Irons Oaks Environmental Education and Adventure Center - Naturalist Resume Example

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XXXXX XXXXXXX XXXXX, Hazel Crest, IL 60429
Aubrey James
Professional Summary

Service-oriented Outdoor Educator with 5+ year background in education experience and administration of outdoor programs. Core competencies include personnel and human resources, coordination and experience with equipment selection and maintenance as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.


Personnel and Human Resources    -Managed 6-10 Camp Program Staff responsible for

     160 children        -Facilitator of staff or camper conflict resolution

  - Designed and implemented healthy living and community      programming for Northland College students

Equipment Maintenance      -Wilderness camping gear repair

     -basic printer/computer repair     - Maintained wilderness equipment to meet safety

      standards     -Basic canoe maintenance and repair

    -Basic stove maintenance and repair Equipment Selection

    -Experienced in wilderness equipment selection       and maintenance

   -Selected equipment for 20 day wilderness      Winter camping

    -Selected equipment for Alaska backpacking/sea       kayaking

     -Familiar with wide range of wilderness       products 

Coordination   -Works well with others  

  -Adapts well to a variety of supervision styles   -Seeks, offers and responds well to feedback

 -Works well independently or in groups Education and Training

      -B.S. Outdoor Education       -115 Professional Field days

      -203 Personal Field days       -Experienced in backpacking, sea

       kayaking, canoeing, wilderness hiking,        camping, first aid   

Naturalist Dec 2014Present Irons Oaks Environmental Education and Adventure Center Olympia Fields, IL
  • Provide visitor services by explaining regulations; answering visitor requests, needs and complaints; and providing information about the park and surrounding areas.
  • Conduct field trips to point out scientific, historic, and natural features of parks, forests, historic sites or other attractions.
  • Prepare and present illustrated lectures and interpretive talks about park features.
  • Perform emergency duties to protect human life, government property, and natural features of park.
Customer Service/Inventory Fulfillment Specialist Jun 2014Present Recreational Equipment Incorporated Oakbrook Terrace, Il

   Oversee activities directly related to making products or providing services.

   Direct and coordinate activities of businesses or departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales, or distribution of products.

Farm Camp Program Director May 2014Sep 2014 The Center Foundation Palos Park, IL

Managed and supervised 6-10 program staff

-Administrate camp program and manage daily camp scheduling

-Administrate barn management

-Planned and led large group educational and recreational activities for 15-45 campers ages 9-13 years

-Managed/mediated conflict of camper to camper and staff to staff

-Managed support efforts for overnight and extended camping trips

-Coordinated with two other Center programs for all camp events

-Coordinated and worked with two supervisors

Guide/Island Naturalist '12 and Gear oom Specialist '13 May 2012Aug 2013 Lake Trails Base Camp Oak Island, MN

-Direct and coordinate 5-6 day wilderness canoe trips for participants aged 15-18 years

Responsibilities include wilderness care and use of 26 foot voyager canoe and base camp maintenance

- Jointly coordinated educational opportunities for participants

-Created and maintained interpretive signage on Oak Island

-Oversee and direct activities related to canoeing on large flat/open water

-Taught selection and care of wilderness equipment

-Maintained equipment for wilderness standard

-Taught basic fishing skills, prep/food safety and equipment care 

-Negotiated U.S.A. and Canadian border 

-Solicited feedback for program improvement

Bachelor of Science : Outdoor Education May 2015 Northland College Ashland, WI

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Naturalist FROM Hazel Crest , Illinois RESUME

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School Attended
Northland College