Ricky Himm

Summary

I desire to use my many skills to help a company grow and prosper. I have excellent communication skills and considerable computer skills. I am a quick learner, and I can be a great asset to any company.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2010 - Present

Customer Associate

Central ShopRite

As a member of the associate team, I am responsible for customer satisfaction. I assist customers in every capacity to make their experience priority one.

Jul 2009 - Jul 2010

Pool Tech

All Pure Pool Service

As a Pool Tech, I was responsible for maintaining the chemicals for up to 300 pools per week. I covered various areas and was also a representative for the company in getting new clients. I was the front line in maintaining customer relations.

Jan 2009 - Apr 2009

General Maintenance/Relief Manager

Hammer Lane/Mariner Drive Self Storage

I was responsible for general maintenance which included cleaning units to make them ready for retail. I was responsible for general replacement of broken items and the cleaning of grounds. I served as a relief manager to assist in the office with customer relations.

Jul 1996 - Nov 2008

Pastor

Christ Ev. Lutheran Church

I served as pastor overseeing a church of about 100 people. I coordinated all the programs in the congregation. I developed long term and short term plans. I taught classes for all ages. I served as a coordinator for a Special Ministries committee. I used the computer extensively,  using MSWord, Excell, Publisher, Powerpoint and Access. I was involved with the media as I promoted the congregation.

Jul 1986 - Jun 1996

Pastor

Lord Of Lords Ev. Lutheran Church

I was in charge of a congregation of about 50 people. This was considered a mission congregation, which meant that I was responsible for developing programs to help the congregation to grow.  I was involved in the outreach of  the congregation and its growth pattern. I instructed various classes for all ages, and trained the members for the various programs we undertook.  I was an administrator and was also in charge of Media for community awareness. 

May 1982 - May 1986

Sales and Service Technition

Otto's Liquer Store

While attending Seminary, I worked sales for this store. My job consisted of cashier, stock and general customer service.

May 1980 - May 1982

Sales Representative

Fiberesin Factory Outlet

I worked as a sales representative and manufacturer. I would help in the construction of various products for the customers. I would also work the floor in customer service to demonstrate the products for the customers and complete the sale of the many items provided by the company.

Education

Education
Aug 1982 - May 1986

Masters Of Divinity

Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary
Aug 1977 - May 1982

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Northwestern College

Skills

Skills

Writing

I am very comfortable with writing. As a pastor, I wrote a sermon each week and developed Bible classes.  My typing skills are very good.

Communication

In the various work situations I have had, I have been able to use my communication skills. As a pastor I needed to communicate through weekly sermons and Bible classes. I instructed both young and old alike. In my present employment I use my skills to communicate the product that we have availble and to help customers have an enjoyable experience.

Computor

I am able to use MSWord, Excel, Publisher, and Powerpoint. I am able to use the internet. I have a great love for computers and continue to learn to keep up with the new products.