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United States Coast Guard - Senior Enlisted Supervisor Resume Example

Carter Lee

Dedicated Senior Enlisted Supervisor with active Secret Security clearance seeking a position within the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers where military training and experience will benefit the organization. Extensive experience operating high-value equipment, leading teams, developing talent, and maximizing organizational efforts during complex projects.    

  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Operation and Control
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Risk Management
  • Mentoring
Senior Enlisted Supervisor, Waterside Department Chief Jul 2011Present UNITED STATES COAST GUARD, Maritime Safety & Security Team New Orleans, LA
  • Established, executed, and supervised comprehensive operational, tactical and safety training programs for U.S. Coast Guard waterborne special missions unit of nearly 60 members.
  • Developed and conducted extensive and realistic field training exercises with clearly articulated objectives, anticipated outcomes, and detailed timelines. 
  • As unit certified  Deployable Team Leader, conducted risk assessments, mission briefs, and led deployed teams of up to 25 crew members and six vessels during execution of high risk, high profile Maritime Homeland Security & Interdiction operations on numerous missions within the eastern United States seaboard and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. 
  • Provided detailed briefs and situation reports from the field to operational commanders.
  • Unit Waterside Security Section Chief, responsible for entire waterside deck and law enforcement departments, vessels, and assigned unit personnel. 
  • Oversaw equipment inspections and maintenance of six 25' Response Boats attached to unit.
  • Operated and trained crews in the safe operation and navigation of high value U.S. Coast Guard vessels, with particular emphasis on safely navigating the Mississippi River and providing waterborne security for the Port of New Orleans and surrounding area.
  • Mentored junior personnel and submitted biannual performance evaluations to members and supervisors.
Deck Department Supervisor, Boatswains Mate First Class Jun 2009Jul 2011 UNITED STATES COAST GUARD, USCGC 'VENTUROUS' St. Petersburg, FL
  • Supervised all shipboard deck maintenance and operations on board 210' USCG Cutter 'VENTUROUS' WMEC-625.
  • Certified as Navigation Petty Officer/Quartermaster of the Watch. Set course and speed to desired destination, safely navigating 210' vessel with over 65 attached crew members in various geographical locations, sea states, and weather conditions. Gave task direction and oversaw junior crew members acting as helmsman and lookout.
  • Proficiently operated all advanced shipboard electronic navigational equipment, including GPS, radar, ECDIS, and AIS. Used equipment and paper nautical charts to verify ships position, course, and other vessels in the area, While underway utilized radar and VHF radio to contact other vessels to arrange meeting and passing arrangements to avoid collision or close contact situations. 
  • Operated, launched and recovered attached small boats from vessel during high risk operational anti-narcotic missions and man overboard drills.
  • Supervised all maintenance of deck equipment and machinery, including hull maintenance records for vessel. Ensured vessel was kept in compliance with unit regulations and proper preventive maintenance was carried out and performed in accordance to USCG standards.
  • Certified as Advanced Shipboard Damage Controlman and Repair Locker leader. Led repair parties during various shipboard emergencies, including flooding, fire, chemical spills, and simulated Helicopter casualty exercises. 
  • Certified as Helicopter Landing Control Officer, recommending courses and communicating instructions to pilots during underway Helicopter launch and recovery operations. 
  • Supervised and conducted all shipboard deck evolution's including anchoring, mooring and unmooring, towing, man overboard recovery, and underway replenishment.
  • Inspected and maintained life rafts, launched and recovered cutter small boats using davits, maintained inventories of equipment, tools and paint. 
  • Prepared and supervised crews performing work details, deck operations, and general upkeep of the ship.
Operations Petty Officer, Boatswains Mate First Class Jul 2005Jun 2009 UNITED STATES COAST GUARD, USCG Station Sand Key Clearwater, FL
  • Planned, implemented and coordinated all day to day and future operations of  USCG Search and Rescue and Law Enforcement small boat station consisting of six vessels and 35 crew members, 
  • Certified as coxswain and safely operated and navigated vessels ranging from 18' to 47' Motor Life Boats in multiple capacities, sea states, and weather conditions.
  • Conducted numerous search and rescue cases as coxswain and unit Duty Officer involving many different scenarios, including boat collisions, persons in the water, medical emergencies and vessel fires. Kept unit Commander informed of progress and outcomes during all cases. 
  • Certified as USCG Boarding Officer, conducting over 100 recreational and commercial vessel examinations ensuring they were in compliance with all federal laws and regulations.
  • Coordinated, supervised, and conducted training and development of junior crew members in a variety of areas, including Seamanship, vessel maintenance, and Law Enforcement.
  • USCG Auxiliary liaison. Coordinated six local volunteer USCG Auxiliary units. Organized training and operations and fostered a working relationship with our active duty host unit.  
Coxswain, Duty Officer, Boatswains Mate Second Class Jul 2001Jun 2005 UNITED STATES COAST GUARD, USCG Station New Orleans New Orleans, LA
  • Certified as coxswain and safely operated and navigated vessels ranging from 17' to 41'  in multiple capacities, sea states, and weather conditions.
  • Conducted vessel maintenance and upkeep, ensuring vessels were kept in an operational posture and ready to respond in emergency situations.
  • Conducted numerous search and rescue cases as coxswain and unit Duty Officer involving many different scenarios, including boat collisions, persons in the water, medical emergencies and overdue/missing boaters.
  • As unit Duty Officer, oversaw day to day operations and ensured unit Commander was informed of progress and outcomes during all Search & Rescue and Law Enforcement cases, as well as ensuring the units planned activities were carried out in accordance with unit standards.
  •  Certified as USCG Boarding Officer and Boarding Team member, conducting over 220 recreational and commercial vessel examinations ensuring they were in compliance with all federal laws and regulations.
  • Conducted training for peers and junior crew members in a variety of areas, including Seamanship, vessel maintenance, and Law Enforcement techniques tactics and procedures.. 
Boat Crewmen/Boarding Team Member, Boatswains Mate Third Class Jun 1999Jul 2001 UNITED STATES COAST GUARD, USCG Station Port Canaveral Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Certified as Boat Crewman and Boarding Team Member on board units vessels. 
  • Participated in numerous Search and Rescue cases, rendering damage control, fire fighting, and first aid to distressed boaters and their vessels. 
  • Assisted Boarding Officers while engaged in Law Enforcement activities and vessels boarding's, ensuring all vessels were in compliance with federal laws and regulations.
  • Conducted planned and unplanned maintenance and upkeep on USCG vessels ranging from 17' to 41' in length. 
  • Actively enforced security zones around Cape Canaveral Air Force Station during all Space Shuttle and Atlas rocket launches, ensuring areas were clear of unauthorized vessels.
Telecommunications Line Installer and Repair Tecnician Mar 1998May 1999 TIME WARNER COMMUNICATIONS Melbourne, FL

