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Big River, SK
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West Cowan Apiaries Big River SK requires for the 2018 season. Start Dates: April 3-October 30 2018.
*Training is provided on an ongoing basis, but experience may be required*
Three Apiary Supervisors - Minimum of 3 - 4 full seasons of apiary experience required. Wage $14.28 - $17.00 per hour dependent upon experience.
Job Includes: Must be able to work in the presence of honey bees and will assist with colony management; Queen rearing; honey extraction and processing; 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.
Three Apiary Technicians/Workers - Minimum of one to two full seasons of Apiary experience required. Wage $11.83 - $14.00 per hour dependent on experience.
Job includes: Wrapping / Unwrapping hives; Spring and Fall maintenance; feeding hives; creating nucs; supering hives; pulling honey supers (80+lbs) and carrying supers to the truck deck; extracting honey; moving bees (some evening and weekends if need be); maintain bee yards and any other assorted duties with regards to apiary work.
Most tasks are performed outdoors in all kinds of weather. Work is repetitive and physically demanding.
Requirements: 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 preferred. Be in good physical condition and be able to work in a team environment.
Employment details: Seasonal (F/T) 40+ hours per week
Mail or deliver in person your resume with references to Postal address or Fax 306-469-5779. Or email to email address
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