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Work experience

Feb 2009Apr 2009

Lab Technician

University of New Hampshire

Counting tick density numbers on flannel sheets after dragging through various northern NH cuttings. Looking at the significance of tick density in relation to wintering moose populations

May 2007Aug 2007

Field Technician

USDA-APHIS, University of New Hampshrie

Worked independently to conduct research on wild turkey populations in the Southern New Hampshire area. Radio tracking skills were developed and fine tuned over the course of the summer. GPS information was input into a GIS system and field triangulation was double checked. Weekly information sheets were submitted including date, time, weather, 3-5 GPS coordinates, triangulation and bearing.

Mar 2000Aug 2006

Assistant Manager

SKAT

Managed the property clubhouse, designed sporting clays courses for over 50 USCA sanctioned events. Caretaker for pen raised pheasant, quail, chukkar, and Hungarian partridge. Responsibilities included feeding, watering, capturing and releasing game in stocking fields before hunts. Organizing driven English tower shoots, as well as guiding clients on half day and full day hunting trips

May 2002Aug 2005

Landscaper/Grounds Crew

Shattuck Golf Course

Worked 40 hrs + a week maintaining irrigation, gardens, and golf surfaces. Worked as part of an integrated highly  efficient team on one of New Englands Premier golf destinations

Education

Sep 2005May 2009

Bachelor of Science

University of New Hampshire
Feb 2008May 2008

EcoQuest Education Foundation

I spent 4 months working in various ecosystems taking a hand on approach to environmental education as well as complex ecosystem interactions.Independant research was conducted on endangered endemic Hochstetters Frog. Application of research techniques and development of research protocol for future surveying and population studies was focused upon. Compared population and age structure in various areas under mammalian predator control schemes and forest management. Worked with native Maori and learned to take into consideration cultural issues and wishes.

Skills

GPS and Radio Telemetry
Skilled in field triangulation using highly technical radio telemetry equipments and state of the art GPS, as well as proficient map and compass skills
Microsoft Office
Proficient at all aspects of Microsoft word including Excel as a tool for running statistics
Small boat operator
Have operated a small boat in all degrees of conditions on the ocean and bays of New England
SCUBA
Recreational SCUBA certificate with 20 logged dives

References

John Longden

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:   I worked with Eric Kingston on a 15 week Ecology Field Program inNew Zealand in 2008. Eric was willing, motivated, able and energetic.  Responsibilities and tasks were carried out thoroughly and conscientiously. Eric has a good understanding of the need for systematic approaches to field work and associated risk management, and was an asset to his research peers,and the program as a whole. His background in field sports and outdoor recreation provides him with a good skill base for a range of field situations.Intellectually and academically his competencies are high, and his ability to transfer theoretical positions into field reality was very good. He proved himself competent and uncomplaining under some taxing and unpleasant field conditions. Eric is personable, pleasant,friendly, outgoing and cheerful, He is a very good team player, and is able to move into leadership roles seamlesslyand effectively. In summary, I would envisage Eric making a very fine field worker, and scientist. I valued my time with him and would trust him to be an able and entertaining companion both professionally and recreationally. Feel free to contact me for any further comment.  Sincerely,  John LongdenField LeaderEcoQuest Education Foundation, NZ. [email protected]

Objective

Outdoor enthusiast with great people skills and highly motivated seeks an opportunity in an entry level Natural Resources a position.

Interest

  • Member UNH Men’s Rugby A side
  • Hunting (Waterfowl, Deer, Pheasants, Turkey, Quail)
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Paddling

Certifications

Dec 2008Present

SCUBA

NAUI