Available Positions

Beekeeping Assistant Armstrong/ Revelstoke

BeeKind Honey Bees, a commercial beekeeping operation based in Revelstoke BC with operations stretching into Armstrong BC, is seeking potential employees to join our team as Beekeeping Assistant. As a beekeeping assistant, you will be responsible for managing our bee yards for bee stock production in the Spring/ Summer, and honey production from early to late Summer.

Preferred Qualities:
We are actively searching for potential employees (experienced - novice) who possess the following qualities:

  • Physically fit
  • Able to follow specific instruction
  • Take initiative
  • Work independently
  • Highly reliable
  • Communicate well verbally and in writing
  • Flexible with their scheduled hours
  • Maintain a high level attention to detail

Job Duties:
As a Beekeeping Assistant, your duties will range from:

  • Unwrapping bee hives
  • Supplemental feeding
  • Moving beehives
  • Disease and pest management/ treatment
  • Setting up mating nucs
  • Making splits
  • Catching queens
  • Building sale nucs, bee equipment, and bee yards
  • Honey supering
  • Pulling honey for extraction
  • Honey extracting
  • Preparing beehives for winter (wrapping, feeding, treatment)

Job Specifics:

  • Season: Beginning of April until end of October each year.
  • Hours: Part-time (to start), with overtime during busy tasks at scale.
  • Wage: $16 - $20+ per hour depending on experience and skill set. Advancement opportunities are available based on performance as evaluated through regular performance reviews.

Submit Application:
If you are interested in exploring this opportunity, please send a brief cover letter, detailed resume, and references to hello@beekindhoneybees.ca. Please specify which position/location you are interested in. We appreciate your interest in BeeKind Honey Bees and look forward to hearing from you.