horse maintenance resume example with 15+ years of experience

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

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adapt at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Account Discrepancy Resolution
  • Unpacking Deliveries
  • Product Knowledge
  • Accuracy and Efficiency
  • Cash and Credit Card Transactions
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Team Building
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Organizational Skills
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Relationship Building
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Basic Math
  • Training & Development
  • People Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Flexible Schedule
  • PPE Use
  • Active gold/rock prospector
  • Enthusiastic outdoors men
  • Adventurest
Education and Training
North High School Bakersfield, CA Expected in 05/2010 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Calavo Growers, Inc. - Horse Maintenance
Temecula, CA, 06/2004 - 06/2006
  • Operated hand and power tools to complete repairs.
  • Maintained clear and safe workspace areas to meet OSHA standards.
  • Installed new systems, replacement parts and components to maintain proper operation.
  • Cleaned stalls and maintained water stickers for horses to drink along with grooming and shampooing and combing out horse main and tails.
  • Organizing tackel/storage for riders.
Swanson Health Products - Pet Grooming/picking up Poop in Backyards
Remote, OR, 06/2007 - 06/2009
  • Bathed and styled pet's fur, inspecting animals for external signs of parasites, disease or injury.
  • Consulted with owners and made recommendations on individual grooming needs of pets.
  • Booked grooming appointments and made follow-up phone calls to remind customers of upcoming appointments.
  • Cleaned and disinfected kennels and common areas to reduce spread of illness from infected animals.
  • Handled pets with gentle demeanor to help animals feel calm and secure.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Facilitated professional relationships with clients, promoting and encouraging repeat business.
  • Groomed dogs and cats by utilizing blades, de-shedding tools, and shears.
  • Promoted grooming services, packages and products to customers to increase store sales.
  • Fed and watered animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.
  • Examined animals for injury or illness and documented symptoms for veterinarian review.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Emptied litter boxes, refilled with fresh litter and cleaned animal bedding.
  • Taught animals sit, stay and other basic commands.
  • Prepared food to meet needs of animals under care with appropriate meals.
Joronco Party Rentals - Party Rental Tech
City, STATE, 12/2011 - 05/2012
  • Inspected rental equipment upon return, closed transactions efficiently and performed routine maintenance or minor repairs in preparation for next customer.
  • Outfitted customers with perfect rental equipment and accessories based on expressed needs, thoroughly documented transactions and inspected and helped load rental items.
  • Maintained accurate equipment service records, recommended purchase of new rental inventory and assembled and set up new equipment before offering to rental customers.
  • Analyzed rental equipment performance issues, delivered recommendations for resolution and estimated repair, replacement and installation costs according to problem diagnosis.
  • Welcomed customers, offered assistance and answered questions by providing rates, terms and conditions of rental.
  • Oversaw maintenance, appearance and performance of company vehicles.
Hdb Limited - Swamper/crane Hand
City, STATE, 06/2012 - 10/2013
  • Loaded and unloaded boom trucks.
  • Secured truck loads by padding or strapping objects.
  • Signaled crane and hoisting operators on where and when to move.
  • Installed oil tanks at specified locations.
  • Operated pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload supplies and materials.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Understood and followed oral and written directions.
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing debris from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Utilized two-way radios and hand signals to coordinate communication between equipment operators.
  • Collaborated with team members to complete assigned tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Loaded and unloaded daily material shipments, keeping products organized and secure to prevent damage and optimize handling.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
  • Performed regular servicing and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Performed repetitive assembly tasks with hand and power tools and automated equipment.
  • Joined, wrapped, sealed and bedded sections of underground pipe and pipe penetrations.
  • Operated and maintained a variety of equipment including hand and power tools.
  • Read plans, instructions or specifications to determine work activities.
LA Posada Grill - Waiter,bartender,cook,dishwasher,
City, STATE, 11/2013 - 01/2016
  • Delivered food from kitchen, fulfilling additional requests to maximize guest satisfaction.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff to stay updated on item availability and customer wait times.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Handled food safely and kept spaces clean to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Helped customers select menu items by suggesting courses, explaining specials and answering food preparation questions.
  • Informed customers about specials, upselling additional food and drink items.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists to ensure smooth restaurant operations.
  • Suggested additional items to customers to increase restaurant sales.
  • Addressed concerns quickly to improve customer experience and escalated issues to management for resolution when necessary.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts.
  • Presented menus to patrons, answered questions about menu items and made recommendations.
  • Rolled silverware and set up food stations and dining areas to prepare for next shift or large parties.
  • Relayed orders to service bar and kitchen via point-of-sale register system.
  • Reviewed daily specials, menu changes and service specifications.
