Help Wanted: Creston (BC)
Honey Bee Zen Apiaries Ltd. is seeking 2 Apiary Technicians, (NOC 8431) for full time (40+hrs/ wk) employment from March 15 - October 31, 2020.
Wages $15 to $20 per hour, depending on experience.
You must have a minimum of one year/season working full-time on a Canadian style commercial apiary, have a valid driver’s license and not be allergic to bee stings.
We are a regional retail honey producer and pollination services provider; as such your duties include caring for honeybees in the appropriate manner, coordinating the production of replacement bees & equipment; recognizing, reporting, monitoring hive health issues and applying appropriate treatment/ controls; harvesting honey, pollen and beeswax.
You may supervise small teams of workers, operate and maintain apiary equipment (including forklifts, trucks and pumps) and conduct bee yard maintenance. You will also be required to operate extractors and other honey house equipment and perform extraction/production duties.
All applicants must be in good physical condition and able to bend, crouch, kneel and withstand heavy lifting. Positions do require some evening, night and weekend work. Please email Amanda, firstname.lastname@example.org