West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Manager, Landscape (Ref:17033)

11/08/2017
Kowloon (WKCDA Project Site Office)




You will be responsible for:

  • overseeing the daily management and maintenance of landscape;
  • organising district-wide soft landscape planting plans and generating related maintenance programs;
  • providing input and evaluation for events held in the Park and Public Open Space; identifying potential effects on soft landscape features during event, including set-up and dismantle periods, and recommending appropriate protective and remedial measures;
  • ensuring the application of the Public Open Space Bylaw, health and safety regulations and risk assessment to landscape features in the Park and Public Open Space and the public;
  • developing, reviewing and maintaining a database and inventory of planting;
  • acting as the contact point in plant ordering for maintenance and ensuring the approved list of plant supply quality; and
  • supporting Park education and community programmes, other communication and marketing initiatives related to landscape.

 

You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree in botany, horticulture, forestry, gardening, arboriculture, landscape management or equivalent;
  • preferably possess a certified arborist or related professional qualification;
  • have around 7-9 years of relevant experience in landscape management of Park and Public Open Space or similar facilities;
  • have knowledge in landscape architecture, horticulture and arboriculture as to provide suitable advices on implementation and maintenance of landscape works;
  • demonstrate good knowledge in occupational safety, tree maintenance and pest control;
  • be able to communicate and coordinate effectively with external landscape consultants to produce suitable landscape maintenance contracts and the time control on landscape programs;
  • be proficient in written and spoken English and Chinese; and
  • be willing to work outdoor and occasional working over the weekend.



For interested parties, please submit your application along with your CV on or before 11 August 2017 via online application or by mail quoting the reference number, name of the position, expected salary and your availability to:

Ms Shavian Ng
West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
Units 608-613, Level 6, Core C, Cyberport 3, 100 Cyberport Road, Hong Kong

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from 11 August 2017 may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.

For more information

http://www.westkowloon.hk or contact

Ms Shavian Ng at 2200-0329



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