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.

Lower Vertebrates & Invertebrates (LVI) Keeper Vacancy

The Zoological Society of Hertfordshire (ZSH) currently has a vacancy for an Experienced Reptile and Invertebrate Keeper to join our diverse and skilled team here at Paradise Wildlife Park.

The LVI section is currently responsible for a variety of reptile and invertebrate species, ranging from small lizards (such as Chinese Crocodile Lizards), reared-fanged venomous snakes, crocodilian, chelonians, and large snakes (such as Green Anacondas and Reticulated Pythons). The LVI Keeper will be responsible for all aspects of husbandry to meet a range of specialist nutritional and environmental needs, including managing one of the best large snake exhibits in the country. They will also be actively involved in the delivery of interactive conservation education across the animal park.
The successful applicant must have previous experience employed within a zoo environment working with relevant species.

Further details and info on how to apply can be found here: LVI Keeper Details

Building & Maintenance Operative

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

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.

• Proven multi-trade experience
• Flexible approach to work
• Ability to manage own time and task list under pressure
• Excellent people skills and the ability to build strong relationships
• Good communication skills
• Reliable and hardworking
• Awareness of Health & Safety practices
• Driver’s License

The position is offered on a full-time basis, 5 days per week (Sunday to Thursday, 08.00-17.00/09.00-18.00).

Chefs Needed

Here at Paradise we are committed to delivering magic every day and in every way and are currently recruiting for fun loving, experienced Chefs to join our Catering Team.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of something very special at our spectacular, family run zoo!

With various food outlets across the site, we are looking for adaptable, enthusiastic people with a passion for food, who can deliver tasty food offerings to our visitors.

Cooks & Catering Assistants Needed

Are you…
– Looking for a seasonal job for the peak summer period and available to work Sundays plus other days in the week?
– friendly with a positive attitude?
– enthusiastic?
– good at communicating?

If so, we could have the perfect job for you!

  • Experience not essential, as full training will be given
  • Full and part time hours are available, including weekday and weekend work (must include a Sunday)
  • Day shifts only, with some evening work at enhanced rates available
  • Potential for positions to become permanent
  • Salary £10.00 per hour


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