Horticulturist / Assistant Project Manager
ARCADIS Belgium nv
Hong Kong

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At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life.

In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few.

Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

One of our core values is people first’, and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential.

You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives.

You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you.

Role description :

We provide soft landscape design consultancy services to a variety of clients and we have an immediate opening for an experienced Horticulturist.

Role accountabilities :

  • Conduct the tree survey inspection and tree risk assessment;
  • Prepare statutory submissions for landscape works and tree works;
  • Provide planting design for government and private projects;
  • Provide support to landscape architect / landscape designer to resolve project difficulties;
  • Prepare tender submission for projects and cost budgeting;
  • Responsible for project management and financial performance of projects;
  • Supervision of tree works and planting works in construction site;
  • Prepare field officer report.
  • Qualifications & Experience :

  • A Diploma in horticulture, botany or biology or appropriate related discipline from a Hong Kong recognized institution or university or equivalent and have attained Level 2 or above in English Language and Chinese Language in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) or equivalent (Note : Grade E or above in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in previous HKCEE is accepted administratively as comparable to Level 2 in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth) together with at least FIVE years relevant post-qualification experience.
  • Preferably have valid qualification or certification awarded by recognised institution or industry organisation on arboriculture, such as Certified Arborist of ISA, Accredited Arboricultural Practitioner of the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects;
  • Completed and passed training programmes in tree risk assessment recognised by the TMO, such as Tree Risk Assessment Qualification by the International Society of Arboriculture, Professional Tree Inspection by Lantra Awards;
  • Good ability in tree identification;
  • Good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese;
  • Good co-ordination and interpersonal skills;
  • Willing to learn, well organized, self-motivated and attentive to details;
  • Immediate available is highly preferred;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and PC knowledge.
  • Why Become an Arcadian?

    Our work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable.

    By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet.

    We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA.

    Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

    As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all.

    But it’s not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate.

    To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

    Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

    We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day, which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions.

    Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people.

    Transform Your World


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