Resume (updated 05/2013)

ROBERT M. JOHNSON
rob.johnson76@gmail.com
https://texasaggie04.wordpress.com/

EDUCATION

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Bachelor of Science Degree in Renewable Natural Resource Management. Graduated May 2005

Utah State University, Logan, UT
Master of Science Degree in Human Dimensions of Ecosystem Management. Expected date of graduation, December 2015

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Proficient in Natural Resources public relations, marketing, and conflict resolution.
  • Excellent communication skills with various stakeholder groups, including federal & state agency employees, private sector management, consultants, academics, field laborers, ranch/farm owners, etc.
  • Skilled in Wetland Delineation techniques of Army Corps of Engineers. Familiar with Geographic Information Systems technology. Gained knowledge in Environmental Impact Assessment and NEPA policies.
  • Assisted in managing Cutler Marsh as a contractor for Pacificorp Energy in Logan, UT. Conducted periodic pasture, bank, and buffer monitoring. Prepared documents for Pacificorp Energy that are submitted to FERC, DWR, USFWS, EPA, etc.
  • Worked directly with Pacificorp’s agricultural lessees concerning irrigation, grazing management, water rights, property rights, etc.
  • Obtained vegetation inventory analysis, plant identification, and soil identification skills. Participated in many field experiments in these disciplines.
  • Acquired ranching knowledge by working on 5 ranches in Texas and Wyoming. Skilled in veterinary techniques, machinery maintenance, farming, irrigation, property maintenance, and grazing management.

LEADERSHIP

  • Coordinating a pro bono community wetland restoration project in Young Ward, UT. Currently assisting the land owners in applying for state and federal grants, achieving non-profit organization status, and obtaining conservation easement status for their land.
  • Managed 4 employees for non-profit organization. Responsible for management of several bank accounts. Coordinated over $50,000 worth of renovation projects for the facility. Directed 30 or more residents as house parent/manager. Performed conflict resolution between residents daily. Mentored students on numerous issues.
  • Cared for over 80 animals comprised of 8 species at Texas A&M Vet-Med Research Park. Learned valuable skills in range management and animal husbandry. Assisted in research projects from infectious disease to blood donation.
  • Directed troubled teens at Miracle Farm Boys Ranch. Made positive impact in the lives of the residents. Developed invaluable management skills in an extremely stressful and chaotic environment.
  • Active member in the Soil and Water Conservation Society, the International Association for Society and Natural Resources, Society for Range Management, Free and Accepted Masons of Utah, and El Kalah Shriners of Utah.

 

SERVICE

  • Officer for the Shriners Hospital for Children in Salt Lake City, UT.  Active volunteer at Shriners Hospital and member of governing body of Utah Shriners.
  • Member of cross-country cycling team, the Journey of Hope, for the charity PUSH America. Raised $4,000 for people with disabilities. Rode 4,000 miles across U.S. from San Francisco to Washington D.C., to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities. Interacted with hundreds of disabled people across the country.
  • Volunteered with Special Olympics during high school and college.
  • Volunteered with the Literacy Volunteers of America as a reading tutor.

 

WORK HISTORY

01/2013 – 04/2013    Shilo Inn Suites Hotel – Night Auditor, front desk agent                               Salt Lake City, UT

03/2013 –  05/2013    Steiner Education Group – National Phone Representative                        Salt Lake City, UT

12/2008 – 12/2012   Personal homestead – Rehabilitation coach, land owner/ rancher           Young Ward, UT

03/2007 – 03/2012   Providia Land Management Group, LLC –  consultant                                   Richmond, UT

06/2007 –  09/2011    Natural Resources Consulting, LLC               – consultant                                Logan, UT

08/2005-   11/2005   Texas A&M University – Graduate Assistant                                                      College Station, TX

08/2003 – 08/2005   Delta Omega Housing Corp. – House Parent                                                      College Station, TX

10/2001 – 11/2002   TAMU Vet-Med Research Park – Animal Caretaker                                        College Station, TX

10/2001 – 12/2002   Smith Ranch – Assistant to Owner/Manager                                                      Bryan, TX

01/2001 – 06/2001   Goose Egg Ranch – Ranch Hand                                                                              Casper, WY

06/2001 – 08/2001   Paradise Ranch – horse wrangler/ranch hand                                                 Buffalo, WY

10/1999 – 05/2000   Miracle Farm Boys Ranch – House Parent                                                        Brenham, TX

 

REFERENCES

Available upon request

rob.johnson76@gmail.com Robert M. Johnson   cell: (385) 414 – 1019

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