Help Wanted 2021/2022 - Beekeeper (British Columbia)


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We are looking for a Beekeeper (NOC 8431 – Apiary Technician) to join our Dr. Bee Beekeeping team at our Pitt Meadows, British Columbia farm. This full-time seasonal position works from March 15th to October 15th. We are looking for applicants to start immediately for the 2021 season and/or the 2022 season on March 15th.

Responsibilities
-Transporting bee hives
-Bee colony observation and maintenance
-Harvesting and extracting honey
-Assist in queen rearing
-Assist in royal jelly production
-Clean, maintain, and assemble beekeeping equipment
-Miscellaneous general farming work

Requirements
-Minimum 3 years of commercial beekeeping experience
-Familiar with brood nest management, livestock production, honey production, and disease and pest control
-Any experience with queen rearing and/or royal jelly production is highly preferred
-Be able to operate small engine equipment
-In good physical condition
-Be able to work well with others and be able to understand instructions in English
-Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence or equivalent

Compensation/Benefits
-Starting wage $18-20 based on experience
-Eligible for comprehensive benefit program following 3 months of work
-Accommodations available, you are responsible for your own food and luxuries

If you are interested in this opportunity, you can apply by emailing your resume to careers@drbee.ca with the subject line “Beekeeper”.

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