Jobs and Internships

Paradise Wildlife Park Vacancies

Interested in joining our team? Please see below for details of all current opportunities.
Unfortunately we do not accept prospective applications.

Cooks & Catering Assistants Needed

A great opportunity to join our Wild family!

At Paradise Wildlife Park, we are currently recruiting Cooks and Catering Assistants to join our dedicated and hardworking team.

Salaries starting at £8ph (16-20 years) and £10ph (21 years +).

  • Experience preferred for the Cook positions, although not essential, as full training will be given
  • Positions are seasonal, so you will be expected to work during the school holidays
  • It is essential that you can work at least 1 day of each weekend
  • Full and part time hours are available, which include weekday and weekend work
  • Day shifts only, with some evening work at enhanced rates available at various times throughout the year
  • Potential for positions to become permanent

Full info can be found here: Catering Team Vacancies

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to

Cleaning Operatives Required (Full & Part-time Permanent)

We currently have opportunities for individuals to join our Cleaning Team, working across the site to keep the Park clean and tidy, 1-5 days a week (09.15-17.15 Oct-Mar, 09.15-18.15 Apr-Sept).

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to

Welcome Centre Assistants – Permanent, Full-Time Work & Casual Hours Available

We are currently looking for people to join the Welcome Centre Team at our Award-Winning Zoo. Dealing with sales of day tickets, memberships and experiences and ensuring the smooth entry of visitors, you will be part of a department providing administrative support to the site and dealing with enquiries, both face to face and via telephone/email. We want people with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, be passionate and knowledgeable about our products and who can greet everyone with a genuine smile and connect with customers to make them feel valued.

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to

Retail Assistants (Full & Part-Time Seasonal Work to cover 09.00-18.00 7 days a week)

We currently have opportunities for people to join our Retail Team, serving our customers in our two specialised outlets – Jungle Trading Post and the Dino-Store.

Our aim is for every customer to have a brilliant experience, every time they visit. As one of our Retail Assistants, you’ll be part of making that happen, whether you’re serving on the till, keeping our shops clean, tidy and well stocked or looking after our customers’ needs in another way.

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to

General Handyman & Maintenance Operative Wanted

We are currently recruiting for an experienced and reliable multi skilled Handyman/Maintenance Operative to join our team.

The focus of this post is to carry out reactive, planned and preventative building, carpentry & maintenance services, with the goal being the construction and maintenance of strong and long-lasting buildings and products.

A dynamic approach to work is necessary as well as attention to detail and enthusiasm to learn and problem solve. It is necessary to be self-motivated and strategic to meet tight deadlines and prioritise a work flow. We need someone who is polite with a positive approach to work as we are a small team and the role often involves interactions with visitors. The right candidate would be energetic and happy to take on a variety of jobs around a large site.


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