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Resume Details: Franklin Alexander

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Tallahassee FL USA

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GIS Analyst/Technician, Cartogropher
Year of Experience:
Entry Level

Education :
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL August 2015
• Master of Science in Geographical Information Systems
• Bachelor of Science in Geography, with a Minor in Environmental Studies
• Honors: Golden Key International Honors Society, Presidents List, Cum Laude
• FSU GPA: 3.76

Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee, FL July 2012
• Associate in Arts Degree
• TCC GPA: 4.0, Presidents List
GIS Skills :
Arc Map 10.0 – 10.2 Microsoft Word skilled in cartography
ERDAS Imagine Microsoft Excel proficient with remote sensing
R Studio Microsoft Power Point knowledge of projections
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Acrobat familiarity with ArcPy
Work Experience :
Florida Resources and Environmental Analysis Center May 2015 – July 2015
Intern Tallahassee, FL
• Created a web application using ESRI’s Web AppBuilder to display various social determinant data acquired from 2010 Census tables
• Geocoded addresses at the county and state scale to compare the different geocoding styles, including rooftop, parcel, and street level. This included geocoding 500,000+ addresses to 9 million parcels in the state of Florida
• Authored an instructional paper entitled Geocoding with ArcMap: Steps, Challenges, and Comparisons of Different Locator Styles for the Florida Department of Health
• Presented results from the above geocoding project at the Seven Hills Regional User Conference in Woodville, Florida to 137 GIS professionals
• Redistributed a county level census of Medicare/Medicaid recipients for the state of Florida to a 1 kilometer grid resolution using population aged 65 and older as ancillary data

Southeast Archaeological Center September 2014 – April 2015
Intern Tallahassee, FL
• Digitized hundreds of surveys for more than 120 archaeological sites with ArcMap 10.0, using archived records and maps of archaeological sites throughout the southeastern United States
• Georeferenced maps from archived archeologists reports using various ground references, Google earth, USGS Quads, and any other tools at my disposal to accurately depict archeological survey sites on the surface of the earth
• Researched archived survey records for clues as to the location of sites, and to find older surveys needing to be digitized
• Scanned, repaired, and digitized archived archaeologist’s reports using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission May 2014 – July 2014
Intern, Bear Management Program Tallahassee, FL
• Authored a report for presentation to the Florida Department of Transportation requesting installation of black bear crossing signs at high density bear/vehicle collision locations
• Analyzed black bear road kill hot spots using ArcMap to determine the best locations for crossing signs
• Designed a series of heat maps showing hot spots, locations for proposed bear crossing signs, and annotations to supplement and support the report text through visualization
• Researched various state and federal databases to obtain data regarding population growth, black bear/vehicle collisions and traffic volume in and around Florida black bear ranges

The Home Depot October 1993 – May 2014
Sales Associate, Department Supervisor
• Trained, supervised, and counseled 4-6 sales associates in day to day responsibilities such as customer service, shelf maintenance, and in stock conditions
• Consistently met or exceeded sales goals and metrics through proper ordering and creative merchandising, as well as careful management of inventory
• Analyzed reports and developed game plans to address areas of opportunity as well as product classes that could be further explored
• Executed company merchandising directives, including monthly and seasonal promotional endcaps, as well as departmental objectives, to sell through product and maintain proper inventory levels


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