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Contact Lori Warriner
306-469-4970/469-7902
Big River, SK
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West Cowan Apiaries Box 425, Big River, SK S0J 0E0 (SE 14-56-8 W3) is looking to hire the following for the 2019 Apiary Season.
Start Dates: April 3-October 24, 2019.
Two (2) Apiary Supervisors in Apiary - Minimum of 3 - 4 full seasons of apiary experience required.
Wage $15.00 - $20.00 per hour depending upon experience.
Job Includes: Must be able to work in the presence of honey bees and will assist with colony management; honey extraction and processing and queen-rearing. Recognize and report beehive health issues and apply appropriate disease cures or controls.
Supervise and give direction to other employees. Keep field and production records and any other apiary jobs that are required.
Four (4) Apiary Technicians/Workers - Minimum of one to two full seasons of Apiary experience required. Wage $12.10 - $14.95 per hour dependent on experience.
Job includes: Wrapping / Unwrapping hives; Spring and Fall maintenance; feeding hives; creating nucs; queen rearing; supering; pulling honey supers (80+lbs) to the truck deck; extracting honey; moving bees; maintain bee yards and any other assorted duties with regards to apiary work.
Requirements for both jobs: No formal education is required but with at least Grade 12 education would be an asset. Valid driver's licence and have a vehicle to get back and forth to work. Experience driving standard trucks is an asset. Be in good physical condition and be able to work in a team environment.
Employment details:
Seasonal and full time; minimum of 40+ hours per week. Training is provided on an ongoing basis. Most tasks are performed outdoors in all kinds of weather, and work is repetitive and physically demanding.
Mail or deliver in person your resume with references to Postal address.
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