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Professional Summary
Highly motivated and professional firefighter that is committed to improving my skill set and training to better serve my community. 
Works well in team dynamic

Highly motivated self starter

Values the importance of safety

Operates well in high stress environments

Work History
03/2017 to Current
Forestry Technician (FIRE) U.S. Forest Service 1192 W. Saddleview Douglas, Arizona
Performed all wild land firefighting duties to include chainsaw operation, line construction, burnout operations, fire pump operations and mop-up.
03/2016 to 03/2017
Wildland Firefighter Tribal Nations Response Team/ Bureau of Indian Affairs 104 N. Main Sacaton, Az
Responsible for all firefighting activities including fire suppression in both direct and indirect strategies. 
11/2012 to 06/2015
Wildland Firefighter Arizona State Forestry 6940 N Air Terminal Rd, Douglas, AZ
Operated in all firefighting capacities in the wild land environment. Responsible for assisting with training and maintenance of tools and apparatus.
Associate of Arts: Fire Science/ Emergency Medical Technology
Scottsdale Community College - Scottsdale, Arizona
Completed coursework in fire suppression, fire prevention, fire investigation, Hazardous Materials response and Emergency Medical Patient Care.

Current FFT1 certification

Current ICT5 certification

Intermediate "B" chainsaw operator

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Professional Summary
Talented young adult effective at multi-tasking and maintaining a friendly attitude under pressure. Efficiently builds loyalty and long-term relationships with customers while consistently exceeding expectations to make sure that goals are met.
  • Personable and trustworthy
  • Relationship building
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical thinker
  • Quick learner
  • Creative problem solver
Work History
05/2017 to Current
Carpet Technician Stanley Steemer Atlanta, GA
  • Spot cleaned furniture and carpet.
  • Steam cleaned and shampooed carpeted areas.
  • Properly labeled and diluted all cleaning solutions.
01/2016 to 01/2017
Forestry Technician Cyrene Turpentine Bainbridge, GA
  • Marked timber for stand improvement, general thinning and economic purposes.
  • Cared for established lawns by mulching, aerating and weeding.
  • Pruned trees, shrubs and hedges using .
  • Mowed, weed whacked and mulched planted areas and lawns.
05/2015 to 01/2016
Electrical Installer CLP Resources Bainbridge, GA
  • Installed electrical conduit and wiring for power, controls and lighting.
  • Tested, troubleshot and calibrated equipment in the shop and in the field.
  • Completed daily inspections of all electronic equipment.
  • Documented all maintenance and repairs performed on equipment.
07/2014 to 01/2015
Sanitation Worker John B Sanfilippo & Son Inc Bainbridge, GA
  • Cleaned and sterilized all equipment.
  • Cleaned , waxed, and buffed floors
Associate of Arts
Arkansas Baptist College - Little Rock, AR
High School Diploma
Bainbridge High School - Bainbridge, GA
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Professional Profile
Service-focused professional and friendly team player with a knack for building productive working relationships. Reliable and hardworking employee who quickly learns and masters new concepts and skills, who is highly energetic, outgoing and detail-oriented.
  • Microsoft Office
  • Quick Learner
  • Dedicated team player
  • Outstanding physical stamina
  • Leadership
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Excellent multi-tasker
  • Calm under pressure
05/2011 to 11/2014
Wildland Firefighter USDA Forest Service North Fork, CA Performed assignments as a wild land firefighter engine crew member. Developed a working knowledge of fire suppression and fuels management techniques, practices, and terminology. Utilized a variety of specialized tools, equipment and techniques while actively managing wildfires on an engine crew. Had the knowledge and skill of standard first aid procedures sufficient to perform preliminary first aid and triage as necessary. Completed duties around the fire station including facility maintenance, hazard fuel reduction, and a variety of miscellaneous project work. Cooperatively and supportively interacted with coworkers and supervisors.
05/2006 to 11/2010
