Larry A. and Claudia M. King
301 Main Plaza 164
New Braunfels, TX 78130

607-227-5183   rv4ever@kingsthings.com
 
 
 

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OBJECTIVE: Non-smoking, non-drinking couple seeks full time, seasonal position, working side by side.
 

SKILLS:

Communication

* Customer service and management experience from running our own businesses and recent jobs. We have trained and supervised employees. We both have computer skills including Windows, word processors, Parcs reservation software, point of sale software and Internet use.

* Past officers in community service organization. Have experience organizing and running fund raising events.

* Claudia is bilingual. (Spanish and English)

Maintenance

* Carpentry, plumbing and electrical skills obtained by designing and building our two story, four bedroom home. We did all work ourselves, without hiring help.

* Had large lawn and gardens we planted and cared for, for many years. Planted shrubs and thousands of flowers at a campground spring 2001; watered, weeded and cared for them all season.

* Daily pool cleaning and maintenance experience.

* Housekeeping, fire and smoke damage clean-up experience.
 
 

WORK EXPERIENCE:


* May - September 2007 Bargain Depot Outlet Stores in West Yellowstone, MT. We preformed all duties of retail clothing store including pricing and putting                                         merchandise on sales floor, ringing up customers, opening and closing store. Larry was in charge of stocking the luggage department 2 days per                                 week, and we were in charge of stocking the sweatshirts and t-shirts in one of the stores.

* September 2006 - January 2007  Area Coordinators for See’s Candies Holiday Gift Centers in Virginia, Delaware, and Maryland. We supervised 12 stores in 3                                     states. This job involved overseeing the following: hiring and training of over  100 employees, store set-up and daily operations, and closing                                         down at the end of the season.  As coordinators we processed payroll and entered daily sales figures via computer to the  corporate office in                                     California.

* October 2005 - January 2006 See’s Candies Holiday Store, Charlotte, NC
                            Managed holiday gift center: set-up, hiring, training, supervising, retail customer service, receiving, inventory, reports, tear down.

* 2002-2006 March-October at Drummer Boy Camping Resort, Gettysburg, PA

       2005 and 2006 seasons - Front desk and Camp store: reservations, registration, stocking store, setting up displays, retail customer service.

       2003 and 2004 seasons - Supervise and work in snack bar/deli, train employees, order product, assure safe food handling guidelines followed. Other                                                              jobs at resort as needed.

       2002 season - General resort maintenance, housekeeping, bathhouse cleaning, snack bar work (including ordering and equipment maintenance).

* October 2004 - January 2005 Hickory Farms Holiday Store, Beaumont, TX

* October 2003 - January 2004 Hickory Farms Holiday Store, The Woodlands, TX
                            Managed store: hiring, training, product receiving and inventory, daily and weekly reports, initial set-up and tear down

* Other: Owned and operated various businesses including retail pet shop in a mall, used car business for 16 years, and flea market vending of a variety of products.              We preformed all duties: ordering, inventory, retail sales, maintenance and repairs, product displays, bookkeeping, etc.

 

REMARKS AND INTERESTS:

     We are avid RVers and travelers; Larry since early childhood and Claudia since we were married in 1978. We have traveled extensively in the US and some in Mexico and Canada. We have been fulltimers since April 2001. We are both Amateur Radio operators and trained skywarn weather spotters. We both enjoy reading, walking, seeing new places and meeting people



REFERENCES:

Randall Klein, General Manager - Bargain Depot Outlet Stores, West Yellowstone, MT 406-582-8122

Ron Gilbert, Previous Owner - Drummer Boy Camping Resort, Gettysburg, PA  717-334-2879

Carol Gregor, Director of Holiday Gift Centers, See’s Candy, 345 Schwerin Ave, San Francisco, CA 94134, 800-951-7337 extension 7816