Job Title: Play Area Assistant within the commercial team

Job Title: Play Area Assistant within the commercial team

Colchester Zoo are looking for staff to join their team in the Play Area. This will be to assist with the supervision of the soft play area; face painting; manning the Sand and inflatables Shop and Jungle Tumble Kiosk.   

There may also be the opportunity to help with our stage parties. Experience in performing or entertainment is an advantage but not essential. 

Ideal applicants must be prepared to dress up in mascot costumes, and fancy dress for special events.

The position will be for weekends and holiday periods but there may be an opportunity to cover weekdays when needed. 

More information regarding hours will be discussed at Interview.

Please send your CV and Application form to

Closing date for applications: 30th June 2021

How 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

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 of submitting your application you should assume you have not been successful on the occasion.

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