Ryan C. Koehler

(508) 330-8223

Personal Profile

Success-oriented individual with a strong work ethic seeking a challenging position in a collaborative, fast paced environment. Thrives on completing complicated mechanical objectives.  Conversational in Spanish. 

Education

Education

Bachelor of Arts, International Affairs

2007 - 2011
University of Colorado, Boulder

Leeds Business school certificate

Spanish Language Certificate

Experience

Work History

Assistant to the Harbor Master

2004 - 2014
New Shoreham Harbors Dept
  • Led the planning, coordination, and execution of seasonal preparation and winterization of Harbors Department operations vessels
  • Maintained and repaired outboard motors, pump-outs, and patrol boats. Often in high pressure situations during peak season
  • Managed high traffic vhf radio frequency in order to provide on-demand customer service
  • Developed work schedules and hired new employees in conjunction with harbormaster

Event Tech

2014
Conceptbait   St. Petersburg, Fl  
  • Executed state of the industry custom event design, while constantly adapting to client specifications, and upholding aesthetic organizational standards
  • Developed on the fly event design collaborating with lighting and sound event tech's from other agencies, producing exceptional overall special event experiences
  • Operated large box trucks with lift gates in order to deliver supplies. Supervised organized safe unpacking and repacking of vehicles with fragile and heavy items  

Laborer

2011 - 2013
Islandscape Landscaping      Block Island, RI
  • Lawn and Landscape laborer for premium landscaping company tasked with maintaining and improving luxury vacation properties. Often called upon to work extended hours in order to prepare properties for arriving guests.
  • Creatively executed landscape architecture projects: Custom stone walls, driveways and walkways, patio masonry
  • Developed comfort with safe operation of lawn mowing machinery. Operated various vehicles while towing large trailers responsibly  

Activities

Certifications

2010 - 2016
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Certification

2009 - 2014
Block Island Conservancy Volunteer