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Experienced waste treatment specialists/engineers
Environmental technology services
Detailed Descriptions
Latest Position and Perspective in Hong Kong

The Government has a medium term commitment to waste management by 2022

Waste-to-Energy facilities (e.g. Integrated Waste Management Facilities, O-Parks (“Organic Resources Recovery Centres”), T-Park (“Sludge Treatment Facility”), etc. are essential elements of the "Hong Kong Blueprint for Sustainable Use of Resources 2013-2022" and "Hong Kong's Climate Action Plan 2030+". Great demand is envisaged in advanced waste treatment and engineering expertise for implementing the aforesaid initiatives progressively in the coming years.

Overseas experienced waste treatment specialists/engineers for the design, construction, operation and management of large-scale multi-disciplinary waste facilities contracts are in demand. Some recent engagement examples in major projects are an overseas operation manager at O-Parks as well as an overseas operation manager and a German incineration specialist at T-Park.

Description of Tasks

Waste treatment specialists/engineers with expertise in planning, implementing, and coordinating comprehensive waste management systems that are designed to maximize waste prevention, reuse, and recycling opportunities. They are involved in all stages of the facilities, including the establishment of the waste management goals and objectives, working with employees to help implement waste management policies, and evaluating the success of management plans.

Typical Qualifications
A relevant Master or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in the fields of advanced thermal waste treatment process or advanced chemical/physical/biological waste treatment process plus 10 years of relevant on-the-job experience; or
A relevant bachelor degree in the fields of advanced thermal waste treatment process or advanced chemical/physical/biological waste treatment process plus 15 years of relevant on-the-job experience.
Enquiry on the Profession

Environment Protection Department
Email: enquiry@epd.gov.hk