Emily E Burke
215 S Blakeley Street Monroe, WA 98272
Hard working and highly motivated employee looking to work in my sphere of knowledge and passion. Seeking to join a nursery/garden to help produce quality, healthy plants and environment.
Frank Wagner Elementary, Monroe, WA - Paraeducator 12/2011-present Lead small reading, writing and math groups; one on one social/behavioral support; large group supervision.
Edmonds Public Library, Edmonds, WA - Public Service Asst. 10/1992-9/1998 Responded to patron requests for library materials, services and information; created and updated patron records; assisted in maintaining library materials; used various office equipment.
Meadowdale Beach Park / Sno Co Parks and Rec, Edmonds, WA - Volunteer
9/1991-11/1991 Leveled, maintained and reconstructed gravel trail through forested park.
Yosemite Sierra Summer Camp, Bass Lake, CA - Nature Programmer/Counselor 6/1991-8/1991 Designed and constructed a nature center, including habitats for fish, animals and insects; created nature models, posters and exhibits; taught nature principles and directed activities for groups.
Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA - BS Degree in Biology 9/1987-12/1991 Emphasis on environmental/ecological studies; co-leader of the Geo Club.
Northeastern University, Center for Rainforest Studies, Australia - Certificate of Completion of Biodiversity Program 8/1990-12/1990 Partnered research project on avian densities in regrowth and primary forests.
-Knowledge of native and popular landscaping plants from many years working in my PNW gardens: perennial and shrub borders, shade, vegetable, herb, espaliered, etc.
-Positive “Can-Do” attitude
-Experience using gardening tools and machines
-Dedicated to quality and thorough completion of work and projects
-Excellent organizational and detail oriented skills
gardener, grower, plants