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Manager Food Safety

March 23, 2020

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Jonathan Zimmerman

571-***-**** • • 603 N. 26th Street • Richmond, VA 23223

Summary: Skilled professional with over seven years of experience in business, human resources, operations, construction, leadership, and management in the conservation and outdoor recreation industry. Professional Experience

Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC)

Regional Operations Manager, Greenville, ME June 2018 – January 2020

• A part of the key staff leading and operating the Maine Woods Initiative, AMC’s strategy for land conservation in Maine’s 100-Mile Wilderness

• Oversaw facility operations for AMC’s three full-service self-sustaining wilderness lodges leading to an increased 30% in occupancy over a two-year period

• Led a department total of 32 employees resulting in increased staff retention

• Managed capital projects/contracts for all facilities resulting in improved operations and overall business efficiencies

• Developed guest recreation programs, managed volunteer training and coordinated community outreach Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC)

Medawisla Lodge Manager, Greenville, ME Dec 2017 – June 2018

• Directed facility operations for AMC’s newest off the grid wilderness lodge which included maintaining and managing a 250-acre property and infrastructure for a new multi-million dollar facility

• Ensured guest satisfaction through strong interpersonal and communication skills which resulted in repeat business

• Managed and improved self-sustaining facilities which included solar, heating, and sanitation Boy Scouts of America

Ranger, Goshen, VA Summer 2017

• Managed and maintained the structural integrity of the largest Boy Scout Reservation in the state of Virginia which resulted in the improvement of reservation infrastructure, trail systems, facilities, and vehicles

• Ensured the safe operation of reservation property and implemented emergency procedures

• Planned, organized and conducted conservation plans impacting local ecosystems Avid4 Adventure

Assistant Director of Operations, Colorado Mountain Camp, Bailey, CO Summer 2016

• Supervised a staff of over 15 that included the development of training plans and motivation techniques

• Acted as liaison between campers, parents, and staff while partnering with the community on recreation programs

• Managed the vendor relationship with outsource partners and organizations which resulted in the streamlining of services Boy Scouts of America

Camp Director, Goshen Scout Reservation, Goshen, VA 2013 - 2015

• Managed the overall operation of a 500-participant camp with a staff of over 60 that resulted in repeat business

• Responsible for managing the end-to-end camp staff employee lifecycle from hiring, to staffing, to completion of the summer program which resulted in reduced staff turnover and continual operations Education

St. Anthony’s Prehospital May 2017

• Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician: Basic (March 2021) Colorado State University May 2015

§ Masters of Tourism Management

Pennsylvania State University May 2014

• Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management/Commercial and Community Additional Qualifications

• Wilderness First Responder: Wilderness Medical Association, Expiration 2/2021

• Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, Troop 976, Vienna, VA

• Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, & PowerPoint

• ServeSafe Manager for Food Safety Certification

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