Trainee Horticulturist/ Horticulturist

JOB TITLE Trainee Horticulturist/ Horticulturist
OVER ALL JOB OBJECTIVES Provide advise on the selection, ordering, planting, and maintenance of trees, shrubs, ground covers, and turf grasses
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Plans and designs annual and perennial flower beds.
  • Grows potted plants and nursery stock and maintains records on the growing operation.
  • Supervises subordinate personnel in worksite and in the proper methods and techniques of planting ornamental plants.
  • Trains ground personnel in the techniques of pruning, wound dressing, cavity repair, and the cabling and bracing of trees and shrubs.
  • Prepares orders for various types of plants and seeds.
  • Inventories, maps, and labels trees and shrubs on work site for instructional and maintenance purposes.
  • Assists in the preparation of maintenance programs for the control of plant diseases and insects.
  • Prepares fertilizer programs for various types of plants.
  • Confers with landscape architect and other personnel in the selection of plants.
  • Performs related duties as required.
JOB SPECIFICATION
  • Diploma in Horticulture, Agriculture or related fields.
  • Thorough knowledge of ornamental horticulture in all phases.
  • Thorough knowledge of plant propagation and culturation.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles of nursery management.
  • Knowledge of the principles of supervision.
  • Knowledge of the elementary principles of landscaping.
  • Ability to supervise the work of others.
  • Computer literate
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

You can submit your resumes via email or mail to:

The Human Resource Department
Prince’s Landscape and Construction Pte Ltd
53 Sungei Tengah Road
Singapore 698998
Email: resume@prince.com.sg