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Montana Pollinations, Inc.

Chinook, MT

$16.54 per hour


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Job Description

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Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of honey and honey bees. General Beekeeping Work will include the following responsibilities: removing supers (bee boxes) from storage and loading onto flat bed trucks; repairing and maintaining supers (sanding, painting, etc.); checking health of hives; adding and removing supers from the hive as needed; extracting honey from frames using extracting equipment; filling drums with honey and moving drums to storage using hand carts; placing empty supers in storage; preparing bee colonies for winter; gathering supers and strapping onto trucks for transport; inspect maintain, and repair equipment, machinery, buildings, pens, yard, and fences; blow smoke into hives to quiet bees, using smoke producing device, assemble beehives, using hand tools; force bees from hive, using smoke pot or by placing carbolic acid soaked pad over hive to inspect hive and to harvest honeycomb; scrape out parasites, such as wax moth larvae, and removes vermin, such as birds and mice; destroy superfluous queen bee cells to prevent division of colony by swarming; burn hives of diseased bee colony or sterilizes hive, using caustic soda solution; uncaps harvested honeycombs and extracts honey; tends machine that extracts liquid honey from combs; place decapped honeycombs in baskets of honey-extracting machine and close cover; remove emptied honeycombs from machine and place them in vacant supers; cut caps from honeycombs; bottle honey; workers possessing the proper licensure may be asked to transport other farm workers.
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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Applicants must have 20 days experience with beekeeping and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid drivers license as driving on public roads may be required.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Montana Pollinations, Inc.
Chinook, MT 59523
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1/4 mile Southwest Highway 529, Chinook , MT 59523

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