meijer honey farm

Apiary Technician

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Monday, 25th November 2019
Wednesday, 25th December 2019
Education: None
Pay Rate: $17-22
Duration: Febuary 2020 - October 2020

Job Description:


9 APIARY TECHNICIANS (NOC 8431) F/T (40+ hrs./wk.) starting at ($17.00-$22.00/hr. depending on experience. (Possible bonus).

. Applicants must be able to work in the presence of honeybees. All positions may require some evening, night & weekend work. All applicants must be in good physical condition and able to work in a team environment.


 Must have a minimum of 2 years (seasons) working fulltime on a Canadian commercial apiary. Duties include:


·         Caring for honeybee colonies in the appropriate manner.


·         Coordinating the production of replacement bees & equipment.


·         Recognizing, reporting, monitoring hive health issues and applying appropriate treatment/controls.


·         Harvest & package honey, pollen & beeswax.


·         Supervise and instruct other employees.


·         Drive (including std transmission & medium duty trucks) & daily maintenance on vehicles. 


·         Operate & maintain other apiary equipment (including forklifts, chainsaws & pumps).


·         Conduct bee yard maintenance.


·         Maintaining field and/or production records.


·         Monitoring and reporting to management.


Preferred Skills: