Juan Efren Garibay
Juan Efren Garibay
36402 Wishing Well Ct Telephone: (760) 576-9204
Winchester, CA 92596 E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
Languages: Fluent in Spanish.
Government Top Secret Clearance.
Bachelors of Science Degree, Liberal Arts, Excelsior College in Albany, New York, March 2009.
Honorable Discharge, United States Marine Corps, Retired. March 1991 to April 2011.
A proven leader and motivator of people with 20 years of knowledge and experience in team building, training, personnel
development, staffing, supervision, and management. I am equipped with the ability to develop new insights into situations
to encourage new ideas and innovations.
Project Management expertise and knowledge in management principles and processes
Resource Management - Possess proven problem solving and resource allocation skills needed to meet
Maintain a well-organized team - cross train team members to be more efficient; cultivate awareness and
self-actualization of personnel, building increased investment in operations by all staff.
Process Implementation - Ability to anticipate unique requirements or potential roadblocks in all situations;
promote an environment of continuous improvement and learning to deliver exceptional results; streamline
communication and implementation channels to quickly and effectively meet customer and organizational
Relationship Management - Highly experienced in building a unified team environment, through
leadership, employee empowerment and continuous learning, able to act as liaison/change agent between
production employees, senior management and third parties.
Expert ability to communicate, counsel and advise clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing with
diplomacy and tact with all levels of staff and individuals; Ability to work safely, effectively and maintain
professionalism and composure under adverse and stressful conditions; Personally committed to the highest
ethical standards; Make well-informed, effective, and timely decisions.
Extensive demonstrated supervisory, public speaking, and leadership experience.
Personable, intuitive, inquisitive, diligent, punctual, unselfish, trustworthy, loyal, highly motivated, and
committed to high ethical standards and personal integrity in every situation.
Demonstrated ability to analyze information, identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and
develop solutions; an effective problem-solver with excellent organizational and time management skills;
capably liaises and manages business relationships; Identify and analyze problems; determine
objectives, set priorities, and delegate work.
Leader, trainer, and team builder with extensive operational and administration experience, as well as,
outstanding management, analytical and technical acumen; Expert ability to plan/organize work.
Versatility, adaptability, and willingness to tackle new responsibilities and multiple tasks; self-starter,
assertive, positive “can do” attitude, and team player; Accept responsibility for my own mistakes and
strive to never repeat preventable errors.
Successful hands-on experience in operations management, planning, workflow organization, space
utilization, research, analysis, and investigations; Possess the ability to build strategic relationships and
achieve common goals for the mutual benefit of others; Excellent interpersonal relations, oral and written
Able to foster an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged
to achieve the vision and mission of the organization; Strong analytical, negotiation, investigatory,
administration, and mediation skills.
Develop the ability of others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback
and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods; Inspire and foster team
commitment, spirit, pride, and trust.
Recognized for ability to educate, train, lead, evaluate, and motivate personnel at all levels; Highly self-
motivated and work well both independently and collaboratively; Expert ability to establish and maintain
strong, effective, working relationships with culturally diverse groups and in culturally diverse environments.
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PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE:
Personnel and Administration Chief, Camp Pendleton, CA.
August 2008 – April 2011 Master Sergeant (E-8)/Department Manager
Supervised 21 Personnel in five separate sections.
Responsible monitoring manpower tasks and staffing; A sought after contributor in the resolution process of
inquiries from outside agencies and personnel issues.
Assist and advise on all administrative matters for an organization of 1500 personnel.
Familiar and knowledgeable on postal procedures and regulations, career planning and bonus payments,
promotions, and pay and entitlements.
Prepare reports, routing sheet memos; Draft, and review outgoing correspondence in accordance with
Marine Corps Orders and Secretary of the Navy Instructions/Correspondence Manual for senior staff.
Trained and experienced as Defense Travel System Approving Official in which I coordinated, prepared,
and scrutinized travel requests, orders, funding and claims settlement; Worked with Fiscal/Comptroller
section in managing a $1,000,000 budget.
