Job Summary :
The post holder will play a key role supervising the daily operations of a team of gardeners in key Lower Farm landscapes, working with the Curator to create high impact displays and maintain high horticultural standards in the areas greenhouses, specified roadsides, trails and other Lower Farm landscapes.
They will perform horticultural practices such as planting, weeding, transplanting, mulching, fertilising, pest control and plant protection to a high standard.
They will be responsible for maintaining safe work practices and help to ensure the spaces they work in are safe for both the public and KFBG staff.
Major duties :
To supervise a team of staff to look after theme gardens, roadside plantings, trail side vegetation, potted plant displays and greenhouses within KFBGs lower landscapes, including irrigation, mulching, fertilizing, pest control and plant protection as and when necessary.
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 Curator.
Ensure that team members carry out their work within the safety guidelines.
Discuss and report details of daily work to the supervisor.
Safely operate powered gardening tools for site maintenance.
To assist with the propagation and cultivation of potted plants for sale in the KFBG shop.
To assist with the occasional maintenance of vegetation on green rooves working safely at height and the occasional maintenance of streamside vegetation.
To supervise and assist in the training of volunteers to help the team to perform their routine tasks.
To assist the Curator in occasional supervision of contractors
You are expected to strive to work in line with the organization values, in pursuit of the Vision and Mission of the organization, and to self-assess your performance in this regard.
At least 2 years experience in horticulture, including physical work in an outdoor setting in a tropical / sub-tropical environment.
Candidates possessing some knowledge of native plants and practical experience working with them would be at an advantage.
Experience supervising staff and / or volunteers, or other relevant activities.
Experience in using powered gardening tools.
Friendly, hardworking, and self-disciplined.
Good organisational ability.
Physically fit for outdoor work.
Able to work on occasional Sundays if necessary, or in holidays.
You are expected to participate in activities arranged by KFBG with the intention of developing the organisational culture.
職位持有人將擔當重要角色 監督一隊園藝工人負責下山區農場主要景觀的日常園藝工作 協助主管創作高成效的公眾展示 維持下山區農場的溫室 指定的路邊 行人小徑及其他下山區農場景觀的高園藝標準 他們需按照高標準的工作要求完成每日的園藝工作 例如栽種 除草 移植 植坡覆蓋物應用 施肥 害蟲控制以及植物保護 他們要協助維持工作區域的安全 以保障公眾和農場員工
按需要監督園藝工作隊維護下山區農場的主題花園 路邊種植 行人小徑植披 盆栽展覽區和溫室 包括灌溉 覆蓋植坡 施肥 害蟲控制和植物保護
維持工作場所的安全 包括保持行人小徑的整潔和清理垃圾 以免造成滑倒和絆倒的危險 管理員工休息室的整潔及安全 並向主管報告潛在的安全問題
本園期望閣下能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
具兩年或以上園藝工作經驗 包括在熱帶或亞熱帶環境的戶外工作 具有本地植物知識及實際工作經驗者優先考慮
有監督員工及 / 或義工 或其他相關活動的經驗
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