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Job Seeking: Equestrain Trail Guide
Category: Equestrian Guide
Countries Applicable: All Locations
Date Posted: 1/29/2015
Detail of Qualification: Jennifer Goetsch Jengoetsch11@gmail.com 206.375.0420 7447 Manual Road Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 I am interested in a horseback riding guide position. I am extremely experienced with both horses and tourism. I have taken riding lesson since I was four years old and bought my own horse (Tiger) when I was ten. I kept him at a self-care barn, which meant I got plenty of experience with the labor involved in keeping a horse. Recreationally, I ride mainly English so that I can jump but all my past jobs that involve teaching horseback riding has been Western. I am familiar with Parelli and Brannaman natural horsemanship techniques and always eager to learn more. Summer of 2012 and 2013, I guided horseback riding tours in Glacier National Park, Montana for Swan Mountain Outfitters. This gave me eight combined months of experiences of daily bear (grizzly and black) encounters, dealing with sudden storms when stuck miles away from home with guests, daily narration of the wilderness, and management skills. Those employers would love to give me a recommendation as a hard-working, independent, and adaptable worker. I would also love to elaborate on any of my previous horse experience or remote living experience over the phone or skype. I studied philosophy and science at Beloit College and focused primarily on animal behavior, ecosystems, and preservation. Please let me know if you would like to set up an interview time with me. I understand safety of both the guests and horses is paramount in an operation of this sort. I would love to face the challenge of becoming a part of your staff. Personal Qualities: Flexible, organized, quick learner, positive attitude, independent, adapt easily, dependable, good people skills, honest, problem solver. Education: Beloit College: Graduated with a BA in Philosophy in May 2012. Also obtained a minor in Biology. Bainbridge High School: Graduated in June 2008. Cross-cultural experiences: Travel experience in New Zealand (6 months), Cambodia, Morocco, Turkey, England, France, Scotland, Italy, Switzerland, Canada, Mexico and the US Virgin Islands. Study abroad in Nantes, France and hosted Nantes student earlier that year. Employment: Fall-Winter 2013-Spring 2015: The Wildernest Store, Bainbridge Island, WA. Specialized in selling outdoor gear and clothing. Contact information: Kerry or Steve Sutorius: 206-780-8527 Spring-Summer 2013: Swan Mountain Outfitters, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, MT. Worked as a horseback riding tour guide in Glacier National Park. Informed guests about the park’s history, foliage, wildlife, and facts about horses. Also included caring for about 45 horses full time. Part-time Manager of Many Glacier operation. Contact information: Aubrie or Erik Lorona: Aubrie@swanmountainoutfitters.com or Aubrie’s cell: 406-387-4405 Winter 2012-13: Rolling Bay Electric, Bainbridge Island, WA. Assisted with electrical installations, mainly residential. Included working with power tools, conduit, and wiring. Contact information: Paul Goetsch: 206-842-4643 Fall-Winter 2012: Puget Pets, Seattle, WA. Worked as a dog walker and occasionally did overnight pet sitting (dogs and cats). Contact information: Kelly Viergutz: info@pugetpets.com or 206-354-7861 Fall-Winter 2012: Emerald Glen Stables, Woodinville, WA. Worked as a stable worker; fed, watered and turned out horses. Picked out 24 stalls, twice a day. Summer 2012: Swan Mountain Outfitters, Many Glacier, Glacier National Park, MT. Worked as a horseback riding tour guide in Glacier National Park. Informed guests about the park’s history, foliage, wildlife, and facts about horses. Also included caring for about 45 horses full time. Contact information: Aubrie or Erik Lorona: Aubrie@swanmountainoutfitters.com or Aubrie’s cell: 406-387-4405 Fall 2010-Spring 2012: Work Study position at Beloit College, WI. Tutored fellow students in Chemistry, primarily. Summer 2010: Camp Sealth on Vashon Island, WA. I taught horseback riding to children as well as cared for the twenty-five horses we had. Any time the children were around those one thousand pound animals, I was responsible for their safety. Contact information: Carrie Kishline, Senior Program Manager: 206-463-3174 ext. 35 or carrie-k@campfire-usa.org Fall 2009 –Spring 2010: Work study position at Beloit College, WI in housekeeping department. Helped clean out the common areas and stairs of academic and residential buildings on campus. Summer 2009: Alaska Heli-Mush, Juneau, AK. Worked part-time retail in the gift shop and the other half up on the Norris Glacier. I welcomed the tourists when they got off the helicopter and take their pictures with the company’s cameras. While the tourists were getting a brief overview of sled safety, I ran back to our computer tent and started the developing process that I finished while they were riding around the glacier. I returned the guests with their pictures back to the helicopters. We had approximately 5- 11 tours a day. Afterwards we had community chores like dishes and garbage duty. Contact information for Linwood Fiedler: gonetomush@alaska.com or 907-495-6864 Fall 2007- Fall 2008: Bay Hay and Feed, Bainbridge Island, WA as a retail clerk in a unusual local store that sold everything from chicks in the spring, to expensive clothes, to cat toys. We also had a plant nursery attached where I watered in the summer. Only worked part time because of high school. Contact information for Howard or CeAnn Block: 206-842-2813 Volunteer: Summer 2007: EarthWatch, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands as a volunteer to record research about leatherback sea turtles. Fall 2006-Spring 2007: Boys and Girls Club, Bainbridge Island, WA. Helped kids ages 5-13 with homework after school. My duties included preparing snacks and taking them to the playground. Summers 2005 and 2006: Horse Camp, Bainbridge Island, WA. Helped run a horse camp for a few weeks during the summer. I helped kids learn how to pick out stalls, tack and un-tack a horse, perform correct vaccination techniques, etc. Specialized Skills: Experienced in driving manual trucks and cars. Certified in CPR and First Aid. Experienced in word processing, spreadsheets, powerpoint, and overall computer use. Took French for six years in middle school and high school.

Contact Info
Contact Name : Jennifer Goetsch
Address : 7447 Manual Rd
Country
USA
Fax :
Phone : 206-375-0420
Email : jengoetsch11@gmail.com

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