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Assistant Conservation Officer (Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Section)
Fauna Conservation Department

Responsibilities

Management support and development of all Wildlife Rescue facilities including safety compliance, maintenance and signage content and placement. . Daily management of rescue centre staff, facilities, and rescue cases undergoing rehabilitation. Provide the role of team leader when required to ensure smooth function and compliance with relevant facility operation procedures, and husbandry and safety guidelines. Supervision of volunteer recruitment, assignments and rostering. Management and organization of stocks and supplies to ensure no operational shortfalls experienced. Participation in and contribution to other conservation and education projects in the Fauna Conservation sections as required.

 

Requirements

  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of KFBGC;
  • Interested in natural history and wild animals;
  • Possess a tertiary qualification in biological science, animal husbandry or related subjects or equivalent experience;
  • At least 3 years relevant working experience with hands-on experience in animal husbandry;
  • At least 3 years supervisory experience and staff management;
  • Previous experience in staff training and coaching preferred;
  • Good command of English and Cantonese, Mandarin is preferred;
  • Computer literacy in MS Office essential;
  • Physically fit for frequent outdoor environment;
  • Must be prepared to work independently as well as work in team;
  • Willing to work on weekends and public holidays when required;
  • Confident in public speaking
  • Possession of a valid driving license Class II preferred;
  • Open-minded and recognize the validity of all spiritual paths.
  • Candidates with lower qualifications and less experience may be considered for a post of lower grade.

Interested parties, please send your detailed C.V. (with expected salary) and a short essay (on relevant experience and reasons for interest in the post) to the Manager, Human Resources, Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden Corporation, Lam Kam Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong or email to kfjobs@kfbg.org