Date of Offer: 06.02.2023

Engineer (Diploma / Bachelor) in the field of landscape architecture/landscape management or comparable degrees


Bundesstadt Bonn


Berliner Platz 2
53111 Bonn

Type of employment

Permanent Employment


Angelos Liapopoulos
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Job Description

The Office for Environment and Urban Green Space is the central point of contact in the Bonn city administration for developing and ensuring a sustainable, resilient future for nature and the environment in our city. Here, employees have the opportunity to actively and innovatively influence the environmentally adapted habitat design that takes into account the changing climatic conditions as part of their daily work.

The Urban Greening division in the Office for the Environment and Urban Greening plans, builds and develops about 1,400 hectares of green spaces with about 285 employees.

This also includes 40 cemeteries, which must be further developed for the future according to a currently adopted concept. Challenges here are in particular the changing cemetery culture, the requirements of climate change, biodiversity and the preservation of the importance of the cemeteries as inner-city green spaces.

The scope of duties includes in particular:
-Planning, costing, tendering and construction management of landscaping work in the area of the 40 municipal cemeteries
-Processing of all service phases of HOAI 1-9
-Personal and professional supervision of the garden supervisors in the cemetery districts,
-Processing and responding to citizen inquiries and complaints on cemetery and burial issues
-Collaborating in the implementation of the innovative cemetery concept and in the drafting of cemetery bylaws
-Representing cemetery-related issues to the public

Please provide evidence of the following:
-graduate degree (diploma/ bachelor's degree) in appropriate field, e.g.E.g. engineer*in for landscape architecture and planning. With appropriate experience and the willingness to further education, applications from other fields of study are also very welcome
-Knowledge of the administrative structure and experience in the field of cemetery and funeral services are desired
-Experience and knowledge of modern office communication, MS Office applications are required
-good digital skills in terms of GIS and specialized computer software facilitate the daily work
-a completed training in horticulture and landscaping or as a cemetery gardener is an advantage but not mandatory
-car driver's license

The Office of Environment and Urban Greenery is currently in an organizational process. Due to this, structural adjustments in all subject areas are possible. Active cooperation in the organizational process is required.

We offer you, in addition to a highly motivated working environment, flexible working hours, compatibility of family and career, among other things, participation in the junior management seminars and numerous, further training.

In accordance with the State Equal Opportunity Act and the Equal Opportunity Plan of the Federal City of Bonn, applications from women for this position will be given preferential consideration in cases of equal suitability, ability and professional performance, unless reasons relating to the person of a competitor prevail.

The Federal City of Bonn pursues the goal of reflecting the diversity of the population in the city administration as well and is therefore actively committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Diversity is an important part of our corporate culture and we strive to cultivate an open working environment that offers equal opportunities to people regardless of their ethnic, cultural, and social background, age, disability, religion, and sexual or gender identity.

We encourage people with a migration biography to apply, as we want to increase their share in all areas and levels. Applications from people with disabilities are encouraged.

We offer:

-a public welfare-oriented activity and a future-proof job
-a modern personnel development concept with extensive training opportunities
-flexible working hours, part-time and teleworking
-the basic option of bicycle leasing for permanent employees after the probationary period
-company health management and attractive company supplementary pension scheme
-regular pay increases
-the possibility of purchasing a job ticket

application documents

Please apply exclusively via the online job portal of the Federal City of Bonn ( The collection of applications sent by mail or post is generally not possible.

Please attach the following documents to your online application:
-a cover letter
-a curriculum vitae in table form
-degree certificate of studies
-training and work references if available.

For further information on the scope of duties, please contact the Office of Environment and Urban Green Thomas Pätzold at 0228 - 77 42 45.

For information on the application process, please contact the Personnel and Organization Office Angelos Liapopoulos at 0228 - 77 22 53.

Application deadline

The application deadline is 05.03.2023.

Contact Details

Bundesstadt Bonn
Angelos Liapopoulos

Berliner Platz 2
53111  Bonn

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