AmeriCorps - Dedicated AmeriCorps member with two terms of service experience and skills in government positions as well as ability to interact effectively with citizens and city officials.
Landscaping - Landscape Gardener passionate about designing beautiful and flourishing outdoor spaces. Dedicated to collaborating with clients to create functional and atmospheric landscapes for their homes and businesses.
White Water Raft Guide - Accomplished river guide on three rivers in the southeast and advocate of state and national parks programs that support summer guide programs and the whitewater recreation.
Restaurant and Food Service - Experienced Line Cook with exceptional knowledge of a wide variety of kitchen equipment and cooking techniques in a fast-paced environment.
Construction - Experienced Construction Laborer knowledgeable about the tools, materials and methods used in road construction.
Sustainable forestry techniques
Invasive species knowledge
Professional, team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills, including MS Office.
Proficient with GPS units and familiar with GIS applications to create maps.
Broad sample and data collection experience including water, soil, sediment, air, and materials.
Committed to environmental education and stewardship.
Congressional Service Award
Over 3,000 hours of Community Service
AmeriCorps assistant team leader
AmeriCorps Physical Training coordinator
Part of of 2013 Fire on the Mountain cooking competition winning team
FEMA Appreciation of Service Award
Spent over 3 months in Haiti working with disaster relief efforts after 2010 earthquake
Wilderness First Aid Certified WFA
Swiftwater Rescue Certified
White Water Trip Leader
NOCApril 2015 to August 2015Raft Guide Denton, Tennessee Worked independently and as part of a team to safely guide hundreds of guests down a class IV-V white water river. Led trips of over a dozen rafts and participated in several swift water rescues over the course of approximately 250 trips down the Ocoee River
AmeriCorpsFebruary 2014 to December 2014FEMA Corps Assistant Team Leader Los Angeles, CAHelped lead a team of twelve AmeriCorps members over ten month term of service with the FEMA Corps program. Advised team leaders and program managers in the field of disaster relief and community service. Established a fitness regiment for team as PT Coordinator. Planned cross country trips as part of travel involved in disaster response. Developed program to educate middle school and high school students about the importance of emergency kits.
Metro GreenScapeLandscape technician Charlotte, NC
Installed retaining walls, fences and planters.
Installed rock gardens, ponds and irrigation systems in accordance with client specifications.
Mowed and edged lawns and flowerbeds using Radial Mower and Weed Whacker.
Planted seeds, bulbs, ground covers and trees.
Operated motorized vehicles and equipment such as diesel trucks, mowers, bucket trucks and fork lifts.
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillHistoryChapel Hill , NC, USA
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