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FWS Spring 2020, AFS Student Worker

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title FWS Spring 2020, AFS Student Worker
Requisition Number DU06222
Department Name 1B531:Federal Work Study
Work Location Animal & Food Sciences, Maine Chance Farm, 2660 Equine Campus Rd Lexington, KY 40511
Salary Range $9.25 - $10.60
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

High School

Required Related Experience

Farm/equine handling experience

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and handle young horses.


Shift lengths vary to accommodate school schedules. Shifts/hours are generally between 7 AM – 4 PM. Foaling season options are 6 PM – 10 PM. 2 weekends per month. Position does not follow academic calendar regarding breaks.

Job Summary

Responsible for the routine daily care of horses (mares, foals, yearlings), which includes, but is not limited to mucking stalls, feeding, grooming, basic ground work, operate equipment and general barn care.

For more information, please contact Timothy Jedra, Phone: (315) 730-9744, E-mail: tim.jedra@uky.edu

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Attention to detail, good work ethic, and punctuality. Basic horse/large animal handling skills.

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


Deadline to Apply
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: 2019-12-09 Expires: 2021-08-21

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