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AMY SMITH
123 Main Street Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235 asmith@sample~resume.com


Desire a Challenging Position as Lead Forester in a Major Corporation with a focus on conservation of natural resources and reforestation operations.

A highly Gifted and enthusiastic Forester with enormous experience in the administration of a county forestry program assessing development impacts, conservation of natural resources, reforestation operations, technical assistance for other agencies, health diagnosis, inventorying existing stands, and enforcement of natural resources ordinances.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Over 12 years of Solid Experience in Forestry.
  • Deep knowledge of the characteristics of, and the ability to    recognize, tree diseases and damage; the various causes of    such diseases and damage; and the safe and proper use of    treatment and control methods and materials.
  • Sound knowledge of the proper use and maintenance of the    various types of tools and equipment involved in the care and    removal of trees, including safe operating practices.
  • Proficiency at developing objectives, formulating policies and    making decisions.
  • In-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of urban    forestry, including tree and shrub selection, planting,    transplanting, cultivating, and maintenance; identification and    treatment of growth and disease problems.
  • Ability to identify various types of urban trees, including their    characteristics and site requirements.
  • Sound knowledge of operating goals and considerations in the    field of urban forestry.
  • Proficiency in the use of the MS Office Suite of software    (Word, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. This    includes the ability to explain complex scientific material and    concepts to individuals and groups with varying levels of    understanding.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and to    work proactively.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to work under    pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Uncommon ability to coordinate multiple complex tasks and    projects concurrently.
  • Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, and attention    to detail.

    Professional Experience

    Cousins Green., Stony Point, NY                   2000 - Present
    Forester
    • Design the Cousins' forestry program to schedule and plan for routine preventative tree maintenance and to respond to emergency calls.
    • Act as a liaison between the Division of Forestry and other Cousins' departments, outside companies, boards, and committees.
    • Respond to inquiries from the general public concerning Cousins forestry activities.
    • Determine necessary equipment in order to accomplish the work of the Division of Forestry and arranges for the acquisition of it by preparing specifications and following purchasing procedures.
    • Determine the selection and planting of trees and appropriate insect control and fertilization programs.
    • Prepare the annual budget for the Division of Forestry and monitors expenditures to insure that they remain within budget limitations.
    • Determine policies and procedures for the Division of Forestry.
    • Supervise contracts with outside firms to augment the tree trimming program.
    • Review specifications and bids, recommend awards, inspect for specification compliance, certify delivery and recommend payment for the purchase of new vehicles and equipment.
    • Prepare reports on operations and activities and make recommendations for efficiencies and improvements.
    • Assist the Director in determining priorities, goals and schedules in the Cousins' Forestry Division.
    • Implement recommendations contained in the City's Forestry Master Plan.
    • Plan and implement staff procedural changes to increase efficiency.
    • Implement and enforce City and Division safety policy through regular inspections of activities and equipment.
    Forestry Department, City of New York             1995 - 2000
    Forest Supervisor
    • Supervised construction and maintenance activities.
    • Maintained and improved the urban forest.
    • Prepared staff reports and presentations, when requested by the Director of Public Works or Director of Parks and Recreation.
    • Reviewed and monitored annual maintenance contracts.
    • Supervised and provided training to staff.
    • Kept applicable records.
    • Directed and provided assistance with the multiple use management of state-owned land.
    • Supervised and directed a work team; and provided training and assistance to rural fire departments.
    • Worked closely with forest industry groups and conducted public relations activities.
    • Provided professional forestry assistance to private forest owners by conducting forest resource inventories, providing ArcGIS maps, and preparing forest management plans and resource management recommendations.
    Alpes Inc., Stony Point, NY                                1993 - 1995
    Resource Forester Assistant
    • Assisted regional forestry personnel with private landowner requests, fire suppression, forest inventory and state land management, preparation and presentation of school and public programs, and other general public contacts.
    • Recorded, compiled and analyzed forest stand information using portable data recorders, personal computers, ArcView and other software.
    • Recommended forest management prescriptions based on information collected.
    • Participated in formal training and professional development programs.
    Education and Professional Certification

    New York University, NY
    MS Forestry (1995)

    New York University, NY
    Bachelor of Science degree in Geography (1992)

    Computer Skills: Windows, WordPerfect, PowerPoint, Word, Westlaw, Lexis-Nexus, Lotus Notes and Excel



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