  • Collected tickets and followed proper cash-handling procedures.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and garnishes to assist kitchen staff.
  • Checked identification to verify minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Recorded patron's meal options, identifying dietary needs or special requests to correctly transmit orders.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Scrubbed pots, pans and trays by hand or cleaned using industrial washing machine.
  • Wrapped, dated and labeled food items in storage for safety and freshness.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Loaded and unloaded dishwashers, washing by hand large pots or items used on continuous basis.
  • Kept dishware, glasses and utensils ready for customer needs by quickly scraping, washing and restacking items.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Mixed and served both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for patrons by following standard recipes and procedures.
  • Checked identification of guests to verify age requirements for alcohol purchase.
  • Maintained knowledge of bar and menu options to prepare drinks and make food recommendations.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Prepared cocktails from bar recipes and served wine, draft and bottled beer.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Used standardized recipes and other instructions to prepare food.
  • Managed bar area, cocktail design and menu and handled inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Developed great team spirit with other personnel by pitching in and helping with task completion.
  • Operated and maintained dishwasher, handwash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Sanitized counters and wiped down surfaces following food preparation to prevent cross-contamination from raw meats.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Maintained assigned areas to keep organized and clean by mopping floor.
  • Backed up kitchen team members during heavy work periods to maximize team coverage.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing intoxication and handling intoxicated guests.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.
  • Poured wine, beer and cocktails for patrons.
  • Coordinated orders to expedite food from kitchen according to cook time and delivery time.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing intoxication and dealing with intoxicated guests.
  • Completed regular bar inventories and daily requisition sheets.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports for management.
  • Replaced clean utensils in storage bins for easy access.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Displayed and retained extensive knowledge of liquors, wines and entrees.
  • Carried pans and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Managed portion control using correct utensils during preparation and plating.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Restocked main kitchen areas with items from shelves, coolers and freezers.
  • Took inventory counts before and after shifts to complete food inventory or storage sheets.
Walmart - Deli Service Clerk
City, STATE, 05/2016 - 12/2016
  • Sanitized and kept work areas tidy by cleaning surfaces, equipment and floors, removing trash and maintaining machinery.
  • Sliced meats and cheeses and weighed deli items for customers.
  • Operated slicers and other equipment according to company guidelines to minimize accidents or injuries.
  • Responded to customer questions regarding product availability.
  • Organized ingredients and restocked supplies to prepare for busy periods.
  • Updated food displays, cases and other customer-facing areas to increase sales of special items.
  • Informed customers of deli specials to increase profits.
  • Provided customers with fresh product and correct portion size to minimize shrink.
  • Followed recipes and customer requests to prepare meals.
  • Documented and entered special orders for event catering and party trays.
  • Checked and recorded refrigerator and freezer temperatures to maintain food quality and freshness.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect from spoilage.
  • Checked signage and pricing to verify accurate displays on counters and in cases.
  • Offered samples to promote and upsell specials.
  • Assessed customer needs, evaluated food allergies and suggested additional menu items as appropriate.
  • Created aesthetically pleasing food arrangements for special orders and party trays.
  • Distributed new item samples to customers to provide opportunities for individuals to try products before purchase.
  • Warmly greeted visitors to promote great customer service and positive ordering experience.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during high-volume work shifts and fast-paced operations.
  • Processed cash and credit card payments, promptly returning receipts, coin, bills and payment cards to customers.
  • Maintained safe food handling practices to prevent germ spread.
  • Talked pleasantly with customers while taking orders and promoted positive image for business.
  • Wiped down tables and removed trash and dirty plates to provide clean, welcoming dining environment.
  • Processed payments on cash register and counted back bills and change to patrons.
  • Restocked napkins, condiments and utensils at self-service areas during slow periods.
  • Welcomed and thanked guests to demonstrate appreciation for patronage.
  • Stored food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
  • Served food and beverages at take-out counters to provide fast service to waiting guests.
  • Scrubbed and polished counters to remove debris and food.
  • Assembled and served meals according to specific guest requirements.
  • Answered questions regarding ingredients and preparation techniques to educate customers before placing orders.
  • Chopped ingredients and prepped food items ahead of lunchtime and dinner rush periods.
  • Notified kitchen staff of shortages or special orders, prompting appropriate action and keeping wait times short.
  • Brewed and served coffee and tea with preferred add-ins.
  • Explained food preparation methods and ingredients to enable patrons with food allergies to make educated decisions.
  • Tailored orders to address customer allergies and gluten concerns.
  • Directed patrons to restrooms and other amenities within facility.
  • Oversaw inventory in buffet and reported replacement needs to kitchen management.
