Sean Ecker Recreation Management, Odd Job Specialist

Colorado Springs, CO $14.00/h / hour Sean-Patrick-Ecker-Resume.docx

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SEAN PATRICK ECKER  (719) 459-9152  623 N Spruce St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905

Education and Certifications

Appalachian State University – Boone, NC December 2014
– Bachelor of Science, Recreation Management
– Concentration: Outdoor Experiential Education
– Related Coursework: Inclusive Recreation, Recreation Leadership and Group Dynamics,
Recreation Program Planning, Recreation Resource Management, Administration in Leisure
– Minor: Leadership Studies
Harrisburg Area Community College – Gettysburg, PA May 2011
– Associates in Arts, General Studies
Wilderness First Responder 2014-2016
CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid Present – 2020


Sugar Mountain Resort – Sugar Mountain, NC November – December 2018
Lift Operator (Seasonal temporary position)
– Prepared snow ramps and line mazes for guests to safely navigate.
– Oversaw the guests while they exited the ski lift in an efficient, timely, and safe manner.
– Trained new employees on how to effectively run the lift station with preventive techniques to
minimize accidents, knowledge of entire workings of station, and clear instructions.
Amp’d Adventures – Colorado Springs, CO May – November 2018
Tour Guide (Seasonal)
– Manned the front desk, advertising and selling tours to potential participants.
– Booked and reserved tour times for participants and operated the cash register.
– Fit individuals to electric bicycles as well as helmets.
– Instructed and educated guests on how to properly and safely operate electric bicycles.
– Led groups on electric bicycle tours through the Garden of the Gods city park & Glen Eyrie
– Responsible for group safety, controlling vehicle and pedestrian traffic, and educating the tour
on the historical and geological facts of the park and local area.
– Assisted the owner of the company in interviewing and training potential employees.
Windows, Doors & More Warehouse – Statesville, NC December 2016 – May 2018
Floor Manager
– Skills necessary include customer service, documentation, organizational skills, multitasking,
money management, accuracy and attention to details.
– Managed employees with various tasks and hand-crafted custom doors.
– Operated forklift and managed inventory.
YMCA of the Rockies: Snow Mountain Ranch – Granby, CO May – September 2015
Rocks and Ropes (Programs Department) (Seasonal)
– Responsible for the zip line, high ropes course, and climbing wall.
– Assisted participants with harnesses and helmets.
– Accountable for their overall safety and happiness during the program.
– Led groups through low ropes team building where I facilitated groups working together to
accomplish a task and helping to transfer the experience and lessons learned to the real world.

Sugar Mountain Resort – Sugar Mountain, NC January – May 2015
Ski Patrol (Seasonal)
– Promoted safety and accident prevention among guests.
– Responded to injury reports on the slopes, assessed the guests’ injuries, provided immediate
first aid, and prepared the patient for transport down the mountain.
– Transported patients down the mountain via toboggan for further assessment.
– Documented accidents and assessed whether further medical attention was necessary.
Camp Horizons– Harrisonburg, VA. June – August 2014
Adventure Counselor, Administrative Intern (Seasonal)
– Responsible for the safety and well-being of campers throughout the summer.
– Guided campers on various outdoor activities such as canoeing, backpacking, climbing, hiking,
spelunking, and high ropes courses.
– Interviewed the promotions correspondent and the camp director to further my knowledge and
understanding of the recreation field.
– Completed assignments on leadership styles and different areas of management.
Liberty Mountain Ski Resort – Fairfield, PA December 2009 – March 2013
Tubing Staff (Seasonal)
– Assessed the environment for risks and created a fun atmosphere for employees and guests
alike to enjoy the experience.
– Instructed new employees and educated them on how to maintain a fun and safe environment
for guests.
Del Sol Gettysburg – Gettysburg, PA. April – September 2010
Customer Service (Seasonal)
– Provided information and demonstration of products to customers to maximize their
– Exhibited use of multitasking, patience, trustworthiness, and proper protocol.
– Answered phones and cash register operation.

Volunteer and Related Experience

North Carolina Outward Bound – Asheville, NC August 2014
– Four-day expedition in the wilderness where I assessed risks daily.
– Demonstrated mental toughness, determination, social inclusiveness, and adaptability
throughout the excursion.
– Contributed to group success and collaborated with a diverse group of people.
Upward Bound, Appalachian State University – Boone, NC October 2013
Event Planner
– Created and implemented a program for high school students.
– Organized and planned activities for the students, scheduled and reserved facility.
– Facilitated communication and participation of students during the program through ice-
breaking, open communication, and team building exercises.
Gettysburg Area High School – Gettysburg, PA April 2010
Camp Counselor
– Responsible for middle school-aged children.
– Supervised and aided clients with special needs in activities of daily living and encouraged
– Collaborated with other groups to achieve a common goal.

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