Topic ID #29631 - posted 8/16/2013 6:30 AM

Field Tech seeking work in North Carolina/South Carolina/Virginia



jpwhite82

Justin P. White

401 Meadow Lane

Wendell, NC 27591

(919) 270-9462

jpwhite82@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                          

OBJECTIVE

My objective is to obtain a career in the area of cultural resource management.

 

SUMMARY

I have recently graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Public History. I have experience writing scholarly level material using a variety of primary and secondary sources.  I am a very organized and pay close attention to detail.  Over the past four years I have gained a wide range of experience in various areas of the public history field.  In addition to my research skills I also have a hospitality and business background providing me with strong skills in public relations, event promotions and budgeting.

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Public History                                                                                       May 2013

Anthropology Minor (Archaeology Concentration)

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

 

Associates in Arts                                                                                                                   December 2011

Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site, Four Oaks, NC                         August 2013- Present

            Historic Interpreter

My primary responsibilities are focused on providing excellent customer service to the guest of the site.

            -I lead tours of the Harper House to guest.

            -Gift shop management.

            -Assist guest with genealogical research.

 

Imagination Station/ NC Museum of the Coastal Plain, Wilson, NC                   August 2013-Present

            History Education Outreach Programmer

Provide presentations to schools on various historical topics.           

            -Developed programs to meet the educational requirements as stated by the state of North Carolina.

 

Spice Cubed Catering, Raleigh, NC                                                                         October 2011-Present

            Caterer

Provide excellent customer service during special occasions such as weddings, banquets and church events.

            -Responsible for setting up and breaking down of events.

            -Served in various positions such as waiter, bartender, and kitchen staff.

 

Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site, Four Oaks, NC                          May-August 2013

            Intern

My primary objective was to catalog the site’s research files and convert them into searchable PDF documents.

            -Design educational programs in history and archaeology

-Assisted with guest services.

-Gave tours of the Harper House to guest.
            -Assisted in special events.

-Assisted guest in genealogical research.

 

Imagination Station/ NC Museum of the Coastal Plain, Wilson, NC                   January – May 2013

            Intern

My primary responsibility for this internship is to conduct research on furniture production in the northern North Carolina coastal plain using primary and secondary sources.

            -Aided educational programs aimed at teaching science to elementary age children.

-Assist in the setting up and design of exhibits.

-Developed and lead off-campus history education programs.

North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office, Greenville, NC                      January- May 2013

            Intern

My primary objective was to aide in the preservation process for the purposed historic district of Dryborough in New Bern, NC.

-Compared current building footprints from GIS maps to those shown on the Sandborn Fire Insurance maps.
-Assessed the integrity of individual buildings within the district.
-Collected documentation regarding the history of the area.

 

ECU Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, Greenville, NC                   November 2012-March 2013

            Event Liaison

Served as a Liaison between Phi Alpha Theta and Tuscarora Nation for the Nooherooka 300th Anniversary, hosted by East Carolina University.

            - Responsible for recruiting volunteers to aid in various projects for the commemoration of the                                  Tuscarora War.

            - Aided in recruiting professors and other professionals to attend the events.

            -Registered and assisted guest during the conference.

 

ECU J.Y. Joyner Library Special Collections, Greenville, NC                                         April-May 2012

            Collections Processor

Organized and wrote the inventory and finding aid for the Lee A. Wallace Collection.

 

ECU Conservation Lab, Greenville, NC                                                                 September- December 2011

            Conservator

Conserved a mid eighteenth century hoe heads recovered from the British blockade runner Modern Greece.

            -Wrote conservation proposal and reports.

            -Used air picks to remove concretion off of the artifacts.

            -Mixed solutions to aid in the conservation of the artifacts.

 

St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Cary, NC                                                      October 1998- September 2011

            Caterer

Provide excellent customer service during special occasions such as weddings, banquets and church events.

            -Responsible for setting up and breaking down of events.

            -Served in various positions such as waiter, bartender, and kitchen staff.

            -Provided training to new employees.

 

Environmental Services Inc., Raleigh, NC,                                                 July-August 2011

            Field Technician

Conducted both field and lab work for local CRM projects.

