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Position: Seasonal Beekeeper (Assistant)
Employer: Canaan Road Farms
Location: Clarence-Rockland, Ontario (just east of Ottawa)

Dates: 1 position available from June-September 2018
Hours: $14/hour (part-time 10-20 hours/week). Additional hours may be available at family fruit farm. Weekend work mandatory.


Canaan Road Farms is looking for enthusiastic help with our local beeping operation, including:

  • Perform field work with colonies
  • Transport hives
  • Build and maintain hive equipment
  • Extract honey and wax
  • Help with farmers’ markets

At times this position will require long hours outside and in various weather conditions, lifting up to 50lbs, and working long hours inside a heated room to extract the honey and wax. The worker must have a Class 'G' Driver's License and clean driving record as well as own vehicle to travel to and from work. The worker will have the opportunity to work closely with a team of experienced beekeepers/farmers and to assist with other farm tasks which may be of interest.

The successful candidate will be an individual who is passionate about local food production and farming, a team player, works well with minimal supervision, enjoys the outdoors, outgoing and friendly with the public, and interested in physically demanding work. Visit our website to learn more about our farm:

Please submit a short (500 word) cover letter and a resume as a single PDF document to by May 15 2018. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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FoodWork ID: 44331       Date posted to Apr 15 2018