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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Summary

Driven Nursery Worker experienced in plant production, machinery operation and other various forms of nursery/landscape installment labor. Focused and enthusiastic with 5 years of experience working in the horticultural field. Currently enrolled in Tidewater Community College (on my third semester), working towards a Horticultural degree, Arborist Certification, Plant Propagation, Greenhouse Crop Production and Landscape design/management. I thrive in a team-based environment and also enjoy conveying positive customer interaction.

Skills
  • Floral care and maintenance
  • Horticulture knowledge
  • Interpersonal and written communications
  • Weeding and watering
  • Customer assistance and service
  • Inventory management
  • Power and hand tools
  • Set up and dismantle greenhouses
  • Repair, put up/take down shade cloth and greenhouse plastic
  • Project organization
  • Planning and coordination
  • Problem resolution
  • Organization
  • Debris collection
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Work site cleaning and organization
  • Hedge design
  • Planting procedures
  • Gardening knowledge
  • Logistics
  • Basic stonework design
  • Lawn mowing expertise
  • Landscape equipment knowledge
  • Chemical application
  • Decorative rock and planting
  • Risk mitigation
  • Trimming experience
  • Weeding and edging
  • Sprinkler system maintenance
  • Housekeeping abilities
  • Recordkeeping requirements
  • Reading skills
  • Sanitation understanding
  • Rig-up procedures
  • Loading and unloading protocols
  • Machinery operations
  • Polishing work
Experience
09/2019 to Current
Nursery Worker Archdiocese Of San Antonio Converse, TX,
  • Employed safety techniques whenever using hand and power equipment, including tractor/loader, bobcat, lawn mower, fork lift, Tree-Boss(mechanical claw used to transport trees), to prevent abrasions and other injuries.
  • Meticulously oversaw various cultivation stages for different trees, shrubs and plants to maximize growth.
  • Repaired above ground (and basic underground) irrigation systems.
  • Adhered to watering schedule to keep greenhouse plants healthy and well-maintained.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Assessed needs of seasonal, annual and perineal plants and identified pests and other issues that could hinder growth.
  • Read and followed landscaping plans to install plants and fixtures for residences and businesses.
  • Checked machinery and performed basic routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Retrieved plants and flowers at customers' requests. (Pull orders for customers in the trade, because I work at a wholesale nursery.)
  • Delivered friendly service and one-on-one assistance to promote positive customer experiences.
  • Mixed and sprayed herbicides.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Deployed sprinkler systems to provide grass, flowers and other landscaping adequate water to grow.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Diagnosed plant-related problems and diseases and identified treatment to prevent further infestation.
  • Responded quickly to customer inquiries and concerns to drive customer satisfaction and maximize retention.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Arranged variety of shrubs, perennials, and annuals on yard.
  • Arranged trees on tree-lines
  • Mowed and edged lawns and flowerbeds using zero-turn mower and weed wacker.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Eliminated undesirable weeds and pests by physically removing problems or applying chemicals.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Used zero-turn, traditional riding lawn mowers and self-propelled mowers to mow residential and commercial lawns.
  • Operated and maintained basic landscaping equipment and vehicles.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Completed finishing work such as trimming around trees and bushes.
  • Planted flowers, bushes, shrubs, trees and grass.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Leveraged hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Limited hazards by cleaning all construction areas with complete compliance.
05/2016 to 09/2019
Landscape Laborer Brightview Landscapes, Llc Baltimore, MD,
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Assisted in scheduling weekly landscaping projects and tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds.
  • Dug irrigation trenches for play-area enclosures, gazebos and other small construction projects.
  • Eliminated undesirable weeds and pests by physically removing problems or applying chemicals. Applied snapshot, a pre-emergent
  • Used zero-turn, traditional riding lawn mowers and self-propelled mowers to mow residential and commercial lawns.
  • Operated and maintained basic landscaping equipment and vehicles.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Completed finishing work such as trimming around trees and bushes.
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
  • Planted flowers, bushes, shrubs, trees and grass.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Leveraged hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Limited hazards by cleaning all construction areas with complete compliance.
05/2017 to 09/2017
Wholesale Nursery Labor Knott's Creek Nursery City, STATE,
  • Swapped out plant containers and flowerbeds
  • Potted up perennials, grasses and vines
  • Adhered to watering schedule to keep greenhouse plants healthy and well-maintained.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
Education and Training
Expected in
Horticulture: Horticultural Science
Tidewater Community College - Norfolk, VA,
GPA:
Expected in 06/2018
High School Diploma:
Floyd Kellam High School - Virginia Beach, VA
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Tidewater Community College
  • Floyd Kellam High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Nursery Worker
  • Landscape Laborer
  • Wholesale Nursery Labor
Degrees
  • Horticulture
  • High School Diploma