Beekeeping

  • Seasonal Jobs H2A & H2B
  • United States
  • Nov 09, 2019

Job Description

Raises honey bees to produce honey and maintain colony health through feed/supplements; find and cage queens, install queen cells; assembles bee hives, inserts honeycomb of bees into hives; forces bees from hives; uncaps harvested honeycombs and extracts approx. 75 pounds of honey from honeycombs; must be able to lift 75 pound boxes for honey transport; transporting bee boxes from hives to extracting facility; driving pickup to obtain parts and supplies honey extracting equipment and misc. tools used to work with honey bees; maintenance and repairs on equipment and colony boxes. May have to work nights, possibly weekends. Employer may request but cannot require workers to work on their Sabbath; maintaining of worksite and equipment; also cleaning location and equipment; rate of pay may be more depending on experience.