meijer honey farm

Apiary Technician

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. All positions are F/T on a seasonal basis from Feb 2021-Oct 2021. 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. 9 APIARY TECHNICIANS (NOC 8431) F/T (40+ hrs./wk.) starting at ($17.00-$22.00/hr. depending on experience. (Possible bonus). Must have a minimum of 2-3 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.

Posted On:
Closing On:
Sunday, 18th October 2020
Thursday, 17th December 2020
Education: None
Pay Rate: $17-22
Duration: February 2021 - October 2021
Travel:

Job Description:

 

positions are F/T on a seasonal basis from Feb 2021-Oct 2021. 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.

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

Must have a minimum of 2-3 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: