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Professional Summary
Experienced in law enforcement in both the military and civilian sectors.  Experienced contractor in a war zone. Experienced canine handler with narcotics / explosives / and patrol dogs.  
Skills

* 1682 P.O.S.T. hours of training

* Lead handler experience

* Handled 4 different canines

* Trainer's Course 

* ECP experienced 

* Prior Military (U.S. Army MP)

* Background in supervision and management

    * Been Certified through NNDDA, Georgia Canine Association, Lakeside Training Academy, Cross Creek Canine, U.S. Army(Afghanistan), U.S. Air Force (San Antonio, Tx)
Work History
07/2014 to Current
Explosive Detector Dog Handler Aegis Defense Services LLC McClean, Va

* Handle an explosive detector dog at the entry control points for the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan

* Provide Security for the Ambassador and other diplomats while on compound

* Maintain assigned canine, attending to the canine's health and safety

* Maintain the canine's training

01/2013 to 04/2014
Deputy Sheriff / Canine Handler Madison County Sheriff Office Danielsville, Georgia

* Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property.

* Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence and questioned witnesses.

* Responded immediately to calls involving automobile accidents and criminal activity.

* Trained and maintained one the departmental canines.

* Responded to all calls for assistance requiring the canine.

08/2011 to 12/2012
Patrol / Explosive Detector Dog Handler American Canine Detection Services St Mary, Florida

* Handled a patrol/explosive detection canine   

 * Maintained the dog (health, grooming, training)  

 * Maintained training records for canine    

* Lead Handler at FOB Joyce and Fob Fenty(Jalalabad Air Field)    

* Worked with U.S. Customs Bagram Air Field    

* Attended the trainer's course at Kandahar Air Field in July 2012    

* Assistant trainer at Bagram Air Field

07/2007 to 08/2011
Deputy Sheriff / Sergeant Madison County Sheriff Office Danielsville, GA

* Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as a witness under oath in court.

* Responded immediately to calls involving automobile accidents and criminal activity.

* Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence and questioned witnesses.

*Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property.

* Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.

* Actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect crimes.

*Shift supervisor

04/2003 to 07/2007
Lieutenant Of Uniform Patrol / Canine Handler Royston Police Department Royston, Georgia

* actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect crimes.

* Enforced all traffic laws and ordinances and checked speed with radar.

* Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.

* Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property.

* Responded immediately to calls involving automobile accidents and criminal activity.

*Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as a witness under 

Education
1991
Associate of Applied Science: Wildlife Technology
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College - Tifton, Georgia
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Summary
Talented and focused luthier looking to put my skills to use in in the guitar building field. Three years of personal study and experience of the craft and recent Graduate of the Galloup School of Lutherie and Repair.
Skills
  • Aptitude for creative problem solving
  • Desire and will to learn 
  • Ability to work smoothly as a team
  • Well developed technical skills and knowledge of tools
  • Competency in multitasking and prioritizing jobs to facilitate an efficient work area
  • Natural leadership skills
  • Fork lift experience
Experience
07/2010 to 07/2014
Infantry, Anti-tank Missileman, and Bomb Dog Handler United States Marine Corps Twentynine Palms Mcb, CA Developed proficiency in all weapons systems, comms, skills, and tactics organic to an Marine infantry Battallion over the course of four years, and two combat deployments. Attended multiple schools over the course of enlistment including Range Instructor, Pashto Language Course, Combat Life Saving, and Dog Handler Course. Built and maintained natural leadership skills and a hard working, determined attitude.
10/2014 to 07/2016
Warehouse Worker and Forklift Operator Imperial Beverage Kalamazoo, MI Maintained the upkeep and organization of the recycling department in the warehouse. Loaded, unloaded, and inventoried product from trucks. Worked to constantly improve the efficiency of shipping and receiving operations from day to day. 
02/2010 to 05/2010
Fountain/Kitchen Steak N' Shake Kalamazoo, MI Responsible for cleaning and maintenance of fountain stations as well as the quick, accurate and efficient completion of orders throughout the day.
Education and Training
2017
Guitar Building and Repair Galloup School of Lutherie and Repair Big Rapids, MI, United States Attended the Master Program offered by Bryan Galloup. Became proficient in building, setup, and repair of a range of guitars. Introduced to a proven method concerning guitar building and repair, and given the tools to begin formulating my own.
Mechanical Engineering Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI Attended classes at both KVCC and WMU and completed fifty credits toward a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.
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Carreer Objective
I am looking to work in a professional office environment using my strong organizational skills and my outgoing customer service background.
Skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Quick Books
  • Excel Spreadsheets
  • Strong leadership qualities to supervise employees
  •  Detail oriented
  • Active listening skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Creative  
Experience
July 2016 to July 2017
Mack Molding Co Inc Cavendish, VT Finisher Full time as a finisher assembling plastic parts to be shipped to companies.  Masked plastic parts to be painted.  
July 2016 to July 2017
Mack Molding Co Inc Cavendish, VT Finisher

Full time as a finisher assembling plastic parts to be shipped to companies.  Masked plastic parts to be painted.  