  • Traveled to customer's premises to install, maintain, or repair audio and visual electronic reception equipment or accessories.
  • Inspected and tested lines and cables, recording and analyzing test results, to assess transmission characteristics and locate faults or malfunctions.
  • Spliced cables, using hand tools, epoxy, or mechanical equipment.
  • Accessed specific areas to string lines or install terminal boxes, auxiliary equipment, or appliances, using bucket trucks, or by climbing poles or ladders, or entering tunnels, trenches, or crawl spaces.
  • Measured signal strength at utility poles, using electronic test equipment.
  • Cleaned and maintained tools and test equipment.
Armed Security Guard Jul 1996Mar 1998 SHEARON HARRIS NUCLEAR POWER PLANT Raleigh, NC
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against illegal entry and maintain security of premises at a high security level nuclear power plant.
  • Conducted armed patrol of commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of access points and perimeters.
  • Operated detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas.
  • Circulated among visitors, patrons, and employees to preserve order and protect property.
  • Inspected and adjusted security systems, equipment, or machinery to ensure operational use and to detect evidence of tampering.
  • Warn persons of rule infractions or violations, and apprehend or evict violators from premises, using force if necessary.
  • Answered alarms and investigated disturbances to ascertain nature of alarm.
Stock Clerk/Fork Lift Operator Mar 1993Jun 1996 J.T. DAVENPORT and SONS Sanford, NC
  • Verified inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock, and investigated discrepancies to adjust errors.
  • Stored items in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouses, supply rooms, or other areas.
  • Operated fork lift in order to pick up incoming stock or to deliver parts to designated locations.
  • Cleaned and maintained supplies, tools, equipment, and storage areas in order to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Issued and distributed materials, products, parts, and supplies to customers and coworkers, based on information from incoming requisitions.
  • Determined proper storage methods, identification, and stock location based on turnover, environmental factors, and physical capabilities of facilities.
  • Provided assistance or direction to other warehouse workers when needed or requested.
Third Class Petty Officer, Torpedoman's Mate Jan 1989Jan 1993 UNITED STATES NAVY Norfolk, VA
  • Served as weapons specialist on board U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier.
  • Directly oversaw accountability and maintenance of numerous weapons and ammunition, including torpedoes, missiles, mines, bombs, and large and small arms ammunition.
  • Worked alongside Aviation Ordnance Specialist, assembling multiple weapons for Air Combat Operations, including general purpose and laser guided bombs, missiles, torpedoes, and 20 mm aircraft ammunition.
  • Operated forklifts, weapons elevators, and other equipment to transport weapons from below decks to flight decks topside.
  • Conducted numerous shipboard deck evolution's, including underway supply replenishment, line handling, and general maintenance of vessel. 
  • Stood security watches while underway and in port to maintain security of vessel and crew members. 
  • Advanced Shipboard Damage Control certified
  • Advanced Shipboard Fire Fighting certified.
Senior Enlisted Academy Nov 2011 United States Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy Petaluma, CA
Associate of Science: Marine Technology Western Kentucky Community & Technical College Paducah, KY Expected graduation date Fall 2016
Certifications, Training, and Memberships
  • 100 Ton Master Near Coastal USCG Merchant Mariner Credential 
  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Valid Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)
  • Valid U.S. Passport
  • American Red Cross First Aid/CPR certified
  • STCW 95 Personal Survival Techniques, Personal Safety, and Social Responsibilities
  • Advanced Fire Fighting and Shipboard Damage Control 
  • Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS) 200,300,700, & 800
  • Underway Navigation Petty Officer of the Watch
  • USCG small boat coxswain

Member, United States Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association

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Previous Companies:

  • Maritime Safety & Security Team

Previous Job Positions:

  • Senior Enlisted Supervisor
  • Waterside Department Chief
  • Deck Department Supervisor
  • Boatswains Mate First Class
  • Operations Petty Officer


  • United States Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy
  • Western Kentucky Community & Technical College

Level of Education:

  • Senior Enlisted Academy
  • Associate of Science

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