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Beekeeper

NorthWest Pollinators, JV

Punta Gorda, FL

$12.41 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15097622421
Email address to Apply:
northwestpollinatorsjv@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
6
Job Duties:
Duties may include: Loading and unloading bees using a forklift, lifting bee colonies and transporting to pallets, removing honey boxes from hives, feeding and treating bees with medicine, inspecting bee colonies to determine strength and overall health, Some shifts will vary depending on bees life cycle and some work may be performed in the evening or early morning hours instead of regular work hours. Be prepared for mosquitoes, fire ants and other native species. Must be able to stand for long periods of time in varying weather conditions & other related Beekeeper activities as per SOC/OES 45-2093 (onetonline.org). Possible weekend/holiday work.
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

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Must be 18 due to equipment use. Worker has 3 days from date of hire to show proof of legal authorization to work in the United States. Drug/alcohol/tobacco free work zone. Static strength; exert max muscle force to lift, push, pull, unload, carry objects up to 80lbs (possible 2-person); may climb, walk, stand, reach, balance, sit, stoop, bend, squat, wash, clean: equip, grounds, area. All applicants must be able, willing, qualified to perform work described and must be available for the entire period specified and work throughout all areas of intended employment. Variable weather conditions may apply. Worker must be able to obtain a valid Driver's License within 2 weeks of reporting to work. Must not be allergic to bees.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
NorthWest Pollinators, JV
Location:
Kalispell, MT 59901
Telephone Number:
+15097622421

Worksite

Address:
30420 Bermont Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33982

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22280-517589
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
High wage offer of $17.51 per hour, depending on experience. Pay may also vary based on location of work.
Date Posted:
11/1/2022

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