Tree Climber Trainee

Flora Conservation Department

Major Duties:

  • Responsible to carry out various arboricultural works including but not limited to tree removal, pruning, cabling, planting etc.;
  • Upkeep, maintain and repair equipment and tools of the tree team;
  • Assistant arborist in carrying out tree survey and tree risk assessment;
  • Keep record for tree works, survey, risk assessment and equipment inventory.

Requirements:

  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of KFBGC;
  • With 2 years hands-on experience in tree work;
  • Completion of training in tree climbing, rigging and use of chainsaw in an authorized organization;
  • Hands-on experience in using tree work machineries, e.g. chainsaw, pole pruner, etc.;
  • Hands-on experience in aerial tree work and rigging;
  • Able to cope with regular physically demanding tasks, such as climbing and felling trees several times per week, working on slopes and enjoy working outdoor throughout the year;
  • High awareness towards work safety;
  • Responsible, self-motivated and reliable person;
  • Good team player and communication skills;
  • Possession of a valid light vehicle driving license is an advantage;
  • Knowledge in using computer and MS office including Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • Fluent in spoken Cantonese and written Chinese; competence in English and Mandarin preferable.

Please send C.V. (with interested position and expected salary) 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.