Safari Park...




Hours: 1820 hours per annum
Salary: £8.00-8.50 per hour (dependant on experience)
Contract: One Year Fixed Term with the possibility of Permanent thereafter
Closing Date: 15 March 2015
Start Date: Approximately 01 April 2015

We are currently recruiting for a sous chef to join our catering team. Your main responsibility is to deliver freshly prepared food for our guests ensuring a high level of performance, guest satisfaction and profitability.

You will assist in managing the day-to-day operation of the catering department, co-ordinating food production schedules and ensuring the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation whilst maintaining excellent standards of hygiene in strict accordance with the Company's hygiene policy throughout all kitchen areas.

We're looking for an energetic and highly motivated individual who has a flare and enthusiasm for cooking with fresh quality ingredients and experience of working with volume catering.

You will be expected to work flexibly on an annualised hour's contract based on the seasonality of the business and it's needs. This will include weekends and bank holidays.

How to Apply: Application form together with full CV should be sent to or alternatively post in to Human Resources, Knowsley Safari Park, Prescot, Merseyside, L34 4AN. Please mark your application 'KSP Sous Chef'.

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Please click here for our application form.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 15 March 2015.

Please note that if you have been shortlisted, we will aim to communicate with you via your email address shortly after the closing date. As such it is recommended that you regularly check your email account, particularly during the 14 day period following the close date. Please note that we will only be contacting those shortlisted for interview.


We are seeking an enthusiastic driver tour guide to deliver informative and fun tours to our guests in our 33 seat bus.

You must enjoy talking to people from all over the world and be able to engage in a positive and friendly manner. You will required to explain our animal collection, their conservation status and other factual information about Knowsley Safari and the wider Knowsley Estate.

This position is part time and flexible but requires you to work most weekends and school holidays.

* Hold a clean category D license
Full and valid CPC license
Have a good driving record
Possess excellent people skills
Must work well as part of a team
Be able to provide two satisfactory references to us
DBS Check to be completed
Speak fluent English
Have right to work in the UK
Have a genuine desire to succeed

How to Apply: Are you the ideal candidate for this role? If so, please submit a recent CV including full contact details (Name, Mobile Number, and Email Address) along with a short message detailing why you think you are suited to the role to:


We are currently recruiting vibrant and friendly cast members to join our Guest Services team.

First impressions are key! As the face of Knowsley Safari you will possess excellent interpersonal skills to ensure all guests have an experience to remember!

You should have a vibrant personality to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere throughout the Safari Park. As our roles are customer-facing, you should take a positive and friendly approach when encountering guests to create a fun and exciting environment.

Roles available include: Ride Hosts, Restaurant Team Members, Show Stewards, Retail Assistants, Front Dest / Admissions Team Members.

Hours depend on individual roles and working days will include weekends with opportunities for work on weekdays. Full time hours may potentially be available during peak season times.

How to Apply: Are you the ideal candidate to join our team? If so, please submit a recent CV including full contact details (Name, Mobile Number, and Email Address) along with a short message detailing why you think you are suited to the role to:


The application process for our 2015 summer internships with the Learning & Discovery department has now closed.

Information on how to apply for our 2016 summer internships will be available January 2016, so please check back then for more details.

For more information about our Learning & Discover Internships please see:


The application process for the 2015/2016 Student Internships has now closed.

Information on how to apply for our 2016/2017 Student Internships will be available 01 December 2015, so please check back then for more details.

For further information about our Animal Division Internships please see:


BIAZA has put together a great guide of information for those who are considering a career within the zoological community which you can find here!


If you're aged between 15 - 18 and interested in a career with zoo animals, the environment and conservation click here for information about joining the Knowsley Academy 2015.

Details of the 2015 programme are now available through the link above.

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