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  • Location: Lexington, Kentucky |
  • Type: Temp |
  • Job #253676 |

Do you love the smell of fresh air in the morning? Do you like the idea of getting to work and seeing a beautiful view?  Well then, a career in farm maintenance might be for you.

Hours: Monday – Saturday 7:00 am – 4:00 pm (48hr week)

Pay: $10.00 per hour.

Farm maintenance associates will be responsible for maintaining the farm entrances, gated horse fences, barns, farm roads and offices of a thoroughbred horse farm in the Lexington, KY area.

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Load and unload 70lb. hay & straw bales.
  • Deliver by farm wagon to designated storage in horse barns.
  • Lift, carry and move 50 lb. feed bags for horses.
  • Mulching throughout farm as instructed by manager.
  • Keep drives, walkways, porches, activity areas clean by using a blower or water hose as necessary.
  • Fertilize and seeding of fields, horse pastures and grass areas
  • Seeding and repairing of bare or dead spots.
  • Assist in maintaining miles of horse fencing by painting, replace, repair, discard wood planks.
  • Emergency horse fencing repairs after a storm or tree limb damage.
  • Use of weed trimmers, edger and push mowers around horse fence posts and barns.
  • Maintenance of trees by mulching, weeding, pruning, watering, fertilizing, and spraying.
  • Remove and discard any dead or downed tree limbs in horse pastures and fields. Rake and remove leaves as needed.
  • Prune shrubs to control shape and improve growth. Remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs.
  • Water plants and landscape beds not irrigated.
  • Clean/muck out straw in horse stalls (without horses in barn) in limited situations as needed.
  • Operate specialized equipment as needed (riding mower, push mower, Gator/ATV, sprayers, fertilizer spreader)

Job Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old or older
  • Comply with Hamilton-Ryker substance abuse policy
  • Previous related landscaping experience preferred

Hamilton-Ryker’s Benefits

  • Weekly pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Medical insurance options
  • 401(k) and ESOP options

Apply today!

Click on the application link for this job board or go to www.hamilton-ryker.com. Select job board, then select the Versailles office as your closest branch.

You can also apply in person at 551 Marsailles Road Versailles, KY 40383, Monday through Friday 9am – 11am or 1:30pm to 3:30pm or call us at (859) 873-9786 to schedule an interview.

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