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CHRISTOPHER RODDEN

28240 Stallion Springs Drive Tehachapi, California 93561 808.234.4440 cjrodden43@gmail.com


Areas of Focus: Human Resources Management | Occupational Management
QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE
Highly analytical, growth-focused, and performance-driven professional, offering wide-ranging experience
in the military settings, encompassing human resource administration, government contract management,
and personnel training. Armed with solid background in regulatory compliance, administrative duties,
property and purchase management, as well as warehouse operations. Strategic planner and team player
with the ability to design cost-effective strategies to drive operational productivity and efficiency. Effective
communicator and leader, able to establish productive relationships with individuals from diverse
backgrounds. Currently hold an active Secret Security Clearance.
SUMMARY OF RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION

Performed various human resources functions, including recruitment, orientation, and evaluation of
applicants throughout the Central California.

Structured and implemented programs and policies in the areas of training, compensation
structures, benefits packages, incentives, and new-employee orientation.

Revised job descriptions of all levels including more than 50 categories.

Closely observed and interviewed employees to construct an accurate picture of the duties and
skills required for each specific position.
ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS

Prepared government contracts for aircraft, vessel and property acquisition.

Employed keen attention to detail in updating and evaluating property books of the Air Station
Barbers Point.

Demonstrated competency as a large unit finance system (LUFS) reconciler, in charge of accurate
reporting of funds in two of the units accounts for the 2006 fiscal year closing.

Initiated efforts in addressing and meeting item and requirement spaces before submitting
feedback to the Safety Office.
ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND CROSS-FUNCTIONAL COLLABORATION

Fulfilled role as a leading petty officer and a go-to-person, responsible for displaying leadership
abilities for the division and rendering hands-on assistance to administrative duties.

Provided support in facilitating trainings and consultation regarding work schedules, task
prioritization, shipment, warehouse maintenance, and mail room operations.

Ensured seamless flow of critical information regarding safety and environmental health
compliance and unit preparation processes to different departments.
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Functioned as a property manager, accountable for $25M of Coast Guard assets.

Assumed full responsibility in managing purchasing and inventory.

Promoted a safe working environment as safety and environmental officer.

Gained in-depth knowledge of the Oracle Property Reporting System by taking part in the
Storekeeper Property Network.
Notable Accomplishments:
Revamped more than 300 of the unit property records; while ensuring on-time purchase delivery.
Drove efforts in reorganizing the warehouse and clearing more than $18K of old and damaged
properties.
Served as a member of the Air Station Borinquen Environmental Stewardship Team responsible for
the successful implementation of waste reduction initiatives; thus receiving the Meritorious Unit
Commendation.
Earned recognition as one of the three individuals who received the President Obamas Chief of
Staff Award in 2010 after the Gulf Oil Spill and Deepwater Horizon.
Gained recognition from the MLC inspection officials by playing an integral role in attaining minimal
hazardous condition notices (HCN's) or discrepancies for the Supply Department during inspection,
while serving as the departments representative in Unit Safety Council.
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CHRISTOPHER RODDEN
28240 Stallion Springs Drive Tehachapi, California 93561 808.234.4440 cjrodden43@gmail.com

Took part on a team effort in accomplishing highly complex assignments throughout the Caribbean
that led to the achievement of Coast Guard Environmental Award in Source Reduction;
Office of the Federal Environment Executive, White House Task Force on Waste Prevention and
Recycling Award for Waste Pollution Prevention; and 2004 Aviation Standardization
Excellence Award.
WORK CHRONOLOGY

United States Coast Guard | Various Locations


United States Coast Guard Communication Station | Miami, FL
STOREKEEPER 1ST CLASS

20122014

United States Coast Guard Recruiting Office | Fresno, CA


STOREKEEPER 1ST CLASS

2008-2012

United States Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point | Kapolei, HI


STOREKEEPER 1ST CLASS

20062008

US Coast Guard Air Station Boriquen | Aguadilla, PR


STOREKEEPER 2ND CLASS

20032006

EDUCATION
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HUMAN RESOURCES (IN PROGRESS: EXPECTED GRADUATION DATE: DECEMBER 2017


Brandman University Irvine, CA
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN APPLIED STUDIES, 2016
Brandman University Irvine, CA
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN LIBERAL STUDIES, 2007
Central Texas College Killeen, TX

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
United States Coast Guard Boot Camp | Storekeeper A School | U.S. Coast Guard Recruiting School
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) | Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP)
CMPLUS (Inventory Management) | Dangerous Good Preparer | Oracle | Financial Procurement Desktop
(FPD)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Automated External Defibrillator (CPR/AED)
Hazardous Materials (HazMat)/Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Online Courses
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION
Coast Guard Petty Officers Association
ACTIVITIES
Organizer, Toys for Tots
Volunteer, Boys and Girls Club of America
TECHNICAL ACUMEN
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) | Weebly | Oracle | Financial Procurement Desktop

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