Wanted! Experienced Beekeeper for the UK! Contact us...UK Beekeeping company is looking for an experienced beekeeper for the 2018 season (April to end of September) We are a bee farming business based in beautiful Oxfordshire, running 900 colonies for honey and Nuc production Our candidates must be able to work as part of the team and also on their own, not be afraid of hard work, have at least one years' experience of commercial beekeeping and be happy to take their own initiative on managing colonies. A clean driving licence is preferable, but not essential. Able to understand biology of the bees and how colonies develop through the season. Your expected tasks: Inspection and colony record keeping, looking for and marking Queens, splitting colonies, moving bees, making Nucs, feeding bees, making package bees, collecting and extracting honey. Some assistance with Queen raising. Basic English is required. Valid EU/UK citizenship or residency only. The successful candidate will be provided with free accommodation for the season and salary will depend on your level of experience.
Please provide CV and reference of previous employment in beekeeping.