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Experience
02/2016 to 12/2017
Animal Attendant/ Customer Service Officer RSPCA Maitland/ Tighes Hill, NSW


11/2015 to 02/2016
Canine career/ Bather Dog Overboard Newcastle, NSW
-washed and dried dogs
-greeted customers at reception
-sold/ recommended/ promoted a  wide range of products
-busy workplace, constantly on the go and very physically demanding
-had to work as a team to get all the dogs washed and ready to go home within certain time frames.
 
 
 
03/2015 to 02/2016
Volunteer Keeper Hunter Valley Zoo Cessnock, NSW
10/2011 to 09/2015
Stable Hand Lees Racing Newcastle, NSW
-generall husbandry of the horses 
-attending race days and being well presented and confident
-a very busy workplace where time management and team work was essential
-communicating with owners at race days with confidence and positivity about their horses and their horses progress
-worked and communicated with people of all different age groups and back grounds
Sales Representitive Stramac Lighting Wickham, NSW
- worked for my father's company on and off since age 14
-answering phones
-meeting with clients
-filing documents

12/2017 to Current
Acting Team Leader RSPCA Rutherford, NSW
Education and Training
2012
Year 7-10 St Pius X Highscool Newcastle, NSW
- Maths
-Science
-English
-Religion
-Textiles
-Visual Arts
-Marine Studies
-Food Technology
-Religion
2014
HSC St Francis Xavier Newcastle, NSW
-Standard English
-general maths
-earth and environmental science
-biology
 -ancient history
-religion
2015
Certificate 3: Captive Animal Managment Taronga Training Institute DUBBO, NSW
-a year of practical and theory based learning in weekly blocks throughout the year
-worked with people and keepers from all over the country and even overseas
-had to do to keepers talks--> pushed confidence boundaries
-answered questions to members of the public
-very rewarding experience
2018
Forsythes Training Newcastle West, NSW, Australia

-Finance for Non-Finance Managers

-Conflict resolution and handling difficult people

-Team leadership/Lead workshop
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Summary

Veterinary assistant with a deep love of animals and a dedication to service. Excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. Has experience working as a volunteer in the Rancho Cucamonga Animal Care And Adoption Center's Kitten Nursery. Currently volunteering at the Rancho Cucamonga Animal Care and Adoption Center and also at Rancho Regional Veterinary Hospital, where I completed my externship program. Patient and personable, focused on developing and maintaining trusting relationships with shy, aggressive and withdrawn animals.

Skills
  • Animal CPR/First Aid certified
  • Trained in Kitten Nursery bottle feeding
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Compassionate
  • Store management experience
  • Animal vaccinations
  • Motivated
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Inventory control/Record logging
  • Proficient in time management
  • Responsible
  • Patient
  • Experienced in animal socializing
  • Aseptic surgical techniques
Professional Experience
Animal Shelter Volunteer, 07/2017 to Current
Rancho Cucamonga Animal Care & Adoption Center Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Provided socialization and relieved boredom and stress of living in a shelter environment by walking, playing with and tending to dogs. Recorded activity and noted any unusual behavior or medical issues.
  • Bottle-fed kittens in the neo-natal nursery.
  • Cleaned kennels and animal holding areas.
  • Played with, petted and brushed cats to relieve anxiety while they were waiting for their forever home.
  • Helped work with feral/scared cats to prepare them for adoption.
Veterinary Assistant Extern, 03/2018 to 05/2018
Rancho Regional Veterinary Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Assisted veterinarian during medical and surgical procedures.
  • Administer medications, vaccines, and treatments as instructed by veterinarian.
  • Positioned animals for diagnostic imaging such as x-rays.
  • Cleaned kennels, examination and operating rooms. Cared for animals pre-surgery, including administering anesthetics.
  • Cleaned, restocked and organized examination rooms.
  • Provided pet owners with excellent customer service and compassionate care for their pets.
  • Greeted customers in a pleasant manner and escorted them to the examination room.
Customer Service Associate/Cashier, 06/2017 to 04/2018
Pila's Pantry of Rancho Cucamonga Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Completed all point of sale opening and closing procedures, including counting the contents of the cash register.
  • Handled all customer relations issues in a gracious manner and in accordance with company policies.
  • Earned management trust by serving as key holder, responsibly opening and closing store.
  • Generated repeat business through exceptional customer service.
  • Answered customer questions regarding merchandise, store information and pricing.
Store Manager, 02/2002 to 06/2017
Sweet Mercantile Co Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Interviewed job candidates and made staffing decisions.
  • Reordered inventory when it dropped below predetermined level
  • Generated repeat business through exceptional customer service
  • Trained new employees
Education
Veterinary Assistant Program Certificate of Completion: Vocational Veterinary Assistant Certification Program, 2018
Animal Behavior College (ABC), Inc. - Valencia, CA
  • Animal CPR/First Aid Certification
High School Diploma: 1988
Chaffey High School - Ontario, CA
Certifications

