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  • Posted: Jun 29, 2022
    Deadline: Jul 5, 2022
  • Segera Limited is an oasis of luxury in 50 000 acres of wild Kenyan savannah.
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    Bee Keeper

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Build, inspect or repair hives traditional log hive and modern hives
    • Introduce a new colony or maintain an existing one
    • Hive inspection for diseases/parasites, hygiene and health
    • Monitor the size of the bee’s colony and amount of honey produced
    • Collect honey from hives
    • Prepare and bottle honey
    • Breed queen bees and smaller, starter or ‘nucleus’ bee colonies
    • Hosting guests during honey harvesting activities

    The ideal candidate must have the following minimum qualifications:-

    • Certificate/diploma in agriculture/apiculture or related field
    • At least 1 – 3 years of relevant work experience as a bee keeper
    • Able to communicate and write in English and Kiswahili.
    • Knowledge of indigenous trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants in Laikipia that are beneficial to bees
    • Knowledge of the yearly cycle and habits of bees
    • Good bee handling skills so they know when and how to approach bees
    • Knowledge of plant types and life cycles, and how and when plants produce nectar
    • Skill in identifying bee diseases, parasites and knowledge of methods of disease control
    • Knowledge to extract and assess quality of bee products such as honey, wax, pollen, royal jelly and propolis
    • Carpentry skillsfor building and repairing hive boxes.
    • Self-driven
    • Leadership skills-To lead and train a team of existing bee keepers.
    • Humble
    • Good record keeping and attention to detail
    • Valid driving license (vehicle and/or motorbike)with at least 3 years experience.

    Method of Application

    Those who meet the above qualifications should submit their applications through to reach the Human Resource Manager on or before 5th July 2022.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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