Vacancies

Marwell Wildlife is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity and other natural resources. We employ a talented team who are passionate about conservation, education, research, welfare and sustainability.

Join our vibrant organisation named 13 out of 100 in the Sunday Times Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to work for List. The Best Companies list is an annual ranking of the UK’s happiest and most motivated workforces.

Working at Marwell

Marwell Wildlife is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation of biodiversity and other natural resources. We employ a talented team who are passionate about conservation, education, research, welfare and sustainability.

What does it feel like to work as part of the Marwell family? Well, pretty unique! Our brand values of being warm, wise, welcoming and contemporary flow through everything we do and support our brand promise of connecting people with nature. Couple that with our genuine enthusiasm for wildlife conservation and you have an organisation which is making a positive and sustained impact on people’s lives.

If you feel that you have what it takes to join our mission then we’d welcome your application!

Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check as a condition of employment.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We welcome your application against any of our current vacancies, however, please be aware that our roles are very popular and our HR team is very small so if we haven’t contacted you within 28 days your application has unfortunately not been successful on this occasion. Sadly we will also be unable to respond to any speculative enquires.

A Marwell Wildlife application form must be completed to be considered for all vacancies. Please contact us if you require any reasonable adjustments to assist with your application.

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Current Vacancies

 

 

Guest Services Assistants 

 

Guest Service Assistants

Animal Team Leader - Carnivores

A full time opportunity has arisen to join our Animal Management Team as an Animal Team Leader of our Carnivores section.

We have exciting plans for our collection and exhibits, offering great opportunities for creative project and team work. This role is responsible for coordinating & supervising daily operations of the team, ensuring that all aspects of animal care are carried out to a high standard. This will include husbandry routines, animal nutrition, training, enrichment and assisting with veterinary intervention as required.

The successful candidate will have extensive, specialist taxonomic knowledge and wide-ranging experience of the management of Carnivore species with a minimum Level 3 (ANC / DMZAA) or equivalent qualification in animal management or biological sciences.

Accommodation may be available on a short term basis to the successful candidate. Please note this would incur a rental cost. Due to the need to drive park vehicles, candidates must also hold a full driving license valid for the UK.

If you would like to join our unique and vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell Family, please see the full candidate brief and complete our application form

Closing Date: 10 October 2018

Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment.  

Animal Keeper

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Animal Keeper to join our Primates & Small Mammals team on a full time basis.

Animal Keepers are responsible for carrying out all aspects of animal care, including husbandry routines, managerial operations and environmental enrichment, and supporting veterinary intervention as required.

The successful candidate will have a background in the keeping of Primates & Small Mammals. You will be able to work well as part of a team, have the ability to use your initiative, display an interest in and commitment to animal welfare and conservation, and must possess strong communication skills.

If you would like to join our unique and vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell Family, please see the full candidate brief and complete our application form

Closing Date: 4 October 2018

Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment.  

Catering Assistants

Are you friendly & enthusiastic? Could you wow our guests with your fabulous service? Can you work school holidays, weekends & bank holidays as well as some week days? 

We have some fabulous opportunities to join the Marwell family on annualised contracts as Catering Assistants in our Catering team. The successful candidate will help with the day to day running of our catering outlets, ensuring the highest levels of customer service at all times. Applicants must have excellent customer service and communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team. A basic food hygiene qualification would be advantageous but not essential as training will be given. 

If you are interested in joining our team please apply by completing our application form. 

Closing Date: 30 September 2018. 

Annualised contracts will involve varied hours including Bank Holidays, weekends, evenings and seasonal periods.

Environmental Services Assistants

We have exciting opportunities for Environmental Services Assistants to join our dedicated and professional Guest Services Team. These roles would be available on an annualised hours basis which will involve working varied hours and shift patterns each week, predominantly weekend working. The hourly rate for this role is £7.83. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for cleaning and maintaining guest areas within the park to a high standard, ensuring our guests have an exceptional visitor experience.  

As a guest focused attraction, providing outstanding guest service at all times is an essential part of this role, therefore the successful candidate must have a proven track record of providing excellent customer service. Due to the need to drive park vehicles, candidates must also hold a full driving license valid for the UK. 

In return we will offer you support, training and continued professional development, not to mention a fantastic working environment! You can also expect free entry to the park and great event discounts. 

If you would like to join our unique and vibrant organisation and become part of our Marwell Family, please view the full candidate brief and  complete our application form. This application form must be completed for you to be considered for this role. 

Closing Date: 16 September 2018

Successful applicants for vacancies with Marwell Wildlife may be required to have a DBS check as a condition of employment.  

Marwell Wildlife is an equal opportunities employer.

Seasonal roles

Our seasonal roles have been filled.  Please keep checking back for future opportunities.

 

Work Experience

If you are interested in keeper work experience please read the following carefully before contacting us.

All work experience positions within the animal department for 2018 are now filled. Placements for 2019 will be considered in November 2018

Applications for 2019 should be submitted no earlier than 1 November 2018.   For further information please contact our Registrar

Marwell runs an unpaid work experience keeper scheme from the beginning of March to August each year for a period of two weeks only.

Placements are limited to students over the age of 17 years and who are already studying an animal related course.

For Sparsholt College (Winchester) students - applications should be made to your tutor direct at the beginning of November of the year prior to the period of work experience required.

To be considered for a position please complete the application form , attach a copy of your CV and send to our Registrar.

All work experience students must fulfil all of the above criteria and be able to produce a letter from their tutor confirming their appropriate course and be able to attend an interview before being considered for a placement .

Veterinary student applications

We currently have limited availability for veterinary student placements, and can only provide clinical EMS. Priority is given to vet students enrolled with the University of Surrey. However, where possible, the vet team will consider 4th and final year vet students, from other Universities. Earlier years cannot be accommodated at present. Contact us via email for more information.

Internships

We do not offer internships at this time.

We regret that we are unable to take students from school for keeper work experience.

Work experience in our education department

We regret that we are unable to offer work experience at this time.