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Beekeepers Needed At Glory Bee Honey, Canada

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We are looking to hire skilled Beekeepers to raise and care for our honeybee colonies. As a Beekeeper, you will be responsible for building and maintaining beehives, inducting wild swarms, collecting honey and royal jelly, removing hive parasites, and maintaining the health of the hive. You may also be required to sterilize or destroy hives and cultivate queen bees for commercial purposes.
To ensure success as a Beekeeper, you should have a passion for beekeeping, the ability to stay calm under pressure, and a desire to work outdoors. Ultimately, a top-class Beekeeper maintains healthy hives and produces high-quality honeybee products.

Job Details:

Employer Name:
Glory Bee Honey
Wage/Salary Info:
$14.00 to $18.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
Location:
LANGENBURG
Employment Terms:
Seasonal: F-T
Length of Employment:
Seasonal, 35 to 40 hours per week
Education:
No Formal Education
Experience:
No Experience
Application Closing Date:
23-Oct-2020

Responsibilities:

  • Assembling beehives to desired specifications.
  • Inserting honeycombs and inducting wild swarms into prepared hives.
  • Forcing bees from a hive using a smoke pot to inspect the hive and retrieve honey.
  • Collecting honey and royal jelly.
  • Destroying excess queen bee cells to prevent the division of a colony.
  • Scraping out hive parasites and removing vermin.
  • Destroying diseased bee colonies.
  • Cultivating queen bees for sale to other Apiarists.
  • Arranging the sale of honey to local buyers.
  • Splitting colonies.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Degree in Zoology or Animal Science preferred.
  • Proven work experience as a Beekeeper.
  • Excellent knowledge of plant and animal biology.
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
  • Basic woodworking skills.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Will train

Specific Skills
Apiary work
Other Languages
Spanish; Castilian
Equipment and Machinery Experience
Tractor; Loader; Farm truck
Work Site Environment
Outdoors; Hot
Transportation/Travel Information
Valid driver’s licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Bending, crouching, kneeling
Work Location Information
Rural area
Automated Systems Experience
Automated honey extractor
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Team player; Organized
Apiary and Honey Harvesting Specific Skills
Apiary work; Apiary management; Harvesting honey; Honey bees; Detection and treatment of bee diseases; Honey farm; Knowledge of bee biology

How to apply

By email

[email protected]

By phone

306-743-5469 Between 08:00 AM and 04:00 PM

By fax

306-743-2817

Application Information

Employer Name:
Glory Bee Honey
Contact Phone:
3067435469
Contact Fax:
3067432817

Contact Email:
[email protected]
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