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Controlled Environment Horticulture Undergraduate Student Worker

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Controlled Environment Horticulture Undergraduate Student Worker
Requisition Number DU06942
Department Name 81110:Horticulture
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $8.25/hr - $10.50/hr
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

Greenhouse and/or controlled environment production experience preferred but not necessary.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Drivers license plus five years of driving experience preferred.

Physical Requirements

Moderate physical exertion related to activities such as lifting, pushing, pulling, and mixing of light to heavy objects; moving plants; standing for long periods of time; and exposure to heat, light, and wet greenhouse conditions.


Monday–Friday, 20 hours per week; May 17 to August 20, 2021. Occasional weekend watering and plant maintenance.

Job Summary

Student worker will work in the UK Horticulture Research Farm controlled environment horticulture greenhouses (Owen Lab) by providing research support. Work will include general plant production and data collection. Other duties will be assigned as needed to complete the research project.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Greenhouse and/or controlled environment production experience preferred but not necessary. Use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 04/23/2021
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: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-25

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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