Work opportunity: Gardener

08 Oct 2021

The Embassy of Sweden in Beijing is looking for a locally employed Gardener. Please send in your application before 29 October 2021.

The Embassy of Sweden in Beijing is one of Sweden's largest foreign missions. We work within a variety of fields such as political and economic monitoring and reporting, science and research, defence matters, business and cultural promotion, public diplomacy, and communication as well as administrative and consular matters. At the Embassy we value differences, promote a diverse working environment, and oppose discrimination. We strive to be a dynamic workplace which inspire both personal and professional growth.

Your workplace
The embassy's property management staff consists of one Swedish Technical Manager (diplomat), one locally employed Facility Technician and two Gardeners. The Embassy is now looking for an experienced, flexible, and dedicated gardener.

Main Tasks
Areas of responsibility will be according to the garden maintenance plan:

  • Green lawn maintenance
  • Digging and planting in the beds
  • Trimming of the hedges
  • Prune the trees
  • Garden waste management
  • Propagation of seasonal plants
  • Operation and maintenance of gardening tools and implements

Essential qualifications, skills, and experience

  • At least three years of relevant experience
  • Creative, flexible, and capable of working independently and in a team
  •  Good service and communication skills
  • Able to work outdoors year around

Additional merits

  • Knowledge of the English language
  • Experience of working at an embassy

What we offer
This is a full time (39,45 hours per week) local position based at the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing. A six-month probation period will apply. Individual salary applies and other terms and conditions, too, will be discussed individually with successful candidates.

For more information about the position, please contact Technical Manager Mr. Lars Persson at or Head of Chancellery Ms. Anna-Karin Hermansson on +86-(0)10-85311835 or at

Your application should be in English and include a CV and personal application letter. Please send your application to the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing no later than 29 October 2021. The application should be sent to the following e-mail address: The subject line should be "Application as a Gardener".

As we do not return applications, please do not send any original grades or documents.

For more information about the Embassy, please visit our website or Weibo

Last updated 08 Oct 2021, 4.39 PM