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Advertised on: 06 Sep 2021

Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) is the operator of the world-renowned zoological parks, Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo. WRS actively contributes to the management of world-class leisure attractions that foster conservation and research while educating visitors about animals and their habitats. As champions for Wildlife, we lead actions to protect them, inspire a love for wildlife and spark a sense of wonder in everyone, regardless of our roles.

Two new wildlife parks - a bird park and Rainforest Park - nature themed indoor attractions and an eco-friendly resort will be integrated into the precinct as part of our Mandai rejuvenation plan. If you are self-driven and looking for growth and new challenges, we want you to be part of our team.

In our efforts to ensure a safe workplace, WRS implements the Vaccinate or Regular Test (VoRT) regime for team members who are not yet fully vaccinated. This is aligned to guidelines from the Ministry of Manpower and more information can be found here: https://www.mom.gov.sg/covid-19/advisory-on-covid-19-vaccination-in-employment-settings


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Plan and perform tree inspections, including prescribing, documenting and following-up closely on tree maintenance and mitigation measures.

·        Review and formulate Best Management Practices, Standard Operation Procedures (SOP), Protocol, and hypothesize research methodology for tree inspection framework and tree maintenance.

·        Monitor and manage budget, contracts, financial tenders and projects.

·        Initiate to plan, propose and contribute towards department’s annual work plans.

·        Leverage and innovate on digital and technological advancements to drive productivity and efficiency.

·        Collaborate with internal stakeholders to drive and instill Best Management Practices for arboriculture, including projects with Mandai Park Development (MPD).

·        Actively contribute to a culture of imparting and sharing of arboriculture knowledge and skills

·        Other relevant duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

·        Minimum Diploma / Degree in Forestry, Horticulture, Botany, Plant Science, Landscape Architect, Life Sciences, Environmental Science, Management or the equivalent.

·        At least 6 years of experience as a Professional and practicing International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist in the field of arboriculture work for Degree Holders and 10 years for Diploma Holders.

·        ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) will have an added advantage.

·        Must be able to perform 1 to 2 time(s) per month Horticulture Duty Officer role rostered basis over Weekends and Public Holidays.

·        Must be able to perform exigency of arboriculture services after office hours.

·        Experience in diagnostic skills in tree health, biomechanics and identification

·        Experience with procurement process

·        Excellent management, supervisory, communication and leadership skills.

·        Able to work effectively both independently and in a team setting.

·        Willing to work in an outdoor environment and adaptable to high work pace.



Specialization : Horticulture
Type of Employment : Permanent
Minimum Experience : 6
Work Location : Jurong Bird Park