Research Farm Technician III, University of Kentucky

Updated: almost 5 years ago
Location: Lexington, KENTUCKY
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Job Title
Research Farm Technician III  
Working Title
Research Farm Tech III - Dairy Unit  
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Job Category
Service/Maintenance & Skilled Trade  
Department Name
Animal and Food Sciences  
Work Location: City
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Hours Per Week: (Student Employment Only)
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Required Education
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Bachelor's Degree  
Required Experience Years/Months
1 Year  
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Days - on rotating shift to include Weekends, Holidays and possibly Evenings.  
Job Summary
Under the supervision of Dairy Commodity Chairperson and Dairy Research Specialist, this position is responsible for routine care and handling of dairy cows and farm facilities; weekend supervision of students and full-time workers on a rotational basis; advance care of dairy cows including administration of treatments to sick animals; artificial insemination and record keeping; assist in conduct of experiments and collection of research data. Work location is Newtown Road, Lexington, KY.  
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Large animal handling; operating farm machinery (tractor, skid steer loader); computer literate; and able to artificially inseminate cattle.  
Preferred Education / Experience
BS in Animal Sciences or related field; 2 years experience in production agriculture and general maintenance; and artificial insemination certification.  
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Pre-Employment Information:
The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this 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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