Thank you for your interest in working at Colchester Zoo!

We are home to over to over 240 species of animal set in 60 acres of parklands and lakes. Colchester Zoo currently employs over 380 members of staff made up of our animal care team, grounds care team, our retail staff, gardeners, catering and office teams to name just a few! All of our teams work extremely hard to provide a fantastic day out for our visitors.

If you’re interested in joining the Colchester Zoo team then please click on details of each vacancy below for more information on the current positions we have available.

Current Vacancies

Job Role:
Closing Date: Job Info:Contact Email:
Guest Services Advisor31st January 2020CLICK HEREgeorgina@colchesterzoo.org
Full time Electrician24th January 2020CLICK HEREvacancies@colchesterzoo.org
Full time Plumber24th January 2020CLICK HEREvacancies@colchesterzoo.org
Full time & Part Time Grounds person/Cleaner24th January 2020CLICK HERE vacancies@colchesterzoo.org
Full time landscape gardener24th January 2020CLICK HERE vacancies@colchesterzoo.org
Catering Assistants29th February 2020CLICK HERElorraine@colchesterzoo.org

How to apply:

If you are interested in any of the above positions please follow the steps below to apply: 

– Download and complete the electronic Colchester Zoo Employment Application Form. Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed, do not enter ‘Refer to CV’. If you would prefer to complete a printable version of the Colchester Zoo Employment Application Form please click here.

– Send your completed application form and CV via email, or in hard copy to the contact details next to the post you are applying for.

Please be aware that we will only process applications that include a completed application form and CV.

We do have a lot of interest in our vacancies, if you have not heard from us after four weeks since submitting your application you should assume you have not been successful on the occasion.

We also offer a range of volunteering opportunities, for more information please click here or alternatively if you are looking for work experience please click here for details.

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