Trained and experienced as Government Travel Charge Card Coordinator and dramatically reducing
outstanding charge card balances.
Responsible for the professional development, mentoring, and supervision of over 40 personnel; Advised
and interpreted Marine Corps Orders, Marine Corps Regulations, All Marine Messages, Marine
Administrative Messages, and Navy and Marine Corps Policies for Mid-Level and Senior Management.
Accomplishments: Supervised preparations for three highly detailed Personnel and Administration
Inspections in which all sections achieved 90%; Saved approximately $50,000 each quarter in travel
funding. During this time, I volunteered for local community events such as the Stepps Stables Annual
Officer Candidate School Instructor, Training Command, Quantico, VA.
August 2007- August 2008 Gunnery Sergeant (E-7)/Senior Advisor
Supervised, trained, and developed four 3-member teams in the proper conduct of training of Officer
Candidates/Entry Level Military Officer Training, in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
Successfully trained, mentored and evaluated over 300 personnel.
Accomplishments: Received numerous certificates for the successful completion of seven 6-week and 10-
week training cycles.
Legal Chief, Training and Education Command, Quantico, VA.
May 2006 – August 2007 Gunnery Sergeant (E-7)/Lead Supervisor
Receive, review, and prepare legal correspondence, reports, and endorsements for General and Special
Courts-Martials, Officer and Senior Enlisted Administrative Separations, Officer and Senior Enlisted
Nonjudicial Punishments, and a variety of investigations in accordance with Navy and Marine Corps orders
and regulations (Secretary of the Navy Instructions, Marine Corps Separations Manual, Correspondence
Manual, and Legal Administration Manual.
Review correspondence for signature of the Staff Judge Advocate from over 30 Military Occupational
Specialty Schools and Primary Military Education Academies; Process requests for information and assist in
resolving a variety of legal inquiries from external and internal elements; Prepare travel and funding
requests for witnesses, accused, and counsel.
Maintained custody reports and investigations subject to the Freedom of Information Act.
Responsible for training, discipline, mentoring, and supervision of personnel.
Accomplishments: Implemented an electronic filing system for physical logging and tracking of requests
for legal action. Volunteered in support of the local community with the “Rebuilding Together” organization.
Assistant Administration Chief, United States Pacific Command, Camp Smith, HI.
October 2004 – May 2006 Gunnery Sergeant (E-7)/Supervisor
Supervised and mentored 6 Personnel.
Responsible for drafting and review of official correspondence and message traffic from several outside
agencies and internal entities, i.e. Department of Defense, U.S. Congress and Senate, Joint Chiefs of Staff,
and State Department; Knowledgeable and familiar with Joint Chiefs of Staff Correspondence procedures,
orders, and manuals.
Responsible for the security and handling of sensitive and classified information, including accountability
during extensive travel periods throughout the Continental United States and 8 foreign countries.
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Maintained a $30,000 office equipment/supply budget.
Accomplishments: Volunteered for the Hawaii Food Bank Annual Food Drive raising over 2000 pounds of
goods for the community. Received the Joint Service Commendation Medal for personal and professional
Assistant Protocol Officer, United States Pacific Command, Camp Smith, HI.
May 2003- October 2004 Staff Sergeant (E-6)/Section Leader
Supervised and mentored 7 personnel.
Responsible for logistics, scheduling, and other administrative support to Action Officers, U.S. and Foreign
dignitaries, and other high ranking military and civilian officials conducting official business with the
Commander and Deputy Commander, U.S. Pacific Command.
Knowledgeable and familiar with the Army, Air Force, and Joint Chiefs of Staff Protocol regulations.
Responsible for maintaining and tracking over $100,000 in office equipment and government vehicles.
Accomplishments: Participated in three Aloha Runs and two Half Marathons supporting charitable causes.
Received several awards and certificates for personal and professional achievements including Enlisted
Member of the Quarter in a 2000 personnel organization.
Drill Instructor and Senior Drill Instructor, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA.
January 2000 - March 2003 Sergeant/Staff Sergeant (E-5/E-6)/Task Leader
Trained and Developed over 400 Personnel in Introductory Military Training in accordance with Standard
Operating Procedures, Marine Corps regulations and orders.