December 2014 to Current
Sports Odyssey Ludlow, VT

Snow Sports Retail Business:

 

 Started in a part time sales position and worked into full time year round overseeing the accessories and clothing departments.  Was responsible to supervise new employees and train them on policies and handling point of sale software.  Assisted in selecting and ordering merchandise for the business. 

November 2014 to Current
Sports Odyssey Ludlow, VT
Snow Sports Retail Business:
 
 Started in a part time sales position and worked into full time year round overseeing the accessories and clothing departments.  Was responsible to supervise new employees and train them on policies and handling point of sale software.  Assisted in selecting and ordering merchandise for the business. 
February 2013 to November 2014
Cavendish Canine Camp Cavendish, VT Dog Handler Started part time working with the owners caring for up to 30 dogs at a time at the boarding facility.
March 2013 to December 2014
Cavendish Canine Camp Cavendish, VT Dog Handler

Started part time working with the owners caring for up to 30 dogs at a time at the boarding facility.

Education and Training
2014
Green Mountain Union High School
Chester, VT, United States

High School Diploma
Core classes along with forensics and many forms of art classes
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Skills and Accomplishments

I have been lucky enough to have traveled my whole life. Being raised in Europe and then went to sea on Cruise Ships in my twenties, I found myself here in the beautiful Oregon ten years.  I hope to bring my experiences and knowledge in Hospitality to a position where I can give as much as I can learn, advance in a positive way and be in a great atmosphere with opportunities. I carry my OLCC and Food Handlers License. 

Summary

I wish to apply for a position in a capacity of server and or hostess in hospitality in beautiful Portland, Oregon.

Highlights


  • Highly responsible and reliable
  • Extensive hospitality background
  • Trained in liquor, wine and food service
  • OR Food Handlers card
  • OLCC Permit card
  • Graduated Aloha high School 1991
Experience
Banquet Server, Server at Alto Bajo - Marriott " Hi- Lo" Hotel (Portland, Oregon) November 2018 - Current

The Hi LO Hotel first opened in 2017 in Downtown Portland and is a registered Historic Site. This is a fantastic opportunity for myself, as I like to excel in my Hospitality skills,setting up beautuiful banquets, event spaces, guest rooms for meetings/room service, serving in the Mexican themed restuarant Alto Bajo, wedding rehearsal spaces and a many array of services that the guest might need whilst holding an event. The main objective is for the guest to enjoy the upmost in service excellence at the Hotel.

Server, Counter, Butchery assistant, FOH/BOH - Block & Board (Portland, OR) August 2017 - Current

Fantastic high paced Butchery and Smokehouse with local grass fed, pasture raised meats and poultry. My job is to maintain an environment for guests to choose meats, order food and counter, help the Butchers, Chefs, Cooks, Dishwashers and to also stock our products and buss tables. I have such duties too as opening and closing which includes tills and front and back of house needs.

Dog Handler - Play & Chase Dog Care (Portland, OR) January 2016 - June 2017

Moving from The Gorge I wanted to pursue a passion and this was the perfect opportunity  to move to Portland from the country. I was training up to twenty five dogs, kennel cleaning, outdoor training, walking method skill training, behavioural training and also simple love and care to all fosters and animals on site.

Server, Counter, Bartender, Catering events - Divots Restaurant At Indian Creek Golf Course (Hood River, OR) August 2013 - January 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed serving in this highly acclaimed restaurant with a backdrop of Mt. Hood overlooking the golf course. Mostly catering the needs of golfers, tourists, large events such as weddings and family get togethers, it was high paced. My capacity was everything from opening and closing duties,serving guests our lunch, happy hour, dinner and dessert menus, bussing, bartender and food service at events.

Server - Nora's Table 110 5th St. (Hood River, OR) September 2010 - August 2013
  • Assisted guests with making menu choices in an informative way.
  • Appropriately suggested additional items to customers to increase restaurant sales.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciliation of the cash drawer.
  • Nora's Table has one of the most amazing reputations in culinary arts. Trying only to use Gorge grown ingredients the chefs create some amazing delights. The small but quaint dining room caters to all walks of life and foodies from around the world. Here I worked as a server and bar tender in the evening and can get very busy at any time. Nora's also does catering off site which I had the pleasure to work some beautiful events.
Catering/Special Events - Springhouse Cellar 13 Railroad St (Hood River, OR) January 2009 - July 2011

I worked as a wine server and would work to help the different caterers for special events including weddings, music events and art exhibitions. Springhouse has the most fantastic selections of wines all made in the Gorge and bottled on site. It also is home to "The Ruins", the site of which was a Distillery that was burned down, now home to the various events.

Server - HoodRiver Hotel 102 Oak St (Hood River, OR) May 2008 - September 2011
  • Promptly served all food courses and alcoholic beverages to guests.
  • Routinely cleaned table linens, table settings, glassware, windowsills, carpets, counters, floors, storage areas and service refrigerators.
  • The Hood River Hotel is an Historic Landmark,situated in the heart of town. Its charm and personality bring guests from all over the world that I was lucky to serve in the onsite welcoming dining room. I worked mostly the morning shift, which was very high paced and busy. I also worked catering events on and off site for Blossoms Catering which the hotel owns.