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.


Current Vacancies

Guest Services Assistants 


We have some great opportunities to join the Marwell family as Housekeepers in our Guest Services Team. Our Housekeepers are responsible for cleaning and maintaining guest areas within the park to a high standard. 

You can expect: 

  • Flexible hours and shifts, with rotas provided 1 month in advance
  • A fantastic team atmosphere
  • Outstanding work environment in our beautiful park
  • An excellent benefits package including free park entry, health cash plan and pension scheme

If you would like to become part of our Marwell Family, please view the full candidate brief and complete our application form

Alternatively, please call 01962 777956 for more information or to request a postal application form.  

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

Marwell Wildlife is an equal opportunities employer.


Seasonal roles

Environmental Services Assistants

Casual Events Assistant Vacancies

Are you friendly & enthusiastic? Do you enjoy meeting new people and being a part of world class Events? Are you available to work weekends, weekdays, evenings, school holidays,  bank holidays and Christmas

We have a fabulous opportunity to join the Marwell family as a casual team member in our Events team. The successful candidates will assist with the operational delivery of, seasonal park events from Easter to Christmas, private functions, conferences, sunset safaris, and family fun days. Meeting and greeting guests, running and supervising activities, hosting refreshment areas whilst ensuring our guests receive the highest possible level of service within our unique setting.

The pay rate for this role is £8.21 per hour.

If you are interested in joining our team please apply by completing our application form. Casual work will involve varied hours including Bank Holidays, weekends, evenings and seasonal periods.

The closing date for applications is the 30 June 2019.

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 2019 are now filled. Placements for 2020 will be considered in November 2019.

Applications for 2020 should be submitted no earlier than 1 November 2019.   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 such as the Diploma in The Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals (DMZAA).

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.


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.