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At Dr. Bee, we strive to provide our customers around the world with honey bee products of excellent quality, purity, and effectiveness. We began with 16 beehives in 1996 and have grown into one of the most well-respected honey purveyors in Western Canada. We have gained domestic and international recognition for our continued innovation of high-quality products. This includes our flagship product, Dr. Bee Ice Honey, which was internationally recognized in 2019 as one of the best honeys in the world.

Interested in working at Dr. Bee? Take a look at our job openings below and contact us at careers@drbee.ca with the appropriate documents.

Please note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted; we look forward to hearing from you!

Beekeeper

Job Summary

We are looking for a Beekeeper to join our Dr. Bee Beekeeping team at our Pitt Meadows farm for the 2022 season. This full-time seasonal position works from March 15 to October 15 and would start immediately for the 2021 season.

Responsibilities

  • Transporting bee hives
  • Bee colony observation and maintenance
  • Harvesting and extracting honey
  • Assist with queen rearing
  • Assist with royal jelly production
  • Assist with propolis production
  • Assist with beeswax processing
  • Clean, maintain, and assemble beekeeping equipment
  • Miscellaneous general farming work

Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of commercial beekeeping experience
  • Must be familiar with brood nest management, livestock production, honey production, and disease and pest control
  • Any experience with queen rearing and/or royal jelly production is highly preferred
  • Be able to operate small engine equipment
  • In good physical condition
  • Be able to work well with others and be able to understand instructions in English
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence or equivalent

Compensation/Benefits

  • Starting wage $18-20 based on experience
  • Eligible for comprehensive benefit program following 3 months of work
  • Accommodations available, you are responsible for your own food and luxuries

If you are interested in this opportunity, you can apply by emailing your resume to careers@drbee.ca with the subject line “Beekeeper”.

Job Type: Full Time, Seasonal

Job Location(s): Pitt Meadows, B.C.

General Farm Worker

Job Summary

We are looking for a General Farm Worker to work at our Pitt Meadows farm. This seasonal position works from February 15 to October 15 with approximately 40 hours of work per week. Accommodations are available.

Responsibilities

  • General Farming
    • Weeding and trimming hedges
    • Miscellaneous landscaping and grass cutting
    • Minor woodwork for farming needs
    • Keeping the farm property clean and orderly
  • Blueberry Farming
    • Weed control
    • Pruning Blueberry Bushes
    • Applying Fertilizer
    • Record daily harvest
    • Weighing, sorting, and packing fresh blueberries
  • Beekeeping
    • Assist in basic bee hive maintenance
    • Harvesting and extracting honey
    • Maintaining beekeeping equipment
    • Assist in moving hives

Requirements

  • Experience operating small engine equipment such as: power washer, leaf blower, farm tractor, lawnmower, garden tiller
  • Experience with crop farming
  • Experience with blueberry farming highly preferred
  • In good physical condition
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence

Compensation/Benefits

  • Starting wage $19-21 based on experience
  • Eligible for comprehensive benefit program following 3 months of work

If you are interested in this opportunity, you can apply by emailing your resume to careers@drbee.ca with the subject line “General Farm Worker”.

Job Type: Full Time, Seasonal

Job Location(s):

  • Pitt Meadows, B.C.