Easton Peterson

Easton Peterson



Work Experience

  • Petersburg Fisheries, Inc., (A subsidiary of Icicle Seafoods, Inc., Seattle, WA.)

    1991-1991 | Alaska Seasonal Fisheries Worker

    Cold storage, processing, and quality control of fresh salmon and halibut. Included unloading, sorting, careful processing, grading, blast-freezing and glazing, packing, palatizing, and loading duties.

  • Petersburg Fisheries, Inc., (A subsidiary of Icicle Seafoods, Inc., Seattle, WA.)

    1992-1992 | Alaska Seasonal Fisheries Worker

    Cannery and can-line machinery clean-up crew (night shift), seafood processing. Required aptitude and understanding of machinery for operation and basic maintenance, as well as familiarity with steam hoses and high pressure pumps.

  • Northwest Security Services, Inc.

    1990-1993 | Security Officer

    Responsible for safety and security of private premises including Safeco Home Office and KOMO Radio. Worked various shifts full time, mostly 3rd shift overnight, during the school year while studying at the University of Washington full time, taking leave in summer months for seasonal employment in Alaska.

  • Petersburg Fisheries, Inc., (A subsidiary of Icicle Seafoods, Inc., Seattle, WA.)

    1993-1993 | Alaska Seasonal Fisheries Worker

    Cannery and can-line machinery clean-up crew (night shift), seafood processing. Required aptitude and understanding of machinery for operation and basic maintenance, as well as familiarity with steam hoses and high pressure pumps.

  • Petersburg Fisheries, Inc., (A subsidiary of Icicle Seafoods, Inc., Seattle, WA.)

    1994-1994 | Alaska Seasonal Fisheries Worker

    Cannery and can-line machinery clean-up (night shift), Crew Lead. (Includes forklift experience.) Required aptitude and understanding of machinery for operation and basic maintenance, as well as familiarity with steam hoses and high pressure pumps.

  • Knox Attorney Service

    1995-1998 | Process Server / Court Messenger / Dispatcher

    Field work independent of supervision requiring specialized technical knowledge of law and procedure and of rules of court in multiple jurisdictions. Planned delivery routes with multiple stops covering three counties according to deadlines. Conducted field investigations to locate individuals who have moved or changed employers or who appear to be avoiding contact. Precisely followed legal guidelines and client instructions and met due process requirements. Maintained detailed reports and records and prepared and filed affidavits in court proving service of process. Delivered messages and documents between courts and attorneys. Conducted records research and document retrieval. Promoted to swing shift supervisor and dispatcher after two years in the field.

  • Superior Court of California

    1998-2011 | Paraprofessional

  • MTS Rail

    2016-Present | Flagperson/Switchtender

    Protect personnel and equipment while working on or near the tracks; Conduct job briefings prior to work activity and conduct follow-up briefings any time new workers enter the job site, or if there is a change in working conditions or procedures; Manipulate switches; Monitor approaching trains; Alert work crews to clear the track of workers and equipment; Signal the train operator when the tracks are clear; and Use various types of equipment, such as flags, whistles, discs, lights and two-way radios to ensure the safe passage of trains.

Education

  • Issaquah High School

    1985-1989 | High School Diploma - General

    Four years Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). Consistently earned leadership recognition as squad leader. Consistently earned promotion through ranks, achieving officer level rank in junior and senior year. Rifle team competitor for three years, achieving highest rating and serving as team captain during senior year. Strong science aptitude included first year chemistry, second year/advanced chemistry, as well as first year biology, physics, precalculus, and trigonometry. Earned 3.90 GPA.

  • UW Medicine

    1989-1994 | Bachelor of Arts in Editorial Journalism

    Developed in-depth writing and research skills, continuing my passion for challenging academics started as a high school freshman. Successfully paid my own way through university living independent of my family and without financial aid both as a working student and as an Alaska fisheries summer worker. Studied mass communications and news media with primary focus on news-writing/reporting and research/information gathering. Broad university coursework also included Calculus, Chemistry, International Political Economy, Psychology/Sociology, Liberal Arts, and History. 3.50 GPA.

  • Washington State Department of Corrections

    1994-1994 | Internship

    Pre-sentence Investigations Unit.

  • San Diego District Attorney's Office

    1995-1995 | Internship

    One week/40 hour internship in the fraud division during the semester Spring break.

  • University Of San Diego

    1995-1995 | Paralegal Generalist

    Graduate level paralegal certificate, with honors. Civil Procedure and Civil Law. Legal Research and Writing. Family Law. Criminal Law. Estates, Trusts, and Wills, and Probate.


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