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Summary
Dedicated Wildlife Biologist with excellent technical, analytical and communication skills.  Strong background in compiling and presenting informational material to the public.  Seeking an opportunity to apply my education and experience while strengthening my skills in research and field work.
Skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Writing scientific reports
  • Species inventory
  • Water quality analysis
  • Detail-oriented
  • Problem solving
  • Data collection/analysis
  • Adaptable and reliable
Experience
Naturalist Dec 2016 to Current
Museum of Science and History Jacksonville, FL
  • Care for native wildlife, including reptiles, birds of prey, and mammals
  • Develop and presented educational programs for the community
  • Care for and maintain marine wildlife exhibits
  • Created new enrichment protocols for all animals in the museum collection
  • Created operant conditioning programs for birds of prey
First Mate Mar 2018 to Current
St. John's River Taxi Jacksonville, FL
  • Provides science and history tours for groups up to 100 people 
  • Help captain in docking and securing the vessel
  • Assist in maintaining and repairing motors on a commercial pontoon boat
Volunteer, Ecologist Assistant May 2014 to Jun 2015
UNF Environmental Center, Sawmill Slough Preserve Jacksonville, FL
  • Obtained water samples and performed chemical analysis
  • Performed species inventory using fish and pitfall traps
  • Identified lichen species using chemical tests
  • Extracted invasive plant species and collected native plant species
Education
Bachelor of Science, Ecology and Evolution Biology 2015 University of North Florida Jacksonville, FL
Certification, Upland Systems Module 2018 Florida Master Naturalist Program
Relevent Coursework
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Conservation Biology
  • Vertebrate Anatomy
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Limnology