FWS Spring 2021, AFS Student Worker

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Job Title:

FWS Spring 2021, AFS Student Worker

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

1B531:Federal Work Study

Work Location:

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

Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

Highschool Diploma

Required Related Experience:


Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

On feet all day. Ability to move 50 lbs


Shift lengths vary with school schedule. Hours of operation 7am-4pm; 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

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Attention to detail, good work ethic and punctuality

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Farm, equine handling, use of equipment such as mower/tractor

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.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 4/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time