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For sale: Spin float

1998 Cook and Beals spin float for sale. Painted steel leg extensions. Two seasons on electric motor. Should have bearings replaced. Old style simple on and off. No heat exchanger available. Asking 7000$ obo. Contact Rene, Westlock Honey. 780-818-4268.

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Will Winter & split bees in BC

Will winter and help split bees here on BC Sunshine Coast.  Gain an extra month of spring.  Steve Clifford, Halfmoon Bay, BC.  604-885-9664.

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For sale: Wax press and telescoping lids

Moondance Honey Inc. has the following equipment for sale: Paradise 500 Wax Press - $10,000 obo, several hundred telescoping lids $5 each. All equipment listed above is located near Beaverlodge, AB.  For photos or further information, email termeerbill@yahoo.ca or text or call 780-505-0410. Last updated: 2020-12-15

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Nixon Honey Farm

403-227-0092

20 35566 RR 263, RED DEER CO AB

NIXON HONEY FARM

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Employment

Nixon Honey Farm in Red Deer County, Alberta is accepting applications for the 2021 season on a seasonal full time basis, February thru October:

3 APIARY TECHNICIANS (NOC 8431) Full time employment (40+ hrs/week) $17-20/hr depending on experience with possible bonus. Must have minimum 2 years of experience working full time on a commercial honeybee farm. Duties include: woodwork (building bee related equipment), caring for bees in an appropriate manner, coordinating the production of replacement bees and equipment; recognizing, reporting, monitoring hive health issues and applying appropriate treatments/controls. Moving hives as required; harvest, extract and package honey, lead small teams of workers, drive and maintain vehicles, operate and maintain other bee related equipment such as forklifts, conduct bee yard maintenance, general cleaning of working/production areas.

12 APIARY WORKERS (NOC 8431) Full time (40+ hrs/week) $15-18/hr depending on experience, possible bonuses. Minimum 1 year experience. Duties include: woodwork (building bee related equipment), caring for bees in an appropriate manner, assisting technicians with bees and equipment, assisting with moving bees, assisting with honey harvest, extraction and packaging, assisting with bee yard and equipment maintenance, cleaning of working/production areas.

2 APIARY TECHNICIANS (NOC 8253) Minimum 5 years (seasons) experience on a Canadian commercial honeybee farm. Job duties include woodwork (building bee related equipment), caring for bees in an appropriate manner, coordinating the production of replacement bees and equipment; recognizing, reporting, monitoring hive health issues and applying appropriate treatments/controls. Moving hives as required, harvest, extract and package honey, lead small teams of workers, drive and maintain vehicles, operate and maintain other bee related equipment such as forklifts, conduct bee yard maintenance, general cleaning of working/production areas. These two positions are for full time year round work starting October 2020. Wage $17-20/hr. Winter work consists of the same jobs but heavier on the woodwork and maintenance of bee related equipment.

All wages are negotiable based on experience and productivity. All positions may require some night and weekend work. All applicants must be able to work in the presence of bees, be in good physical condition and able to work in a team environment. On farm housing is available. Email resumes to: info@nixonhoney.ca or mail to: Nixon Honey Farm, #20, 35566 RR 263, Red Deer County, Alberta, T4G 0C9

 

Last updated: 2020-10-05