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Agriculture Specialist (Orchard Section)

Major Duties:

  • Supervise a team of field staff to implement orchard management plan, which cover all steps of production, harvesting, storage, post-harvest processing and distribution of a wide range of crops. 
  • Assist agriculture officers to continuously improve and implement annual production plan at orchards, which covers a wide range of crops, coffee and tea.
  • Coordinate and organise day to day work allocation of a team of field staff.
  • Assure field production is undertaken in adherence to sustainable principles and seek advancement of sustainable farming practices.
  • Lead and coach the field staff to widen application of sustainable farming practice. Support delivery of agricultural training courses. 
  • Work closely with other teams of SLA to promote sustainable food system in Hong Kong. 

Requirements

  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of KFBGC,
  • At least 5 years of experience in orchard management,
  • Have solid experience in fruit production and rich knowledge of local fruit varieties,
  • Solid experience in organic farming is an advantage,
  • Able to speak and write Chinese,
  • Physically fit for frequent outdoor work, 
  • Holding a valid light vehicle driving license is an advantage,
  • Candidate who are unable to fulfill all requirements may be considered for employing as Foreman.

Application Method
Interested parties, please send your detailed C.V. (with 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 email to kfjobs@kfbg.org