FARM WORKERSCalifornia Apiaries LLC
California Apiaries has 4 openings for farm workers for a temporary, full time employment. Workers will work as bee keepers in California and in North Dakota. Workers will raises bees to produce honey and pollinate crops: Assembles beehives, using hand tools, , inserts honeycomb of bees into beehive, sets hive in orchards, fields, or near other source of nectar and pollen, forces bees from hive, using smoke pot to inspect hive and to harvest honeycombs, scrapes out parasites, such as wax moth larvae, and removes vermin, such as birds and mice, destroys superfluous queen bee cells to prevent division of colony by swarming, destroys diseased bee colonies, using cyanide gas, burns hive of diseased bee colony or sterilizes hive, uncaps harvested honeycombs and extracts honey, may cultivate bees to produce bee colonies and queen bees for sale and be designated Bee Producer; Queen Producer. Workers will work in the Hughson, Waterford, and Oakdale in California and Pierce and McHenry in North Dakota. Workers will be paid no less than $13.64 p/hour; returning workers with more experience may be paid a higher wage rate. The worker is guaranteed to be paid at a minimum ¾ of the contract. The employer will use a single work week as its standard for computing wages due. Workers will be paid bi-weekly by check. The employer will make all deductions from the worker’s paycheck required by law. If the worker completes 50% of the work contract period, the employer will reimburse the worker for transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work. Upon completion of the work contract or where the worker is dismissed earlier, the employer will provide or pay for worker’s reasonable costs of return transportation and subsistence back home or to the place the worker originally departed to work, except where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer or where the employer has appropriately reported a worker’s voluntary abandonment of employment. The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distances involved. Housing will be provided at no cost to the worker. Daily meals will be provided at a rate of at least $12.26 p/day during travel to a maximum of $51.00 p/day with receipts. The employer will provide workers at no charge all tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the job. Workers will be reimbursed in the first work week for all visa, visa processing, border crossing and other related fees, including those mandated by the government. Please inquire about the job opportunity and send applications and/or resumes, indicating availability, to SWA (EDD) office, 56 S Lincoln St., Stockton, CA 95203 or phone 209-468-3500 Job Order # 16330277.