Student Worker/Horticulture Research Farm

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Job Title:

Student Worker/Horticulture Research Farm

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

farming and landscape maintenance

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Driver’s License plus five years of driving experience.

Physical Requirements:

Lifting, pushing, pulling of heavy objects. Standing for long periods of time. Exposure to outdoor weather conditions during summer.


7:30 am – 4:00 pm. Monday- Friday May require additional hours during peak season.

Job Summary:

Summer farm work at the UK Horticulture Research Farm including: greenhouse and field production, planting, weeding, and harvesting fruit and vegetable crops and general farm, landscape, and facilities maintenance. This position involves physically demanding outdoor summer field work from May through August and ability to drive farm trucks and tractors.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Farm and landscape maintenance experience is a plus.

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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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Posted: 5/1/2021
Application Due: 5/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time