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Job Details

Apiary Supervisor

Employer

Ecco Recycling and Energy Corporation

Date Posted

July 03, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $34.37 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 02, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Ecco Recycling and Energy Corporation

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Work site environment

  • Dangerous
  • Hot
  • Outdoors

Work setting

Staff accommodation available

Tasks

  • Work with honey bees
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Hire and train staff
  • Maintain the bee yard and beekeeping equipment

Supervision

  • 3-4 people
  • 1 to 2 people

Apiary and honey harvesting experience

  • Apiary management
  • Detect bee diseases
  • Honey farm
  • Manage a set of measures designed to protect a beekeeper's honey bees from the entry and spread of pests
  • Oversee the honey extraction
  • Treat bees with antibiotics

Transportation/travel information

Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload

Own tools/equipment

  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • On-site housing options
  • Transportation provided by employer

Support for persons with disabilities

  • Provides physical accessibility accommodations (for example: ramps, elevators, etc.)
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports persons with disabilities
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for persons with disabilities

Support for newcomers and refugees

  • Recruits newcomers and/or refugees who were displaced by a conflict or a natural disaster (for example: Ukraine, Afghanistan, etc.)
  • Supports newcomers and/or refugees with foreign credential recognition
  • Offers mentorship programs that pair newcomers and/or refugees with experienced employees
  • Provides diversity and cross-cultural trainings to create a welcoming work environment for newcomers and/or refugees

Support for youths

  • Offers on-the-job training tailored to youth
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for youth
  • Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for youth

Support for Indigenous people

Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Indigenous workers

Support for mature workers

  • Applies hiring policies that discourage age discrimination
  • Provides staff with awareness training to create a welcoming work environment for mature workers
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for mature workers
  • Offers phased retirement options that allow mature workers to gradually reduce their workload (for example: flexible or reduced work hours, part time employment, project-based or seasonal work, etc.)
  • Offers phased re-entry options for mature workers who are returning to work after retiring (for example: gradually increasing hours and responsibilities)
  • Provides workspace accommodations, such as age-appropriate ergonomic considerations, to meet the physical needs of mature workers (for example: adjustable desks and chairs, accessible parking, etc.)

Supports for visible minorities

Offers mentorship programs that pair members of visible minorities with experienced employees


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Apiary Supervisor is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Agricultural and Related Service Contractors and Managers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in handling machinery and equipment; and in participating in the provision of services

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating and maintaining financial and operational records; and in hiring and training workers

innovative

Interest in negotiating with farmers and farm managers regarding services

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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

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Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

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Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

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Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

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Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Specialized Livestock Workers
METHODICAL

Interest in handling equipment to perform general farm duties; and in maintaining livestock performance records and in training horses

INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to formulate feeding programs

directive

Interest in supervising feeding, health and breeding programs; may supervise general farm workers and harvesting labourers

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 for this NOC group 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.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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