Dates: 1 position available from June-September 2018
Hours: $14/hour (part-time 10-20 hours/week). Additional hours may be available at family fruit farm. Weekend work mandatory.
Canaan Road Farms is a second generation family run honey bee farm located east of Ottawa in Rockland, Ontario. Our hives are located at carefully selected apiaries throughout east Ottawa in areas of naturally occurring wildflowers. It is in these foraging areas that we feel our bees produce honey that is rich in flavour and beneficial health properties. Our bee products are produced from only our own honey bees and are 100% pure and natural. As stewards of the land, our farm and our family is responsible and committed to protecting the environment. Beekeeping is our passion and caring for our region’s pollinators is our way of giving back. www.canaanroadfarms.ca
Hiring: Seasonal Beekeeping Assistant, part-time
Canaan Road Farms is looking for enthusiastic help with our local beeping operation, including:
At times this position will require long hours outside and in various weather conditions, lifting up to 50lbs, and working long hours inside a heated room to extract the honey and wax. The worker must have a Class 'G' Driver's License and clean driving record as well as own vehicle to travel to and from work. The worker will have the opportunity to work closely with a team of experienced beekeepers/farmers and to assist with other farm tasks which may be of interest.
The successful candidate will be an individual who is passionate about local food production and farming, a team player, works well with minimal supervision, enjoys the outdoors, outgoing and friendly with the public, and interested in physically demanding work. Visit our website to learn more about our farm: http://www.canaanroadfarms.ca
Please submit a short (500 word) cover letter and a resume as a single PDF document to email@example.com by March 30th 2018. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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GoodWork ID: 44331 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Feb 25 2018