STEPS CSA Farm Tech in Lexington, KY

University of Kentucky

Posting Details

Job Title

STEPS CSA Farm Tech

Requisition Number

TE07757

Department Name

81110:Horticulture

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Salary Range

$15/hour

Type of Position

Temporary

Position Time Status

Full Time

Required Education

Required Related Experience

Required License/Registration/Certification

Physical Requirements

Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Shift

Work Shift: M-W, 7:30am-4pm; Th 7:30-6:30pm
Hours Per Week : 40

Job Summary

As a crewmember on the CSA project, you will assist in allaspects of the daily farm operation, as directed by the CSAManager. The job requires an excellent work ethic, ability towork well with a team, and strong communication skills. Specifictasks may include:

Field preparation, seeding and transplanting, cultivation,maintenance, harvest, and post-harvest handling that may requireheavy lifting up to 50lbs

Rotate with other staff members in delivery of the share tocampus or in staffing the farm pick-up on Thursday afternoons

Participate, as needed, in farm activities not directlyrelated to the CSA (research projects, facilities management,tours, etc.)

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

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Horticulture knowledge and/or agricultural education preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

No

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

09/03/2023

University Community of Inclusion

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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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