Jared Pletsch

  • Normal IL

Work History

Work History
May 2012 - Present

Ground Maintenence

Reinhart Grounds Inc.
Some of my responsibilities include mowing and maintaining lawns, mulching landscape beds, snow removal and spring through fall bush trimming. I also work with anywhere from 2-4 coworkers at a time. This allows us to coordinate a plan to complete the lawn in the most efficient way possible. I also interact with some of our clients when they have a special request.
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Low Skilled Help

Illinois State University
Jun 2006 - Jul 2010


Farm N Fleet
As a store clerk, I stocked shelves, interacted with customers, worked with other employees and took calls over the phone. This job showed me teamwork, work ethic and friendly customer service.


News Stories and Sports Documentaries


Jan 2010 - Jan 2012

Bachelor's Degree in Broadcasting

Western Illinois University
2008 - 2010

Associate of Arts (AA)

Heartland Community College



Sound Board Operation

I was the Men's Basketball Board Operator when I was at WIU. I also did a few Women's games and a few softball games as well.

Final Cut Pro

I used Final Cut Pro to edit news stories and sports documentaries

Adobe Audition

I have ample experience with Adobe Audition. I have created commercials and sound checks. I also have my own copy which I use to practice my skills.

Lawn Mowing

My current occupation

Lawn Care

My current occupation

Microsoft Office

I use Microsoft office on a daily basis

Customer Service

I deal with clients on a regular basis. We sometimes have special requests that we do.

Volunteer Activities

June 2012- Present    Knights of Columbus Council #649

As a part of this Catholic Organization, I have taken part in many volunteer activities like our Parish Carnival, potluck dinners and blood drives.

March 2013                 Mission Trip to Harrisburg IL

I went to Harrisburg, IL to pick up debris from the EF-4 tornado the previous year. I went with the WIU and Eureka College Newman Center.

March 2012                 Mission Trip to Joplin, MO

I went to Joplin, MO to clean up debris from the EF-5 tornado the previous year. I went with the WIU and Eureka College Newman Center.



Trisha Simmons Student WIU


Andrew Jones Announcer KCII FM, Washington IA


Nic Ruhrup Coworker


Helen Bane Choir Director Epiphany Parish


Dr. Roger Sadler Professor Western Illinois


Randy Sharpe Supervisor

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