garden manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Dedicated professional garden coach & trainer offering nine years of horticultural experience, natural leadership talent and good understanding of business operations. Proficient in managing diseases and plants, optimizing growing conditions and scheduling care activities such as watering and fertilizing. Looking to apply knowledge and abilities to challenging, growth-oriented position.

  • Working collaboratively
  • Customer service
  • Organizational skills
  • Clerical
  • Planning
  • Analytical
04/2020 to Current
Garden Manager Jccs Of North America Staten Island, NY,
  • Set work schedules and delegated tasks to maintain optimal coverage for plant and garden needs.
  • Cared for and maintained plants at three grow sites
  • Trained and facilitated 5-12 volunteers to support plant care
  • Conferred with horticultural experts to plan and implement facility updates focused on expanding offerings, increasing productivity and improving revenue.
  • Checked factors such as water pH, applied chemicals and growth enhancing substances, and used organic methods depending on specific crop and customer demands.
  • Purchased supplies such as seeds, nutrients, disease control chemicals and gardening equipment based on business demands.
  • Supervised work of 5 the sos=s sistas team members caring for 5 plots at once.
  • Defined strategies and created a plan to achieve ambitious operational objectives.
11/2004 to Current
Special Education Paraprofessional Kasson-Mantorville School Kasson, MN,
  • Worked in tandem with teacher to develop customized classroom environment conducive to students' needs.
  • Collaborated with teacher to develop effective, individualized learning strategies.
  • Provided support to students through specialized accommodations, extra assistance and educational assessments.
  • Affirmatively communicated and promoted positive attitudes with every student.
  • Advised instructor regarding student behavior or issues that required immediate addressing.
  • Escorted students to restroom cafeteria, outside to playground and on field trips.
  • Engaged and supported students with differing learning styles and cultural backgrounds.
  • Participated in supervision of students during lunch, physical education and after-school extracurricular activities to maintain peaceful and productive environment.
  • Administered coursework devised by teachers according to lesson plans.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Provided special attention to individuals needing extra academic or behavioral guidance during classes.
  • Utilized curriculum with life-based approach.
  • Instructed students with varying abilities and needs in alignment with IEP objectives while delivering personalized and small group lessons.
  • Coordinated with teachers to support instruction implementation through students' specific needs and progress evaluations.
  • Provided students with personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
09/2002 to 09/2004
Paraprofessional Educator Amita Health Shawnee, KS,
  • Performed diverse tasks for teachers, including clerical support, classroom management and document coordination.
  • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
  • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
  • Created and distributed instructional materials for group and one-on-one use.
  • Monitored students in class, hallways and cafeteria to supervise, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Provided classroom support throughout planned instruction and individual lessons.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Leveraged evidence-based techniques to foster academic progress, social inclusion and critical thinking.
  • Delivered instruction individually or in small groups with support from instructor.
09/1992 to 09/2002
Student Services Assistant Los Angeles Community College District City, STATE,
  • Advised students on course selection, pathways and career options.
  • Scheduled meetings with at-risk students to discuss methods for improving grades and bolstering learning opportunities.
  • Counseled students in career planning, job placement and academic goals.
  • Presented students with information and resources to promote academic progress and empowered students to take responsibility for academic success.
  • Coached high school students and facilitated transition into community college or university settings.
  • Encouraged students to develop four-year plan and assisted in planning and individual program of study for next term.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1994
Associate of Arts: Child Development
West Los Angeles College - Culver City, CA
Expected in 05/1996
Associate of Science: Small Business Management
West Los Angeles College - Culver City, CA
Expected in 05/2022
Bachelor of Science: Psychology
Metropolitan State University Of Denver - Denver, CO
  • Certified Denver Master Composter, Denver Urban Gardens- 2017

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School Attended

  • West Los Angeles College
  • West Los Angeles College
  • Metropolitan State University Of Denver

Job Titles Held:

  • Garden Manager
  • Special Education Paraprofessional
  • Paraprofessional Educator
  • Student Services Assistant


  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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