            - Accessioned artifacts for processing and transfer to the NCDCR.
            - Created a master list of accessioned artifacts.

            - Conducted field work by the using various archaeological methods.

 

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Raleigh, NC,                       January-May 2011

            Research Assistant

I conducted primary research for the North Carolina Civil War Sesquicentennial regarding events relevant to Fort Anderson.

           

The Sports Page Bar and Grill, Knightdale, NC,                                       September 2006- August 2009

            Manager/Bartender

I provided excellent customer service to patrons at Knightdale’s original sports bar.  As a manger I handled the concerns of both the clientele and staff.  I also had the responsibility of overseeing various financial matters.

-Supervised wait and kitchen staff (five employees per shift).

-Assisted with preparing and delivering catering orders.

-Maintained needed inventory while meeting desired cost percentage.

-Responsible for daily deposits.

-Placed orders with vendors based upon weekly budgets.

-Promoted the venue’s entertainment.

-Conducted interviews for potential employees.

-Exemplified supreme customer service skills by retaining a variety of clientele.

 

Mama Mia Pasta and Pizza , Cary, NC,                                                      June-September 2006

            Assistant Kitchen Manager/Line Cook

I cooked to order meals in a timely fashion.

            -Oversaw daily prep work.

            -Oversaw incoming orders from vendors.     

Chuck’em Bar and Grill, Cary, NC,                                                            March 2005-May 2006

            Assistant Kitchen Manager/Line Cook

I helped lead a staff of six in efficiently getting orders out in a timely fashion.

            -Assisted in the ordering and receiving from food vendors.

            -Responsible for setting daily prep assignments.

            -Responsible for coordinating the cooking process for each individual entre, allowing for a table’s                           complete order to go out at once.

 

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

I am proficient in the following programs, and am willing to gain proficiency in other programs:

Microsoft Office         University Database Research            Social Media              

WPM: 60

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Dean’s List, East Carolina University; Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, and Spring 2013.

Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize Recipient, Second Place, Joyner Library, East Carolina University, 2013.
Outstanding Public History Senior Award, East Carolina University, 2012-2013.

 

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS
“Unfamiliar Territory; The Union Occupation of Northeastern North Carolina, 1862-1865.” Phi Alpha Theta             2013 Induction Ceremony. April, 2013.

Justin P. White

401 Meadow Lane

Wendell, NC 27591

(919) 270-9462

jpwhite82@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                   

SUMMARY

I have recently graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Public History.  I am a very organized and pay close attention to detail.  My experience in the history field has helped me develop a strong research and reporting ability.  In addition to my research skills I also have a hospitality and business background providing me with strong skills in public relations, event promotions and budgeting.

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Public History                                                                                       May 2013

Anthropology Minor (Archaeology Concentration)

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

 

Associates in Arts                                                                                                                   December 2011

Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site, Four Oaks, NC                         August 2013- Present

            Historic Interpreter

My primary responsibilities are focused on providing excellent customer service to the guest of the site.

            -I lead tours of the Harper House to guest.

            -Gift shop management.

            -Assist guest with genealogical research.

 

Imagination Station/ NC Museum of the Coastal Plain, Wilson, NC                   August 2013-Present

            History Education Outreach Programmer

Provide presentations to schools on various historical topics.           

            -Developed programs to meet the educational requirements as stated by the state of North Carolina.

 

Spice Cubed Catering, Raleigh, NC                                                                         October 2011-Present

            Caterer

Provide excellent customer service during special occasions such as weddings, banquets and church events.

            -Responsible for setting up and breaking down of events.

            -Served in various positions such as waiter, bartender, and kitchen staff.

 

Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site, Four Oaks, NC                          May-August 2013

            Intern

My primary objective was to catalog the site’s research files and convert them into searchable PDF documents.

            -Design educational programs in history and archaeology

-Assisted with guest services.

-Gave tours of the Harper House to guest.
            -Assisted in special events.

-Assisted guest in genealogical research.

 

Imagination Station/ NC Museum of the Coastal Plain, Wilson, NC                   January – May 2013

            Intern

My primary responsibility for this internship is to conduct research on furniture production in the northern North Carolina coastal plain using primary and secondary sources.

            -Aided educational programs aimed at teaching science to elementary age children.

