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Kutiks Pollination Services Beekeeper in Palatine Bridge, New York

8 Fulltime H-2A Seasonal Jobs available 05/1/2024- 12/07/2024.

Attend to live bees to produce honey and maintain colony health through feed/supplements; Medicate bees; Find and raise queens, install queen cells; Make and check new hives, make splits; Inspect, maintain, and repair equipment, boxes, yards; Load bees/hives on trucks; Assemble bee hives, inserts honeycomb of bees into hives; Force bees from hives; Inform farm manager of bee, honey, crop progress; Direct and monitor the work of help during bee husbandry and honey work; Receive instructions from supervisor regarding work to be done for the day and ensure its completion; Lift 75 pound boxes for honey transport and moving bee boxes from hive to extracting facility; Submit daily work sheets for records to be submitted to the appropriate authority; Drive truck to move equipment or bees from one location to another; Uncap harvested honeycombs and extract honey from honeycombs; Drive farm vehicle to obtain supplies, honey extracting equipment, and misc. tools used to work with honey bees; Clean work area.

May not have bee, pollen or honey-related allergies. Must be able to obtain a drivers license following hire and obtain clean driving record.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 months of verifiable prior experience with references required as a beekeeper.
  • Driver Requirement (obtain drivers license following hire and clean driving record)
  • Post-hire random drug testing.
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures.
  • Lifting requirement of 75 lbs.
  • Repetitive movements, extensive walking/sitting; pushing/ pulling.

The full terms and conditions of the job (form ETA790a) should be reviewed and provided to qualified applicants from this website: seasonaljobs.dol.gov. For qualified applicants requiring a Spanish translation of this job order, please email DOCE@labor.ny.gov or call 1-877-466-9757. Please include the applicant name and job order number in your request.

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