9214-Park and Garden Maintenance Workers

Job Title: 

Park and Garden Maintenance Workers

Job Description: 

Park and garden maintenance workers perform simple and routine tasks in operations to cultivate and maintain trees, shrubs, flowers and other plants in parks and private gardens to produce saplings, bulbs and seeds, or grow vegetables and flowers by intensive cultivation techniques.


Tasks include:

  • loading, unloading and moving supplies, produce and equipment
  • preparing garden sites and plots using hand tools and simple machines
  • assisting with planting and transplanting flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns
  • maintaining gardens by watering, weeding and mowing lawns
  • cleaning gardens and removing rubbish
  • assisting with propagating, planting and potting seeds, bulbs and cuttings
  • tending plants by hand watering and weeding
  • harvesting and packaging plants for sale and transport
  • performing minor repairs on fixtures, buildings and fences
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Gardening labourer
Tree cutter
Turf layer

This unit group excludes

Farm labourer (9219)

Specific Occupations: 

Garden labourer

Grass cutter

Tree cutter

Other park and garden maintenance workers (including landscape worker)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore