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Mitchell Carr

To obtain a position that fully utilizes my knowledge and skills. I am a structured team oriented player seeking a company that will allow me to expand my horizon in an environment that fosters growth and future career development.

Bachelor of Science: Biology, Fall 2017
Bowling Green State University - Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403
Associate of Science: General Sciences (Biology Preferred), Spring 2015
Lorain County Community College - 1005 N Abbe Rd, Elyria, OH 44035
  • Inventory management
  • Safety and compliance
  • Heavy equipment operation
  • Effective at multi-tasking
  • Fast learner
  • Self-motivated
  • Knowledge of manufacturing standards/regulations
  • Capable of heavy lifting
  • Good communication skills
  • Equipment problem resolution
  • Strong team player
  • Computer proficient
  • Able to perform quality inspections
  • Critical Thinking
  • Can manage time effectively
Work History
TPT, 11/2018 to Current
Ford Motor Co Avon Lake, OH
  • Work on the line to create vehicles for customers
  • Will work on any position placed at and do efficient and quality work
  • fills the positions of any areas that need people working
  • learns positions quickly and makes sure the job gets done
  • Worked directly with team leaders to achieve a steady flow of vehicles down the line
Laborer, 10/2018 to 11/2018
A.J. Rose Manufacturing Co. Avon Lake, OH
  • Monitored inventory and reported items to be restocked for each job.
  • Performed basic machine set up.
  • Aided crews in loading and packing parts.
  • Maintained documentation for areas such as orders, activities, schedules and employee performance.
  • Informed supervisors when machines needed major service.
  • Met production goals by maintaining cost effective levels of spare parts inventory.
  • Followed standards and procedures to maintain safe work environment.
Urban Erosion & Stormwater Specialist, 05/2018 to 09/2018
Lorain Soil & Water Conservation District Elyria, OH
  • Examined properties and applications for results that matched the Erosion and Sediment Control Rules
  • Inspected different sites and properties to ensure that homeowners and contractors were following the Erosion and Sediment Control Rules
  • Attended meetings that dictated how Lorain County was going to function, including the Stormwater Advisory Committee (SWAC) and the Subdivision Review Subcommittee
Environmental Health Intern, 05/2017 to 08/2017
Lorain County Public Health Elyria, OH
  • Collected and analyzed the numbers of mosquito species in particular areas and cities in Lorain County
  • Worked for beach sampling and collected and analyzed samples from Lake Erie to determine temperature, turbidity and E. coli levels to determine safety levels of water for humans and other animals
  • Used Excel to track numbers of different mosquito species in areas and cities in Lorain County over time
  •  Learned how to operate pesticide machinery and work with and around pesticides safely
  • Operated pesticide machinery throughout Lorain County
Summer Student, 06/2015 to 07/2015
Ohio State University Stone Laboratory Stone Laboratory on Gibraltar Island in Put-In-Bay
  • Collected and analyzed biological data about relationships between organisms and their environment.
  • Interpreted research findings and summarized data into reports.
  • Conducted basic and applied research on Ecological data of organisms.
  • Took water samples of Lake Erie and studied the microscopic life in them.
  • Did population studies of different species of organisms on multiple islands in the Put-In-Bay area.
Animal Care Volunteer, 06/2011 to 06/2011
Lake Erie Nature & Science Center Bay Village, OH
  • Maintained a clean and sanitary work environment at all times.
  • Cleaned animal enclosures and performed minor maintenance.
  • Observed animals' physical conditions to detect illness.
  • Kept clear and accurate records on animal behavior, food intake and medications.
Crew Member, 11/2011 to 05/2018
McDonald's 5250 Detroit Rd, Elyria, OH 44035
  • Cooking and frying food in preparation for building sandwiches.
  • Preparing and building sandwiches and food for customer consumption.
  • Washing dishes whenever needed.
  • Taking out trash whenever needed.
  • Training co-workers in cooking and preparing food for customers.

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Kristall Yvonne Barber
Professional Summary
Highly accomplished Animal Control Administrator, Supervisor, Investigator and Officer with more than 18 years of experience focused on building strong relationships with employees, the community, citizens and all animals involved. Handles difficult situations calmly, compassionately and with professionalism. Strong organizing, planning and people skills. Grant writing and community event organization and planning skills along with financial planning and budget management. Experience with emergency preparedness, planning and shelter operations of high volume facilities. Partnered with over 140 other rescue organizations in order to improve on community relationships. Volunteered at numerous community events and at local veterinary hospitals to strengthen partnerships among community service providers.

