Walter J. Flint

email: walter@walterflint.com
personal website: www.walterflint.com

 

Experience:

 

2013 to 2016: Delaware Parks and Resorts at Yosemite, Yosemite, CA

Manager: Tuolumne Meadows Mountaineering Sport

*Manage outdoor and mountain sports based retail operation assuring profitability.

*Maintain and assure all National Park Service standards and practices

*Audit and manage petroleum fuel sales ensuring state and federal compliance laws.

*facilitate a climbing and backpacking guide service.

 

2001 to present: Walter Flint Photography, Yosemite, CA

Self employed: Professional Photographer and Guide

 

2007 to 2008: Yosemite Mountaineering School and Guide Service, Yosemite National Park, CA

Assistant Manager
*Manage a staff of 20 climbing and hiking guides.
*Manage all revenue, scheduling and payroll.
*Design and implement backpacking and hiking programs.
*Train and mentor guide staff in safety, interpretive, and communication skills.

*Liason to N.P.S. interpretive goals and special events.

 

2003 to 2007: The Ansel Adams Gallery, Yosemite National Park, CA
Staff Photographer
*Teach photography at all levels to park visitors.
*Lecture on Ansel Adams life and his photography.
*Provide Interpretive information on park history, geology, flora and fauna.
*Retail and fine art photographic print sales.

 

2003 to 2004: Delaware Parks  and Resorts at Yosemite, Yosemite National Park, CA
Marketing Communications Coordinator
*Design Sales and Marketing Collateral.
*Photograph products and services for company collateral..
*Write and implement web page updates.

 

1997 to 2002: Delaware Parks and Resorts at Yosemite, Yosemite National Park, CA
Tow Truck Operator / Semi Truck Driver

 

1991 to 1993: Yosemite Park & Curry Co, Badger Pass Ski Resort, Yosemite National Park, CA

Ski Lift Operations Manager
*Direct supervision of all ski area employees involved in chairlift,  snow grooming,  maintenance, and ski patrol first aid responders.
*Training, scheduling, payroll.

*Assure all A.N.S.I. B-77 codes and standards.

 

1988 to 1991: Yosemite Mountaineering School and Guide Service, 

Yosemite National Park, CA
Climbing Guide/Instructor

 

1989 to 1991: Yosemite Park & Curry Co, Badger Pass Ski Resort, Yosemite National Park, CA

Ski Area Snow Groomer

 

1985 to 1989: Yosemite Mountaineering School and Guide Service, 

Yosemite National Park, CA
Nordic Ski Instructor / Guide

 

1986 to 1993: Yosemite Park & Curry Co, Yosemite National Park, CA
Public Transportation Dispatcher
*designed and implemented timetables for for public bus service.
*scheduling and supervision of 45 employees.
*inspection liaison between the National Park Service and YP&C Co.

*Monitor all public transportation on a daily basis for timeliness and accuarcy.

 

1985 to 1986: Yosemite Park & Curry Co, Yosemite National park, CA
Tour Guide

*Educate park visitors on the natural history, geology, flora, and fauna of  Yosemite National Park.

 

Publishing and Client List:

Alpinist Magazine

The Sierra Club

M.C.A. Music Corporation of America

Johnson Controls Inc.

Yosemite Park and Curry Company

Delaware Parks and Resorts at Yosemite

Outdoor Photographer Magazine

Impact Photographic U.S.A.

Pomegranate

Chockstone Press

Falcon Guides

YExplore L.L.C.

 

Education:

DEC 1996 Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood Springs, CO
A.A.S  Associate of Applied Science in Professional Photography
*Graduated with a cumulative GPA of 3.35.
*Presidents and Deans List 1994-95-96.
*Inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Scholastic Order.