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					                                    Joanne Marie Unis-Towner
                                 685 Webster Street, Marshfield, MA 02050
                                   781-588-9695 jtownbit11@gmail.com
                        http://www.linkedin.com/pub/joanne-marie-towner/6/b81/bb6



SUMMARY
Clerical professional with military background and experience in a variety of environments. Energetic and
dependable with great customer service skills. Excellent team worker, assisting others to ensure all tasks are
completed. Learns quickly and utilizes available resources to get the job done accurately and on time.
Exceptional planning and project management skills.

EDUCATION
DeVry University, Addison, IL, Bachelor of Science, Technical Management, 2011
Northwest College, Powell, WY, Associate of Science, Horse and Agricultural Management

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Project
Visio, Adobe, Lotus Notes, Outlook, Unix, Visual Basic, HTML, Unix, XP professional, Mac OS 10
Quicken 2003, Trimble GPS system, ESRI GIS, ArcMap, ULLS-G, SAP
Certification in 40 hour OSHA health and safety
Presently training in SkillSoft computer environment courtesy of RHI, OfficeTeam temps

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Advantage Sales, Irvine, CA                                                            01/2010-Present
   Independent Event Specialist
    Perform product demonstrations in food chain stores
    Set up table to display sales products
    Use cooking and selling skills to describe benefits and features of products
    Complete computer sales report forms from saved feedback data gathered
    Certification; Prometric Professional Food Managers

USDA APHIS, Buzzards Bay, MA                                                          10/2007-08/2008
   Production Worker
    Maintained and recorded gypsy moth colonies for virus-controlled project
    Processed, weighed, labeled pesticide-injected stem/leaf samples by a lab procedure for Elisa assay and
      traveled the team to WVA for week to treat emerald ash borer infected trees, recognized of the month
      employee with picture on wall
    Processed lab procedure mini cells injected with pheromone used as lures to disperse
      Moth species for projects and built environmentally friendly insect traps

USDA Forest Service, PA and CT                                                         05/2006-10/2007
   Biological Science Technician
    Maintained and recorded findings in ladybeetle colonies, temperature changes, assist in completing a lab
       MSDS inventory project
    Used microscopes daily to identify basic insects in CT lab, process counts and record findings
    Assist graduate students in a field study on Mt. Tom, Amherst, MA for hemlock woolly aldelgid counts
    Completed field survey inventories with team at PA sites using Trimble
       GPS/ESRI GIS mapping technology and Excel
       Built more mounts into a Botanical library with samples from the field
       Assistance with NRCS guest for survey’s on Oil and Gas fields
Army National Guard (various locations)                                                 08/1995-08/2007
   Personnel and HR Logistic Clerk, Petroleum Specialist
    Documented, maintained, and filed State of MA soldiers’ records and discharges, stack to mail and
      Scan into database, this assisted the development of soldiers website, iPerms(Milford, MA)
    Answering and transferring phones, fax, mail, scanner, pulling discharges out of rolling library, filing
      them in basement for later mailing
    Processed and uploaded soldier’s records/index into database, referred customers to proper office,
      checked in soldiers for readiness shipping out processing, filling out life insurance forms, following
      procedures, policies, regulations
    Drove fuel trucks and acting file clerk(Framingham, MA) for filing maintenance/index truck/supply
      check lists into database-ulls-g software and print off driver’s license, fill out forms for gsa supply
      catalog, completed inventories with sap during cross training in Wyoming/ awarded ribbon in that state


Lowe’s, Pembroke, MA                                                                 07/2004-05/2006
   Team Leader in Outside Lawn and Garden
    Maintained inventory of plants by watering and stocking plants and garden supplies
    Operated forklift, accepted shipments and completed sales using computer
    Presented multiple “How-To” clinics in Department Manager’s absence
    Trained new personnel on sales and computer use

USDA Forest Service, Mountain Home, Leadore and Grangeville, ID                          05/2001-10/2003
   Range or Biological Science Technician
   Mountain Home, ID
        Independently worked in a remote workstation, using radio communications to ranger station, in
           charge of US horses on site, and a teenage volunteer that alternated with campgrounds, maintained
           areas, monitor and report sites on horses, taking points on map of weed locations using software to
           record findings
        Surveyed a long term field study, recording results of bio controls on invasive weeds, from dated
           maps
        Complete Idaho State AG/Herbicide Professional Applicator’s exam for spraying herbicide
    Leadore, ID
    Received award for field work season objectives accomplished
    Identified riparian plant communities for botanical library data collection and filed
       Reports on ecological conditions for public land grazing issues
    Used horses to pack poles and brazed numbers on poles to rebuild transect for scientific study
    Documented findings with maps and digital camera, cross relating data finding with USFS libraries into
       Excel and compare with dated aerial photo files
   Grangeville and White Bird, ID
    Assisted with beaver pond surveys and documented reports for dealing with public land lobbyists
    Surveyed and documented animal damage on important salmon run creeks and meadows
    Kept observations for law enforcement on trespassing, and animal and camper damages
    Cross-trained with hydrologist on creek sites using Level technology equipment, use of measurements,
       logging reports for graphs

   USARMY- TS-SCI Clearance with poly from 1987-1995 in IT operations




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