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    Part-time Assessor (Day Time) (Arboricultural Industry)
    Headquarters (Industry Partnership)
     
    Ref. no : O/HQIP/PTD_Assessor/04/20
     
    Subject Area:
    Arboricultural Industry
     
    Major Duties:
    (a) To perform practical assessment duties for the Arboriculture Vocational Assessment (AVA) (http://www.vtc.edu.hk/va/va_arboriculture);
    (b) To conduct the AVA's assessment including but not limited to assessment preparation and venue set up;
    (c) To develop and prepare assessment questions and the respective marking scheme for Arboriculture Vocational Assessment (AVA) in Chinese, if necessary;
    (d) To recommend suitable equipment / materials / reference readings necessary for AVA; and
    (e) To attend meetings as required by the AVA working group.
       
    Requirements:
    (a) A recognized higher diploma in the discipline of Arboriculture / Landscape / Botany / Biology / Forestry / Horticulture or equivalent;
    (b) At least 3 years’ relevant work or teaching experience in related industry;
    (c) Preferably with a qualification or certification offered by a professional institution or industry organization on arboriculture, such as:
      (i) European Tree Technician of European Arboricultural Council;
      (ii) Registered Consulting Arborist / Registered Practicing Arborist of Australia;
      (iii) Technician / Professional Member of Arboricultural Association – UK;
      (iv) Certified Arborist / Certified Tree Climber Specialist of International Society of Arboriculture; or
      (V) The Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects (HKILA) Accredited Arboricultural Practitioner;
    (d) Good knowledge and practical experience in tree pruning and chainsaw operation; and
    (e) Training experience in tree pruning and chainsaw operation would be an advantage.
       
    Notes:
    (1) Candidates without the required academic qualifications stated in (a) above but possessing 8 years’ relevant work or teaching experience may also apply.  Where applicable, these candidates may be required to have a Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 3 qualification.
    (2) Shortlisted applicants may be required to demonstrate the operation of a chainsaw.

    Application Procedures:
    A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Officer, Centre for Vocational Assessment (HQIP), 30/F, Billion Plaza II, 10 Cheung Yue Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon. Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post being applied for.
     
    Closing date for application: 22 August 2020
     
    Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.
     
    The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s).
     
    Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information on unsuccessful candidates will normally be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

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