Help Wanted: Ardmore (AB)


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T’N’T Apiaries require:
An Apiary Foreperson (NOC 82030) for full time (40+ hrs/wk) year round employment ($20.00-$25/hr depending on experience. Bonus possible). Position commences April 2023. Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years (seasons) full time 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
- Coordinating 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 maintenance of 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 84120) for full time (40+ hrs/wk) employment ($17.00-$22/hr depending on experience. Bonuses possible). February thru November 2023. 1-2 Positions may become year round. Must have a minimum of 2 years (seasons) working full time 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 and equipment.
• Recognizing, reporting, monitoring hive health issues and applying appropriate treatment/controls.
• Harvest and package honey, pollen and beeswax.
• Supervise small teams of workers.
• Drive (including std transmission and medium duty trucks) and daily maintain vehicles.
• Operate and maintain other apiary equipment (including forklifts, chainsaws and pumps).
• Conduct bee yard maintenance.
• Keep some field and/or production records.

6 APIARY WORKERS (NOC 85100) for full time (40+ hrs/wk) employment ($16.55-$19.00/hr. depending on experience. Bonuses Possible) February thru November 2023. 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 and equipment.
• Assisting with harvesting honey, pollen and beeswax.
• Assisting with the bee yard and equipment maintenance.

Some evening, night and weekend work is required of all positions. All applicants must be in good physical condition and able to work in a team environment. Preference will be given to those Technicians and Worker applicants holding a motor vehicle Operator’s license with no serious infractions, recognized by the Province of Alberta and 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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