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Assistant Manager, Landscape & Pest Control

Apply now Job no: 498392
Work type: Full Time
Location: Marina Bay Sands
Categories: General Services


 Summary of Job Responsibilities

  • You will be part of the facilities team (landscape and pest control) to assist the Manager & Senior Manager in up keeping, monitoring, and maintaining of all Landscape, Irrigation and Pest Control related maintenance to ensure that the stakeholder satisfaction and property is always kept in the highest standards & performance.


Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible to conduct on-site routine checks (daily, weekly, quarterly, annually) to ensure and coordinate all maintenance and project works are performed in accordance with contracts and in highest standards and performance.
  • Responsible and organized to ensure vendor management to perform through setting measurable performance targets and reporting strategies in conjunction with a service level agreement.
  • Responsible to work with and provide precise instructions to vendors.
  • Responsible to work with stakeholders or end users on all landscape, irrigation, and pest control related maintenance related feedbacks and follow up on action plan.
  • Responsible and ability to work and coordinate with stakeholders, government, or non-government officials.
  • Quality works are carried out based on SOPs, Guidelines, Standards, and compliance of any government regulations, WSH guidelines, safe work practices, risk assessment and industry standards.
  • Responsible for any faults and defects reporting and ensure works rectification.
  • Responsible for all field operations and coordination with contractors on daily work.
  • Responsible to develop and establish ground maintenance strategies, maintenance solutions, processes.
  • Responsible to work out source request, quotations and conduct site show round to contractors on project tendering or contract tendering.
  • Responsible to improve the aesthetic appeal of the existing landscape to complement existing architecture and ensure longevity of the plants.
  • Able to operate irrigation controller, replacement of leaking pipes, solenoid valves, irrigation drip lines, checking of water pressure.
  • Responsible to review and conduct check of tree’s health and recommend mitigation to risk.
  • Responsible to conduct site inspection with Pest control specialists on area with pest infestation and manage the pest control vendor and their activities to a high standard so as to keep the premises free of infestation.
  • Responsible to manage and carry out inspection with irrigation specialists within MBS properties to ensure functionality of the systems.


Technical Competencies

  • Ability to evaluate architectural and landscape designs from a horticultural and sustainable perspective with a view to determine the horticultural impact.
  • Design layouts and develop planting designs implementation suitable for site condition with good knowledge of plant characteristics including edibles landscape.
  • Knowledge and experience in health assessment of landscape including trees, use of chemicals.
  • Knowledge on soil and media as well as drainage requirements in the implementation of maintenance programs and projects.
  • Knowledge on tree & plants selection for landscape and recommending alternatives for unavailable and unsuitable species.
  • Carrying out inspections, managing vendors and recommending solutions on landscape, trees irrigation and pest control issues.
  • Knowledge and experience in assessment and pest management.
  • Knowledge of pump operation & piping hydraulic, irrigation & drainage systems and equipment maintenance.
  • Design and create Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for landscape, irrigation and pest control maintenance.


Functional Competencies

  • Perform all duties in accordance with company policies and within the realm of the company vision, mission and values.
  • Conduct regular meetings and coordinate with the maintenance contractor to resolve and improve the service level of relevant systems.
  • Manage & conduct Vendor performance review & provide a report together with appropriate recommendation to the managers or management.
  • Drive adherence to established safety standards and protocol for landscape, irrigation and pest control implementation and maintenance.
  • Ensure that watering and irrigation systems are functioning correctly, managing controllers and irrigation times and zones and ensure that subcontractors are fulfilling the roles that are required.
  • Conduct regular meetings with the landscape team, irrigation, pest control or projects related to determine any problem areas, and seek suggestions from the team. Identify potential problem areas and take remedial steps.
  • Work closely and liaise with all departments & business units in property on project and maintenance coordination to minimize disruption.
  • Assist in planning & strategized the maintenance regime and ensure all jobs are correctly and properly achieved within standards & SOPs.
  • Review resource, labor, and inventories including all essential equipment, tools, spares and supplies for the team and ensure that proper spares and supplies inventory stores are kept and updated regularly.
  • Ensure that all essential records of landscape, irrigation, pest control maintenance, replacement sanitizing or rectification works are documented properly and stored.
  • Conducting of performance appraisal of all team members under supervision.
  • Conduct any administrative work, work on quotation, work schedules, monitor and update progress report, and plan for budgetary expenses.
  • Perform ad-hoc tasks that may be assigned from time to time, including assisting other facilities department team members.
  • 24/7 stand-by for emergency call outs and performing of weekend facilities duty executive.
  • Review Maximo data, work order status and identify areas of improvements & productivity.
  • Responsible for procuring of supplies through Ariba, keeping track of expenditure budgets and ensure proper work closure.


Leadership Competencies

  • Provide leadership, supervision & guidance to a team of technicians to deliver quality up-keeping of all landscape & Pest control related areas for the entire MBS properties.
  • Demonstrate good organizational and leadership ability.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communications skills both oral and written and positive attitude towards fostering teamwork among team members.
  • Planning, detailing, reviewing and assessing of manpower, materials, tools and equipment, special services required for the job.
  • Enforce & implement all safety programs and training with regards to WSH.
  • Provide, review & conduct training and orientation programs for Team Members.
  • Continuously pursue to better and improve skills through on the job or external training.
  • Ensure compliance for direct report performing their duties in Casino & areas that is zone as casino boundaries.
  • Project Management functions & skillsets, includes project set up, preparation of scope of work, resource & scheduling management.
  • Able to resolve conflicts and manage grievances within team members.
  • An eye for detail to ensure quality control for tasks.
  • Highly motivated, quality driven and results oriented with excellent leadership capabilities.
  • Training, Outreach and education programmes.



Education & Certification

  • A recognized Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Landscape, Environmental, Facilities related discipline or equivalent.
  • Relevant Employment Certificate or Work Testimony.
  • Meet the attendance guidelines of the job and adhere to Departmental and Company policies.
  • Professional certification like Singapore institute of landscape architects(SILA) / Certified Practising Horticulturist (CPH) or International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified arborist would be an advantage.


  • Minimum 5 years of strong technical working knowledge in landscape/ pest control with hands-on experience and managing of vendors.
  • Solid hands-on practical working experience as a landscape or irrigation or pest control.
  • Good knowledge on the identification and assessment for the application of landscape and pest management.
  • Preferably enthusiastic individual who enjoys in outdoors environment and be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to fatigue, noise, dust, and be able to access all areas of the property including those working at height.
  • Be willing to work any day of the week and any shift, long hours when necessary.
  • Able to perform and work under pressure.


You agree that it is a condition of employment that you adhere to and abide by all rules, regulations, policies and procedures including without limitation the rules of conduct of the Company.


It is the Company’s preference to hire individuals who are fully vaccinated. If you are not fully vaccinated but have:

  • Begun the vaccination process and are awaiting the 2nd/3rd vaccination appointment, or are within the 14 day period prior to being classified as fully vaccinated; or
  • Are certified to be medically ineligible for vaccination against COVID-19 by a medical professional;

Please present proof of the above. Your understanding and support is much appreciated.

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