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Bee Keeper

Elsi Bees

Richardton, ND

$18.32 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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During the summer months, we need seasonal workers to perform the following job duties: We do splits, nucs, and queens in California, and we send part of our hives to North Dakota for honey production. The honey season in North Dakota starts mid-May with the preparation of honey supers and placement of hives at locations. Starting in June and continuing through the summer, all the way through October, we pull boxes from the hives, extract the honey, and replace the boxes back on the hives for more honey collection. Once the extraction ends, the boxes, frames, and equipment have to be cleaned and prepared for the next summer. We need seasonal workers to perform the following job duties: driving farm trucks, tractors, and other equipment to distribute feed to animals, examining animals to detect illness, injury, or disease, and checking physical characteristics, such as the rate of weight gain. Feeding and watering livestock and monitoring food and water supplies, mixing feed, additives, and medicines in prescribed portions, moving equipment, poultry, or livestock from one location to another, manually or using trucks or carts, providing medical treatment, such as administering medications and vaccinations, or arranging for veterinarians to provide more extensive treatment, caring for animals, cleaning equipment or facilities, examining animals to detect illness, injury, or other problems, maintaining inventories of materials, equipment, or products, operating farming equipment, and performing animal breeding procedures. Employer may provide pay increases for performance, longevity and/or experience at employer’s discretion., Employer may provide performance bonuses at the end of the contract at the employer’s discretion. *** For 2025 and all future applications the starting date will be 06/15 to cover the entire season.
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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Job requires exposure to extreme outdoor temperatures, frequent stooping or bending over, repetitive movements. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Must have a regular driver's license. Requires 3 months farm experience.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Elsi Bees
Company Name:
Corneliu Prelipceanu
San Leandro, CA 94578
Telephone Number:


8274 38 F St SW, Richardton, ND 58652

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