At NParks, we are driven by our vision of making Singapore a City in a Garden – a dynamic city filled with greenery and biodiversity. We also believe in engaging and inspiring the community through our work, so that future generations of Singaporeans can grow up in a quality living environment. If you believe in what we do, come and join us!

Here are some of the wide range of jobs in NParks:

► MANAGER (PARKS)

Job Scope:

- Manage and promote parks and greenery in Singapore
- Liaise with the public and other organisations on feedback
- Work with volunteers and other organisation on partnership projects
- Oversee the planning and implementation of maintenance operations by contract and departmental work force
- Liaise with other departments and statutory bodies over horticultural and planning matters
- Organise functions in the parks

Personal Qualities:

- Good public consultation and report writing skills
- Able to multi-task, analysis data and with excellent problem solving skills

Entry Requirements:

- A degree in Horticulture, Botany, Biology, Agriculture, Forestry, Soil Science or a related discipline from a recognised university

Career Opportunities:

- You can progress to Head (Parks Division)

► MANAGER (GARDENING PROGRAMMES)

Job Scope:

- Implement public outreach activities involving horticulture/gardening and attend to public feedback received on gardening.
- Be involved in preparing promotional material, and provide internal and external horticultural training and consultancy services to agencies and private owners.
- Work closely with Gardening Clubs and Societies. 

Personal Qualities:

- Keen interest in the flora of Singapore, especially plants and their care
- Good negotiation and communication skills
- Able to coordinate and manage work projects systematically
- Self-motivator with the ability to coach and guide subordinates
- Effective team player, results-oriented

Entry Requirements:

- A good honours degree in Horticulture, or related discipline from a recognised university
- Minimum 3 years of practical experience in working with plants or in gardening
- Preferably a professional accreditation in Horticulture; experience in nursery practices would also be an advantage
- Preferably some experience in promoting public outreach programmes

Career Opportunities:

- You can progress to Head (Gardening Programmes)

► MANAGER (STREETSCAPE)

Job Scope:

- Assist in the management of trees and horticulture estates along road verges and open spaces in Singapore
- Manage the trees to sustain optimal greenery
- Responsible for budgeting of work programmes, overseeing the operations by contractors and initiating and implementing development projects to improve the Garden City.

- Work with contractors for tree planting, pruning, removal and transplanting
- Attend to public feedback and provide arboricultural consultancy services to other agencies and private individuals

Personal Qualities:

- Keen interest and appreciation of flora in Singapore, especially trees and their care
- Good communication skill is a key attribute
- Good team player

Entry Requirements:

- Degree in Horticulture, Forestry, Botany, Biology, Soil Science, Agriculture or a related discipline from a recognised university
- Keen interest in the flora of Singapore, especially trees, plants and their care
- Good negotiation, writing and communication skills
- Ability to multi-task and to plan and manage projects and maintenance programmes systematically
- Self-motivator, confident and independent
- Effective team player

Career Opportunities:

- You can progress to Senior Arborist

► MANAGER (RESEARCH)

You should have strong interest in research work to undertake field research for NParks.

Job Scope:

- Develop, implement and manage a research program in the areas of general landscape management, horticulture and arboriculture
- Conceptualize research projects to address operational issues
- Have the opportunity to undertake research work in other areas relevant to Garden City, such as urban design and socio-economic studies
- Provide advisory services to internal clients when needed

Personal Qualities:
- Able to work effectively with both internal customers and external partners
- Good analytical skills with knowledge in research methodology
- Good communication and written skills

Entry Requirements:

- Degree in Forestry, Horticulture, Botany, Agriculture or related field from a recognized university
- Postgraduate qualifications in similar field involving research work will be an added advantage
- At least 5 years’ relevant working experience

Career Opportunities:

You can progress to Head (Research)

► LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT

Job Scope:

- Plan and design parks and open spaces
- Provide advice and expertise on landscape design and park development.

Personal Qualities:
- Possess good communication, negotiation and people management skills

Entry Requirements:

- Accredited Landscape Architectural or Architectural Degree
- Three years minimum experience in the landscape architectural or architectural design field
- Knowledge of current design trends, philosophies and ideas
- Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and/or other Computer Aided drafting and design softwares
- Possess drawing, rendering and project management capabilities

Career Opportunities:

You can progress to Senior Landscape Architect/Assistant Director (Design)

► DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Job Scope:

- Work closely with professional consultants to develop parks and open spaces
- Coordinate input from different sources and administer work for stakeholders

Personal Qualities:

- Good communication and networking skills
- Innovative, resourceful and good problem solving skills
- Able to work in a team environment
- Adaptable and able to handle rapid changes

Entry Requirements:

- A degree in Architecture, Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Business or Horticulture
- At least 3 years’ working experience in a similar capacity would be an advantage

Career Opportunities:

You can progress to Head (Development)

► PLANNING MANAGER (PARKS PLANNING)

You will lead a team in safeguarding parks and green open spaces in Singapore, as well as in exploring alternative land-use arrangements to meet our parks and greenery objectives.

Job Scope:

- Review and formulate NParks’ parks and greenery policies and procedures
- Process land-use proposals from various land-use planning agencies in Singapore
- Engage in various land-use discussion forums

Personal Qualities:

- Good communication and written skills

Entry Requirements:

- Bachelor of Arts (First Class or Second Upper Honour) in Urban Planning, Town Planning, Recreation Planning, Real Estate, Estate Management, Geography or related field of studies
- Graduates from BSc (First Class or Second Upper Honour) in Architecture, Civil & Structural Engineering, Biology, Horticulture, Forestry can also be considered.

Career Opportunities:

You can progress to Head (Parks Planning)