Southerns Beekeeping Association

Beekeeper position in Australia

Berghofer Apiaries are seeking an experienced beekeeper for a position in Australia.

Applicants will assist with colony management and honey extracting.

Duties will include all aspects of commercial beekeeping: recognising and applying appropriate pest/disease treatments, moving hives to and from pollination/honey flows, honey harvesting, collecting and processing, manufacturing and repair of apiary/hive equipment.

Applicants must be physically fit, willing to work in a team environment and hold a valid manual drivers licence. The ability to drive a forklift/bobcat or truck will be looked on favourably. Position is full time (45+ hours per week) and may involve nights and weekends.

Monthly wage of ZAR22000+ dependent on experience plus flight costs reimbursed. Staff accommodation provided.

Successful completion of a 3 month trial period may lead to a sponsorship visa and possible residency if desired. Help with all visas is provided.

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