Help Wanted: Apiary Workers [NOC 8431], Creston, B.C.
Help Wanted: Creston (BC)
Honey Bee Zen Apiaries Ltd. is seeking 2 Apiary Technicians, (NOC 8431) for full time (40+hrs/ wk) employment from at least March 15 - October 31, 2022 Salary range: $17-25/hr depending on experience and ability.
We are looking for qualified apiary workers for the 2022 season that may lead to an offer of permanent full-time employment. 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. A criminal records check may be required. We are a dynamically growing regional retail honey producer and pollination services provider; as such your duties are diverse and 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 must be a self-starter who can work with minimal supervision. You may supervise a small team 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 production duties for the products we make, including honey, wax and bodycare products. Recognized forklift operator's certificate an asset.
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.
Email Amanda, firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of your resume, or send it to:
Honey Bee Zen Apiaries Ltd, 220 Placsko Rd., Creston, B.C. V0B 1G8.
No phone calls accepted.