• Two Beekeepers
  • Location
    4121 King George Blvd., Surrey, BC| British Columbia
  • Job ID
    6239
  • Views
    429
  • Date Posted
    16-07-2020
  • Expiry Date
    12-01-2021
  • Type of Job
    Full Time
  • Salary
    CAD $20.00/hour
  • Min. Experience
    2 years to less than 3 years
  • Min. Education
    Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job Details
BCB Honey Farm, located in Surrey BC, is seeking two Beekeepers to join the team.

Permanent, full-time; $20.00 per hour; 40 hours per week. 

How to apply:
*Please do not call or apply in person

Please email your resume to: info@bcbhoney.com 

OR

Mail your resume to:

BCB Honey Farm
4121 King George Blvd.
Surrey, BC
V3S 0L2

*Please confirm in your resume that you are legally authorized to work in Canada (i.e., either a permanent resident or citizen of Canada).


Job Description

Duties:

  • Assemble beehives to desired specifications;
  • Insert honeycombs and induct wild swarms into prepared hives;
  • Force bees from a hive using a smoke pot to inspect the hive and retrieve honey;
  • Collect honey and royal jelly;
  • Scrap out hive parasites and remove vermin;
  • Destroy diseased bee colonies and split colonies;
  • Arrange the sale of honey to local buyers;
  • Inspect bees for pests and/or disease and compliance with appropriate regulations.


Requirements:
  • Completion of secondary school is required;
  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience as a beekeeper is required;
  • A completion of beekeeping course/program is an asset;
  • English language ability is required.