-Veterinary Assistant Program Certificate of Completion

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Professional Summary
Cooperative, reliable, and highly motivated individual with over 1 year of customer service experience. Calm worker under fast pace/difficult situations. Personable and professional in diverse and social environments. Excellent oral and written communication skills, fluent in English and basic Spanish.
Skills
  • Customer-oriented 
  • Quick learner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Goal-driven
  • Organized multi-tasker
  • Attention to detail 
  • Collaborative
  • Dedicated team player
Work History
Team Member , 09/2016 to Current
Jack in the Box Redlands, CA
  • Handled currency and credit transactions quickly and accurately
  • Provided extensive customer service
  • Cross-trained incoming team members
  • Efficiently input and prepared customer orders in a fast-pace environment
Student Store Volunteer , 08/2015 to 06/2016
Citrus Valley High School Redlands, CA
  • Accurately operated cash register  and processed customer payments​
  • Consistently provided friendly service and hospitality
  • Diligently restocked work stations and maintained clean environment
Animal Shelter Vounteer, 10/2013 to 06/2014
T.A.N.Y.A'S Inc. Phelan, CA
  • Assisted in animal adoption process
  • Walked and cared for several different animals while also maintaining a clean and safe environment
Soup Kitchen Volunteer, 08/2012 to 06/2013
Salvation Army Redlands, CA
  • Maintained a clean and organized environment
  • Attentively prepared meals to the less fortunate  ​
Education
High School Diploma: 2016
Citrus Valley High School - Redlands, CA
  • Received honor roll
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Summary

Reliable, hard working, and self-motivated shift lead who quickly learns and masters new concepts and skills. Passionate about meeting goals and driving numbers without sacrificing quality or safety of himself or others.

Skills
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Extensive Animal Knowledge
  • Reliable with small and delicate objects
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent multi-tasker
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
Experience
Tesla Electric Company Inc. May 2018 to Current Production Associate
Sparks, NV

Supervisor: Terrell Campbell, Mark Encarnacion

Ensured that the Cell and Tube Assembly machines were running at a consistent and productive rate. Any faults or errors were seen to in a quick but methodical manner. Responsibilities that were included with the position involved keeping track of the numbers that were produced and looking for ways that could reduce tact time, adhering to 5S standards, proper knowledge of safety procedures for handling batteries and entering cells, and training and certifications across several different stations.

Petco Animal Supplies January 2018 to May 2018 Merchandise Operations Leader
Sparks, NV

Employer: Monica Mendoza, Phone:

Was responsible for the overseeing of associates unloading trucks, product placement and movements, and inventory management. This was done by running weekly and monthly strategy reports to analyze business trends and make corrections accordingly. Other duties included overseeing day to day operations, paperwork, and meetings when the store manager was away.

Petco Animal Supplies August 2017 to December 2017 Companion Animal Lead
Reno, NV

Employer: Craig Benge, Phone:

Increased sales across 5 departments by a total of 15% within the first two quarters by identifying inefficient practices and correcting them. These were corrected by establishing proper organization and creating maintenance schedules that were detailed yet easy to follow for other associates. In subsequent quarters I maintained a growth in customers that sought knowledgeable associates to help provide support in their new hobby.

Petco Animal Supplies February 2015 to July 2017 Sales/Stock Associate.
Reno, NV

Worked with the inventory manager to ensure proper stock levels and store presentation for a more enjoyable customer experience. Unloaded trucks and worked product off the trucks in a quick yet effective manner to ensure that there was no unnecessary clutter in the stockroom.

Circus Circus Reno July 2014 to June 2015 Busser
Reno, NV
Regularly checked on guests to ensure satisfaction with each food course and beverages.Delivered exceptional, friendly and fast service.
Maintained a professional tone of voice and words at all times, including during peak rush hours. Hand-washed dishes and glassware thoroughly.
Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including the dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor. Promptly and consistently reset tables with spotless service ware.
PetSmart June 2013 to June 2014 Retail Associate
Las Vegas, NV
Was a stock associate on the morning truck crew. Twice a week would arrive early to move product off the trucks and onto the shelf with the use of pallet jacks, electric pallet jacks, and forklifts. Processed all sales transactions accurately and in a timely fashion. Maintained visually appealing and effective displays for the entire store.
Education and Training
University of Nevada, Reno Reno, NV, United States of America During my time at the University of Nevada, Reno I studied both Chemistry and Criminal Justice. I was also a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity in which i was an active member with the chapter's philanthropy efforts for the funding of ALS research