Courtenay W

Dedicated and accomplished SAIT graduate with a strong academic background

Calgary, Alberta

1 year experience

Pay negotiable

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Pet sitter in Calgary, Alberta

Dedicated and accomplished SAIT graduate with a strong academic background. Key skills include: assessing and identifying problems in a quick manner, locating, gathering and organizing information in any type of environment, supervising and motivating others and dealing with people, problems and situations with honesty, integrity and personal ethics. An ex-nationally ranked freestyle skiing competitor who coaches provincial level athletes. Works best in a fast-paced, flexible environment where personal and professional growth is encouraged amongst colleagues.

Related Work Experience
July 2011-Present
CTV TWO / CTV – Alberta Primetime/Operations Calgary, AB
-Operations, Part time Chase producer and floor director
• Duties include – finding guests, preparing guests for shows, running the Calgary studio as Primetime is based in Edmonton. Also worked part-time for CTV Operations in Calgary doing live-hits from Calgary to various other studios
February-March 2012
CHEK News Victoria, BC
-Practicum
• Duties include – gathering newsworthy stories, completing interviews, doing streeters, helping with editing, writing VO’s and Packs
Education
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SAIT Polytechnic- Radio, Television and Broadcast News Calgary, AB
• Graduate of the Radio, Television, Broadcast News program, majoring in Broadcast News
• Competent and confident in completing interviews, editing audio and video, hosting radio shows, producing and anchoring short television shows, reading news and sports on air for both Radio and Television, putting packs together for air, live hits, anchoring and acting as a video journalist, as well as reporting and anchoring editing and cutting nd creating features for radio.
• Recipient of the Jason Lang Scholarship
• Maintained over 3.90 GPA all four semesters and was inducted to Phi Theta Kappa honor society
• Attended the Rogers Sportsnet Excellence in Sports Broadcasting Workshop
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National Sport School Calgary, AB
• Graduated with honors - selected based on academic and athletic performance
• Spoke on behalf of the school and future athletes at several events including the media unveiling of the center of sports excellence and the 20th anniversary of the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.
• Numerous public speaking engagements to board meetings, media unveilings, Olympic events, younger students, at risk youth and clubs.


Other Work Experience
May 2012-Present
Boathouse Calgary, AB
-Full time sales associate
• Duties include-closing the store, handling cash, assisting customers.
September 2009-June 2010
Canada Olympic Park Calgary, AB
-Freeskiers Freestyle Skiing Team, Camp Torch Counselor
• Employed as a part time coach
• Coaching ages 6-16 in competitive provincial level Jumps&Bumps and Freeskiers Teams
• Duties include-coaching groups of children between the ages 6-16, teaching the children freestyle specific aspects of skiing, organizing competitions and coaching children at several provincial events.
Canada Olympic Park Calgary, AB
-Guest Services, Athlete Services Attendant, Retail Sales Assistant
• Guest Service duties include- directing calls throughout the organization, making reservations for customers for programs, clubs, brunches and corporate events, selling tickets, season passes and programs, informing customers on the programs. Also acted as the tourist information center when volunteers weren't in.
• Athlete Service Attendant duties include- assisting high performance athletes with any needs they may have, booking boardrooms, running nightly statistics of both facility use and athlete numbers, running nightly pool checks, putting through all membership applications.

Certifications
• ProServe Certificate
• Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
• Canadian Ski Instructor Alliance- Level One
• National Coaching Certification Program-Freestyle Skiing Level One, Technical Ski Module One, Air Level One
• Gymnastics Development Program-White Badge
• Trampoline and Tumbling Program- Gold Level III

Other Experience
• Ex-Competitive Nationally Ranked Freestyle Skier
• Recipient of school awards including Honors, First Class Honors, Student of the Term

Personal Interests

Skiing, reading, acting, backpacking, rock climbing, and hiking


I have owned every type of animal imaginable in my life


Experience

Dogs

Dogs


Cats

Cats


Fish

Fish


Lizards/reptiles

Lizards/reptiles


Small mammals

Small mammals


Exotic pets

Exotic pets


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Services

Dog Walking

Dog Walking


Pet Sitting

Pet Sitting


Responsibilities include:

House calls

House calls

Pet feeding

Pet feeding

Boarding

Boarding

Overnight care

Overnight care


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