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Melanie Britton

Daytona Beach, FL

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Able to coordinate several tasks simultaneously, integrating new ideas into desired results. Many years of experience in several venues allow for patience, determination, and persistence to troubleshoot and resolve issues at hand. Team player or independent with excellent common sense, judgment, and decision-making abilities. Most of the time has been dealing with the public although extensive experience in veterinary technical medicine and laboratory work since 1982. Experience has allowed adaptability in businesses with diverse cultural and environmental aspects. Outgoing personality and people skills. Cross-functional Security Officer Expertise from training 17 guard dogs to Homeland Sea Port posts through trained screener and ship guard. Working at Lowes Home Improvement as a flooring specialist […] trained in and practiced loss prevention. Career and college focus in Veterinary Sciences and supplemented income as owner of a construction business. 
 
* Articulate and well written English * Owner "Dimensions" Tile & Marble since 1989 
* Superior mechanical inclination * Owner "Pet Adventure Club" since 2011 
*Excellent physical health

Work Experience

Owner and Operator

Dimensions
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Daytona Beach, FL
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October 1989 to Present

Presently work at my own business contractor of small construction jobs, tile, marble and stone and painting. Billing and design.

General Manager, Liz Gill, phone

"Best Friends" Pet Care in Sudbury
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Boston, MA
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2011 to April 2014

[…] 2013 Onsite Manager at Boston Dog Company, Acton, Senior Associate Trish Gilpin, phone […] 
12 hour weekend shifts at the Animal Emergency Clinic, Acton, for Doctors on call. Owner Dr. Janice Barnhart

Upscale Security Officer

Florida "U.S. Security Associates
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Miami, FL
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2011 to 2011

at Playa del Mar on Galt Ocean Mile, FL. and with the following Security Companies. Some of which were plain clothes LP work details. 
 
Trump International, Collins Ave, Miami 
"Marksman Security", 
Upscale Security Officer 
Supervisor, Eddie Lugo (786) […]

team member

Trump Tower
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January 2010 to 2011

in keeping the entire 33 floors of this Trump Tower and its grounds, including beaches, pools, bars, restaurants, shops and garages safe and secure for clients, patrons, residents and staff. Rotating security areas included logging time patrolled, safe and door lock assists with hand held computer registered with mother system, actively monitoring the 48 camera system and logging all keys and employees in/out of security / fire command office. All paper logs transferred to computer throughout the day.

Security Officer/Screener

"American Guard Services", Inc
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Port Everglades, FL
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September 2008 to January 2010

Achievements: 
Port Everglades Security F.S.S. 311.12 Certificate 
Security Sensitive Information USDHS completed, certified screener, epaulets. 
Responsibilities: 
Working under the USCG, FDLE, FBI, DEA, Customs and Port Authority secured post as it was assigned and briefed. This included access control of gates, warehouses, dockside, ships, and cargo via X-ray, Hand Wand, Metal detectors and Pat down. Received the "Weapons discovery award" at Port Everglades.

Upscale Security Officer

"The Wackenhut Corporation"
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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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March 2008 to August 2008

Achievements: 
Post D-license, Certificated FL State Guard top 97% of class 
Wackenhut Training Institute Certified Upscale Officer 
Responsibilities: 
Maintain a high level of customer service and client satisfaction. 
Maintained access control at gatehouses and perimeter of location. Rover; vehicle or foot checks safety protocol and securing facilities. 
Observe and written report all in a reviewed clockwise method.

Interactive Student

Merryfield Academy of Animal Health Technicians
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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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1986 to 1987

Hands on teaching facility.

Head Technician

St. Francis Animal Hospital
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Denver, CO
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January 1982 to August 1983

and New Paltz, NY; Veterinary Clinics of America, "VCA", Fort Lauderdale, FL; […] Delray Beach Veterinary Hospital, Delray Beach, FL(Head Technician) ; […] Archer Animal Hospital, Gainesville, FL (while at UF undergrad) 
 
Achievements: 
Consistently met or exceeded expectations of Doctors and hospitals' founders. Known as the reliable on call Emergency Technician (NY) 
Responsibilities: 
Veterinary Assistant excelling to Head Technician with a BS degree, all aspects of the veterinary technicians practice. Inside the hospital worked in all capacities, outside the practice, technician at farms, ranches and racetracks. Daily duties included but were not limited to; pre to post - operative care, catheter inserts, surgical prep, monitoring and scrub in assistant, all laboratory tests and vaccines, completing logs for all laboratory and radiology procedures including FDA logs and OSHA protocol, Avimark knowledgeable and head technician in a paperless office. 
Commonly completed full patient pre-doctor exams, recording TPR and head to tail overall health condition and educated clients on imminent topics. Post doctor exam and procedures, completed charts and charges. Filled in reception area and trained new team members. 
End concern being for the animals and that clients left with a good understanding of their pets' over all wellbeing including the importance of preventive care such as regular exams, procedures and proper nutrition.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biological Science

Florida Atlantic University -
Boca Raton, FL

August 1997

Merryfield Academy of Animal Health Technicians

1987