Forestry Technician who emphasizes efficiency and precision in all operations. Data management and analysis expert. Collaborative [Job Title] offering more than [Number] years in parks and grounds maintenance. Extensive experience in pruning, bedding, irrigation and fertilizing techniques. Accomplished Forester and advocate of sustainable forestry bringing over [Number] years as a [Job title] and [Number] years in [Field]. Specialist in native plants.
Federal Certification in Fire Behavior
Stone and timber walls construction
Sustainable forestry techniques
Effective team leader
Trained in emergency response
Small arms weapons specialist
Trained in defensive tactics
Firearms safety training
Calm under pressure
Fluent in Spanish
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Excellent quantitative skills
Managing large crews
Dependable independent worker
Excellent plan comprehension
Customer service skills
Good at following instructions
Forestry Technician05/2013 to 10/2013USDA Forest Service Pikes Peak Ranger DistrictColorado Springs, CO
Successfully completed a 40hr Certified-training course to serve as a Forest Protection officer to conduct forestry regulation enforcement on the Pike National Forest.
Executed enforcement duties as a Forest Protection officer conducting customer service contacts with forest visitors.
Provided information and educated visitors on forest rules and regulations, Recreation opportunities, current restrictions and ideal resource management practices for designated areas.
Enforced regulations neglected by forest visitors by issuing written warnings and Violation notices.
Operated as a member of the Off Highway vehicle trails crew focused on maintaining, repairing and building forest trails.
Primal responsibility was to conduct patrol of forest routes and trails, assessing and planning future projects, evaluating current state of trails and implement trail sustainability measures.
Supervised a team that assured forest areas and trails were maintained in accordance to forest service standards.
Engineered forest signs, visitor information Kiosks.
Rehabilitated and developed over 50 miles of forest trails and trail heads.
Developed, Organized and managed large work projects and community volunteer days of 20 people or more to ensure cleanliness and sustainability of forest areas and trails.
Successfully accounted for and maintained daily operation hand tools, vehicles and power tools.
Continuously sustained a clean, safe and secure work environment and workshop.
Forestry Technician01/2013 to 05/2013USDA Forest Service Boulder Ranger DistrictBoulder, CO
Served as a member of a fuels management crew engaged in fuels management projects on the Arapahoe/Roosevelt National forest.
Accomplishing 800 acres of prescribed burn units and fulfilling target goal for fuel management projects.
Conducted fuels management through broadcast burning, hand and machine piling and other brush disposal techniques.
Actively gathered weather conditions, and monitored fire behaviors to mitigate potential risk and compile real time information to identify project statuses.
Used a variety of hand and power tools including chainsaws and firing equipment.
Performed wildfire suppression support as member of an initial attack team and engine crewmember.
Veterans Fire Corps Member07/2012 to 11/2012Southwest Conservation CorpsDurango, CO
Conducted timber stand improvement for the Dolores, Colorado USFS on The San Juan National Forest, thinning Ponderosa pine and cutting Oak brush in preparation for timber sales Completed habitat rehabilitation project on Crow Mesa, New Mexico for the Farmington BLM cutting Pinon and Juniper in preparation for future RX burn Monitored and reduced fuels surrounding archeological sites on the Navajo Dam, New Mexico for the Farmington BLM as part of archeological site preservation projects Identified weather and Safety hazards to maintain a healthy work environment, actively applying LCES during felling operations as part of Risk Management Effectively served on an 8 person crew completing project specifications to BLM and USFS standards executing conservation and fuel mitigation projects as a fire fuels crewmember Actively learned to operate and maintain a Stihl 460 Magnum Chainsaw as a FAL/A Sawyer completing over 250 hours of operation and 100 hours of maintenance Completed 90 days of wildland fire experience gained through timber stand improvement and fuel reduction projects.
Military Police Officer09/2006 to 09/2011United States ArmyFort Riley, KS
5 years of general work experience as a military soldier in parallel with a Military police occupation Provided public safety by responding to calls or alarms involving crimes, motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations Identified and documented the nature of incidents, took statements, Prepared reports that describe events that may be used in future legal actions Conducted thorough investigations into federal and state violations, which included petty offenses, misdemeanors and felonies Monitored, documented and reported suspicious persons, situations, safety hazards and unusual activity in designated patrol areas Analyzed theories, facts and statements to identify suspects and develop case information Questioning or interrogated individuals on scene to develop standing case, informed individuals about their rights as suspects and/or witnesses Made arrests and performed booking procedures Operated radar or other speed detection equipment to enforce traffic regulations and speed limits, Issued citations Assisted on emergency and accident scenes to insure the safety of all personnel and or victims Lead a search team of 4 officers conducting search and seizure operations on military installation Provided first aid and basic life support to any injured personnel Effectively plan, execute and obey orders in stressful situations.
Associates of General StudiesPikes Peak Community CollegeColorado Springs, CO, United States
Natural Resource Management
Colorado Fire Camp Salida, CO United States
Technical or Occupational Certificate09/2012
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