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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.

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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 electronic application form must be completed to be considered for all vacancies.

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Current Vacancies

Senior Animal Keeper - Hoofstock

A full time opportunity has arisen to join our Animal Management Team as a Senior Animal Keeper on our Hoofstock section.

We’re looking for candidates with a good understanding of Hoofstock species’ biology, natural history, husbandry & welfare. We have exciting plans for our collection and exhibits, offering great opportunities for creative project and team work with a focus on animal behavior, nutrition and enrichment. This post offers a fantastic opportunity to work with our world leading Hoofstock collection including species such as Dorcas Gazelle, White Rhino, Okapi, Grevys Zebra, Somali wild ass and Rothschild Giraffe.  

The successful candidate will have specialist taxonomic knowledge and experience in Hoofstock with a minimum Level 3 (ANC / DMZAA) or equivalent qualification in animal management or biological sciences. 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. 

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, 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: Monday 12 June 2017

Membership Advisor

We have an exciting opportunity for a Membership Advisor to join our team on a part time basis, working 4 days out of 7 to include 1 weekend day per week and bank holidays. 

Membership Advisors are a key contact for our annual members; responding to enquiries, processing applications and using our membership database Raiser’s Edge. This is a customer facing role therefore excellent customer service skills are a must as is previous experience within a data entry role. Experience of working in a membership team, using Raisers Edge and processing direct debits would be advantageous but is not essential. 

The successful candidate will have strong attention to detail, be competent in the use of Microsoft Office, have excellent communication and persuasion skills and be able to organise and prioritise their workload to meet agreed deadlines. 

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 submit our application form. This application form must be completed for you to be considered for this role. 

Closing Date: 1 June 2017 

Occupational Health Advisor

Marwell is ultimately a people business and we are looking for a contemporary and talented individual who can bring experience and sound judgement to our unique HR team. 

The successful candidate will work in a collaborative way, providing Occupational Health (OH) and Wellbeing support and guidance to all Marwell Wildlife employees, casual workers and volunteers and will be accountable and responsible for the monitoring of all health related matters that occur within the working environment. The management of, and active participation in, the daily provision of qualified First Aid to both staff and guests will form part of this role. 

You will help align OH within the HR department, to satisfy the needs of all stakeholders and develop a framework that will further enable the provision of a safe and healthy working environment.  The promotion and inclusion of employee wellbeing is integral to our ongoing strategy and this role will become a trusted and credible source of OH related advice across all levels of our vibrant organisation.  It will of course require you to employ discretion and sensitivity at all times. 

Intrinsic to this position is the ability to communicate clearly with both internal and external customers and demonstrate your understanding and commitment to our Brand values through your approach to your work and your behaviour towards others. 

We ask that you are a Registered Nurse with a relevant qualification in Occupational Health and have proven experience in Occupational Health.  In return we will offer you support, training and continued professional development, not to mention a fantastic working environment and a range of benefits including 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 and covering letter must be completed for consideration for this role. 

Closing Date:  2 June 2017

Interview dates:  6 and 8 June 2017

Building Service Project Engineer

An exciting 12 month fixed term opportunity has arisen for a Building Service Project Engineer to join our team here at Marwell. This pivotal new role will be responsible for providing expert technical and project management support for the development of a bespoke waste management and energy production facility as part of our exciting new Tropical House development. 

The successful candidate will act as the project lead, becoming the key point of contact for management of the design, development and implementation of the facility as well as managing and forecasting spend, ensuring that work is kept within budget. The post holder will also ensure installed systems are in compliance with Marwell’s environmental and sustainability policies and health and safety requirements. 

A good understanding of building services health and safety requirements and construction design and management regulations is essential for this role as is an excellent understanding of regulatory and industry standards for design and implementation of building services systems. Applicants must have demonstrable experience in development and delivery of sustainability/energy projects and be highly proficient with MS Office Packages particularly MS Word and Excel. 

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:  Friday 24 May 2017

Interview dates: Week commencing 5 June 2017

Guest Services Supervisor

We are currently looking to recruit a Guest Services Supervisor on a 9 month fixed term contract, to work 37.5 hours a week over 5 days (including Bank Holidays and weekends).

The successful candidate will supervise the Guest Services team and the day to day running of the Guest Services departments to deliver the highest standards and levels of service, therefore contributing to the overall guest experience. The post holder must also ensure facilities are maintained to a high standard to meet the expectations of our guests. 

The successful candidate must have supervisory experience, be highly organised and have excellent customer service and communication skills, as the role will primarily be guest facing. Providing first aid around the park will also be part of this role therefore a valid first aid qualification or a willingness to become qualified is essential. 

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, 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:  9 May 2017

 

Casual roles

Casual Roles

We are currently not recruiting for casual roles but please do check this page regularly as opportunities arise quite regularly.

Work Experience

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

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 fulfill 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 ..

Applications for 2017 have now closed.  Successful applicants for 2017 will be contacted at the end of November 2016

Applications for 2018 should be submitted no earlier than 01/11/17.   For further information please contact our Registrar

Veterinary student applications

We regret that we are not able to offer work experience at this time.

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.