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Assistant Landscape Foreman (Upper Landscape Team)
Flora Conservation Department

Job Summary

We are seeking a nature-lover to join our team of gardeners, working in the unique nature reserve of KFBG. The Assistant Landscape Foreman will play an important role in maintaining the ecological values as well as visitor’s experience in KFBG at the highest standard, by caring for the vegetation and botanical display of the nature reserve. The successful candidate will assist in the day-to-day management of green landscapes around Kwun Yum Shan Summit, T. S. Woo Memorial Pavilion, Kadoorie Brothers Memorial Pavilion, and etc. This role requires a love of the outdoors and a desire to see native plants thrive.

Major responsibilities
  • Care for plants and landscapes in the Upper Hillside Section under the management of the Upper Hillside Management Section (in particular Kwun Yum Shan Summit, T. S. Woo Memorial Pavilion, Kadoorie Brothers Memorial Pavilion) and surrounding landscapes as assigned, by tending to a range of horticultural duties including watering, weeding, thinning, pruning and pest management with the use of powered gardening tools.
  • Assist in ensuring that the environments in the Upper Hillside are maintained to the highest standards of safety and cleanliness.
  • Help supervise contractors and ensure effective two-way communication between them and the Landscape Foreman as needed.
  • Assist in driving the team(s) to designated locations, load and unload equipment and tools as needed.

In addition, the post-holder will be expected to support the work of other horticultural and gardening teams as needed from time to time.

Job Requirements
  • You are expected to strive to work in line with the KFBG values, in pursuit of the Vision and Mission of the organisation, and to self-assess your performance in this regard.
  • Ideally, at least 1 year’s experience in greening/ landscape/ horticulture, including working in an outdoor setting in a tropical/sub-tropical environment, with basic working knowledge of fundamental horticultural or gardening skills.
  • Candidates possessing some knowledge of Hong Kong native plants and practical experience growing them would be at a distinct advantage.
  • Experience with and comfortable handling common gardening tools (ideally both manual and power tools).
  • Possession of a valid Class 2 driving license is a must.
  • Dedicated to and physically fit for outdoor work.
  • Friendly, hardworking, self-disciplined and willing to learn.
  • Able to work on occasional Sundays or public holidays if necessary.

Application Method

Interested parties, please send your CV to the People & Culture Department, Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden Corporation, Lam Kam Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong or via email at or fax to 2488-1002.