I am currently seeking any fishing position available, anywhere. I am open to all different fisheries, and eagerly willing to learn the job requirements. I am looking for something long-term, but I will take what I can get. I have a college degree, but I have some fishing experience set-netting in Alaska. I am very passionate about fishing, and I am aggressively trying to pursue a career in this industry. Below I have listed all my information you may need, and I filled out a small questionare that may give some helpful information. If you need any further information, feel free to contact me at the email, or phone listed below.
FULL LEGAL NAME: Jeremiah Paris
BIRTH DATE: 6/10/83
MAILING ADDRESS- permanent: 520 s Hudson
CITY: Kansas City STATE: MO ZIP:64058
RESIDENCE ADDRESS: Same as listed above
PHONE- permanent: 816-332-3883 CELL: 816-332-2882 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date Started/Ended Job Description Skills Acquired Reason for leaving
Below is a copy of my resume:
520 S Hudson
Buckner, MO email@example.com
To pursue a career that I feel is able to offer financial security and great benefits for my future while staying commited to achieving corporate goals and motivate individuals to work for common goals as well.
Area of strengths
Reliable and Dependable
Multi task execution
Work well both independently and with others
Great hand and eye coordination
Graduate with High School Diploma / Associates Degree CAD Technical Engineer
A long work record of experiences, working with motivated professional's in many different areas of the work field. Example #1, as a fisherman, many long straining hours standing, doing repetitious tasks in stressful circumstances with little to no sleep. Example #2, as a sub-contractor, job quotas and daily goals were set and met.
Correia Fisheries (Robert Correia)
Worked from 5/05 - 8/05 & 5/10-8/10 **2 Seasons (seasonal) in Alaska, 16 hours a day, commercial fishing for salmon.
Various tasks - Maintain & Operate skiffs, prepare gas/oil mixes, set, pick, turn, and repair nets, replace anchors and buoys, etc.
Winntech Digital Systems Inc.
Worked from 7/09 to 5/10 Building audio cabinets and displays
Various tasks - Would start with a build packet for the day , gather parts for what was to be built , assemble accordingly , and keep the shop clean.
Position: Shipper/Order Filler
Worked from 11/05 to 5/09 Shipping & Filling orders for a medical distribution company.
Various tasks - Prepare pallet setups, responsible for getting totes off the convayor belt, putting them on pallets, wrapping pallets, and loading trucks with electric pallet jacks. I was also cross trained to use the cherry pickers to fill orders from the racks and the fork lifts to put orders away.
Position: Tile setter
Worked 5/02 to 3/05 Setting ceramic tile, marble, and natural stones.
Various tasks - (Sub-Contractor duties) Organize, supervise and maintain jobsite, along with setting tile, clean and prepare floors, mix mortar and grout, and use many power tools (nail gun, wet saw, skill saw , saw-zaw, jackhammer etc.)
Neal's Tile and Natural Stones
Position: Tile helper
Worked from 10/00 to 4/02 Learning the basics of tile setting.
Various tasks - Prepare all the floors, cut tile, mix the mortar and grout, lay backerboard, grout, and clean up.
R.L. Phipps Concrete & Construction
Position: Concrete Laborer
Worked from 3/00 to 10/00 as a concrete laborer
Various tasks - Load and unload all tools, assist in form building, tie rebar, carry lumber and steel, drive stakes, make cuts with the saws, help finish and seal product, and clean up tools and jobsite.
THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS WILL DETERMINE IF FISHING IS CONDUCIVE TO YOUR LIFESTYLE:
HAVE YOU EVER COMMERCIALLY FISHED BEFORE? YES
DO YOU SPORT FISH? YES
DO YOU GET SEASICK? NO
DO YOU ENJOY THE OUTDOORS? YES
DO YOU MIND WORKING IN COLD WATER? NO
DO YOU MIND WORKING IN WET, WINDY WEATHER? NO
DO YOU UNDERSTAND THE POWER OF THE OCEAN, AND WORKING WITHIN ITS RULES? YES FULLY
ARE YOU IN GOOD HEALTH- list any conditions you might have? The only thing that may concern you is I have to wear hard contact lenses do to an eye disease called keratoconus, and this last Christmas I was hit in the eye and lost my vision in that eye. Please don't let this affect hiring me, because I do not let it impair me.
