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Full-time Deck Lead and Fleet Manager: Boston, MA

The Best Bees Company is seeking a full time Deck Lead and Fleet Manager in Boston!

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.

This is a support position, managed with our Boston Operations team and based in our offices in Roxbury. The Deck Lead/Fleet Manager holds a valuable role in making sure our beekeepers are prepared for their days. As such, it is essential to have consistent weekday availability and good communication. This position is in person, full-time. We offer PTO and Sick Time, Health/Dental insurance, the ability to float holidays and more. We also offer a competitive hourly rate and are seeking an experienced candidate to start immediately.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications
  •  Enthusiasm for pollinators and beekeeping, with comfort working around bees 
  •  Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs
  •  Clean driving record
  •  Ability to drive large vans
  •  Light automotive repair skills
  •  Enjoys physical work
  •  Consistent weekday availability from 11:00am to 7:00pm
  •  Organized & efficient
  •  Comfortable working independently and with a small team, with support from in-person or remote managers
Primary Responsibilities
  • Communication with beekeepers and managers via Slack and Gmail
  • Preparing materials for beekeeping routes
  • Loading & Unloading vehicles for beekeeping routes each afternoon
  • Assisting with waste management and access issues caused by fleet parking
  • Working alongside the deck crew to accomplish daily tasks provided by the Deck Chief or Operations Manager 
  • Maintaining a safe, tidy, and clean environment on the operations floor
  • Ensuring vans are clean and hygienic
  • Maintaining spreadsheet on vehicle maintenance, performing light fleet maintenance including chaning spares, topping off washer fluid, changing bulbs and fuses. 
  • Scheduling and coordinating complex fleet repair and maintenance: i.e. taking vehicles to a garage for repairs, oil changes, tire repairs
  • Tracking of fleet keys and spares, monitoring fleet tracking software
We also look for:
  • A passion for the environment
  • People skills and positivity
  • Proof of COVID vaccination or pending vaccination
  • Must not be allergic to bee stings or a cat
How to Apply
  1. In an email, describe your experience with one or more of the requirements listed above. What were the context, challenge, outcomes, and/or key takeaways?
  2. Attach or link to your resume or portfolio.
  3. Send it to info@bestbees.com
  4. We’ll follow up as soon as possible!
Equal Employment Opportunity

The Best Bees Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity of all kinds. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this opportunity. It is our policy to ensure that qualified individuals are considered for employment and treated equally without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other class protected by law. Assistance and/or reasonable accommodations during the application process are available to individuals with disabilities upon request. BBC is proudly LGBTQ-owned, woman-run, and committed to representing BIPOC in our workforce.

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