Forestry Technician (Timber Marker) USDA Forest Service North Fork, CA Marking crew duties included managing team of ten crew members, providing crew with appropriate equipment, instructing proper use of tools and materials to mark timber. Guided the crew to work effectively in an outdoor environment by providing safety guidelines and awareness of being in the field. Directed crew to maintain equipment, work on ongoing projects and fulfill personal daily tasks.
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts Columbia College Sonora, CA, USA
High School Diploma Sierra High School Tollhouse, CA, USA
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Professional Experience
Foreman - Grounds Crew 09/2017 to Current Lawn Enforcement Durham Oshawa, Ontario
  • Supervision and safety of 2-6 grounds maintenance crew members
  • Customer service and public awareness
  • Duties including cutting, trimming and fertilizing, general property management, snow and ice removal and salt application
  • Operation and maintenance of vehicles, equipment and tools e.g.  Wright Stander mowers, hedge and line trimmers, blowers, fertilizer spreaders, salt spreaders and snow removal equipment
  • Documentation of work records e.g. time sheets and work orders
  • Operation of site supervisor vehicle and snow removal equipment
Assistant Forestry Technician 05/2016 to 09/2017 Town of Whitby - Parks and Recreation Whitby, Ontario
  • Summer student- Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Management Program
  • Performed tree replacement and planting activities including Ash tree marking, locating Ash stumps, identifying planting sites, and educating the public on how to use the new tree watering bags
  • Monitored contractor tree cutting and replacement activities, ensuring that only Ash trees were cut, and that new trees were planted in the designated locations
  • Safely operated the town's wood chipper, stump grinder and various town work vehicles
  • Performed walking inventory of trees on town boulevards, parks, open spaces, and woodlots
  • Answered questions from the public regarding city Ash tree removals, new tree planting locations, and any delays/issues involving replacement plantings
  • Collected and recorded municipal tree inventory information including: location (GPS co-ordinates, street name, and building number), species, trunk diameter (DBH), and tree health using the Trimble handheld computer system 
  • Accurately updated the Municipal Tree Inventory Database 
  • Worked with minimal supervision in all weather conditions
Vegetation Groundsperson (CN Rail Vegetation Control Chatham-Kent to Vaughn) 05/2015 to 09/2015 Asplundh Canada ULC Peterborough, Ontario
  • Assisted with the mixing and application of herbicides to the track as any type of vegetation in the track section could compromise railway safety
  • Maintained rail safety by cutting trees and clearing brush along the inner right-of-way ensuring sight lines are maintained at road and pedestrian crossings, in curves, and providing clear sign and signals visibility
  • Safely operated chainsaws, backpack and trunk-mounted herbicide sprayers, hand saws, and pole saws
  • Groundsperson for arborist trimming trees from a bucket truck
  • Worked around fallen limbs with proper protection while safely communicating with workers elevated off the ground
Summary of Skills
  • Sustainable forestry techniques 
  • Forestry data collection, interpretation and analysis
  • Identifying plant and tree species, entomology, soils and fungi/pathogens
  • Pruning, brush clearing, mulching and watering
  • Educated on WHMIS and safe chemical awareness
  • Work well in both team and individual environments

  • Application of industrial herbicides
  • Safe operation of chainsaws, brush chippers, stump grinders, clearing saws, Bobcat Skid Steerers, snow blowers, lawn mowers, pole saws, line saws, and rototillers
  • Landscape design, planning and preparation
  • 'DZ' licensed driver
  • Licensed Pesticide Technian

1 Year Certificate: Horticulture technician 2018 Durham College Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
High School Diploma: Urban Forestry Technician 2016 Fleming College Lindsay, Ontario, Canada


Pesticide Technician Certification - 2018

Valid 'DZ' Driver's License - 2017

WHMIS - 2017

Chainsaw Certification - 2016

e-Rail Safety Clearance Certification - 2015

Technical Skills
Skills Experience Total Years Last Used
Microsoft Office Software Suite Skilled 5 2018
I-Tree Design Intermediate 2 2016
Trimble GIS Data System Intermediate 2.5 2016
Esri - ArcMap Suite 10.3.1 Intermediate 2 2016
Bobcat Skid Steerer Certified .5 2016
Chainsaw, Wood Chipper, Pole Saw Certified 3 2018