DO YOU HAVE ANY PAST OR PRESENT INJURIES- please explain in detail? NO
DO YOU HAVE A DRIVERS LICENSE? YES
DO YOU HAVE CURRENT MEDICAL INSURANCE? NO
DO YOU KNOW HOW TO WELD- what type of welding? NO
DO YOU HAVE ANY MECHANICAL SKILLS- what kinds? I am mechanically inclined, but I'm not into it much.
PLEASE LIST ANY OTHER TRADE SKILLS THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE? I posted my resume up there with all the information you would want right here.
WHAT IS YOUR MAJOR TRADE OR OCCUPATION AT PRESENT? I'M A FISHERMAN!! I have a degree in CAD Engineering, but I am a fisherman at heart. I want to start my own fishing site one day, that is my ultimate goal.
HAVE YOU EVER BACKED UP A BOAT TRAILER? YES
DO YOU KNOW HOW TO DRIVE A MANUAL SHIFT? YES
DO YOU KNOW HOW TO OPERATE ANY HEAVY EQUIPMENT- what type? Forklifts
HAVE YOU EVER OPERATED A 4X4 TRUCK? YES
HAVE YOU EVER OPERATED A HAND, MECHANICAL OR ELECTRIC WINCH? YES
HAVE YOU EVER OPERATED AN OUTBOARD MOTOR- pull start/electric start? YES , Was a skiff operator last year in a 2 man crew
DO YOU THINK YOU COULD OPERATE A VEHICLE WITHOUT BRAKES? YES, Most of our beach trucks did not have breaks
CAN YOU TAKE INSTRUCTION WITHOUT FEELING INSULTED? YES
ARE YOU OFFENDED BY FOUL LANGUAGE- swearing? NOT IN THE LEAST
ARE YOU ABLE TO KEEP A CALM ATTITUDE UNDER TENSE SITUATIONS? YES
ARE YOU FEARFUL OF ROUGH WATER WITH LARGE WAVES? NO
DO YOU UNDERSTAND THE RISK TO YOUR LIFE IN ORDER TO ACCOMPLISH YOUR COMMERCIAL FISHING REQUIREMENTS- explain your understanding.
I know the risks.. I know the danger. Maybe that's a part of it I love. I love rough seas, I love being hit in the face with cool sea spray. Last season my bowman was standing in the bow and he wasn't holding the bowline and we hit a wave an he flew out an under the boat. I killed the motor an lifted it as fast as I could an he came right underneath. I got him back in the boat right away. Another time, we were launching off, and we took a few huge waves and the boat almost flipped over on a crew member. I am aware of how real the danger is and how something can go bad in an instant. I think fast an rationally in times of distress.
ARE YOU WILLING TO WORK 200% ‘WHEN THE RUN HITS' AND 100% AT ALL OTHER TIMES? YES
DO YOU KNOW ANY KNOTS? I know
DO YOU KNOW HOW TO MEND OR HANG NETS? I know how to mend a bit, not great at it yet lol .. and no we never hung any nets.
ARE YOU WILLING TO LEARN? YES Most definitely, anything and everything.
HAVE YOU EVER CLEANED OR FILLETED A FISH? YES
ARE YOU PARTICULAR ABOUT WHAT YOU EAT? NO
ARE YOU CONSIDERING THIS AN ADVENTURE? I am more than considering this adventure. I have been on this adventure more then once, I love this adventure, and I hope to God you call me because this is my livelihood.
ARE YOU WILLING TO WAIT UNTIL THE END OF THE SEASON TO GET PAID? YES
ARE YOU WILLING TO SIGN A CONTRACT? YES
DO YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS? When can I start? I will need to know ASAP so I can get my plane ticket in advance, other then that... Let's go fishing!!!!