1+ months

AFS Student Worker

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title AFS Student Worker
Requisition Number DU07288
Department Name 81070:ANIMAL AND FOOD SCIENCES
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $8.25 - $10.00
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
HS
Required Related Experience
To be discussed with hiring supervisor. Attention to detail, good work ethic, punctuality, good communication skills.
Required License/Registration/Certification
May require a drivers license
Physical Requirements
Positions may require, but not limited to, lifting, bending, squating, repetative motion, working outside, heat/cold temps (weather).
Shift
Shifts vary – supervisor will work with individual schedules.
Job Summary
This is a pre-hire position. 
 
Work on farm units. Duties will vary and may include, but not limited to, cleaning stalls, barns, facilities; feed and handle animals; operate equipment; assist with research projects. Supervisors will discuss each unit’s specific needs and job duties. 
 
Most positions are located off campus at the farms (Beef, Dairy, Equine, Poultry, Sheep, Swine, Feed Mill); a few are on campus (Animal Lab and Meat Lab).

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, punctuality, good communication skills.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Farm and animal experience. Computer knowledge.
Deadline to Apply 12/31/2021
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: 2022-03-16 Expires: 2022-07-17

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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