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Kirk D.

Gharda
749 Lakeview Way kirkgharda@gmail.com
Redwood City, CA, 94062 kirkgharda.weebly.com
(650) 444-7976

Objective_______________________________________________________________________________
A city, county or private sector entry level job in the field of planning, sustainable development and/or
environmental stewardship.
Education_______________________________________________________________________________
California State University, Monterey Bay Graduated December 2018
B.A. Environmental Studies with concentration in planning Sustainable Communities
Special Coursework
 Sustainable City Year Capstone  Science & Policy for Global Change
 Water Resource Assessment, Law, & Policy  Social & Ecological Justice
 Collaborative Leadership & Community  Ethics for Health & Human Services
Building  American Sign Language 101, 102,
 Critical Thinking & Communication in
Environmental Studies
Cañada College
A.A. Interdisciplinary Studies with concentration in Arts and Humanities
A.A. Interdisciplinary Studies with concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences
Special De Anza College Coursework
 Introduction to Environmental Law  Introduction to Environmental Studies
 Wildlife Corridor Design  Humans, the Environment, & Sustainability
Achievements and Awards________________________________________________________________
 Fort Ord National Monument Capstone Presentation (on kirkgharda.weebly.com) Spring 2018
 Committee for Green Foothills Leadership Academy Graduate Spring 2015
 Humboldt State University Residential Housing Association Dorm Rep 2012-13 Academic Year
Work Experience ________________________________________________________________________
California Conservation Corps July 2013 – May 2014
 Environmental mitigation, offsetting habitat loss from new road construction.
 Emergency response (Cal Fire & US Forestry support): 16-hour days of maintaining orderly camps,
distributing food and supplies.
 Caltrans: Fuel reduction and roadside maintenance.
Safeway Cashier July 2012 – January 2013
 Processed shopping carts for customers while engaging customers
 Directed courtesy clerks at customers request
Round Table Pizza October 2007 – June 2011
 Pizza Baker
 Prepared food, maintained sanitation.
Skills__________________________________________________________________________________
 Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word & PowerPoint) and Google Suite
 Comfortable with computer networking & maintenance
Activities and Interests___________________________________________________________________
 Passion for sustainable development
 Actively following current events focusing on regional environmental issues
 Reading, NBA, NFL…