Beekeeper with experience

Job Description

Kintail Honey Ltd is a 72 year old established family business. Kintail produces, buys, packs,sells and markets honey. It is involved in a variety of crop pollination and also produces package bees and queens for export.
The Kintail Group of Companies has four bases with 12,000 hives in total. We have bases in Wairarapa, Hawkes Bay, Manawatu and Te Puke.
We are looking for one experienced beekeeper to add to our employees in Takapau Central Hawkes Bay.
Initially a Company furnished Accommodation position may available for a reasonable rent.

The attributes we need are listed below:
-The beekeeper we are looking for needs a sound knowledge of bees, and experience in the field.
-The applicant should have a passion for bees and understand hive manipulation and hive management.
- A full clean car licence as a minimum – HT training may be given if required.
- A DECA is preferred but training is given if not qualified.
- Team Player, strong, fit, healthy, good communication skills, self-motivated and above all else honest.
- Can follow instructions and pass a drugs test.
- NZ resident or valid NZ work visa.
-Hours of work are normally 42.5 per week but needs to be able to work additional seasonal hours i.e. pollination
Kintail group of companies does NOT put off staff in the winter

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Job type:

Full Time

Listed:

01-02-2019

Closes:

04-03-2019

Reference:

76985