Sample Functional Resume - Transportation Planning
John A. Doe
4120 CHEVY TRAIL
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN 48111-9626
Experienced and versatile professional with strong systems planning, people, and research skills, coupled with a desire to contribute to meeting the organization's goals, and with the ability to:
- Direct transportation planning & programs
- Manage programs and people
- Anticipate & project for organizational change
- Design & develop cost saving systems
- Administer office operations
EXPERIENCED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS
- Government Guidelines Environmental Impact Mitigation Research
- Urban Planning Geology/ Hydrology Site Evaluations
- Computer Software Tools Scientific/ Business/ Grant Writing Quality Control
Administering - Lead coordinator for the daily processing of thousands of checks for payment and the mailing of confidential reports, meeting strict deadlines and avoiding late fees.
Problem-Solving - Designed a waste management program involving Recycle Ann Arbor and a major book company, intended for the efficient handling of tons of paper, cardboard, plastic, metal, and glass, achieving net savings of $20,000 per building annually and reducing company disposal obligations.
Managing - Oversaw operations of an expanding research lab, providing expertise, commitment, and quality control during a time of significant transition.
Organizing - Consolidated community awareness information into an effective and easy-to-use pocket guide for Bicycling in Ann Arbor, distributing them throughout the area to promote bicycle safety and ridership.
Calculating - Verified the accuracy of office processes and expenses, eliminating overbilling and cultivating an attitude of quality control among staff.
Creating - Make transportation program literature, maps, and correspondences to politicians and agencies, employing innate abilities and formal training, resulting in program recognition and increased use.
Design and Research Consultant: Design, layout out, and assist in marketing sundials and assorted wearable and garden timepiece for a specialty company.
Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals: Collaborate with other alternative transportation people to better develop pedestrian and bicycle-friendly communities.
Washtenaw Biking and Walking Coalition: Advocate bicycle and pedestrian use, rights and responsibilities.
Ann Arbor Bicycle Coordinating Committee: Guide bicycle program, road projects, parking, and facilities to include and encourage bicycle and alternative transportation.
City of Ann Arbor
Research Assistant I: Managed a large and growing science lab
including legal compliance, as well as database and administrative duties.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dixboro Oak Preservation
Assisted with road realignment and U of M Botanical Gardens historic oak preservation.
Oakway Realignment Coalition
Assisted with road realignment and historic forest preservation.
EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, Ypsilanti, Michigan
Bachelor of Science, 1994
Major: Biology - Ecosystem/Environmental
Business and Fine Arts Concentrations
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