Summer Intern (Greening and Landscape), Development Bureau (Ref: 44162)

Department: Development Bureau

Publish Date: 2021-03-31 16:57:21

Job Title: Summer Intern (Greening and Landscape)

Salary (Monthly): $10500

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Applicants should –

(a) be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region;
(b) be full-time post-secondary students (Notes 1 and 2) of - (i) Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture / Landscape Studies, or equivalent; or (ii) Postgraduate or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, or equivalent;
© have at least completed the first year of the programme concerned;
(d) be proficient in both Chinese and English language; and
(e) master the technique in using Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator drawing software.

Applications will NOT be considered if applicants fail to meet any of the entry requirements (a) to © by the closing date for application.


To assist the Greening and Landscape Office in the Works Branch of the Development Bureau in –

(a) the landscape and greening works; and
(b) the launching of publicity programme on landscape and greening.

Place of Work :
16/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong.

Terms of Appointment:

Successful candidates will be engaged under non-civil service appointment terms.

Internship Period :
Around 8 weeks, from June to August 2021.

General Notes:

(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.

(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
© Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau’s website at under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications.
(h) Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with this Bureau’s personal data policies, a copy of which will be provided immediately upon request. You may contact Executive Officer (Works) Personnel 2 of the Development Bureau at 15/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong, or direct your request to him/her by fax (fax no.: +852 2523 5327).
(i) Non-civil service vacancies information contained in this column is also available on the Development Bureau’s website at

How to apply:

Interested students meeting the entry requirements should make the application with the following documents by e-mail ( or by fax (+852 2186 6932) on or before the closing date for application –

(i) a completed application form;
(ii) a copy of the official transcripts (Note 2);
(iii) a copy of the public examination certificates showing the grade of the Chinese and English language achieved;
(iv) a covering letter introducing the applicant and his/her background experience; and
(v) a portfolio (maximum of ten A3 pages).

Application form can be downloaded from the attachment below.

Applications will NOT be considered if they are late, incomplete, not made in the prescribed form; if applicants fail to provide in the prescribed form the information or the supporting documents as required for consideration of their applications; or if it is not clear from the applicants’ statements that they have met the entry requirements for this post.

Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Applicants who do not receive the appointment document by 30 June 2021 may assume their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please call the enquiry telephone number.

Enquiry Address:

Greening and Landscape Office of the Works Branch of the Development Bureau at 16/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong

Enquiry Telephone: +852 3509 8319

Application Start Date: 2021-03-31 00:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-04-13 23:59:00