-Assist in the setting up and design of exhibits.

-Developed and lead off-campus history education programs.

North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office, Greenville, NC                      January- May 2013

            Intern

My primary objective was to aide in the preservation process for the purposed historic district of Dryborough in New Bern, NC.

-Compared current building footprints from GIS maps to those shown on the Sandborn Fire Insurance maps.
-Assessed the integrity of individual buildings within the district.
-Collected documentation regarding the history of the area.

 

ECU Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, Greenville, NC                   November 2012-March 2013

            Event Liaison

Served as a Liaison between Phi Alpha Theta and Tuscarora Nation for the Nooherooka 300th Anniversary, hosted by East Carolina University.

            - Responsible for recruiting volunteers to aid in various projects for the commemoration of the                                  Tuscarora War.

            - Aided in recruiting professors and other professionals to attend the events.

            -Registered and assisted guest during the conference.

 

ECU J.Y. Joyner Library Special Collections, Greenville, NC                                         April-May 2012

            Collections Processor

Organized and wrote the inventory and finding aid for the Lee A. Wallace Collection.

 

ECU Conservation Lab, Greenville, NC                                                                 September- December 2011

            Conservator

Conserved a mid eighteenth century hoe heads recovered from the British blockade runner Modern Greece.

            -Wrote conservation proposal and reports.

            -Used air picks to remove concretion off of the artifacts.

            -Mixed solutions to aid in the conservation of the artifacts.

 

St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Cary, NC                                                      October 1998- September 2011

            Caterer

Provide excellent customer service during special occasions such as weddings, banquets and church events.

            -Responsible for setting up and breaking down of events.

            -Served in various positions such as waiter, bartender, and kitchen staff.

            -Provided training to new employees.

 

Environmental Services Inc., Raleigh, NC,                                                 July-August 2011

            Field Technician

Conducted both field and lab work for local CRM projects.

            - Accessioned artifacts for processing and transfer to the NCDCR.
            - Created a master list of accessioned artifacts.

            - Conducted field work by the using various archaeological methods.

 

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Raleigh, NC,                       January-May 2011

            Research Assistant

I conducted primary research for the North Carolina Civil War Sesquicentennial regarding events relevant to Fort Anderson.

           

The Sports Page Bar and Grill, Knightdale, NC,                                       September 2006- August 2009

            Manager/Bartender

I provided excellent customer service to patrons at Knightdale’s original sports bar.  As a manger I handled the concerns of both the clientele and staff.  I also had the responsibility of overseeing various financial matters.

-Supervised wait and kitchen staff (five employees per shift).

-Assisted with preparing and delivering catering orders.

-Maintained needed inventory while meeting desired cost percentage.

-Responsible for daily deposits.

-Placed orders with vendors based upon weekly budgets.

-Promoted the venue’s entertainment.

-Conducted interviews for potential employees.

-Exemplified supreme customer service skills by retaining a variety of clientele.

 

Mama Mia Pasta and Pizza , Cary, NC,                                                      June-September 2006

            Assistant Kitchen Manager/Line Cook

I cooked to order meals in a timely fashion.

            -Oversaw daily prep work.

            -Oversaw incoming orders from vendors.     

Chuck’em Bar and Grill, Cary, NC,                                                            March 2005-May 2006

            Assistant Kitchen Manager/Line Cook

I helped lead a staff of six in efficiently getting orders out in a timely fashion.

            -Assisted in the ordering and receiving from food vendors.

            -Responsible for setting daily prep assignments.

            -Responsible for coordinating the cooking process for each individual entre, allowing for a table’s                           complete order to go out at once.

 

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

I am proficient in the following programs, and am willing to gain proficiency in other programs:

Microsoft Office         University Database Research            Social Media              

WPM: 60

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Dean’s List, East Carolina University; Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, and Spring 2013.

Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize Recipient, Second Place, Joyner Library, East Carolina University, 2013.
Outstanding Public History Senior Award, East Carolina University, 2012-2013.

 

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS
“Unfamiliar Territory; The Union Occupation of Northeastern North Carolina, 1862-1865.” Phi Alpha Theta             2013 Induction Ceremony. April, 2013.

