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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 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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Guest Services Assistants 

 

Guest Service Assistants

Interpretation & Engagement Manager

Guest Experience Assistants

Several exciting new opportunities have arisen for Guest Experience Assistants to join our Guest Service Team here at Marwell Wildlife. These roles will be on annualised contracts with various hours and will include weekend and bank holiday working. 

Working with the Guest Duty Manager and Guest Experience Supervisor these roles will be responsible for providing ‘on the ground’ first contact for our zoo guests, dealing and responding to enquiries and ensuring delivery of outstanding guest service. Another important aspect of this role will be ensuring that the guest facing environment is presented to the highest standards of presentation and safety. 

Previous cleaning experience, excellent organisational skills and exceptional customer service and communication skills are essential, as is a core belief in our brand values of warm, welcoming, wise and contemporary and the ability to translate these to the delivery of outstanding service to our guests. 

Due to the need to drive park vehicles a full licence valid for the UK is a requirement for this role along with a willingness to act as a member of our First Aid team, providing extra cover for colleagues and our guests. 

Placed in the top 15 of the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-For-Profit organisations, we know that our future plans will only be delivered through a great team of highly motivated people. We’ll provide a generous package and the opportunity to further develop your professional skills and abilities, to have a big say in future plans and of course, a fantastic working environment! 

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 your CV and covering letter. 

Closing Date:  25 February 2019

Interview Dates: 28 February and 3 March 2019

Public Engagement Assistant - Fixed Term Contract until 30 September 2019

Marwell Wildlife delivers a broad portfolio of public engagement activities and nature education programmes for half a million visitors to our zoological park. To help us with our busy schedule in the coming months, we have created a fixed term public engagement assistant role. This role will provide a wide range of experiences and is ideal for aspiring, early career conservation educators.

Our ideal candidate will bring a passion for nature with a background in biological or environmental science, and contribute to a busy, dynamic and nurturing atmosphere. Flexibility and aptitude for engaging people of all ages and backgrounds are essential for this role.

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 your CV and covering letter to jobs@marwell.org.uk.

Closing Date:  Friday 22 February 2019

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.

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Environmental Services Assistants

 

Environmental Services Assistants 

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 various contracts in our Environmental Services (cleaning and refuse) team. 

You will need to be able to work during school holidays, weekends & bank holidays as well as week days. Contracts will involve working varied hours and shift patterns each week. The hourly rate for this role is £7.83, flexible hours are available. 

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

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

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.

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.