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Farm Aide 1 Horse Barn, Part-time


Position Information

Posting Number:

Position Type:
Classified Pools

Position Title:
Farm Aide 1 Horse Barn, Part-time

Employment Requirement
Not Applicable

Agricultural Sciences

Albany - LBCC Horse Barn

Job Summary:

This pool has been established to accept applications for possible openings for part-time employment that may arise throughout the year. Provides assistance in caring for animals. Assists with property/grounds maintenance and farm operations.

Required Qualifications:

Requires experience handling horses. Must have experience working with farm tools, machinery and equipment, and doing basic facility maintenance.

Certificates: Requires current first aid and CPR cards, or must obtain within 60 days of employment.

Knowledge and Skills: Must have good communication skills to interact with co-workers, college staff and students. Must be knowledgeable and highly skilled in handling and caring for horses. Must be familiar with rules and procedures and emergency protocol of a horse facility. Requires skills in operating farm tools, machinery, and equipment, and knowledge of general maintenance and repair.

Abilities: Requires the ability to learn, understand and follow procedures, rules and protocol. Requires ability to work independently. Must have the ability to operate farm tools, machinery and equipment (shovel, rake, wheelbarrow, tractor, etc.) Requires the ability to handle large, live animals.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Requires good hand-eye coordinator and manual dexterity sufficient to operate hand tools, machines and equipment. Considerable physical effort including lifting over 50 pounds (bales, other), and working with large animals. Requires ability to bend, climb, kneel, stoop, crouch, balance, guide, reach, etc. Must have visual acuity to read words and numbers and operate equipment. Requires ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time.

Work is performed outdoors and in outdoor structures (horse barns) in a farm setting with exposure to inclement weather. Some exposure to safety or health hazards (equipment noise, odor, manure, blood and fluids, farm chemicals).

Essential Duties:

Monitors health and well-being of horses located on-site.

Performs tasks for feeding horses.

Performs barn chores such as cleaning stalls, turning out horses, moving or loading bedding, etc.

Assists with providing routine property maintenance, such as cleaning, repairing, maintaining and improving barn and other facilities.

Assists with farm operations as needed, i.e., maintaining college fields (plowing and disking, leveling, planting, fertilizing, harvesting and maintaining various field crops, cutting, raking, bailing). Repairs horse stalls and paddock, drags arenas. Repairs and moves fences, etc.

Acts as liaison and handles situations as previously instructed and set forth in Center procedures, rules and protocol for both emergency and non emergency situations. Refers problems to Faculty or Instructional Specialist.

Applicant Instructions:

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date:

Full-time or Part-time

Number of hours/week:

Work Schedule:
Varies 16 hrs/week

Posting Date:

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled:

Special Notes to Applicants:

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

Offers of employment are contingent on the applicant having Oregon residency at the time work commences.

Salary Grade
Not Applicable


$15.00 per hour
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • HERC-Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • State Employment Department
    • LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
    • LinkedIn
    • Other, specify below
  2. * If you selected other above, please specify the website or other resource from which you learned of the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your work experience relevant to this Posting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Will you be available to work evenings and/or weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Other
  2. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4
  3. Resume

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