My Experience With An Esd Specialist Essay

777 Words Sep 16th, 2016 4 Pages
This experience this summer has been a trying and difficult one and has quite possibly solidified my future decision to not continue to work here. I was again paired with an ESD Specialist that did not have time to spend in the field and train me about vital aspects of the job. First, I continue to feel inadequate in my ability to identify any ecological site in the field. Secondly, I spent the majority of my time here proofreading ESD reports and copy/pasting information. Any time I attempted to do anything more than spellcheck and correct punctuation, I felt like my previous work experience and impute was meet with dissatisfaction, rudeness and disregard as a person. Example: When I thought I was leaving in August, I provided this specialist with a website that will search and correct spelling and grammar of a word document. He immediately asked if I had been using this site the whole time I was editing his reports. I felt very offended after reading and editing, 24 multi-page Ecological site reports for him in the past. I told him that I had not used this in the past and had only suggested it because I thought he would benefit from using it in the future.
Example 2: 8/12- My suggestions to edits on the Loamy Overflow R063AY020SD, was that the terminology ‘crown fire’ was used incorrectly and had sited the USFS website http://www.feis-crs.org/feis/, Fire Effects Information System to the ESD Specialist as proof. His response was huffy and he stated that he had just used…

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