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STEPS Farm Tech

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title STEPS Farm Tech
Requisition Number TE04472
Department Name 3J532:STEPS Temporary Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $10.40 - $12.25
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

HS

Required Related Experience

Farm experience required

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements

Lifting up to 50 lbs, standing for long periods of time, working in temperature extremes.

Shift

Weekend daytime hours. Approximately 15 hours a week.

Job Summary

Evaluate herd animals for injuries, illness, and overall body condition of animals.
2x daily feeding (Primarily horses and ponies)
Handle research animals for wellness exams and treatments involving vaccinations, reproductive exams and ongoing project requirements
Perform tractor related duties including mowing and chain harrowing
Drive truck/trailer with animals to/from farms for pick up, research and/or relocation
Utilize immediate resources for daily production needs on the farm

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Knowledge of a working farm

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Experience working with horses preferred.

Deadline to Apply 10/27/2019
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-09

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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