license and permits specialist resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Versatile and dedicated conservationist with 6+ years of highly diverse research experience, and rich firsthand experience with government policy and non-profit development.  
  • Data interpretation and analysis
  • Wildlife Research and Sample Collection
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Effective Multitasking
  • Policy Implementation
  • Strong interpersonal skills
Awarded the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Outstanding Team Certificate of Appreciation Award, due to my role on the chronic-wasting disease (CWD) response TWIMS Reprogramming Team.  My team was tasked with rapidly implementing new protocols and regulations, in order to mitigate the risk of disease exposure in white-tailed deer.
License and Permits Specialist, 05/2015 to 2017
Department Of The InteriorLongmire, WA,
  • Oversaw multiple big game permit programs including: depredation management, relocation programs, scientific breeding, and aerial wildlife management.
  • Reviewed and edited regulations and rapidly implemented large-scale policy updates.  
  • Collaborated with IT and management in the development of web service for Aerial Wildlife Management Permit program.
  • Concisely and accurately completed information requests from concerned citizens, media outlets, law enforcement, and department leadership.
  • Resolved permit holder complaints and concerns with strong verbal and negotiation skills and maintained composure and patience in face of difficult (often politically sensitive) situations. 
  • Supported game wardens with enforcement issues, related to permit programs.
  • Trained new employees and explained protocols clearly and efficiently.
  • Maintained a calm, professional demeanor when faced with high demand, high volume workloads.
  • Analyzed and managed large data sets. 
Natural Resource Specialist, 10/2014 to 05/2015
Trc Companies, Inc.Richmond, VA,
  • Oversaw chemical monitoring and reporting requirements for Texas public water systems.
  • Developed and maintained technical expertise in public water systems.
  • Led the effort to renovate chemical monitoring standard operating procedures.
  • Enforced regulation compliance with public water systems.
  • Responded to media and public concerns about public water systems and maintained composure and patience in face of difficult customer situations.
  • Researched, documented and escalated compliance issues to higher levels of support according to internal procedures.
  • Completed GPS coordinate verification of sample locations.
Board Member, 02/2011 to 07/2014
Rentokil InitialEscondido, CA,
  • Independently developed strategic mission plan, and new executive summary for organization. 
  • Managed a dam removal/habitat restoration project to remove an onsite dam, to restore water quality of onsite stream.
  • Served on Education and Development Committees.
Avian Technician, 05/2010 to 07/2010
Penn State UniversityCity, STATE,
  • Project leader for grassland bird research project, monitoring demographic response of grassland birds to management practices and habitat manipulation.
  • Managed team monitoring grassland birds on two 50 acre plots.
  • Research techniques included: resighting color-band combinations, documenting behavior, weekly nest searches, monitoring fledgling success rates, and vegetation surveys.
  • Organized and entered field data into Microsoft excel.
Assistant Wildlife Biologist, 06/2009 to 04/2011
Environmental Connection LLCCity, STATE,
  • Accomplished in developing and editing environmental impact statements for land use permits in New Jersey.
  • Led and organized ichthyology study for large-scale wetland mitigation bank project.
  • Routinely completed field surveys (including GPS mapping and wetland delineations) for landowners to determine environmental management needs and prepared plans for habitat improvement projects.
Aquatic Technician, 03/2008 to 09/2008
Colorado Division Of WildlifeCity, STATE,
  • Accomplished extensive wildlife and fisheries research in south-western Colorado, both independently and as a team member.
  • Advanced experience with wildlife research techniques including: 2-pass depletion aquatic surveys, electrofishing in high altitude streams, gill nets, trap net sets,  salmon otolith collection.
  • Collected four million salmon eggs for hatchery stock during fall spawn and distributed rainbow trout fingerlings throughout rivers. 
  • Completed prairie dog study.
  • Completed deer mortality transects.
  • Surveyed alpine region for evidence of endangered Boreal Toad reproduction.
  • Organized and entered field data into Microsoft Office and Colorado data programs.
Conservation Science International Intern, 03/2007 to 07/2007
Hawk Mountain SanctuaryCity, STATE,
  • Studied raptor conservation at international recognized Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. 
  • Independently developed research project analyzing two raptor monitoring sites and presented research at 2007 Raptor Research Foundation Conference.
  • Led team of interns surveying spring raptor migrating.
  • Independently designed a Raptor Study Techniques Program and presented educational programs to sanctuary visitors and schools 
Avian Ecologist, 04/2006 to 07/2006
Colorado State University & Smithsonian InstituteCity, STATE, Peru
  • Team member studying the behavior, movement, and nesting patters of the Orange-crowned warbler.  
  • Research techniques included: independently locating nests, monitoring predators, blood sample collection, vegetation surveys, and video monitoring of incubation and feeding rates.
Macaw Researcher, 2006 to 02/2006
Tambopata Research ProjectCity, STATE,
  • Team member contributing to conservation research by studying the movement and behavior patterns of Macaw and Parrot species in remote Amazon locations.
  • Research techniques included: daily observations of feeding activities, recording negative disturbance data, daily transects, and call rate data collection. 
Nature Counselor, 04/2005 to 07/2005
Winnewald Day CampCity, STATE,
  •  Independently developed age-appropriate environmental education programs.
  • Taught programs to 300 children (ages 5 thru 13).
Master of Environmental Studies: Environmental Biology, Expected in 2013 to University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science: Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, Expected in 2005 to University of Vermont - Burlington, VT
Member of Varsity Crew Team 
wildlife research, fisheries research, data collection, data management, technical writing, environmental policy, environmental education, non-profit development, GPS and GIS mapping, policy implementation and review, interpersonal, verbal, and organizations skills, conflict resolution, project management, wetland delineation, communication

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School Attended

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Vermont

Job Titles Held:

  • License and Permits Specialist
  • Natural Resource Specialist
  • Board Member
  • Avian Technician
  • Assistant Wildlife Biologist
  • Aquatic Technician
  • Conservation Science International Intern
  • Avian Ecologist
  • Macaw Researcher
  • Nature Counselor


  • Master of Environmental Studies
  • Bachelor of Science

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