Full Time
Tai Po
Non-specified
Intermediate (3-6 years)
Non-specified
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Tree Climber

Flora Conservation Department

Major Duties:

Follow instructions of Senior Arborist and Tree Team Leader to carry out various arboricultural works including but not limited to tree survey, planting, pruning, cabling, climbing and tree felling. Other than arboriculture, the tree climber also needs to take part in forest rejuvenation project such as wood recovery program and work in forest from time to time; 

Conduct tree risk assessment;

Assist Tree Team Leader to manage, guide and train subordinates;

Ensure that all members of the new tree team carry out the work in line with up to date technical and safety standards and use tools according to manufacturers’ guidelines;

Upkeep, maintain and repair equipment and tools of new tree team;

Work in KFBG, occasionally in other forests of Hong Kong;

Supervise and monitor the jobs of landscape and arboricultural contractors;

Take part in arboricultural waste recycling works and KFBG’s forest rejuvenation project;

Operate the waste recycling machines such as biochar machine, wood chipper and wood log splitter according to instructions and user manuals.

Requirements:

Commitment to the mission, vision and values of KFBGC;

Have sound knowledge and experience to work independently in arboriculture duties in safe manner;

Fluent in spoken and written Cantonese; competence in English and Manadarin would be a distinct advantage;

Able to cope with regular physically demanding tasks, such as climbing and felling trees several times per week, working on slopes and enjoy working outside throughout the year;

Possession of Certifications for tree climbing, rigging, use of chainsaw and tree workers;

3 year post qualification experience in tree work;

Possession of a valid light vehicle driving license;

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 by clicking "Apply Now".