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Location: quincy
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

This H-2A job opportunity is limited to qualified, available workers that are currently eligible to work in the United States, per federal regulation. This is an H-2A job order for honeybee beekeepers

* Prepare bees and bee equipment for pollination

* Install queen cells, assemble beehives, insert honeycomb of bees into hives, force bees from hives, selects harvested honeycombs and move approximately 75 lbs. of honey from honeycombs.

* Transport bee boxes from hives to storage facility, drive pickup to obtain parts and supplies, honey feeding equipment and misc. tools used to work with honeybees. * Harvest/extract honey

* Maintain and repair equipment and colony boxes.

* Clean the bee locations and equipment *General maintenance of farm/equipment

Job Requirements

*Willing to commit to the entire contract period *Must have a driver's license or be able to obtain a drivers license *Must have a clean driving record and furnish proof upon employer's request

*MINIMUM three months experience, with references, required as a beekeeper

*Must have experience working specifically with honeybees

*May not have bee, pollen or honey related allergies

*Must be able to physically lift 65 pounds when moving bees and pulling honey


*Payment will be $15.83 per hour

*The payroll period will be bi-weekly

* The employer will furnish, without charge, all tools, supplies and personal protective equipment required in the performance of the specified work.

* Employer provided housing/kitchen facilities are available for employees who are unable to reasonably return to their place of residence the same day.

* Transportation costs to the job site for domestic workers from outside the local commuting distance of the job site will be reimbursed by the employer after 50% of the contract period. Transportation costs from the job site to the workers home will be provided to those domestic workers that complete the entire contract period.

* Employer guarantees to offer employment for the hourly equivalent of 3/4 or 75% of the workdays of the work contract beginning with the first day of work.

* Full employment description of employer benefits is available from the employer.


*Contract period is between April 12 to November 15, 2021

*35 hours per week

*Work hours will be 6 hours a day Monday through Friday and 5 hours on Saturday.

*Anticipated hours are from 7:30am-2:30pm

Closing Date/Deadline

* Employer will accept referrals until July 30, 2021

How to Apply/Request a Referral This employer has asked WorkSource to refer only fully qualified applicants for this job. If you would like to request a referral, please contact any WorkSource office for detailed instructions on how to apply.

WorkSource is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to persons with disabilities.

TTY (Washington Relay Service 1-800-833-6384)

Staff Special Instructions Please Click here to access the side by side checklist, Workers' rights trifold and a copy of the complete job order for inspection.

Keywords: EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPT, Yakima , HONEYBEE BEEKEEPERS X 2, QUINCY, WA, H-2A, Other , quincy, Washington

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