Horticultural Technician (Botanical Displays)
Cutting Edge Recruitment
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Job Summary :

The job holder will work within a team of gardeners in the daily care of unique ex-situ conservation collection and displays of native plants in the Walter Kerr Garden and other Lower farm landscapes, following instructions from the Supervisor and Assistant Foreman.

They will perform horticultural practices such as planting, weeding, transplanting, mulching, fertilizing and pest control and plant protection to a high standard.

They will also help to ensure that the spaces they work in are safe for both the public and staff. They will have the opportunity to participate in fieldwork to collect seeds and propagation material of native species in the wild and to assist the nursery based staff in preparing plants for ex-situ conservation, ecological restoration and botanical display.

Major duties :

  • To assist the supervisory staff to look after theme gardens & exhibition areas in
  • Maintain workplace safety, including keeping trails free from slip and trip hazards and rubbish, safe and tidy use of the workers restroom, and to report potential safety issues to the Assistant Foreman & Supervisor.
  • Discuss and report details of daily work to the Assistant Foreman.
  • Daily care of the ex-situ conservation collection planted, including irrigation, mulching, fertilizing, pest control and plant protection as and when necessary.
  • Operate powered gardening tools for site maintenance.
  • To assist with the maintenance of vegetation on green rooves working safely at height and the occasional maintenance of streamside vegetation.
  • To assist in implementing enhancement planting projects in the Upper Farm.
  • Participate in field trips to identify, collect and understand the growing requirements of candidate native plant species for forest restoration, greening and landscaping.
  • Assist in the supervision of volunteers and interns.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate labelling and plant records within the garden.
  • Other duties :

  • Assist in performing other duties relevant to the mission of the Flora Conservation Department when necessarily requested by the management.
  • Serve as driver for the department if in possession of a valid type I or II license.
  • Strive to work in line with the organization values, in pursuit of the Vision and Mission of the organisation, and to self-assess your performance in this regard.
  • Participate in activities arranged by the organization to develop the culture of the organisation.
  • Requirements :

  • A love of native plants and a dedication to growing them well.
  • Practical work experience in agriculture, horticulture or silviculture would be an advantage.
  • Physically fit for outdoor work.
  • Friendly, hardworking, and motivated with good self-discipline.
  • 園藝技術員 - 植物展示組植物保育部

    工作概要 :

    職位持有人將成為園藝隊伍中的一員 並按照園藝督導員及助理管工的指示 照料於葛先生花園以及下山區其他範圍內獨有的遷地保育物種以及原生植物景觀維護 職位持有人將按照高標準的工作要求完成日常園藝工作 包括 種植 除草 移植 植被覆蓋物應用 施肥 害蟲防治以及植物保護等 職位持有人同時需負責維護工作區域安全 以保障公眾和農場員工 職位持有人同時需協助確保其工作範圍對員工及公眾均為安全 職位持有人將有機會參與野外考察工作 收集本地物種的種子及其繁殖材料 協助苗圃提升存藏及物種多樣性 以進行完成遷地保育 生態復修和植物展示等工作

    主要職責 :

  • 協助上司管理農場內的主題花園和展覽區 並在必要時監督園藝工作隊
  • 維持工作場所的安全 包括保持行人小徑的整潔 沒有滑倒和絆倒的危險 管理員工休息室的整潔及安全 並向園藝助理管工及督導員報告潛在的安全問題
  • 報告並與園藝助理管工商討團隊的日常工作事宜
  • 照顧在農場內種植的遷地保育植物 包括灌溉 覆蓋植坡 施肥 害蟲控制和植物保護
  • 操作電動園藝工具以進行植物修剪及護養工作
  • 協助管理高空安全工作 以進行綠化屋頂及河邊植被的修剪
  • 協助美化上山區種植計劃的工作
  • 參與野外考察工作以識別 收集和認識合適的本地植物物種生長要求 該物種將應用於本農場的森林恢復 綠化和景觀美化計劃
  • 協助監督義工和實習生
  • 協助維護苗圃內植物標籤的準確性和植物記錄工作
  • 其他職責 :

  • 必要時協助執行由管理層委派 與植物保育部使命有關的職務及其他職責
  • 如持有有效的 I 類或 II 類駕駛執照 可申請擔任部門司機
  • 努力配合本園的價值觀 朝著本園的願景及使命邁進 及就此目標作自我評 估
  • 參與由本園安排的活動 以推廣本園的機構文化發展
  • 工作要求 :

  • 對本土植物的熱愛和對種植它們的堅特
  • 在農業 園藝或造林學的實際工作經驗優先考慮
  • 體能適合戶外工作
  • 友善 勤奮 有良好的自律和積極態度
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