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Growers apprentice

Desert Hot Springs, California, United States
13.00 starting
January 23, 2018

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James Cruz

Desert Hot Springs, CA

442 *** ****

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Grower Apprentice

Desert Groen Organics - Desert Hot Springs, CA

November 2016 to Present

Assist master grower with producing high quality organic consumable crops. Skills include



timing for ripeness


environmental management

cloning procedures


organic pesticide application

harvesting procedures

Department Manager

Lowe's - Palm Desert, CA

January 2006 to October 2016

Managed three departments (Appliances) Electrical) (flooring). Responsibilities included

Exceptional customer service skills

daily floor walks

inventory controls (shrink)(ordering)

weekly meetings (report reading)

installed sales

associate training and coaching

power equipment (forklift) (reach truck) ( standing lift) Field Radio Operator

U.S. Marine Corps - Twentynine Palms, CA

August 2001 to October 2005

Provide high quality uninterrupted communications between the front lines to the forward unit control center.Under duress I/E under enemy fire inclement weather, visual and space confined environment,& extreme stressful conditions.

Electrical Apprentice

Hammond Electric - Haverhill, MA

October 1999 to July 2001

Assist licensed electricians in the design distribution and termination of electrical service as required by code. Education

Diploma in electrical

Whittier Reg Voc - Haverhill, MA

September 1999 to May 2001

Military Service

Branch: United States Marine Corps

Service Country: United States


August 2001 to October 2005

Provide high quality communication from the firing line to the Fire Support Center . Commendations: Purple Heart Navy good conduct medalSharp shooter(marksman)unit commendation medalO.I.F. 2 More Upon Request

Additional Information

Volunteered during military service.

Orphanage food,toys,clothes and interaction with children with mental problems in Japan. Typhoon reaction response team. Delivering food water during heavy inclement weather conditions.

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