Lead Beekeeper

A little about us:

Apiverte is an innovator in bee management and equipment manufacturing in Quebec. We keep bees, harvest artisan honey, build wooden beekeeping equipment, produce honey and wax based product as well as provide regional tourism experiences.

About the position:

Apiverte is seeking a full-time lead beekeeper to join our team in the Gatineau Hills region of Quebec. The beekeeper will have the opportunity to build the apiary and standard operating procedures of a small business in the growth stage.

The ideal candidate has beekeeping experience or education and is looking to manage their own apiary. This is the perfect position for recent grads of recognized agricultural programs. Our small and talented team take initiative and leadership in all aspects of the business.

The lead beekeeper position will start as a seasonal job with the possibility of becoming full time year round.

Roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage and maintain the health of 150+ colonies of bees across the Gatineau Hills
  • Provide leadership and guidance to assistant beekeepers
  • Help create a local breeding program
  • Assist in design of the EZSystem bee management style
  • Provide customer service and education to our hosts
  • Lead by example and share knowledge with the team

Somethings that you must have:

  • Drivers license
  • Beekeeping experience
  • Initiative and leadership skills

It would be nice if you also have:

  • Bilingualism (English and French)
  • Social engagement skills
  • Computer/technology skills

What’s included:

We’re serious about safety, all safety gear will be provided along with a dedicated vehicle. We provide the opportunity for professional development and promote from within. We can also provide seasonal accommodation for the right candidate.

How to apply:

We are currently interested in Canadian candidates and talent with diverse background and knowledge. We are an equal opportunity employer.