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Beekeeper Buddha Bee Apiary

  • Date Posted February 18, 2021
  • Location Durham, NC
  • Category Agriculture / Business
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description We are Buddha Bee Apiary and we bring the ‘buzz’ to your backyard. We are passionate about our pollinators and strive to bring the magic of bees and beekeeping to folks across the triangle. Through our Host-A-Hive program, we install and maintain bee hives in a number of residential neighborhoods in an effort to bring education and experience with honeybees to folks who might otherwise never experience it. We believe that education and experience in our program can create more pollinator advocates in our local area. Not to mention that we have a lot of fun while we do it! Job description

We are looking to bring on a candidate who will be responsible for the monthly management of our colonies.

This will be a full-time position and involves all aspects of colony management from making splits, feeding, honey extraction, equipment prep, and much more. The candidate will be responsible for managing 60-80 colonies and maintaining an our integrated management software, “Hive Tracks”. The hours are flexible with your schedule and it is a great opportunity to really hone your colony management skills if you are looking to take it to the next level.

Another really important aspect of this position will be the ability to work with people. Many of our hosts take part in our monthly inspection and we do our very best to develop a strong connection with our host, teaching them the beauty of beekeeping and the inner workings of a hive. We often suit hosts up and bring them for hands-on experiences in the hive and so safety, education, and fun is of utmost importance.
 

Qualifications:

  • 1 years colony management experience minimum

  • Certified Beekeeper NCSBA preferred

  • Personal Transportation preferred

  • Great educator and good with people

  • Pay dependent upon experience

Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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