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Company Lion Apiaries Ltd
Location Manukau City, Auckland
Pay & Benefits Get A Buzz Out Of Contributing To A Great Team!
Listed Tue 7 Aug, 9:22 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
About Us

Lion Apiaries is one of the largest queen bee producers in New Zealand. We also produce premium local honey and manuka honey.

Our apiaries are mostly in the South Auckland area particularly Manurewa and Drury areas.

What's The Buzz?

  • Manage Bee Hives
  • See Your Results
  • Diverse Roles
  • Full Training and Ongoing Development
  • Friendly Team Culture
  • Recognition for Performance
  • Performance Based Advancement
  • Advanced Beekeeping Techniques
  • Productive Lifestyle

It's What You Make of It

Some experience is an advantage but not essential as on the job training will be given. This is a full time position, but if you prefer seasonal work we'll consider it.

You will have an advantage in beekeeping advancement working along side our knowledgeable, experienced team. Our culture is to help each other and share our knowledge to lift the whole team.

Experience and skills from other industries are transferable to our trade. eg. Builder/Construction, Engineering, Electronics, IT/Computers, Customer Service, Food Handling/Hospitality, Manufacturing, Horticulture, Agriculture, Dairy, Farming, Fitness, Forklift, 4WD/Off Road Driving.

Attitude Is The Key

A can-do attitude, and desire to be the best is essential in our innovative company.

Attention to detail, resourcefulness, and the ability to think outside the box will help you towards a rewarding career.

Beekeepers need to be fit and strong both mentally and physically. Peak season can require longer hours, nights, and weekend work at times.

About You

  • Sense of Humour
  • Self-Motivated
  • Curious Mind
  • Driven to Succeed
  • Team Player
  • Manual Driver's License (HT an advantage)
  • Physically Fit - capable of lifting 20kg+
  • Enjoy Working Outdoors
  • Good Communication Skills (English)
  • Enthusiasm About Bees and Nature

This position will best suit someone who currently resides in the South Auckland area.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.