The Apiary Assistant should expect to be responsible for all hives owned by Brooklyn Grange, as well as client hives and installations throughout the 5-Boros as well as the tri-state area.  Flexible schedule that can accommodate weather issues, client needs, and the needs of the bees, is paramount. The ability to be personable and an excellent communicator. A team player, the ideal candidate demonstrates good judgment and maturity in interacting with the many facets of Brooklyn Grange. Calm under pressure, the Apiary Assistant should be able to multi-task, and quickly adapt to and accommodate requests from private clients, as well as the sometimes unpredictable needs of the hives. They are respectful in all interactions with colleagues, clients, and media, and take pride in upholding Brooklyn Grange's culture of positivity, friendliness, and professionalism.



  • Maintain all Brooklyn Grange owned hives with a focus on honeybee health and honey production.

  • Install and maintain hives for private clients.

  • Lead beekeeping demonstrations and workshops.

  • Represent Brooklyn Grange on camera and in print for media and editorial projects.

  • Correspond with a diverse range of clientele.

  • Some writing, visual design work if candidate shows proclivity in this field.



  • Has a minimum 4 years experience in maintaining successful hives.

  • Possesses excellent customer relations skills and is a true "People Person".

  • Takes real pleasure and pride in providing an unforgettable experience for guests and clients.

  • Stays calm under pressure and has a positive attitude.

  • Is a team player who enjoys collaborating with others.

  • Enjoys working outdoors even in the occasional adverse weather conditions.

  • Has the ability to climb stairs, ladders, lift and move heavy hive bodies.

  • A valid driver's license and registered vehicle that can accommodate hive bodies and beekeeping equipment as necessary.

  • Has prior teaching and/or public speaking 



  • A progressive work environment

  • Part-Time hourly, rate commensurate with experience

  • Lots of delicious/educational perks



  • Email with the subject line “Apiary Assistant Job Application”

  • Include a cover letter and resume

  • Applications will be accepted through 3/23/2018


Brooklyn Grange is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating a diverse and multicultural team.  We consider all individuals for employment without regard to race, religion, age, sex, gender, disability, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

We strongly encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.