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Advertised on: 23 Jul 2021

Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) is the holding company of the award-winning attractions Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo. WRS is dedicated 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.


Come 2024, we will add a new Bird Park, a Rainforest Park, nature themed indoor attraction and Eco-resort 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.


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 : Singapore Zoo