Location: Monroe, WA, USA
School: Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
Major: Biology


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 
-Leadership experience 

gardener, grower, plants