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Officer/Horticulture (National Orchid Garden)

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Agency: National Parks Board
Job no.: 537185
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Landscape/Horticulture

At the National Parks Board (NParks), we take pride in conserving our natural heritage and enhancing green spaces for all to enjoy in our City in Nature. We have a multi-talented and highly passionate team that is driven by the goal to create a unique world-class living environment through excellence in biodiversity conservation, greenery and recreation, and veterinary care in partnership with the community. If you share our love for nature and animals, and our zest for innovation and continuous learning, we have the perfect working environment for you.

Responsibilities

The Singapore Botanic Gardens (SBG) is one of the oldest tropical botanical gardens and one of only three botanic gardens in the world inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has an extensive living and herbarium collection, including large living collections of orchids, palms, cycads, gingers and plants of human cultural significance, along with extensive herbarium collections from Singapore, Malaysia and other parts of Southeast Asia.

You will assist in the management and maintenance of the orchid collection in the National Orchid Garden / Orchid Nursery at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. You will also be expected to be involved and contribute to programmes and activities in a public garden, including educational outreach, horticultural shows and corporate or social activities.

 

Requirements

  • Diploma in Horticulture & Landscape Management, Botany, or related discipline
  • Preferably with experience in orchid culture and maintenance and able to work independently
  • A hands-on person, enjoys outdoor work and has a love for orchids
  • Good organizational, communication and supervisory skills

 

 

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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