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FWS Fall 2020, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Crew Member

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title FWS Fall 2020, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Crew Member
Requisition Number DU06818
Department Name 8Z241:Federal Work Study
Work Location Horticulture, 4321 Emmert Farm Ln, Lexington, KY 40514
Salary Range $9.25 - $10.60
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

N/A

Required Related Experience

N/A

Required License/Registration/Certification

N/A

Physical Requirements

Will be required to work outside in rain or sun. May involve lifting of bins, 20 – 50 lbs.

Shift

Monday – Friday, flexible during the day between 7:30 AM and 4:00 PM. Thursday hours available until 6:30 PM.

Job Summary

As a crew member on the CSA project, you will assist in all aspects of the daily farm operation, as directed by the CSA Manager. The job requires an excellent work ethic, ability to work well with a team, and strong communication skills.

Specific tasks may include:
- Field preparation, propagation, cultivation, maintenance, and harvest that may require heavy lifting.
- Rotate with other staff members in delivery of the share to campus or in staffing the farm pick-up.
- Participate, as needed, in farm activities not directly related to CSA (research projects, facilities management, tours, etc.).

All staff will be expected to behave in a professional manner, respect other people’s opinions, and cooperate with other staff, students, and visitors on the farm.

For more information, please contact Kristi Durbin, Phone: (859) 552-4165, E-mail: kristi.durbin@uky.edu

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Not required, but interested in Horticulture a plus.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Agriculture preferred.

Deadline to Apply 08/31/2020
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.

Categories

Posted: 2020-07-23 Expires: 2020-08-22

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FWS Fall 2020, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Crew Member

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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