On-call Stable Hand

Saratoga Springs, NY
Jun 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number: 0001661

Job Title: On-call Stable Hand

Department: Athletics, Fitness and Recreation

Position Status: On-Call

Position Type: Temporary

Months per Year: Other

Work Hours: Hours to be determined

Start Date (For temporary positions only):

End Date (For temporary positions only):

Position band/level: Union

Tenure Track Status:

Job Summary: The Department of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation at Skidmore College invites applications for a temporary, on-call basis, Stable Hand available in the College's Riding Program. Schedule will vary between 30 to 40 hours a week. Duties include cleaning stalls, feeding and watering horses, and similar assignments.

Minimum Qualifications: Previous equine care experience; High School diploma; previous related work experience required and a valid NY driver's license required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, taste and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds with appropriate equipment and assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Required Applicant Documents: List of Three References

Optional Applicant Documents: Resume
Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicants: Skidmore continually accepts applications from interested candidates for certain temporary on-call positions. These positions provide needed coverage for certain departments and an opportunity for applicants to get some experience working on the Skidmore Campus.
Once you have submitted your application for one or more of these positions it will be held for consideration for a period not to exceed three months. After which time, if you would still like to be considered for these positions, you will have to re-submit your application.

To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: cover letter, resume and list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references.
This system can support attachments up to 1.9MB. If you encounter difficulty attaching any one of the required documents, please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: csawyer@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5802

Pay Range: $13.91/hr

Posting Date:

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Quicklink for posting: careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58169

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result


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