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Tree Team Leader
Flora Conservation Department

Major Duties:

  • Lead the Tree Team to carry out various arboricultural works including but not limited to tree survey, planting, pruning, cabling, climbing and tree felling;
  • Oversee and take care of all safety related issues;
  • Provide trainings including but not limited to safety chainsaw usage, tree climbing, rigging and other related tree works;
  • Conduct tree risk assessments;
  • Supervise and monitor the jobs of landscape and arboricultural contractors;
  • Take part in arboricultural waste recycling works and KFBG’s forest rejuvenation projects;
  • Handle administrative works, such as equipment inventory update, reporting writing etc.;
  • Work in KFBG, occasionally in other forests of Hong Kong

Requirements:

  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of KFBGC;
  • Possession of valid certificates from recognised professional bodies in tree climbing, tree work, rigging and use of chainsaw;
  • With 5 years hands-on experience in tree work;
  • Sound knowledge and experience in surveying and identifying hazardous trees, as well as in planting; pruning, cabling, climbing and felling trees, need to be familiar with up to date technical, practical and safety standards in tree climbing and felling;
  • Physically fit for regular physically demanding tasks such as climbing and felling trees several times per week, working on slopes and enjoy working outside throughout the year;
  • Good knowledge of the trees of Hong Kong;
  • Competent in both written and verbal Cantonese and English; competence in Mandarin would be a distinct advantage;
  • Possession of a valid light vehicle driving license preferred;
  • Open minded and recognizes the validity of all spiritual paths.

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