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Permanent Address:

2740 Hwy 11-E

Bristol, TN 37620

 

 
22 East 18th St.

Apartment A-2

Cookeville, TN38501

Phone (423) 593-3709

Phone (423) 764-3592

E-mail pwearhart21@tntech.edu

Philip Earhart

OBJECTIVE

Seeking a position in Natural Resources Management where I will be able to further my career and make a difference every day with the public, my co-workers, and the environment.

EDUCATION

Graduated with Honors from Sullivan East High School in 1999; currently a Senior Wildlife Biology Student at Tennessee Technological University with a 3.42 GPA.Expected Graduation Date 12/13/03.

RELEVANT COURSES

Habitat Management, Wild Bird Ecology, General Ecology, Wild Mammal Ecology, Mammalogy, Environmental Geology, Botany, Dendrology, Wildlife Law Enforcement, National Wildlife Policy, Fisheries Management, Geographic Information Systems (G.I.S.).

SKILLS AND TRAINING

Ability to use most light machinery, ability to operate tractor and most agricultural equipment including backhoe and forklift as well as perform routine maintenance, ability to operate boat, excellent people skills, basic computer skills, ability to express myself well in writing.Certified in CPR and First Aid, successfully completed Corps of Engineers Motorboat Operators Course and Defensive Driving certification.

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

05/01-present†††† †††U.S. Army Corps of Engineers co-op††††††† Nashville, TNWorked intermittently in the Old Hickory Lake and Center Hill Lake field offices as a Park Ranger Trainee which included enforcing and regulating the Shoreline Management Plan, Ranger patrols in campgrounds and day-use areas, conducting boat patrols on weekends and holidays, coordinating tours of project area and dam as well as conducting nature programs for schools and other groups, inventoried and ordered new signs for project, and assisted other rangers with daily duties.Assisted in coordinating food plots and habitat restoration for wildlife around Old Hickory Lake including preparing plans, submitting budget, and performing much of the work associated with them.

Worked in the Natural Resources Branch of the Nashville District office for 4 months which included compiling and preparing reports on different subjects such as O&M Budgets for District, preparing new supply orders for campgrounds found in the 10 Field projects located in the District.Worked testing soil in potential lease area for lead content and prepared results for Construction and Engineering Branch.Assisted Conservation Biologist with correspondence between Nature Conservancy, U.S.F.W.S., and TN Tech Wildlife Society with project to construct gates protecting cave containing endangered gray bats.††† Highest Grade achieved GS-5.

04/96-present†† ††††††††††Earhart Station LLC†††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††Bristol,TN†††††††††††††† ††††††††Worked in a major campground adjacent to Bristol Motor Speedway which included parking cars, collecting money from people entering campground, preparing grounds for fan arrival, managing other employees, and managing souvenir vendors.Orchestrated the alignment of more than 100 souvenir trailers and tents, collected rent from such vendors, created and mailed contracts, and served as point of contact for corporation. Also coordinated work assignments and schedules for more than 40 other employees for week of race.

08/00-10/03††††† ††††††††Putnam Farm Supply Dist.††††††††††††††††††††† Cookeville, TN†††††††††† Worked at Farm Supply Store which included the retail and wholesale of farm related products including fertilizer, feeds, and farm tools.Worked at retail counter with customers, fulfilled orders, operated fork lift loading trucks for shipment, made deliveries to customers, formulated custom mixtures for fertilizers and feeds.

05/00-08/00†††† ††††U.S.D.A. Farm Services Agency†††††††† Jonesborough,TN††††††† Worked as Field Agent in East TN representing the Farm Services Agency on Tobacco Compliance Program.Traveled throughout counties in East TN measuring and inspecting crops for compliance, compiled results, and submitted the results to State FSA Office.Highest Grade achieved GS-5.

05/99-08/99†††† ††††U.S.D.A. Farm Services Agency††††††† Jonesborough, TN†† Worked in Washington/Unicoi County Farm Services Agency assisting in the administration of federal farm programs.Highest Grade achieved GS-4.††

HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

Deanís List Fall 1999, Spring 2001, Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Summer 2003.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Awarded Ridley Scholarship for most outstanding Wildlife Student 2003. President of TN Tech Wildlife Society 2003. Active Member of TN Tech Wildlife Society for 4 years, Assistant Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America for 3 years, including assisting with coordinating trip to Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, NM.Actively participate in Intramural sports at TN Tech and University Christian Student Center.Member of National Wild Turkey Federation, Ducks Unlimited, and The Wildlife Society.

HOBBIES

I enjoy anything outdoor activities including snow skiing, hunting, golf, baseball, hiking and camping.

AVAILABILITY

January 5, 2004

REFERENCES

Mr. Carl Crews, Resource Manager Old Hickory Lake U.S.A.C.E.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† #5 Powerplant Rd.Hendersonville, TN37075(615) 822-4846

Mr. Tim Dunn, Resource Manager Center Hill Lake U.S.A.C.E††††††††††††† †††††158 Lancaster Rd.Lancaster, TN38602(931) 858-3125

Mrs. Karen Hammit, County Executive Director, U.S.D.A Farm Services Agency1105 East Jackson Blvd.Suite 1 Jonesborough, TN37659†††† (423) 753-4441 †††††