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Ardmore, AB
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An APIARY FOREPERSON (NOC 8252) for fulltime (40+ hrs/wk) year round employment ($19.00-$22/hr depending on experience). Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years (seasons) fulltime in a Canadian style commercial apiary environment with a minimum of 3 years (seasons) working as an Apiary Technician.
Duties include:
• Caring for honeybee colonies in the appropriate manner.
• Co-ordinating the production of replacement bees & equipment.
• Recognizing, reporting, monitoring and controlling hive health issues.
• Harvest & package honey, pollen & beeswax.
• Supervise & train workers.
• Drive (including std transmission & medium duty trucks) & daily maintain vehicles.
• Operate & maintain other apiary equipment (including forklifts, chainsaws & pumps).
• Conduct bee yard maintenance.
• Keep field and/or production records.
• Interact with external farm personnel.
5 APIARY TECHNICIANS (NOC 8431) for full time (40+ hrs/wk) employment ($15-$19/hr depending on experience) January thru October 2018. Must have a minimum of 2 years (seasons) working fulltime on a Canadian style commercial apiary in the min. capacity of Apiary Assistant or General Farm Worker.
Duties include:
• Caring for honeybee colonies in the appropriate manner.
• Co-ordinating the production of replacement bees & equipment.
• Recognizing, reporting, monitoring hive health issues and applying appropriate treatment/controls.
• Harvest & package honey, pollen & beeswax.
• Supervise small teams of workers.
• Drive (including std transmission & medium duty trucks) & daily maintain vehicles.
• Operate & maintain other apiary equipment (including forklifts, chainsaws & pumps).
• Conduct bee yard maintenance.
• Keep some field and/or production records.
6 APIARY WORKERS (NOC 8431) for full time (40+ hrs/wk) employment ($13.60-$17.00/hr. depending on experience) January thru October 2018. Applicants must be able to work in the presence of honey bees.
Duties include:
• Caring for honeybee colonies in the appropriate manner
• Assisting Technicians with bees & equipment.
• Assisting with harvesting honey, pollen & beeswax.
• Assisting with the bee yard and equipment maintenance.
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. Preference for the Foreperson and Technician positions will be given to those holding a motor vehicle Operator’s license with no serious infractions, recognized by the Province of Alberta & major insurance companies.
Contact Dave Tharle, 44116 - Hwy 659, Ardmore, AB or Box 80, Ardmore, AB. (Fax 780-826-6013) Email: tntapi@mcsnet.ca
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