Donmar Dela Cruz

Donmar Dela Cruz

Experienced Horticulturist/Agriculturist
  • Riyadh
  • February , 2019

• Safety Awareness skills
• High experience base in plant propagation, landscape and ground keeping work
• Excellent familiarity with a variety of ornamental trees and plant types in Saudi Arabia
• Strong expertise in operating small and large hand and motorized garden/landscaping tools and arborist equipment
• Superior ability to work in a variety of extreme outdoor temperatures
• Exceptional ability to lift objects weighing up to 35 kilograms
• Good prioritizing and organizing skills
• Sound communication and interpersonal skills

Contact Details

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Permanent Address

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City
Alfonso Lista, Ifugao
State
Country
Philippines
Zip Code
3608

Current Address

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City
Riyadh
State
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Saudi Arabia
Zip Code
13454

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Other Details

Age
33
Date of Birth
1985/09/02
Gender
Male
Civil Status
Married
Height
166 cm
Weight
148 lbs
Nationality
Filipino
Religion
Born-Again Christian
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Expiry Date
2021/09/23
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Date of Membership
2008/07/15
Expiry Date
2012/07/02
Country Issued
Saudi Arabia

Contact In Case of Emergency

Name
Wiljean C. Dela Cruz
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Character References

Name
Kirsten Flintoff
Position
SGV-Facilities and Estate Manager
Company
Saudi Catering and Contracting Company
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Paul Farlow
Position
Safety Manager
Company
Saudi Catering and Contracting Company
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Wilson Sarmiento
Position
Tyre Fitter
Company
Carters Tyre Services
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Other Information

Medical condition requiring ongoing or long term medication or Treatment?
No
Criminal convictions or pending cases – civil or administrative or criminal?
No
Refused Visa or deported from any country
No
Relative living in New Zealand?
No
Left or right handed?
Right Handed

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture @ Ifugao State University- Potia, Alfonso Lista, Ifugao
Mar 2002 — Apr 2007

Graduate in Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Experience

Horticulturist @ Saudi Catering and Contracting Company (BAE Saudi LTD Proj.)
Jul 2017 — Current

• Responsible for all aspects of garden planning maintenance of the whole Salwa Garden Village Compound consisting 750 Residence Villas in 13 Courts or Clusters.
• Prepares the garden for special events, ensuring that the garden and compound surroundings are well maintained, safe and attractive for the residents.
• Create programming activities for 52 staff of groundskeeping foreman and groundsman.
• Create programming activities for plant propagation, lawn and turf maintenance.
• Oversaw general appearance and health of garden plants and trees.
• Lead the team in pruning, trimming and shaping trees and shrubs to enhance their appearance, health and value.
• Cutting out dead, low hanging and undesirable limbs.
• Topping trees to control growth characteristics to prevent interference with buildings and utilities.
• Sectional or clear felling and tree removal (Leucaena leucocephala trees).
• Hedge reduction and hedge trimming
• Operating chainsaw (Stihl ms 391, 180, 150T-CE and Redmax GZ7000), wood chipper (Bandit XP65), mower (Toro/Honda push mowers), brush-cutter (Mitsubishi TD43), Skid Loader (Bobcat S130), Manlift (Upright AB38 Articulating Lift) and other equipments.
• Maintaining tools and machinery.
• Creates irrigation program for drippers and sprinklers depending on water requirement per season. (Hunter i-core and x-core panels).
• Assisted in training and coaching newly hired groundskeeping and landscape gardeners.
• Maintains records of works and garden maintenance.
• Ensuring that all work is carried-out in a safe and conscientious manner.
• Report day-to-day activities to the Estate Manager.

Crop Agronomist @ Rajhi International for Agriculture and Investment (Ka’faa Project
Sep 2014 — Feb 2017

