Farm Maintenance Associate

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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 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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