Beekeeper – Part-Time in Salt Lake City, UT 84103  (Capitol Hill area)

Best Bees Company
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The Best Bees Company is seeking a part-time beekeeper in Salt Lake!
Best Bees is a full-service beekeeping operation headquartered in Boston. We deliver, install, and manage beehives for residences and businesses in major cities nationwide, including the Salt Lake City area.
Our beekeepers are managed remotely and we offer flexible scheduling to accommodate your schedule. Ideally, candidates will be available for at least 1 – 3 beekeeping routes per week, though more frequent scheduling may be available. We offer a competitive hourly rate and are seeking an experienced beekeeper to start immediately. Compensation is based on experience and qualifications.
Our ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

At least one full season of beekeeping experience
Consistent weekday availability for 1-3 days per week
A valid driver’s license
Ability to efficiently service hives in the SLC area
Access to a vehicle you feel comfortable transporting beekeeping equipment in
Access to a smartphone
Ability to communicate clearly, consistently, and promptly. Familiarity with Slack, Google services, and Apple products
Willingness to take on additional, often last-minute tasks/hive checks such as queen fixes, swarm catching, company events, etc.
Comfortable working independently in the field with support from remote managers
Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs regularly

Responsibilities to include:

Service hives in the Salt Lake City region following monthly objectives
Record detailed information about the beehives through our proprietary application
Perform beehive installations, relocations, and removals
Maintain Best Bees equipment including keeping inventory and construction
Administer Varroa mite treatments safely and efficiently
Maintain a professional and courteous attitude with Best Bees clientele
Assist with the collection of honey samples for genomic testing & participation in Best Bees sponsored events
Perform occasional site consultations with new clients to pick a location for a beehive according to guidelines provided
Facilitate extraction of client honey (using rental equipment to extract, filter, jar and label; or by transferring to city harvesting location)


Competitive Rates
Flexible schedules
Access to Beekeeper Training Materials
Beekeeping Information/Supplies/Materials/Products
A positive ESG mission with unique culture

Who We Are
The Best Bees Company installs and maintains honeybee hives on commercial, government, and residential properties in urban centers across the US. Our mission is to improve pollinator health and expand the bee population by partnering with clients across all sectors of business and government.
Since 2010, we have made a tangible, positive impact on the environment, one beehive at a time. The Best Bees Company has developed innovative approaches and data that are now used by such institutions as NASA, MIT, Harvard, and National Geographic.
The Best Bees Company is a hub for scientists, artists, and adventurers, where a culture of creativity and environmental stewardship thrive. Our staff of driven professionals dedicates themselves to developing cutting-edge and resourceful ways of ensuring bee health, global food security, and client engagement.
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: From $19.00 per hour

4 hour shift
Choose your own hours
On call

Ability to commute/relocate:

Salt Lake City, UT 84103: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


Beekeeping: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: In person

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