Super Bee Rescue
We specialize in rescuing and removing bees from any and all locations with utmost care for the bees. Focus on honey bees in Southern Santa Barbara County including Goleta, Santa Barbara, Montecito, Summerland, and Carpinteria. Assist with bee removals in Ojai and Ventura. Also provide consulting services for all things bee related including home visits, prevention programs, honey harvest, apiary design, experiential learning and bee tours, local organic pollination and green business integration.
Nicholas Wigle began his career in beekeeping in 2009. He is viewed as an expert in the field — being called to remove wild honeybees from attics, walls, and landscapes. Nicholas’s company, Super Bee Rescue, removes hundreds of wild hives per year. The team cares for over 400 colonies, performs 600 rescues per year, and maintains 80 bee apiaries. Their clients include local businesses, celebrities and beekeepers. His team provides beekeeping consulting in Santa Barbara County, CA. Nicholas graduated from Cal State Northridge with a degree in Business and Economics, and received his Master Beekeeping Certificate from the University of Montana.
Position Open Bee Removal Technican
Bee Removal Specialist – Requires journeyman level beekeeping skill but also knowledge of using construction tools and working at heights. Need to be able to juggle multiple jobs and tasks at the same time. You will take a lead, convert to sale with an accurate bid, perform the work and take the bees to a yard and care for them. Your ability to take on more difficult jobs and handle the complexities of bee removals will allow you to earn more commission. Being able to work with others and lead a less experienced technician will also add to your pay.
Position Open Foster Beekeeper
You have a skill level at or above Journeyman level. You desire to keep the bees healthy and love to teach and share your love of bees. You have a great attitude and are able to work on your own with little direction. You will be going to clients homes to check bees that are being fostered at that location. There will be 1-5 hives at each location. Need a reliable vehicle that works for beekeeping. Also need great communication and planning skills.
Position Open Commercial Beekeeper
Can you lift 50 lbs plus and like to work hard. Can you put in a long days work and enjoy waking up and getting after it day after day and seeing the results of your hard work? Minimum skill level is Journeyman Beekeeper but Master level skill will allow for higher performance and therefore better pay. We expect industry average of 500-1000 hives per employee. During the busy parts of the year overtime is needed to keep up with the bees growth.