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spring hive

Summer Positions:
July - August

Field positions:

    2 full-time

Honeyhouse Positions:

    3 full-time or 5 part-time         depends on the wishes of the crew


Intelligent and motivated individuals.

While experience is an asset,  we are willing to train.

Job will include some or all of the following:
  • stripping honey
  • extracting honey
  • washing equipment
  • cleaning  honey house
  • loading and unloading trucks
  • storing equipment
  • many more small tasks
Salary: Minimum wage is where you start until we see your work ethic.  The hourly rate will be adjusted accordingly and retroactively paid to your starting date.

Accomodations: We will help you find accomodations while you are working at Pedersen Apiaries.

Apprenticeship Opportunities:

(from 1 day to months)

March - October 

  • not afraid of bees
  • intelligent
  • reliable
  • motivated
  • able to work with hands (handy)
  • safety conscious

  • shovelling snow off hives
  • checking hives
  • unpacking hives
  • grafting queen cells
  • tree planting
  • catching marking and caging queens
  • extracting and/or stripping honey
  • washing equipment
  • cleaning  honey house
  • loading and unloading trucks
  • scouting new bee yards
  • fencing
  • feeding hives
  • wrapping hives
  • storing equipment
  • fencing
  • shovelling snow over hives
  • manufacturing and assembling supers, frames
  • and other related wooden-ware
  • sorting brood and honey combs
  • repairing equipment
  • rendering wax
  • cleaning pollen
  • making pollen supplement
  • sanding and painting supers
  • cutting wood
We are willing to train in beekeeping skills and provide you with room and board.


All interested people should provide a resumé and cover letter as soon as possible.
Applications and further inquiries may be directed to:

Karen Pedersen
Box 579
Cut Knife, SK
S0M 0N0
(306) 398-3633
fax:  (306) 398-3602

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