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Job Order #: 5584028

Employer Name:
West Cowan Apiaries
Wage/Salary Info:
$14.52- $17.00 per hour dependant on exp.
Posted Date:
# of Positions:
Employment Terms:
Length of Employment:
April 3- October 30, 2018
Grade 12
3-5 Years
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Employer Name:
West Cowan Apiaries

Employer Address:
PO BOX 425

Contact Name:
Christopher Warriner

Contact Phone:
(306) 469-4970

Contact Fax:
(306) 469-5779

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*Training is on an ongoing basis, but experience maybe required*
Experience- Minimum of 3-4 full seasons of Apiary experience required.
Job Includes: to work in the presence of honey bees.
-Assist with colony management and co-ordinate the production of nucs and or replacement of beehives.
-Queen rearing
-Honey extraction and processing
-Recognize and report beehive health issues and apply appropriate disease cures or controls
-Supervise and give direction to other employees
-Keep field and production records and any other apiary jobs that are required.
Education: no formal education but with at least Grade 12 would be an asset.
Valid Driver's licence
Have own vehicle to get back and forth to work.
Be in good physical condition and be able to work in a team environment.
Employment Details: Seasonal (F/T) 40+ hours per week (must be able to work some evenings an weekends if need be).
Location of Work: SE 14-56-8 W3 (rural Big River)


Skills and Abilities

Type of Farm Operations
 - Beekeeping
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Bending, crouching, kneeling
 - Walking
 - Standing for extended periods
 - Combination of sitting, standing, walking
 - Sitting
 - Sound discrimination
 - Ability to distinguish between colours
 - Hand-eye co-ordination
 - Attention to detail
 - Physically demanding
 - Handling heavy loads
 - Repetitive tasks
 - Tight deadlines
 - Work under pressure
 - Fast-paced environment
Type of Equipment
 - Farm truck
Work Site Environment
 - Hot
 - Dusty
 - Odours
 - Noisy
 - Wet/damp
 - At heights
 - Outdoors
 - Confined spaces
Specific Skills
 - Apiary Work
 - Write daily basic progress reports
Essential Skills
 - Significant use of memory
 - Continuous learning
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Numeracy
 - Reading text
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Drive manual transmission vehicle
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Own transportation
Work Location Information
 - Various locations
 - Rural community
Type of Automated Systems Experience
 - Automated honey extractor


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