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Apiarist Posted on Jan 29, 2018 by Northern Honey Bee Farm Ltd

  • Location Bezanson, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 to $20.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 56 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 7 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 28, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Northern Honey Bee Farm Ltd

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Type of Farm Operations

  • Other miscellaneous crop farming
  • Other miscellaneous animal farming

Specific Skills

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

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Remote location

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Organized

Apiary and Honey Harvesting Specific Skills

  • Apiary work
  • Apiary management
  • Harvesting honey
  • Honey bees
  • Wax stamping beehives
  • 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.

Advertised Until

Feb 28, 2018

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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