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Personal Statement

As a highly-motivated and conscientious person, I have recently re-entered the workforce after raising my 3 young children to school age. I studied Makeup Artistry and Beauty Skills at Polytech before I re-entered the work force and have a part-time business using these skills. I have also been in seasonal employment at Silver Fern Farms Pareora. 

My many varied experiences have put me in good stead to cope with any stressful situation I am faced with. Running my own business has made me confident and comfortable working by myself, whereas my time at Pareora has also made me a highly effective  and valuable team player, trainer and leader.

I am a creative, skilled, hardworking and thoughtful person. I bring many more quality attributes to the table and would love the opportunity to discuss them in person with you.

Work experience

Nov 2012Present

Make-up Artist


Make-up Artistry - I completed a certificate in Makeup Artistry and a certificate in Beauty Skills in 2012 and have provided these services on a part-time basis since then.

I also donate my time and services to the Maize Maze charity and Bushtown Clown Asylum, Waimate Horror Asylum, and Zombie Run fundraising events.

Nov 2012May 2015

Freezing Worker

Silver Fern Farms Pareora

All tasks related to runner/tripe processing including - hanging, pulling and packing runners, processing/grading and packing tripe, cleanups of all areas. Training new employees.

Also some experience in both the Beef and Lamb boning rooms. Grading and packing duties.

May 2001Jul 2005

Hourly Manager

Burger King

Running shifts, tasks included the following -

Opening and closing the store, staffing and rosters, cash handling and banking, customer service, quality control, food preparation and cleaning.

Jan 2000May 2001

Factory worker


Some factory work processing seafood but mainly I was responsible for processing all inwards and outwards goods and checking everything was correct before being loaded onto trucks.


Jan 1994Jan 1996

Secondary School

Timaru Girls High School


  • the ability to organise others
  • ability to motivate others
  • predicting, scheduling, preparing for tasks, events, projects
  • arranging, co-ordinating people, resources and schedules
  • meeting deadlines, setting priorities, being on time
Problem solving
  • analyse, evaluate and solve problems
  • looking at problems from different points of view and exploring possible solutions
Decision making
  • weighing up options and making a choice
  • ability to work unsupervised
  • ability to use initiative
  • organise and co-ordinate activities and other people
  • communicate clearly in writing and orally
  • helping and guiding others to learn and develop new skills
  • good verbal and communication skills
  • adapt easily to a wide range of activities and unexpected changes
  • ability to recognise and meet new challenges
  • researching, studying, questioning for information
  • using maths to solve problems
  • accuracy and/or an eye for detail
Mechanical operation
  • operating tools, machinery or technology
  • drive vehicles and use equipment
Physical strength and co-ordination
  • being fit, strong and able to move my whole body smoothly and accurately
Precision work
  • do precise, detailed and accurate work
  • handling things accurately, carefully and quickly
  • do repetitive tasks competently and reliably



Certificate in Make-up Artistry

Aoraki Polytechnic

Certificate in Beauty Skills

Aoraki Polytechnic


Trevor Leggot

Guthouse Supervisor

Silver Fern Farms

The Avenue, Pareora

Work: 036125514