Budget management emphasizing cost controls

Effective event planning
Grant writing
Excellent time management

Project management

Flexible and multitasked oriented

Excellent communication skills

Collaboration/Team Building

Fundraising and financial planning

Detail oriented

Volunteer and inmate management

Work History
Administrator of Animal Control, 04/2016 to Current
Polk County Sheriff's Office Winter Haven
Responsible for the day to day operations of the Animal Control Section. This includes a total of 69 employees, 10 inmates, numerous volunteers and an average of 400 animals per day approximately 18,000 a year.    
Animal Control Supervisor, 02/2014 to 04/2016
Polk County Sheriff's Office Winter Haven
Responsible for the day to day operations of the Customer Service unit. This includes the call takers, tag requests, records and adoptions and redemptions. Also the hiring of new employees and managing their training and yearly evaluations.
Animal Control Investigator, 03/2012 to 02/2014
Polk County Sheriff's Office Winter Haven
Responsible for maintaining case files, records and photographic evidence. Prepare and attend court, ensure the enforcement of regulations and ordinances. Investigate calls and complaints. Have professional interaction with other law enforcement agencies.
Animal Control Enforcement Officer, 12/2006 to 03/2012
Polk County Sheriff's Office Winter Haven
Responsible for answering call for service and the enforcement of county ordinances. Impound sick, injured and health animals both domestic and wildlife. Responsible for writing reports, issuing citations and appearing in court.
Veterinary Office Manager, 08/2000 to 10/2006
Grand Valley Veterinary Clinic Orwell, Ohio
Responsible for daily operations and flow of Veterinary hospital. Managed employee training, scheduling and inventory. 
  • Started an onsite adoption program at Pet Supermarket Bartow and Winter Haven in 2017
  • Increased live release rate over the past two years approximately 4% each year
  • Decreased Euthanasia rate over past two years approximately 3% each year
  • Increased community involvement and public awareness.
    • Increased participation in community events by more than 5% versus the previous year. This also included a 34% increase in personal contact.
  • Received a Sheriff's commendation in May 2013 and in August 2014
  • Received a Bureau commendation in August 2014 and in May 2015
  • Runner up for civilian of the year 2013
  • Received a Division commendation in January 2009 , November 2013, March 2017, March 2017 and January 2018
  • Received a Department of Law Enforcement commendation in July 2013 and January 2016
  • Dart Certification 2013
  • Large Animal Rescue Certification 2013
  • Effective Supervisory Practices 2012
  • FEMA Courses ICS-100, ICS-200, G-300, IS-700, IS-775, IS-800, G-191 and ICS-400
Master of Science: Currently Attending , 2019
Warner University - Lake Wales, FL
Certified Public Manager: 2017
Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL
Medical Coding Certificate: 2017
Polk state college - Winter Haven, FL
Bachelor of Science: 2015
Polk State College - Winter Haven
Associate of Arts: 2012
Polk State College - Winter Haven
I am a wife of a Deputy Sheriff and a mother of two children. My son is 6 years old and my daughter is almost 3. We also are home to 4 four legged family members 2 dogs and 2 cats. 

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Kira Wycoff
Career Overview
Reliable and compassionate high school graduate seeking an entry-level position as a Veterinary Assistant to enhance my skills learned while in school.
High School Diploma Map High School Spokane, WA
  • Chess Club, 2013-2014
  • Soccer, 2015-2017
Veterinary Assisting Program NEWTECH Skill Center Spokane, WA
  • Associated Student Body Secretary, 2016-2017
Work Experience
05/2015 to 08/2015
Animal caretaker Self Employed Spokane, WA
  • Managed and maintained schedules for four clients
  • Exercised, feed, gave water, cleaned up after, and groomed animals
  • Supervised and cared for three animals at a time
Volunteer Experience
06/2016 to 08/2016
Volunteer Mail Stream USA Spokane, WA
  • Stocked out-going mail
  • Organized incoming mail
  • Prepared and sealed envelopes
  • Give subcutaneous injection
  • Perform animal restraint
  • Take vital signs
  • Give physical exam
  • Take medical history
  • Great communication skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Collaborates well with other
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Detail oriented
 Available upon request