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Point Definace Zoo & Aquarium - Seasonal Interpreter Resume Example

John Hall
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Service-oriented zoological education with three years background in unpredictable situations. Core competencies include excellent customer service, teamwork, and ingenuity as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.

  • Customer Service
  • Public Speaking
  • Time Management
  • Instructing
  • Teamwork
  • Organized
  • Administration and Management
Seasonal Interpreter Mar 2014Present Point Definace Zoo & Aquarium Tacoma, Wa

Some of the duties of this job include communicating with the public while at the zoo and providing a fun and educational experience as the guests explore the zoo. During the day the staff are assigned to various enclosures at the zoo and educate the public about the animals and answer any questions they have. A single hour at a popular exhibit could mean interacting with over 600 people. We are also required to give presentations to the guests about the zoo's conservation efforts and show the public what they can do to help. The training for this position started March 12, 2014 and ended April 11, 2014 and the job itself will be primarily during the summer of 2014.

Associate Coach Sep 2013Present Metro Aquatics Tacoma Tacoma, Wa

The duties of the this job are to coach or train children from the ages of six to thirteen years old in the basic skills of club swimming such as stroke technique, starts, and turns. This position is also required to plan the practices and game nights for the selected swim level.  During any given practice there could be between two and nineteen swimmers to coach and a coach could be working with by yourself or with up to three other coaches. Some of the requirements for this job include lifeguard certification and excellent administrative, communication, and customer service skills to be able to keep the parents informed on upcoming events and last minute notices.

Zoo Guide Apr 2011Sep 2013 Point Defiance Zoo & Auquarium Tacoma, Wa The Zoo Guide position at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is a youth volunteer position and consisted of educating the public about the animals at the zoo and the environmental changes that are effecting their wild counterparts. The position required confidence to speak to individuals and crowds of all ages. The training for the job took place April 2011-May 2011 and consisted of education on all of the animals at the zoo and how to be able to converse with the many different numbers of people that were to be encountered. The training also taught excellent customer service and teamwork skills. The official job started in June of 2011 and continued through the summer and was maintained each summer until end of the beginning of September 2013.
Bachelor of Science : Biology Jun 2016 Western Washington University Bellingham, Wa I will be attending Western Washington University in the fall of 2014.
High School Diploma : Biology Jun 2013 Homeschool PUYALLUP, Wa During my time in high school I participated high school swimming where I received a varsity letter all four years of high school, I was voted MVP my sophomore year, and team captain my senior year.
Associate of Science : Biology Aug 2014 Pierce College PUYALLUP, Wa
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Previous Companies:

  • Point Definace Zoo & Aquarium
  • Metro Aquatics Tacoma
  • Point Defiance Zoo & Auquarium

Previous Job Positions:

  • Seasonal Interpreter
  • Associate Coach
  • Zoo Guide


  • Western Washington University
  • Homeschool
  • Pierce College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science

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