Justin P. White

401 Meadow Lane

Wendell, NC 27591

(919) 270-9462

jpwhite82@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                   

SUMMARY

I have recently graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Public History.  I am a very organized and pay close attention to detail.  My experience in the history field has helped me develop a strong research and reporting ability.  In addition to my research skills I also have a hospitality and business background providing me with strong skills in public relations, event promotions and budgeting.

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Public History                                                                                       May 2013

Anthropology Minor (Archaeology Concentration)

East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

 

Associates in Arts                                                                                                                   December 2011

Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site, Four Oaks, NC                         August 2013- Present

            Historic Interpreter

My primary responsibilities are focused on providing excellent customer service to the guest of the site.

            -I lead tours of the Harper House to guest.

            -Gift shop management.

            -Assist guest with genealogical research.

 

Imagination Station/ NC Museum of the Coastal Plain, Wilson, NC                   August 2013-Present

            History Education Outreach Programmer

Provide presentations to schools on various historical topics.           

            -Developed programs to meet the educational requirements as stated by the state of North Carolina.

 

Spice Cubed Catering, Raleigh, NC                                                                         October 2011-Present

            Caterer

Provide excellent customer service during special occasions such as weddings, banquets and church events.

            -Responsible for setting up and breaking down of events.

            -Served in various positions such as waiter, bartender, and kitchen staff.

 

Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site, Four Oaks, NC                          May-August 2013

            Intern

My primary objective was to catalog the site’s research files and convert them into searchable PDF documents.

            -Design educational programs in history and archaeology

-Assisted with guest services.

-Gave tours of the Harper House to guest.
            -Assisted in special events.

-Assisted guest in genealogical research.

 

Imagination Station/ NC Museum of the Coastal Plain, Wilson, NC                   January – May 2013

            Intern

My primary responsibility for this internship is to conduct research on furniture production in the northern North Carolina coastal plain using primary and secondary sources.

            -Aided educational programs aimed at teaching science to elementary age children.

-Assist in the setting up and design of exhibits.

-Developed and lead off-campus history education programs.

North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office, Greenville, NC                      January- May 2013

            Intern

My primary objective was to aide in the preservation process for the purposed historic district of Dryborough in New Bern, NC.

-Compared current building footprints from GIS maps to those shown on the Sandborn Fire Insurance maps.
-Assessed the integrity of individual buildings within the district.
-Collected documentation regarding the history of the area.

 

ECU Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, Greenville, NC                   November 2012-March 2013

            Event Liaison

Served as a Liaison between Phi Alpha Theta and Tuscarora Nation for the Nooherooka 300th Anniversary, hosted by East Carolina University.

            - Responsible for recruiting volunteers to aid in various projects for the commemoration of the                                  Tuscarora War.

            - Aided in recruiting professors and other professionals to attend the events.

            -Registered and assisted guest during the conference.

 

ECU J.Y. Joyner Library Special Collections, Greenville, NC                                         April-May 2012

            Collections Processor

Organized and wrote the inventory and finding aid for the Lee A. Wallace Collection.

 

ECU Conservation Lab, Greenville, NC                                                                 September- December 2011

            Conservator

Conserved a mid eighteenth century hoe heads recovered from the British blockade runner Modern Greece.

            -Wrote conservation proposal and reports.

            -Used air picks to remove concretion off of the artifacts.

            -Mixed solutions to aid in the conservation of the artifacts.

 

St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Cary, NC                                                      October 1998- September 2011

            Caterer

Provide excellent customer service during special occasions such as weddings, banquets and church events.

            -Responsible for setting up and breaking down of events.

            -Served in various positions such as waiter, bartender, and kitchen staff.

            -Provided training to new employees.

 

Environmental Services Inc., Raleigh, NC,                                                 July-August 2011

            Field Technician

Conducted both field and lab work for local CRM projects.

            - Accessioned artifacts for processing and transfer to the NCDCR.
            - Created a master list of accessioned artifacts.

            - Conducted field work by the using various archaeological methods.

 

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Raleigh, NC,                       January-May 2011

            Research Assistant

I conducted primary research for the North Carolina Civil War Sesquicentennial regarding events relevant to Fort Anderson.

