Beekeeper
HR Connect
Hamilton City, Waikato, New Zealand
11d ago

Our client, Coast to Coast Bees, is a leading Waikato-based commercial bee keeping and honey producer.

Our busy season is coming up fast and we are looking for an experienced beekeeper / apiarist to fill a permanent position.

We are a modern company with a friendly team atmosphere based 10 mins from Hamilton.

To meet the requirements of this role, you must :

  • Not be allergic to bees! Be interested, passionate and happy about bees
  • Have 2 years + practical, hands-on experience in bee-keeping, preferably in a commercial environment
  • Be physically fit and able to lift 15kg+
  • Be keen and willing to learn
  • Be available to work long hours, nights and weekends as required and rostered during the peak season.
  • Be experienced working on farms and with farm vehicles, including driving utes and trailers
  • Be comfortable working with smartphones and tablets
  • The key tasks of the role are :

  • Managing honey harvesting and extraction
  • Day to day operational support of bee activity, including disease prevention and monitoring
  • Shifting hives and hive maintenance
  • Assisting with queen rearing as and when required
  • To apply for this role you must be able to legally work full-time in New Zealand.

    If you have great communication skills, a positive attitude and a great sense of humour you’ll fit right in with us! If this role sounds like a bit of you, we’d love to see your cover letter and CV.

    Please apply via the link below.

    If you have any questions about the role please give Michael Lumsden a call on 027 488 0502.

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