• Assisting the Production Manager in preparing the annual cropping program for wheat, corn and alfalfa grown for livestock and human consumptions.
• Assisting the Production Manager in determining annual requirement for wheat and corn as crop rotation crops for alfalfa.
• Assist in conducting regular field inspection of the corn crops planted in 8 center pivots, wheat planted with 52 center pivots and alfalfa planted with 11 center pivots irrigated land(Valley, Western and Alkhourayef Center Pivots).
• Assist in training and supervision of new farm workers in the operational protocols and policies.
• Assist in overseeing the mechanized planting, growing, disease and pest control and harvesting of wheat, corn and alfalfa.
• Assist in ensuring that the harvested alfalfa crops are within the target maturity when harvested and processed into bales for cattle feed.
• Assist in cost-effective and viable pest control program of the wheat, corn and alfalfa plantation for the whole farm.
• Recommend pesticides effective in controlling weeds and insects affecting wheat, corn and alfalfa.
• Responsible in controlling and recording the usage of agricultural chemicals and other farm inputs such as fertilizers.
• Manage and train operators and workers within the department to achieve maximum efficiency of field operation.
• Enforce company disciplinary protocols for erring field personnel within my team.
• Together with the field team, perform periodic maintenance and checking on all farm machinery and fertigation injectors being utilized in the farm area operation.
• Supervise and coordinate farm workers and operators in the day-to-day operation and activities in the farm.
• Assist in fertigation management of the wheat, corn, alfalfa by regular checking of the result after applying fertilizer.
• Conducting agreed periodic performance appraisal for the staff within the department.
• Checking soil moisture prior to irrigation schedule.
• Inspect Pivot Irrigation, water pumps, pipe lines all valves and generators to ensure that all can be used any time when irrigation needed.
• Report day-to-day activities to the Production Manager.

Farm Leader @ HLH Agriculture (Cambodia) Co., Ltd
Jul 2012 — Feb 2012

• Conduct regular field inspection of the corn crop planted in 450 hectares.
• Training and supervision of new maize farm workers in the operational protocols and policies.
• Report to the Farm Manager periodically to provide updates on performances and achievements of business targets by my field team.
• Responsible for overseeing the mechanized corn planting, growing, disease and pest control, harvesting and other activities involved in corn production.
• Responsible for ensuring that the harvested corn within the target tonnage when harvested.
• Implement a cost-effective and viable pest control program of the corn plantation farm.
• Recommend pesticides effective in controlling weeds and insects affecting corn.
• Responsible in controlling and recording the usage of agricultural chemicals and other farm inputs.
• Manage and train operators and workers within the department to achieve maximum efficiency of field operation.
• Enforce company disciplinary protocols for erring field personnel.
• Responsible for researching and propose new techniques, new machines and implements to achieve better quality and reduce cost of operation in the corn plantation.
• Conduct field trials on different varieties of corn to determine agronomic characteristics under Cambodian conditions.
• Responsible to oversee the Hagie and Foton boom sprayer machines.
• Together with the field team, perform periodic maintenance checks of all farm machinery being utilized in the production of corn.
• Responsible for checking field cultivators.
• Responsible for fertilized management of the corn by regular checking of the result after applying fertilizer.
• Conducting agreed periodic performance appraisal for the staff within the department.
• Checking soil moisture prior to irrigation schedule.
• Inspect Pivot Irrigation, water pumps, pipe lines all valves and generators to ensure that all can be used any time when irrigation needed.
• Report problems to the Farm Manager as needed.

Seed Production Research Technician (Syngenta Phils.,Inc.) @ Toplis Solutions Incorporated
Sep 2010 — Jul 2012

• Responsible for land sourcing across the main Philippine island of Luzon to be used as demonstration/trial farm on growing Syngenta corn varieties.
• Responsible for preparation of corn cropping plan for the farmer-cooperator’s farmland (minimum of one hectare per grower).
• Extends technical assistance to farm-cooperators through the technical advisory team of agronomist.
• Responsible for the proper implementation of cropping plan of corn including pest control, corn diseases prevention and control.
• Responsible for the irrigation management of the demonstration/trial farm by ensuring farmer-cooperator has an access to source water from catchment areas (river/communal deep well pumps).
• Responsible for new hybrid corn seed yield testing across Luzon area.
• Responsible for collecting production data in different field trials being conducted on different corn varieties.
• Monitor the harvesting of corn and recording inventory of yield in order to reconcile with company inputs and farmer-sharing scheme.
• Extend assistance in laboratory works during off-seasons.
• Performs other related works.

Animal Health Specialist @ Vitarich Corp.
Jun 2008 — Jun 2010

• Responsible in planning weekly sales, technical activities and customer visit to achieve sales and collection targets within respective area.
• Responsible for selling Hog and Poultry feeds, Aqua feeds and Ruminant concentrates in Southern Isabela and Alfonso Lista, Ifugao.
• Conduct feeding trials as product demonstration for product promotions within the area.
• Recommends latest techniques in hog fattening and production.
• Act as Senior Technician during scheduled veterinary missions and product promotions in Cagayan Valley.
• Acts as veterinary backup to the following Direct Plant piggery farms.
• Extend technical assistance to the end users utilizing the feed products.
• Performs extension services such as castration, treatment of sick livestock animals, administers multivitamins and minerals, vaccines and other injectable solutions.
• Report problems to Area Manager as needed.
• Performs other related tasks.

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