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apiary technician


Source: Job Bank

Location

Surrey, BC
V3S7B1

Salary

$17.44 to $21.88 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Seasonal
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Noisy
  • Odours

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Willing to relocate
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Monitoring animal health
  • Feed and tend animals
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Detect disease and health problems in crops, livestock and poultry

Apiary and honey harvesting experience

  • Apiary management
  • Apiary work
  • Detection and treatment of bee diseases
  • Harvesting honey
  • Honey bees
  • Honey farm
  • Knowledge of bee biology

Automated systems experience

  • Automated honey extractor

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Government programs

  • Recognized employer

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