Temporary Stablehand

Saratoga Springs, NY

Skidmore College

JOB SUMMARY:

The Department of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation at Skidmore College invites applications for a temporary Stable Hand available in the College's Riding Program. Schedule is 30 hours per week. Must be available for overtime hours. Duties include cleaning stalls, feeding, watering horses, and related assignments. Occasional overtime hours due to absences and special weekend activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma or GED, 1 year previous equine care experience, A valid driver's license required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Job related tractor experience preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk, hear, taste and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds with appropriate equipment and assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

SHIFT:

7:00am - 12:00pm, Monday through Saturday. Occasional overtime hours.

PAY RATE:

$14.83 per hour = 85% of the prevailing wage per union contract for a temporary employee in this position.

DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY:

Required:
  • On-line application
  • List of Three References

  • Optional:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

  • EEO Statement:

    Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

    Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.

    CREATIVE THOUGHT MATTERS.

    To apply please click here! Posted: 03/04/2021