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Bee Keeper

River Valley Apiary, LLC

Winton, CA

$16.05 per hour


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Job Description

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Beekeeping, care and management of colonies of honeybees.The process of beekeeping is known as Apiculture. It is the maintenance of bee colonies which are common man-made hives. Bees are kept in the bee yard or apiary. Job duties to attend to the bees are as follows: Raising bees to produce honey. Raising queen bees for healthy colonies. Operating bee smokers. Cleaning work areas, extracting honey, cleaning and splitting hives. Maintaining hives using hand tools, cleaning and painting bee boxes. Caring for bees by feeding, moving/relocating to different hives. Monitor beehive health and activity and record observations. Moving hives with a forklift. Supper hives includes adding small boxes of honey on top of the brood box. Common tools used for beekeeping include: smoker, forklift, hive tool (for breaking apart a compound bees line their hives with), bee suit and gloves. Tools supplies and equipment provided at no cost to worker.
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

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Must show proof of legal authorization to work in the United States. Must be 18 years of age. Drug/alcohol/tobacco free work zone. Static strength; exert max muscle force to lift, push, pull, unload, carry objects up to 80lbs (2-person); may climb, walk, stand, reach, balance, sit, stoop, bend, squat, wash, clean: equip, grounds, area. Dependable: fulfill obligations. Attn. to detail: complete work tasks.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
River Valley Apiary, LLC
Crane, MT 59217
Telephone Number:


1494 Youd Rd, Winton, CA 95388

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