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Health Management

Location:
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
Salary:
$35,000
Posted:
November 14, 2018

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MACKINZE ALEXINA ADAMS

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Canton, SD 57013

Cellular Telephone: 605-***-****

email: ac7o2r@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER SUMMARY

Animal care expert with experience in animal training and business management. Successfully cared for and trained exotic, native and domestic animals for specific behaviors as well as building, growing and selling a successful business.

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

ZOOKEEPER

Great Plains Zoo, Sioux Falls, SD

08/2009 to Present

Managed daily schedule and ensured appropriate tasks were completed in a quick paced and constantly changing environment.

Communicated successfully to ensure a smooth day.

Cared for a diverse collection of animals, specializing in invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles, kangaroos and red pandas. Safely handled dangerous invertebrates and large carnivores alike. Observed, researched, monitored animal health, trained and provided enrichment for several taxa of animal. Kept detailed records of animals in care.

Executed formal and informal public presentations and assisted in research gathering for conservation initiatives. Completed self-directed research and collaborated with colleagues across the country upon identifying shortcomings in procedures and presented said findings to supervisors.

Compiled and implemented husbandry manuals. Produced creative, cost efficient solutions to problems.

ZOOKEEPER INTERNSHIP

Bramble Park Zoo, Watertown, SD

05/2009 to 08/2009

Cared for a diverse selection of animals both exotic and native to South Dakota. Observed, monitored and recorded animal health and behavior.

Executed formal and informal public presentations. Worked in a team environment with open communication.

Creatively improvised enrichment from common household goods. Problem solved and observed proper protocol for required permissions.

BUSINESS OWNER

Walker School of Tae Kwon Do, Walker, MN

2003-2009

Successfully managed, promoted, and built a membership-based business. Increased clientele over a six-year period by 400%.

Created unique advertisements and determined the most cost-effective distribution.

Contacted local organizations regarding potential demonstrations, addressed associated questions and oversaw scheduling. Coordinated quarterly events such as tournaments, and rank testings.

Assisted with instruction of classes with students, adult and children.

Accepted payments, managed finances, and retained appropriate accounting records.

LANGUAGES

English, American Sign Language

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Riding motorcycle, hiking, exploring new areas, raising chickens and reducing waste.

VOLUNTEER SERVICES

Certified foster care since 2011.

CRITICAL SKILLS

Able to learn quickly and adapt to various protocols.

Excellent time management.

Able to travel and work extended hours as opportunities allow.

Self-motivated.

EDUCATION

B.S Biology, 2009

Bemidji State University

REFERENCES

Cassandra Sampson, recent supervisor, 605-***-****

Angie Blommer, current co-worker, 605-***-****

Joel Locke, current co-worker, 712-***-****



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