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Job Details

Apiarist

Employer

Busy Bee Farm Ltd.

Date Posted

July 09, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Hay Lakes, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $28.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 45 to 65 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 06, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Busy Bee Farm Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Truck
  • Harvesters
  • Bulk handling system

Experience

5 years or more

Specific Skills

  • Perform general farm duties
  • Maintain farm machinery, equipment and buildings
  • Monitoring animal health

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Drive manual transmission vehicle

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

  • Staff in various areas of responsibility
  • 16-20 people

Work Location Information

Rural area

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Organized

Apiary and Honey Harvesting Specific Skills

  • Automated honey extractor
  • Apiary work
  • Apiary management
  • Harvesting honey
  • Honey bees
  • Detection and treatment of bee diseases
  • Honey farm
  • Knowledge of bee biology

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

busybee@telus.net

Advertised Until

Aug 06, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Apiarist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Farmers and Farm Managers
DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising and hiring farm workers; and in determining amounts and kinds of crops to be grown and livestock to be raised, and in purchasing farm machinery, livestock, seed, feed and other supplies

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to plant, cultivate and harvest crops; and in raising and breeding livestock and poultry

OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving - operating and maintaining farm machinery, equipment and buildings

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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