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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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CURRENT OPENINGS
QUALIFICATIONS
JOB DESCRIPTION
BENEFITS
Spring - Summer or Fall Positions:
May to September

Beeyard and Fence Maintenance position:

2-4 days/week
Intelligent, reliable and motivated individuals.

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

Driver's license.
Job will include some or all of the following:
  • lawn mowing beeyards
  • maintaining electric fences
  • mowing fencelines
  • maintaining equipment
  • driving a standard transmission
  • driving a truck and trailer
  • loading and unloading trailer
  • many more small tasks
Salary: $15/hour is where you start until we see your work ethic.  The hourly rate will be adjusted accordingly and retroactively paid to your starting date. This is a part-time position that can have flexible hours that you plan around your schedule and the weather as long as the work gets done.

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

Summer Positions:
July - August

Field positions:

    2 full-time

Honeyhouse Positions:

    3 full-time 

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
  • lawn mowing beeyards
  • 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
   

 
Spring
  • shovelling snow off hives
  • checking hives
  • unpacking hives
  • grafting queen cells
  • tree planting
Summer
  • catching marking and caging queens
  • extracting and/or stripping honey
  • washing equipment
  • cleaning  honey house
  • loading and unloading trucks
  • scouting new bee yards
  • fencing
Fall
  • feeding hives
  • wrapping hives
  • storing equipment
  • fencing
Other
  • 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.

APPLICATIONS

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
Canada
(306) 398-3633


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