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FWS Summer 2022, AFS Student Worker - Equine Unit

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 15, 2022

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Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title FWS Summer 2022, AFS Student Worker - Equine Unit

Requisition Number DU09302

Department Name 1B531:Federal Work Study

Work Location Maine Chance Farm, 2660 Equine Campus Rd Lexington, KY 40511

Salary Range $9.25 - $10.00

Type of Position Student

Position Time Status Part-Time

Required Education University of Kentucky student.

Required Related Experience N/A

Required License/Registration/Certification N/A

Physical Requirements On feet all day. Ability to move 50 lbs.

Shift Shift lengths vary with school schedule. Hours of operation are 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM, some weekends per month required.

Job Summary Responsible for the routine daily care of horses (mares, foals, yearlings), which includes, but not limited to: mucking stalls, feeding, grooming, basic ground work, sales prep, assisting with veterinary/breeding/blacksmith work, operate equipment and general barn care

Contact Information: Tim Jedra, Phone: (see application details), E-mail: (see application details)

Given the COVID -19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID -19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID -19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID -19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID -19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID -19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Attention to detail, good work ethic, and punctuality.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

Preferred Education/Experience Farm, equine handling, use of equipment such as mower/tractor.

Deadline to Apply 08/11/2022

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.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , FWS Summer 2022, AFS Student Worker - Equine Unit, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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