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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.

Join our vibrant organisation!

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

Casual Retail and Guest Service Assistant Vacancies

Are you friendly & enthusiastic? Could you WOW our guests with your fabulous guest service?  

We have some great opportunities to join the Marwell family on seasonal annualised hours contracts in the following areas: 

        catering

        retail & admissions

        trains

        environmental services (cleaning) 

You will need to be able to work during school holidays, weekends & bank holidays as well as week days. Annualised hours contracts will involve working varied hours and shift patterns each week. 

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

The closing date for applications is the 28 April 2017 and successful candidates will be invited to attend an assessment centre on the 7 May 2017.

HR 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, supporting our Volunteers and Volunteer managers in all volunteer related matters.  

You will help align the department to satisfy the needs of all stakeholders and develop a framework for recruiting, developing and retaining volunteers. This role will become a trusted and credible source of Volunteer related advice across all levels of our vibrant organisation, requiring 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 CIPD qualified with working experience of volunteering.  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 to apply. This application form and a covering letter must be completed for consideration for this role. 

Closing Date:  21 April 2017

Interview dates: 2 and 4 May 2017               

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Casual roles

Casual Retail and Guest Service Assistant Vacancies 

Are you friendly & enthusiastic? Could you WOW our guests with your fabulous guest service?  

We have some great opportunities to join the Marwell family on seasonal annualised hours contracts in the following areas: 

        catering

        retail & admissions

        trains

        environmental services (cleaning) 

You will need to be able to work during school holidays, weekends & bank holidays as well as week days. Annualised hours contracts will involve working varied hours and shift patterns each week. 

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

The closing date for applications is the 28 April 2017 and successful candidates will be invited to attend an assessment centre on the 7 May 2017.

 

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.