Killeen, Texas 76549
Secret Security Clearance: July2012 to July 2018
Experienced Correctional Officer with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and Military Veteran offering 4 years of proven experience in the United States Navy. Accomplished measurable results while leading teams of more than 8 personnel in a dynamic and fast - paced environment. Possess a comprehensive background in inventory control, navigation and customer service derived from conducting domestic and global operations in Kuwait, Bahrain, Greece, Spain, and Fujairah. Managed risk upon multiple lines to protect assets, property, and equipment valued over $6 billion while meeting the expectations of senior leadership. Possess extensive knowledge in personnel and maintenance management. Career supported by military training, operational experience and certifications.
●Cross Functional Leadership
●Microsoft Office Suite
Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Gatesville Texas 2017- Present
Supported the readiness of operating forces of the Texas State Prison system to include ensuring 1,601 offender are effectively maintained while assisting with promoting positive change in offender behavior.
●Maintained security for over 1,300 square feet to ensure 100% accountability of offenders
●Provided administrative support to the criminal justice system to promote public safety.
United States Navy – Various Locations 2012 – 2017
Served as a subject matter expert on oceanography and navigation; assisted leadership in safe navigation of a $6.2B naval vessel. Maintained naval vessels 453 feet of compartments, decks, deck machinery, and equipment, external structure, lines and riggings.
●Organized an international security project, including 4 security technicians across 5K+ miles and 4 countries
●Led a team of 20 Sailors in all aspects of ship handling, celestial navigation, electronic chart displays and shipboard signaling equipment valued over $29 billion
●Prepared weekly schedule of preventative maintenance; planned emergency drills for navigation department personnel and conducted briefings to ensure senior leadership remained apprised of ship and personnel readiness
●Procured, corrected, used and stowed navigational and oceanographic publications and oceanographic charts
●Performed ship control by reading and correcting nautical charts and relayed plain language with radio and visual communications
●Utilized and updated sailing directions, light lists, coastal pilots and related publications and navigation charts; performed operations using basic course plotting instruments, lead line, depth sounder and compass.
Desiree Rice Pg. 2
Oversaw corrective and preventative maintenance of coastal patrol / security boats; thereby reducing the down time boats had for repair.
●Established maintenance operations procedures which kept 8 riverine control boats fully operational while in Kuwait over a 3-month period, resulting in 100% mission capable vessels
●Created and organized over 30 presentations to mid-level and senior leadership, external sources, and peers to ensure the understanding of maintenance projects and maintenance productivity
●Coordinated preventative and upkeep maintenance operations on facilities and associated military equipment valued at $9 million
●Served as Maritime Security and was responsible for a high value assets 100% readiness within the armory shipboard security in-port and out to sea
oConducted surveillance, counter surveillance and implemented security measures to assure protection of personnel and assets
Colorado Technical University Online 2017-Present
Criminal Justice/ Human Services
Dr. Henry A. Wise High School 2009-2012
Upper Marlboro, MD
SPECIALIZED MILITARY TRAINING
●Expeditionary Combat Skills- Gulfport, MS
●Seamanship Training- Great Lakes, IL
●Service School Command Training- Great Lakes, IL
DOD Information Assurance
Privacy and Personally Identifiable Information
Intelligence Systems Security
CPR First Aid Certified
Software: Microsoft Office (2003, 2007, 2010, 2013)
Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Project, Publisher, Visio, InfoPath, SharePoint
Operating Systems: Mac / Microsoft Windows (95, 98, XP, Vista), Windows 10