Gardener (Good Class Bungalow - Singapore)

  • RGE Pte Ltd
  • Singapore
  • Dec 07, 2017
Full time Other

Job Description

Summary of the role:

The Gardener is responsible for the general maintenance of the gardens, plants and lawns for a high nett worth family staying in a Good Class Bungalow in Singapore. This includes the maintaining the beautification of the lawns and gardens in order to blend in to provide a lush and green surroundings.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plans and executes small scale landscaping operations and maintains grounds and landscape for a Good Class Bungalow.
  • Work together with external contractors in preparing and grading terrain, applying fertilizers, seeding and sodding lawns, and transplanting shrubs and plants, using manual and power-operated equipment. Ensure finishing work is up to the expectation of the property owners.
  • Soil cultivation, digging, forking, mulching, watering, raking, weeding, edging, pruning, seed sowing, bed preparation and planting of the external landscape of the house.
  • Locates and plants shrubs, trees, and flowers selected by property owner or those recommended for particular landscape effect.
  • Maintain gardens by naturally fertilising, trimming and making sure that plants are receiving adequate water.
  • Prune trees and hedges in ways that help the plants' health, are safe and look good.
  • Maintain lawn and grass areas using machinery, natural fertilisers but no chemicals.
  • To keep the gardens, thoroughfares and footpaths clear and free from litter at all times.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the external & open area of the house including pathways, pond, steps, walls etc.
  • Report equipment malfunctions and send it for repair if needed.
  • To ensure all equipment, machinery is stored securely and clean after use.

 

Experience:

  • Diploma or Technical Certification in Landscape Design or Horticulture.
  • Good communication skill and team player.
  • At least 10 years experience in a residential, hotel, resorts or high end commercial ‘Green’ buildings.
  • Good knowledge and operating of horticultural machinery is an added advantage
  • Strong knowledge of plants and their characteristics
  • Self motivated, Enthusiastic and Trustworthy
  • Ability to perform physical and heavy work