Work Study Posn Student-Farm and Ranch Worker – Rodeo
University of Wyoming
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Farm and Ranch Worker – Rodeo
Please provide information about the goals/services your area provides. Management skills of farm and ranch, livestock handling, equipment operation. Working with others. Problem solving and utilizing resources to overcome challenges.
What type of clients are served in your department (education majors, all students, faculty, staff)? UW Rodeo Student Athletes, Coaches, College of Ag Faculty and Staff, LREC Employees
Does your department/area provide community services with the goal to improve the quality of life for community residents or to solve a particular problem related to those residents’ needs? No
Job location: Hansen Arena/LREC Laramie
Pay rate or range: $15/hour
Assist feeding/doctoring livestock and Facility maintenance
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Weekend Feed Crew, Skid Steer Operator – sort, doctor and feed livestock. Run skid steer to clean animal housing. Fix and repair fence and other facility needs.
REMOTE WORK ELIGIBILITY:
This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.
- Current UW Student who Qualifies for a Work Study Award
- Experience: Livestock handling experience, equipment experience, drive and back up truck and trailer
- Other requirements: Must be eligible, have received and accepted work study award through Student Financial Aid for the applicable semester and/or academic year.
- Ability to handle livestock
- Ability to operate equipment
- Ability to Problem Solve
- Ability to utilize resources to overcome challenges
EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS APPLICABLE TO CAREERS:
Learn management of farm and ranch, livestock handling, equipment operation. Working with others. Problem solving and utilizing resources to overcome challenges.
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter and resume.
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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