           

The Sports Page Bar and Grill, Knightdale, NC,                                       September 2006- August 2009

            Manager/Bartender

I provided excellent customer service to patrons at Knightdale’s original sports bar.  As a manger I handled the concerns of both the clientele and staff.  I also had the responsibility of overseeing various financial matters.

-Supervised wait and kitchen staff (five employees per shift).

-Assisted with preparing and delivering catering orders.

-Maintained needed inventory while meeting desired cost percentage.

-Responsible for daily deposits.

-Placed orders with vendors based upon weekly budgets.

-Promoted the venue’s entertainment.

-Conducted interviews for potential employees.

-Exemplified supreme customer service skills by retaining a variety of clientele.

 

Mama Mia Pasta and Pizza , Cary, NC,                                                      June-September 2006

            Assistant Kitchen Manager/Line Cook

I cooked to order meals in a timely fashion.

            -Oversaw daily prep work.

            -Oversaw incoming orders from vendors.     

Chuck’em Bar and Grill, Cary, NC,                                                            March 2005-May 2006

            Assistant Kitchen Manager/Line Cook

I helped lead a staff of six in efficiently getting orders out in a timely fashion.

            -Assisted in the ordering and receiving from food vendors.

            -Responsible for setting daily prep assignments.

            -Responsible for coordinating the cooking process for each individual entre, allowing for a table’s                           complete order to go out at once.

 

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

I am proficient in the following programs, and am willing to gain proficiency in other programs:

Microsoft Office         University Database Research            Social Media              

WPM: 60

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Dean’s List, East Carolina University; Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, and Spring 2013.

Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize Recipient, Second Place, Joyner Library, East Carolina University, 2013.
Outstanding Public History Senior Award, East Carolina University, 2012-2013.

 

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS
“Unfamiliar Territory; The Union Occupation of Northeastern North Carolina, 1862-1865.” Phi Alpha Theta             2013 Induction Ceremony. April, 2013.

Archaeological Curriculum Vitae


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Archaeological Experience

Crew Member March 30, 2012 New Bern Battle Field

·         New Bern, NC

·         Search for Confederate burials using Ground Penetrating Radar

·         Wrote proposal and final report

Filed Technician August 3, 2011 Graveyard Survey

·         Chapel Hill, NC

·         Probing cemetery for unmarked graves

·         Using transit to create map of graveyard

·         Under supervision of Terri Russ, Environmental Services INC.

Field Technician July 11-14, 2011 River Walk Survey

·         Hillsborough, NC

·         Shovel Test along Eno River for a green way project

·         Under Supervision of Terri Russ, Environmental Services INC.

Crew Member May 12 – June 10, 2011 Brunswicktown/ Fort Anderson Field School

·         31BW376**12 & 31BW376**7

·         Winnabow, NC

·         Full excavation of units containing colonial remains

·         Metal detection used for finding Confederate barracks

·         Mapping of Features

·         Recording Elevations

·         Under supervision of Dr. Vincent Melomo (Peace College) and Tom Beaman (Wake Tech CC)

Crew Member March 19, 2011 Elizabethan Gardens

·         31DR91891 & 31DR91891**

·         Manteo, Roanoke Island, North Carolina

·         Archaeological Investigation at the Elizabethan Gardens.

·         Shovel test excavation in advance of planned infrastructure improvements.

·         Under the supervision of John Mintz, NCDCR

Crew Member April 24, 2010 Alamance Battle Ground Project

·         31AM397**

·         Burlington, NC

·         Intensive metal detection and shovel testing of a Regulator battle site.

·         Under supervision of John Mintz, NCDCR

 


Lab Experience

Conservator

  • East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
  • September 2011 – Present
  • Conserving hoe heads off the Modern Greece
  • Writing conservation proposals
  • Use of air picks to remove concretion
  • Mixing of solutions for preservation
  • Under supervision of Susanne Grieve, East Carolina University Maritime Lab

Archaeology Technician

  • Environmental Services INC., Raleigh, NC
  • July- August 2011
  • Accessioning artifacts for the Southside excavation
  • 31NH802
  • Create and compile a final master list of artifacts
  • Under supervision of Terri Russ, Environmental Services INC

 






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