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Rogue Valley Zipline Adventures - Guide Resume Example

Mia Cook
XXXXX X XXXXX XXXXX XX , Rogue River , OR 97537
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic outdoor enthusiasts with a solid history of achievement in outdoor experience. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include instructing, educating, and active listening. 

  • Education and Training
  • Instructing
  • Time Management
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Learning Strategies
  • Operation and Control
  • Active Listening
04/2012 to Present
Guide Rogue Valley Zipline Adventures - Central Point , Or
  • Greet and register visitors, and issue any required identification badges or safety devices.
  • Collect fees and tickets from group members
  • Assemble and check the required supplies and equipment prior to departure.
  • Ensuring the safety and exceptional experience for all zipline guests.
  • Responsibilities include sending and receiving guests.Leading guests in proper harness and helmet fitting.Demonstrating proper zipping techniques.
  • Performing safety retrievals and rescues.
  • Research various topics, including site history, environmental conditions, and clients' skills and abilities to plan appropriate expeditions, instruction, and commentary.
12/2011 to 12/2014
Lift Operator Mt. Ashland Ski - Ashland , Or
  • Ensure the safe and efficient uphill transport of guests.
  • Assist and inform customers whenever necessary in proper use of lifts.
  • Check all customers boarding the lift for a valid ticket or pass, and ensure all tickets and passes are properly secured to customers.
  • Shovel entrances, stairs, walkways of buildings.
  • Maintain lift huts, equipment and surrounding areas in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Fill out daily logs and turned into supervisor at the end of each day.
  • Ensure all ramps and corrals are in the best possible condition at all times to facilitate the safe and efficient loading and unloading of customers.
  • Follow all standard procedures for maintaining safe conditions.Communicate problems to supervisors while showing initiative in handling routine and emergency matters.Assist in emergencies as required, i.e.: lift evacuations, avalanche rescue, etc.The ability to work with people in a cheerful, courteous manner.Must be alert and in good physical condition.Must be ready and willing to perform duties, which are not necessarily lift operation functions, but are necessary for the successful operation of Mt. Baldy
04/2014 to 10/2014
Sales Specialists Recreational Equipment Inc. - Medford , Or
  • Provided customer service to REI members and guests.
  • Successfully sold REI products, co-op memberships and other services.
  • Continually expanded knowledge of REI products and services.
  • Helped lead to maintain visual standards and cleanliness within department. 
  • Stocked product from truck/warehouse to sales floor in a neatly and timely manner.
  • Contact businesses or private individuals by telephone in order to solicit sales for goods or services, or to request donations for charitable causes.
05/2013 to 08/2014
Intern-SUP Guide Northwest SUP & Surf - Ashland , Or
  • I helped direct and coordinate activities of businesses such as, King of the Rogue, and led other demonstrations of product throughout the Rogue Valley. 
  • Led guided stand up paddle board tours at various lakes and rivers around the Rogue Valley. 
  • Perform sales floor work, such as greeting or assisting customers, stocking shelves, or taking inventory.
  • Plan and direct activities such as sales promotions, coordinating with other department heads as required.
  • Develop or implement product-marketing strategies, including advertising campaigns or sales promotions.
09/2012 to 09/2013
Surf Instructor Southern Oregon University-Outdoor Program - Ashland , Or
  • Lead multiple college orientation trips for Southern Oregon University through an affiliation with the Outdoor Program. 
  • Lead college students and peers on destination surf trips through out the states of Oregon and California.
  • Instructed participants in learning the basics of surfing and stand up paddle boarding while providing all safety precaution information. 
  • Patrolled and monitored participants in camp and during recreational activity.
  • Maintained safety by measuring and understanding all risk management.
  • Provided knowledgeable education about water safety and weather conditions. 
07/2013 to 07/2013
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors College Dreams - Outdoor Leadership Camp - Grants Pass, OR
  • Greet new arrivals to activities, introducing them to other participants, explaining rules, and encouraging participation.
  • Organize, lead, and promote interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies.
  • Encourage participants to develop their own activities and leadership skills through group discussions.
  • Prepare students for later educational experiences by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Counsel students regarding educational issues, giving them positive outcomes for being first in family to go to college.
06/2010 to 06/2012
Soccer Coach Southern Oregon University-Women's Soccer Camp - Ashland , Or
As a player for the Southern Oregon University's Women's Soccer Team I participated in coaching/hosting our youth summer soccer camps. 
  • My responsibilities included planning, organizing, and conducting practice and game sessions.
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations in a fun manner for youth.
  • Communicate with parents of players to provide information and answer questions.
  • Ensure that all participants have a positive experience and understand the game correctly. 
Bachelor of Science: Outdoor Adventure Leadership
Southern Oregon University - Ashland , Or
Related coursework in outdoor leadership, outdoor recreation management, adventure planning, tourism, risk management, stewardship, conservation, and preservation.
Pacific Challenge Adventure Study Abroad
New Zealand, January-March 2013
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Previous Companies:

  • Rogue Valley Zipline Adventures
  • Mt Ashland Ski
  • Recreational Equipment Inc

Previous Job Positions:

  • Guide
  • Lift Operator
  • Sales Specialists
  • Intern SUP Guide
  • Surf Instructor


  • Southern Oregon University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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