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2913 STEWART AVE.

BOISE, ID 83702 • PHONE (208)870-5202

CHRISTOPHER JOHNSTON

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

 I am dependable, organized, and self motivated. Productive with
little or no supervision
 My wide variety of skills allows me to be very versatile. I am a
quick learner, always appreciative of opportunities to learn new
tasks
 I can manage myself and others with ease, skill, and confidence

WORK EXPERIENCE

3/2009-Current, Johnston Landscaping
Boise, ID
Owner/Operator
 Provided complete landscape services

 Performed landscape removal and installation

 Lawn Maintenance for regular clients

 Irrigation design, installation, and repair

 Nurseryman’s License obtained in August of ‘09’

11/2008-2/2009, Boise Landscape and Lawn
Boise, ID
Landscape Technician
 Performed snow removal

 Maintained residential and commercial properties

 Responsible for maintenance of equipment

8/2008-11/2008, Do-All-Drywall
Nampa, ID
Drywall Installer
 Responsible for equipment setup on jobsites

 Installed Drywall for residential and commercial sites

 Traveled as needed for jobs

4/2008-7/2008, Mid-City Motor World
Eureka, CA
Head of Building Maintenance
 Maintained showrooms and premises to meet or exceed company

standards
 Ordered and stocked supplies
 Performed plumbing repairs as needed
 Utilized company vehicle for errands as requested by supervisors
 Detailed mechanic shop areas with chemicals in the proper
manner

2/2006-2/2008, Self Employed
Eureka, CA
Landscaping, General Labor
 Provided all aspects of landscaping services to clients

 Jobs included house painting and general maintenance

3/2005-11/2005,6/2001-9/2001, Redwood Restaurants
Eureka, CA
Night Custodian
 Serviced local restaurants at night

 Sanitized equipment

 Responsible for securing premises

7/2004-12/2004, McEntire Landscaping
Redding CA
Erosion Control Technician
 Operated commercial Hydro-seed machines and other

various heavy equipment
 Performed restoration of fire damaged land

 Set up Silt Fencing to control erosion on commercial

and residential properties

2/2004-5/2004, Allen’s All Flat
New Plymouth, ID
Concrete Setter and Finisher
 Prepared grounds for concrete and set forms

 Poured concrete for sidewalks, patios, and driveways

 Utilized different methods to achieve desired results

7/2003-10/2003, Kessler Construction Company Boise, ID
Concrete Laborer
 Prepared grounds for concrete and set forms

 Poured concrete for commercial and various flatwork
 Set forms and poured for curb and gutter projects

3/2002-11/2002, Big D Landscaping New Plymouth, ID
Lawn Technician
 Moved soil, equipment, and materials

 Prepared grounds for fertilizers, seeding, plants, and

shrubs
 Mowed and trimmed lawns

10/2000-5/2001 , Denny’s Restaurant
Eureka, CA
Bus Person
 Washed dishes

 Bussed tables as needed

 Kept work environment neat and orderly

8/1997-10/1997, American Seafoods Seattle WA
Processor
 Processed fish according to company procedures and

standards
 Worked in a fast-paced environment to meet or exceed

company quotas
 Completed season with company

4/1995-12/1995, Azalea M/V Eureka, CA
Off-Loader
 Removed fish product from boat and delivered to

factory
 Completed season with company

4/1994-9/1994, Woodbine Alaska Fish Company
Rio Vista, CA
Crew Chief
 Processed fish product according to company standards

and procedures
 Offloaded fish to factories

 Performed deckhand duties as requested

 Promoted to Crew Chief within first month of
employment
 Completed season with company

5/1992-11/1992 , Ellis Forest Improvement
Oregon
Crew Chief
 Worked to extinguished remote forest fires

 Cleared fire trails through thick ground cover

 Completed work in very harsh conditions

4/1989-10/1991 , Custom Topper
Pocatello, ID
Hot Tub Manufacturer
 Manufactured Hot Tubs

 Tested product to make sure it met or exceeded

company standards
 Delivered and installed finished product

EDUCATION

1981-1985 Highland High School Pocatello ID
Diploma

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