West Cowan Apiaries is hiring for the 2023 Apiary Season


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306-469-4970/469-7902
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West Cowan Apiaries
“ Quality Northern Saskatchewan Honey”
Box 425, Big River, Saskatchewan. S0J 0E0
Christopher & Lori Warriner - Phone: 306-469-4970/469-7902

West Cowan Apiaries is hiring for the 2023 Apiary Season:
Start dates: April 3- October 28, 2023

3 - Apiary Supervisors - Minimum of 3-4 full seasons of apiary experience required.
Wage: $15.46- $22.00 per hour depending upon experience.

Job Includes: to work in the presence of honeybees and will assist with colony management; honey extraction and processing; and queen-rearing. Recognize and report beehive health issues and to apply appropriate disease cures or controls. Supervise and give direction to other employees. Keep field and production records and any other apiary jobs that are required.

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4 - Apiary Technicians/Workers - Minimum of 1-2 full seasons of apiary experience required.
Wage: $12.81- $15.40 per hour depending upon experience.

Job includes: wrapping/unwrapping hives; spring and fall maintenance, feeding hives, creating nucs, queen-rearing, supering hives, pulling honeys supers (80+lbs) and carry and stack on the truck deck; extracting honey; moving hives; maintain bee yards and any other assorted apiary jobs that are required.

Requirements for both jobs: No formal education required but with at least a Grade 12 education would be an asset. Have valid driver’s licence; have a vehicle to get back and forth to work. Experience driving a standard truck is an asset; to be in good physical condition and to be able to work in a team environment.

Please do not apply if you are allergic to bees!

Employment Details: Seasonal and full-time – Minimum of 40+ hours per week.
Training is provided on a ongoing basis. Most tasks are performed outdoors in all kinds of weather, work is repetitive and physically demanding.
Work locations are: SE 14-56-8 W3; our bee yards are located in the RM’s of Big River, Shellbrook and Canwood.

Mail or deliver your resume with references to:

West Cowan Apiaries- PO Box 425, Big River, SK. S0J 0E0
Fax to: 306-469-5779 or email to: c.warriner@sasktel.net

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