Apiary Technicians

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Contact: Meijer Honey Farm:

181072 TWPRD 34-2

Box 295, Delia, AB T0J 0W0

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted On:
Closing On:
Wednesday, 7th November 2018
Tuesday, 5th February 2019
Education: None
Pay Rate: $17-22
Duration: Febuary 2019 - October 2019

Job Description:

8 APIARY TECHNICIANS (NOC 8431) for full time (40+ hrs/wk) employment ($17.00-$22.00/hr depending on experience. Bonuses possible).

Must have a minimum of 2 years (Seasons) working full time on a Canadian style commercial apiary.

Duties include:

  • Caring for honeybee colonies in the appropriate manner
  • Co-ordinating the production of replacement bees and equipment
  • Recognizing, reporting, monitoring hive health issues and applying appropriate treatment/controls
  • Harvest and package honey, pollen and beeswax
  • Supervise small teams of workers
  • Drive (including std transmission and medium duty trucks) and daily maintain vehicles
  • Operate and maintain other apiary equipment (including forklifts, chainsaws and pumps)
  • Conduct bee yard maintenance
  • Keep some field and/or production records

Preferred Skills: