Candidate's Resume



My name is Harriet Carnaby.

I have just finished a degree of Classical Studies ( Bachelor of Arts) at the University of Canterbury. I also have achieved NCEA Level 1,2,and 3.

I have work experience at the Lincoln Library/Selwyn District Council Service Centre as a cleaner for two and a half years. I also have retail experience working at the Christchurch Gondola and the Christchurch Tram as a sales assistant and then an assistant manager. I worked at this job for just over three years. I also casually work for my fathers company GA Carnaby and Associates as a recptionist/ personal assistant. I have been partly trained as a barista but did not finish training due to going on my Overseas Experience.

Skills I possess include vacuuming and dusting, administration duties such as answering telephones, making appoinments and typing up professional documents. Retail skills include administraion such as sales graphs, wages, rosters, annual reports,stocktake reports. Sales experience includes making sales, pricing, creating pricing, opening and closing of a retail store, creating displays, ordering of new products. I also have skills in cash, EFTPOS, cheques, credit card, and layby sales. I have also ordered and managed consignment departments. I have a vast knowledge of MYOB and Microsoft Office which includes MSword ans MSexcel.


I have achieved all levels of NCEA. I possess a degree in Classical Studies (BA) from the university of Canterbury and I intend to return and do a post grad diploma in computer science.

I have also achieved many successes in sport such as winning several seasonal tournaments at Indoor and outdoor soccer and also achieved several seasonal wins in netball at several clubs.

I have become the assistant manager at the retail job I last worked at and have learnt many skills in the retail and tourist industry.


Career History

Jan 2005 - Present

Company name:G.A.Carnaby and Associates
Location:Christchurch, New Zealand
Company size:11-50 employees
Comments:No website avaliable but can contact by email -
Job Title:Assistant/typist
Job Type:Casual/Temporary
Position Department:Admin/Office Support
Closest Job Role:Office Assistant
Summary:I work as a temporary assistant.
Detailed Description:I type up documents, answer phones, and make appoinments for my father's company.

Oct 2005 - Nov 2008

Company name:Wood Scenic Line Ltd
Location:Christchurch, New Zealand
Company size:51-200 employees
Company web site:
Job Title:Sales assistant/assistant manager
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Retail
Closest Job Role:Assistant Manager
Summary:I started as a sales assistant and rose to assistant manager.
Detailed Description:I worked as a sales assistant and then an assistant manager doing day to day sales, which included the use of MYOB Manager, EFTPOS opening and closing the store and cashhandling and also the administration part of the job such as annual reports, graphs and stocktakes.
Remuneration:NZD 13.50 Hourly

Jun 2002 - Jul 2004

Company name:OSC Cleaning
Location:Christchurch, New Zealand
Industry:Trades & Services
Company size:51-200 employees
Company web site:
Job Title:Cleaner
Job Type:Part-time
Position Department:Other
Summary:I was a cleaner
Detailed Description:I cleaned the Lincoln Library/Selwyn Distric Council Service Centre 6 days a week doing the vacuuming, dusting surfaces and cleaning bathrooms.

Education & Training

Feb 2005 - Feb 2008

Institution:University of Canterbury
Institution Type:University
Location:Christchurch, New Zealand
Course Name:Classical Studies
Grade:Bachelor of Arts

Jan 2000 - Nov 2004

Institution:Lincoln High School
Institution Type:High School
Location:Christchurch, New Zealand
Course Name:NCEA
Study Units/Modules:
  • NCEA Level one
  • NCEA Level two
  • NCEA level three

Visa Information

New Zealand

Visa Type:Citizen


Computers, Reading, Outdoor Netball, Outdoor Soccer, Indoor Soccer.

Personal Information

Job Seeking Status:Seriously Looking
I am on a notice period (days):  0
I am available from:22nd August 2009
Would you relocate for a job?Open to Offers
Marital Status:Single
Do I have a drivers license?Yes

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