As Operations Chief, responsible for conducting Family Day presentations and tracking annual training for
over 200 personnel, which included rifle and pistol range quotas, physical fitness testing, primary military
long distance education, gas chamber, and swim qualifications.
Accomplishments: Coordinated support of personnel and equipment for six Graduation Ceremonies and
two Educator Workshop events. Received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for
Service Record and Pay & Allowances Chief, Inspector-Instructor Staff, Encino, CA.
November 1996 – December 1999 Sergeant (E-5)/Section Leader
Supervised 8 Personnel.
Responsible for training Reserve Component counterpart, maintaining and updating Service Record Books,
reporting all pay and allowances, and preparing accountability reports for over 200 Active Duty and Reserve
personnel; Responsible for security and accountability of over $20,000 of monthly payroll checks for
Accomplishments: Participated and volunteered in Taste of Encino, mentor at a local Elementary School,
and the Toy-for-Tots program. Received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for personal and
professional achievements. Achieved a 92% in the Reserve and Active Duty Personnel Administration
Pay and Allowances Chief, Combat Service Support Detachment, El Toro, Irvine, CA.
August 1994 – November 1996 Corporal/Sergeant (E-4/E-5)/Section Leader
Service Record and Pay & Allowances Chief, Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron -242, El Toro, CA.
September 1991 – August 1994 Lance Corporal/Corporal (E-3/E-4)/Section Leader
Unit Diary Clerk Course, Camp Del Mar, Camp Pendleton, CA.
August 1991- September 1991 Private First Class/Lance Corporal (E-2/E-3)/Student
Marine Combat Training, Camp Pendleton, CA.
July 1991 - August 1991 Private First Class (E-2)/Student
Marine Recruit Training, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA.
March 1991 – June 1991 Private (E-1)/Basic Marine
COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SKILLS:
Proficient in use of most major computer systems, information systems, spreadsheet applications, graphic and
presentation applications, and word processing applications including but not limited to:
Windows 98 / ME / 2000 / XP / Vista.
Microsoft WordPerfect; Microsoft Office Suite.
MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint; MS Publisher.
Internet Explore; Netscape Navigator.
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HONORS, AWARDS AND SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS:
JOINT SERVICE COMMENDATION MEDAL NATO MEDAL-ISAF AFGHANISTAN
NAVY AND MARINE CORPS FOUR (4) JOINT MERITORIOUS UNIT
COMMENDATION MEDAL AWARD
TWO (2) NAVY AND MARINE CORPS NAVY MERITORIOUS UNIT
ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL COMMENDATION
SEVEN (7) CERTIFICATE OF TWO (2) NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE
COMMENDATION (INDIVIDUAL AWARD) MEDAL
NINE (9) LETTER OF APPRECIATION GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM SERVICE
FIVE (5) MERITORIOUS MAST MEDAL
LETTER OF COMMENDATION THREE (3) SEA SERVICE DEPLOYMENT
CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION RIBBON
SIX (6) MARINE CORPS GOOD CONDUCT MARINE CORPS DRILL INSTRUCTOR
AFGHANISTAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL
Bachelors of Science Degree, Liberal Arts, Excelsior College, Albany in New York, March 2009.
Master Sergeant/First Sergeant (E-8) Leadership Seminar, Camp Pendleton, CA., September 2008.
Diploma, Legal Officer’s Course, Norfolk, VA 2007.
Diploma, Staff Non-Commission Officer Advanced Career Distance Resident Education Program, 2005.
Diploma, Staff Non-Commission Officer Advanced Distance Non-Resident Education Program, 2004.
Diploma, Staff Non-Commission Officer Career Distance Resident Education Program 2002.
Diploma, Staff Non-Commission Officer Distance Non-Resident Education Program 1999.
Diploma, Sergeants Resident Education Program, 1997.
Diploma, Sergeants Distance Non-Resident Education Program, 1996.
Diploma, Noncommissioned Officer, Career Resident Program 1994.
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