Beekeeping Assistant Armstrong/ Revelstoke
Based in Revelstoke BC, Canada with operations stretching into Armstrong BC we manage our bee yards for bee stock production in the Spring/ Summer, and Honey production from early to late Summer.
We're actively searching for potential employees (experienced - novice) to work with us in the field who are, physically fit, able to follow specific instruction, take initiative, work independently, are highly reliable, communicate well verbally and in writing, can be flexible with their scheduled hours, and maintain a high level attention to detail.
Duties range from unwrapping bee hives, supplemental feeding, moving beehives, disease and pest management/ treatment, setting up mating nucs, making splits, catching queens, having fun, building sale nucs, building bee equipment, building bee yards, honey supering, working hard, pulling honey for extraction, honey extracting, preparing beehives for winter (wrapping, feeding, treatment).
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.
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