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Position: Summer Beekeeper and Queen Breeding Manager
Type: summer job / seasonal (under 30, see below)
Organization: Apiaries and Bees for Communities
Location: Calgary, Alberta

Apiaries & Bees for Communities is a pioneer Canada-wide for beekeeping education and innovation. We are Alberta’s only educator of beginner, intermediate, and advanced beekeeping skills as well as managing the provinces largest commercial Treatment-Free Apiary*. ABC Bees leads the way in diversified, sustainable, and resilient apiary practices in Canada...

Summer Beekeeper and Queen Breeding Manager

ABC Bees is receiving IRAP funding to hire a beekeeper with skills supporting the development of a Hygienic queen breeding program with ABC Bees Apiaries and Two Pine Apiaries in Calgary and area.

The job requires that the applicant is UNDER 30 years of age until 2021.

The beekeeper will be responsible for coming with Eliese to BC to train in queen breeding practices for April 1-10th for early season training (paid) then officially start working in the Calgary and area apiaries following our return, and will end mid-October (school schedule respected, if you are in post-secondary).

The job requires time management, coordinating queen management schedules, developing a protocol in hygienic bee sampling, as well as execution of general apiary tasks.

Skills MUST include: confidence in managing bees, handling bees without gloves, eagerness to learn, and understanding of bee lifecycle and breeding practices.

Please include a cover letter with your application, to:

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $15.00 to $25.00 /hour

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 12 2019    ID: 52037