See below for some awesome opportunities to work here at Natures Buzz.
Since 1980, Natures Buzz has produced some of the best honey nature can produce. Although based in Dargaville, we operate thousands of beehives located throughout the Northland region. Our bees are busy and so are we. We require new beekeepers to join our skilled team for the up coming season.
As an Experienced Beekeeper you should have a proven skill set in a commercial beekeeping environment including hive maintenance and manipulation, splitting, swarm control, feeding, re-queening, honey harvesting, with queen rearing experience a bonus.
- have 2-5 years commercial beekeeping experience
- clean driving history and competent 4WD driving
- be strong, fit and healthy
- ability to problem solve and think outside the box
- self motivated
- competently work on your own or in a team
- work 40-60 hours in summer months and occasionally night work moving hives and some weekend days as required by workload
- have a high attention to detail
- clean, tidy and well organised
- good relational skills with others
- be honest, reliable and have great time management
Our season typically runs from August through to May. Optional work between June/July is also available.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.