Silverbay Seafood - Seafood Processor/Freezer Worker
City, STATE, 06/2017 - 08/2017
  • Separated products according to grade, size and color.
  • Placed raw materials on conveyor belt for processing.
  • Packed products into boxes, baskets, crates, cans and totes.
  • Processed fresh meat items in walk-in cooler.
  • Properly stored meat to decrease waste and increase product freshness span.
  • Understood and followed oral and written directions.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Envirmental Control - Janitorial Worker
City, STATE, 10/2021 - 12/2021
  • Gathered and emptied trash cans and disposed of bags.
  • Sanitized and deep cleaned bathroom floors and surfaces.
  • Dusted and wiped furniture and fixtures.
  • Followed strict schedules, cleaning according to facility usage and room availability.
  • Monitored cleaning supply levels and requested reordering when inventory ran low.
  • Reported interior and exterior maintenance needs to managers.
  • Recorded routine inspection and maintenance activities.
  • Wiped down various surfaces with approved cleaning products to prevent growth of bacteria and viruses.
  • Vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance.
  • Wet and spot mopped to clean floors and other surfaces in public corridors.
  • Kept building interiors appealing with routine deep cleaning of high-traffic areas.
  • Discarded cardboard boxes and trash in compactors and balers.
  • Checked and stocked inventory throughout facility to meet expected demands.
  • Moved equipment and furniture to thoroughly clean space.
  • Operated industrial cleaning equipment to quickly complete custodial tasks.
  • Maintained accountability for building keys, master keys and access cards.
  • Handled, labeled and safely stored various hazardous chemicals and solutions to prevent injuries.
  • Notified building managers about needed repairs to maintain public safety.
  • Maintained janitorial equipment and performed minor repairs to extend machine life and avoid malfunctions.
  • Set up and removed furniture, equipment and supplies required for meetings and special events.
  • Inspected exterior and interior of building for service issues and reported damages and needed repairs to supervisor.
  • Stripped, sealed, finished and polished floors to maintain longevity and health.
  • Performed landscaping tasks and removed litter to maintain grounds.
Green Touch Lawn Care - Lawn Care Worker
City, STATE, 01/2015 - Current
  • Cut and trimmed lawns using power mowers and edgers.
  • Answered customer questions regarding care and general knowledge of landscape.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Pruned and trimmed trees and shrubs with shears and pruning saws.
  • Applied mulch and burlap coverings to bushes and trees for winter.
  • Used hand tools to break up clumps of dirt, transplant seedlings and mix in fertilizers.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shape.
  • Performed preventative maintenance to keep equipment in excellent working condition.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Followed planned landscaping designs to lay sod, seed grass or plant flowers and foliage.
  • Utilized automatic sprayers to mix and spray fertilizers and herbicides onto grass and trees.
  • Recorded services rendered, materials used and charges assessed on specified forms.
  • Picked and chose new shrubs and plants according to bedding and sunlight.
  • Built pergolas, retaining walls, decks and large and small scale water features to enhance grounds.
  • Trimmed or edged around flower beds, walks, or walls.
  • Raked, mulched and composted leaves.
  • Cared for lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding or grubbing.
  • Trimmed flowers and cleaned flower beds.
  • Pruned and trimmed trees and hedges with shears, pruners, or chain saws.
  • Shoveled snow and spread salt on walkways and parking lots.
  • Planted trees, shrubs, bushes and flowers in decorative planters and displays.
  • Provided proper upkeep of planters, paved areas or other grounds features.
  • Mixed and sprayed or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides using hand or automatic dispensers.
  • Watered lawns, plants, or trees, using sprinkler systems or watering cans as part of overall maintenance plan.
  • Decorated gardens, paths and beds with stones or plants.
  • Maintained or repaired tools or equipment for safety and longevity.
  • Followed landscaping designs to determine placement of sod, flowers or foliage.
  • Advised customers on plant, flower or shrubbery care.
  • Built or maintained greenhouses, fences or benches,
  • Winterized irrigation systems and restarted systems in spring.
  • Set support stakes and attached wires from planted trees.
  • Cared for artificial turf fields, periodically removing turf and replacing cushioning pads.
  • Maintained artificial turf by vacuuming and disinfecting after use to prevent harmful bacteria growth.
  • Adjusted amount of water consumption using irrigation methods to prevent waste.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • North High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Horse Maintenance
  • Pet Grooming/picking up Poop in Backyards
  • Party Rental Tech
  • Swamper/crane Hand
  • Waiter,bartender,cook,dishwasher,
  • Deli Service Clerk
  • Seafood Processor/Freezer Worker
  • Janitorial Worker
  • Lawn Care Worker


  • High School Diploma

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