24 days old

Student Farm Worker

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Student Farm Worker
Requisition Number DU06545
Department Name 81110:Horticulture
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $8.25-$10.50/hour
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

Background or knowledge of agriculture is preferred.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Drivers License plus five years of driving experience is preferred, but not required.

Physical Requirements

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


Monday through Friday
20-30 hours per week (more hours available if desired)

Job Summary

Student worker will mostly work at the Horticulture Research Farm assisting with maintaining (weeding, fertilizing, irrigating, pruning, etc.) and harvesting vegetable research plots and collecting data. Student worker may also be asked to assist in the greenhouse with seeding and management of greenhouse crops or traveling to growers farms to assist with a on-farm trials. If traveling, this will always be with at least one other person. This position involves physically demanding outdoor summer field work from May through August.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Background or knowledge of agriculture is preferred.

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

Background or knowledge of agriculture is preferred.

Deadline to Apply 05/22/2020
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.

Posted: 2020-03-10 Expires: 2020-04-09

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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