr, Dominican Republic.
  • Sailor of the Quarter
06/2014 to 10/2015
Fireman United States Coast Guard City, STATE,
  • Pay Grade: E3
  • Salary: $25,927 Base Pay
  • Hours Per Week: >40
  • Conducted an engine overhaul and power trial successfully, resulting in the Coast Guard saving over $50,000 in contract work.
  • Achieved 100% compliance of department HAZMAT inventory and storage.
  • Assisted engineering department in creating a new tool control program, resulting in the unit passing its yearly audit inspection.
  • Trained workers in proper methods, equipment operation and safety procedures.
  • Qualified five senior members on the 45 Response Boat Medium, rapidly increasing operational readiness.
Expected in 12/2013
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology
University of North Carolina At Pembroke - Pembroke, NC
  • Graduated with Honors
  • Honoree of Cum Laude
Expected in 12/2013
Minor: Criminal Justice
University of North Carolina At Pembroke - Pembroke, NC

Maritime Law Enforcement Academy Boarding Officer Practical

Charleston, SC

08-03-2020 08-28-2020 Completed

Maritime Law Enforcement Academy MLEA Law Enforcement Instructor

Charleston, SC

09/02/2021 to 09/22/2021

Southeast Regional Fisheries Training Center Living Marine Resource Boarding Officer

Charleston, SC

03/06/2022 to 03/11/2022

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