Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Motivated gardener/landscaper committed to learning and implementing skilled trades and meeting customer needs. Follows instructions and leads others with equal proficiency. Cultivates productive working relationships and instills confidence and trust. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking Gardener entry-level opportunities to expand skills within the community college district.

  • Problem-Solving
  • Physical Agility and Coordination
  • Punctual and Dependable
  • Worksite Safety and Maintenance
  • Attention to Detail
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Material Loading and Unloading
  • Verbal Communication
  • Team Player
  • Demolition and Destruction
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Safety-First Mentality
  • Hand and Power Tool Operation
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Code Compliance
  • Project Management
  • Superior Work Ethic
  • Equipment Maintenance and Repair
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Materials Salvage
  • Incident Reporting
  • Facilities Maintenance
  • CDL License
  • Hand-Eye Coordination
10/2000 to 06/2020 Building Maintenance Manager Troon Golf, L.L.C. | San Jose, CA,
  • Handled routine cosmetic updates such as painting walls and replacing outdated fixtures.
  • Completed minor electrical, plumbing maintenance for building occupants installing toilets sinks faucets
  • Completed basic carpentry tasks and installed shelves, hooks and closet rods to meet customer needs.
  • Shampooed carpets, washed walls, waxed and stripped floors and dusted furniture and fixtures.
  • Responded to personnel queries and troubleshooting requests to provide repair services to improve operations.
  • Disassembled appliances to diagnose problems and facilitate repairs.
  • Inspected alarm systems and monitors to comply with fire, carbon monoxide and other safety levels.
  • set up tables and chairs decorate buy and prepare food for special events, and holidays set up canopies for job fairs
  • Maintain outside areas pruning trees and shrubs, community garden area planting fruit trees, vegetables, striping parking lot area build fence.
  • Assemble and move office furniture install carpets laminate and tile flooring remodel restrooms at minimum cost by using various resources like Craigslist for free materials
  • cover front desk answering phone assisting clients with appointments, maintain company vehicle vans with routine maintenance check oil tires fluid levels
03/1999 to 10/2000 Water Utility Worker 1 City Of San Diego Water Department | City, STATE,
  • Logged services provided in job ticket system.
  • Assisted with sign and pole installation and removal.
  • Coordinated daily utility repair activities with teammates and supervisor.
  • Replaced 3" to 16" water meters in residential and commerical settings and recorded and logged customer consumption.
  • Disconnect house meter set up high line and connect to water hydrant
  • direct traffic set up orange cones in safe directions in emergency water main repair break
  • Attended Water academy class confine space training measure air quality before entry, proper respirator ware traffic safety cone set up water systems use, Asbestos handling procedures Proper use of PPE equipment
03/1994 to 02/1998 Grounds Maintenance Worker 2 City Of San Diego Parks And Rec. Department | City, STATE,
  • Kept outdoor spaces looking clean and inviting with regular removal of leaves, sticks and other debris.
  • Operated vehicles and equipment safely to minimize risks to people and property.
  • Applied herbicides and pesticides to encourage healthy growth.
  • Used heavy equipment, mowers and trimmers safely to prevent accidents.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Used hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Transported mulch, soil and sand using shovel and rake.
  • Swept and power washed hard surfaces to remove grime.
  • Cleaned restrooms emptied trash cans removed graffiti inspected playground areas for any safety issues made repairs as needed
  • Set irrigations clocks for weekly watering schedule checked for leaks or damaged sprinklers and valves made repairs and or replaced
  • maintained indoor facilities set up tables chairs for events, assisted all user groups with activities painted interiors walls cleaned grease traps
  • Maintained athletic fields using drag screens, filling holes removing rocks inspect fencing while providing a safe environment for all to use
  • Part of a team of co workers renovate school athletic fields laying sod gypsum fertilizer installing irrigation system
  • attended all required classes CPR first Aide hazmat safety pesticide chainsaw fork lift skin cancer diversity training killer bees

07/1983 to 11/1988 Grounds Maintenance Worker 1 City Of San Diego Coastal Parks Dept. | City, STATE,
  • Operated vehicles and equipment safely to minimize risks to people and property.
  • Pruned trees and bushes regularly for optimal shaping and better growth in upcoming seasons.
  • Added new landscaping plants and grass seed.
  • Applied herbicides and pesticides to encourage healthy growth.
  • Installed and maintained automatic irrigation systems for optimal care of lawns and bedding plants.
  • Used heavy equipment, mowers and trimmers safely to prevent accidents.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shape.
  • Applied pesticides and fertilizers to grounds and lawns to control pests, kill weeds and prevent disease.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Moved leaves and grass clippings using leaf blower.
  • Used shears, pruners and chainsaws to prune hedges, trees and shrubs.
  • Utilized thatcher to lift dead leaves and grass from between growing grass and soil.
  • Attended heavy equipment class chainsaw pesticide round-up applications proper handleing irrigation valve repair first aide /CPR PPE safety class
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1982 High School Diploma | Crawford High School, San Diego, CA GPA:
Expected in | Biology 101 Plant Pest Disease identification San Diego Mesa Community College, San Diego, CA, GPA:
Expected in | Associate Arts San Diego City Community College, San Diego, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Crawford High School
  • San Diego Mesa Community College
  • San Diego City Community College

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