Rob Ridley

P.O. Box 564, Cremona, Alberta, T0M 0R0

(403)637-0047

rob@rangeroriginal.com

Summary of qualifications

  • BSc. Honors Biological Science
  • Mature, motivated and Reliable

  • Strong Public Relations and Problem Solving Skills
  • Adaptable and receptive to change

Relevant Experience

Current - Mountain View County, Alberta

Special Constable

 

  • Special Constable - Education and Law enforcement

1990 Ė 2004Alberta Environmental Protection Kananaskis

Seasonal Park Ranger

  • Appointment as Park Ranger and Special Constable
  • Enforcement of variety of Provincial and Federal Statutes
  • Search and Rescue
  • Firearms qualified
  • Qualified in 4x4 vehicles, OHVís, Equestrian patrol, Chainsaws, Helicopter Sling Rescue System, Organized rope rescue, Improvised rope rescue, River rescue, Ice rescue, Alpine mountaineering, First aid and CPR.
  • Frontcountry and Backcountry Patrol
  • Resource Management
  • Special projects incl. public safety equipment, backcountry campgrounds, enforcement administration, firearms maintenance, statistics, equestrian program.
  • Interpretation / Education to school and other groups

1990-1991 Medicine Hat College Brooks, AB.

Instructor

  • Taught college prep Biology, lab and lecture
  • Taught university transfer Computer Science
  • Primarily mature students

1977 - 1981 Xerox Toronto, ON

Technical Specialist

  • Customer technical support in assigned territory
  • Formal training in conflict resolution
  • Professional conduct in corporate environment

1973 - 1977 IBM Toronto, ON

Customer Engineer

  • Technical and training support to customers in assigned territory for Office Products Division
  • Formal Interpersonal Skills training
  • Professional conduct in corporate environment

Education

1984 - 1989 University of Guelph Guelph, ON

BSc. Hons. Biological Science

  • Returned to school as mature student to complete degree
  • Included studies of environmental biology, ecology, computer science, psychology, wildlife biology, fisheries biology and other broad scientific studies.

References

References and performance appraisals are available on request

Objective

A secure and rewarding position in an organization that values reliability, adaptability, problem solving and innovation.

Interests and activities

Though our children are all adults, they remain the primary focus of my life. I also enjoy mountaineering, all outdoor pursuits, equestrian activities, live theatre, physical fitness and cooking. Qualified Class A guide.

Volunteer experience

For many years, I volunteered in Kananaskis country related to trail patrol, equestrian activity and search and rescue. Other volunteer experience includes 10 years with the scouting movement, 2 years with the Golden Retriever Club of Canada including a judging assignment and assistance with the election campaign of my MLA.

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