Welder and Fabricator

Closing date: 26th July 2024
Department: Maintenance
Location: Colchester Zoo
Employment type: Full time
Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week
Salary: To be discussed at interview

Introduction to the Department

As part of our Maintenance Team, you will be helping to build new constructions, repair existing gates and fences, and assist the general maintenance team when required.

Role Responsibilities

  • Delivering a range of welding activities across the site
  • Working outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Following high standards of safety
  • Following quality compliance
  • Removing tools and cleaning work areas
  • Operating hand-held equipment and machinery
  • Reporting any damage or vandalism to the Supervisor

Role Requirements

  • Experience of welding

Working Hours

The position is full time, working 5 days per week. Normal hours will be Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 4:30pm.


  • FREE Zoo visits*
  • FREE onsite parking
  • Work place pension scheme
  • Staff events
  • Discounts on Animal Adoptions, Zoo Passes and Animal Experiences*
  • Discounts in the Outpost Gift Shop*
  • Discounts in food outlets
  • 28 days annual leave (incl. Bank Holidays)
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Uniform provided
  • Regular training

*Benefits dependent on probation period.

If you are interested in applying, please complete the Application Form below and send the completed form along with your CV to hr@colchesterzoo.org

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