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The Hive Supply is seeking seasonal workers for the 2023 Season, please see more below…

 

Title: Seasonal Farmers Market Worker

Location: [Location of farmers market]

Job Summary:

We are seeking a dynamic and outgoing individual to join our team as a seasonal farmers market worker. In this role, you will represent our urban honey producer at various farmers markets, interacting with customers and promoting our products. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working with the public and has an interest in bees, honey, and sustainable agriculture.

Key Responsibilities:

• Setting up and tearing down a market booth

• Engaging with customers and answering questions about our products

• Assisting with sales and handling transactions

• Providing education about bees, honey, and pollinators to customers

• Maintaining a clean and organized booth

 

Qualifications:

• Previous experience working in customer service or sales

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Physical ability to lift and transport market materials and equipment

• Knowledge of bees, honey, and pollinators (preferred, but not required).                    

• Reliable vehicle to and from assorted markets throughout Chicagoland

 

Duration: [Length of season]

Application instructions: 

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in becoming part of The Hive Supply Team to store@thehivesupply.com with Subject “Market Worker 2023”


 

Title: Apprentice Beekeeper

Location: [Location of Hive Supply Company]

Job Summary:

The Hive Supply Company is seeking enthusiastic and hardworking individuals to join our team as apprentice beekeepers for the 2023 season. In this hands-on position, you will work with our team of experienced beekeepers to learn the techniques and responsibilities involved in managing and caring for honeybee colonies.

 

Key Responsibilities:

• Assisting with hive inspections and maintenance

• Harvesting honey and other hive products

• Providing education and tours to visitors about bees and the importance of pollinators

• Assisting with research projects related to bees and pollinators

• Performing other beekeeping-related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

• A strong interest in bees and beekeeping

• Willingness to work with bees and other insects

• Physical ability to lift heavy equipment and work outside in various weather conditions

• Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions

• Good communication skills

 

Duration: April to September 2023

Application instructions:

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in becoming an apprentice beekeeper, please email store@thehivesupply.com Subject “Apprentice Beekeeper”

 

Questions for applicants:

1 What interests you about bees and beekeeping?

2 Do you have any previous experience working with bees or other insects?

3 How do you envision yourself contributing to the team as an apprentice beekeeper?

4 Do you have any physical limitations that may impact your ability to perform the duties of this position?

5 Are you comfortable working outside in various weather conditions and handling heavy equipment?

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