Andrew Smith

Professional Summary

Applicant with 30 yrs in Horticulture working in residential and commercial landscape, public gardens, and forestry settings.  Expert in the fields of plant identification, propagation, composting operations, forestry, tree selection, growth, and protection, as well as irrigation design and implementation.  Motivated, analytical technician with leadership abilities dedicated to improving our environment and driving solutions towards a healthy planet and people.

Employment history

lift operator, Krajcik-Stanton. South Johnashire, Massachusetts
Feb. 2019 – Mar. 2019
  • Complete reports, including shift summaries and incident or accident reports.
  • Greet passengers, provide information, and answer questions concerning fares, schedules, transfers, and routings.
  • Report delays, mechanical problems, and emergencies to supervisors or dispatchers, using radios.
  • Attend meetings on driver and passenger safety in order to learn ways in which job performance might be affected.
  • Direct emergency evacuation procedures.
  • Monitor lights indicating obstructions or other trains ahead and watch for car and truck traffic at crossings to stay alert to potential hazards.
owner, Wisoky-Tremblay. Dietrichborough, Utah
Jul. 2017 – Dec. 2017
  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes.
  • Prune or trim trees, shrubs, or hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws.
  • Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, burial sites, or other grounds features.
  • Care for natural turf fields, making sure the underlying soil has the required composition to allow proper drainage and to support the grasses used on the fields.
  • Water lawns, trees, or plants, using portable sprinkler systems, hoses, or watering cans.
  • Trim or pick flowers and clean flower beds.
  • Rake, mulch, and compost leaves.
  • Use irrigation methods to adjust the amount of water consumption and to prevent waste.
  • Follow planned landscaping designs to determine where to lay sod, sow grass, or plant flowers or foliage.
  • Plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees, or shrubs and apply mulch for protection, using gardening tools.
  • Decorate gardens with stones or plants.
  • Haul or spread topsoil or spread straw over seeded soil to hold soil in place.
  • Advise customers on plant selection or care.
  • Plan or cultivate lawns or gardens.
  • Install rock gardens, ponds, decks, drainage systems, irrigation systems, retaining walls, fences, planters, or playground equipment.
Instructor, Hintz, Johns and Ondricka. Bergnaumborough, Florida
Dec. 2009 – Jun. 2010
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs, abilities, and interests.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws or administrative policies.
  • Assign and grade class work and homework.
  • Prepare and administer written, oral, and performance tests, and issue grades in accordance with performance.
  • Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Guide and counsel students with adjustment or academic problems, or special academic interests.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Observe students to determine qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, and other individual characteristics.
  • Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools.
  • Register, orient, and assess new students according to standards and procedures.
  • Review instructional content, methods, and student evaluations to assess strengths and weaknesses, and to develop recommendations for course revision, development, or elimination.
  • Prepare students for further education by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Enforce administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
  • Prepare for assigned classes and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisors.
  • Select, order, and issue books, materials, and supplies for courses or projects.
  • Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  • Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons that promote learning, following approved curricula.
  • Advise students on internships, prospective employers, and job placement services.
  • Write instructional articles on designated subjects.


West Dach Institute, New Natishashire, North Dakota
Harley Davidson Technician, MTP/ Harley Davidson Early and Late Model, Jun. 2005
Eastern Rempel, East Virginia, Tennessee
certificate, Hydraulic Design concepts, Backflow Prevention Devices, Irrigation System Design and Installation, Oct. 2000
Southern North Dakota College, North Sulema, Georgia
Associate of Science, Ornamental Horticulture, Jun. 1994

Personal info

Phone: (000) 000-0000
Address: 287 Custer Street, Hopewell, PA 00000


customer service
problem solving
estimating volumes and materials

Not in love with this template? Browse our full library of resume templates


Build your resume in 15 minutes

Use professional field-tested resume templates that follow the exact resume rules employers look for.

More Job Descriptions for :


lift operator

  • Open lift hut and clean lift station before start up.
  • Wait for lift maintenance clearance and turn on cable lift. 
  • Check and scan guest ski/hike passes.
  • Briefing the guests about the safety precautions and make them sign liability waiver forms.
  • Help load and unload guests/bikes at the cable chair lift.
  • Communicate top and bottom lift stations at every temporary stops.
  • Contact ski patrols on emergency situations.

lift operator / safety supervisor / crew leader

  • Help customers get on and off the ski lift safely.
  • Maintain snow surface so its safe for people to get on and off the lift.
  • Manage a crew of 4 or 5 people. Making sure they stay on task, take proper break lengths and rotate positions properly. 
  • Handle any issues regarding conflicts between crew workers or customers and crew workers. 
  • Safety supervisor is responsible for making sure all lift operators are educated on proper safety procedures and work techniques. Also  must make sure all safety paperwork is up to date and filed properly. Train new employees including hiring tutorial. 
  • Write a weekly safety report covering all safety issues seen or brought to attention over the work week. 
  • Conduct a weekly safety meeting for all lift operators covering safety issues, personal conduct issues and other work related issues within the department. 

lift operator

  • Operated heavy machinery that people’s lives depended on.
  • Meet and greet every customer with a friendly smile and greeting.
  • Always had to be alert to make sure people’s lives are safe and sound. 
  • Execute emergency stops for severe situations. 

lift operator

  • Assured customer safety and satisfaction
  • Maintained lift operation.
  • Assisted with basic custodial duties 
  • Provided quality customer service
  • Instructed beginners how to ski 

lift operator

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of chair lifts while assisting guests of all ages getting off and on the chairlift.
  • Maintenance of loading and unloading ramps.
  • Operate controls to run, stop or slow chair lift.
  • Report mechanical problems and mountain emergencies to supervisors, using radios.
  • Make announcements to guests, such as notifications of dangerous conditions. 
  • Complete reports, including shift summaries and maintenance checks.
  • Greet resort guests, provide information, and answer questions.