Are you considering a career in a safari park or zoo?

Our range of current vacancies are listed below for you to explore.

Estate Office Manager

We’re searching for a highly organised, charismatic and customer service focussed individual to fulfil an exciting new role within Knowsley as our Estate Office Manager.

For further information about the role, along with job description and person specification, please see the Recruitment Pack which can be downloaded here.

We ask that you email us your CV along with our application form, which can be found here, should you wish to apply for the position. All applications should be received by midnight on Sunday 18 March 2018.

Our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form can be downloaded here..

Please note that interviews will take place week commencing 26 March 2018.

Office Supervisor

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an Office Supervisor to join the Safari team. The successful individual will have a great customer service background, be pleasant and friendly, with great organisation skills and a proactive approach to their work.

The Recruitment Pack for this role which includes more information along with the job description and person specification can be downloaded here.

To download our application form, please click here.

Our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form can be downloaded here.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 18 March 2018.

Interviews will take place week commencing 26 March 2018.

Internships/Work Experience

For individuals who are planning a career within the zoological community, Knowsley Safari’s Internships are a fantastic opportunity to learn from our experienced staff within an outstanding Safari Park environment.

At this time we only offer the following two work experience / internship programmes and are therefore unfortunately unable to accommodate any other requests that do not meet the criteria or commitment as outlined below. Please read the following information carefully, along with the pages linked that provide more information about the internships below before emailing or applying.

Programme Days Per Week Commitment Application Period More Information
Animal Team Internship (Student Keepers) 5 (Full-Time) 1 Year Closed Click Here
Learning & Discovery Summer Internship 3 (Part-Time) 12 Weeks Open Click Here

To be eligible to apply for our internships you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be 18 years old or above.
  • You must be able to commit to the full duration of the placement on the dates agreed.

For Animal Team Internships:

  • You must be undertaking an animal related course which requires work experience or placement; or
  • You intend to take a ‘sandwich year’ within your degree in order to gain experience within a zoological collection.
  • Working with animals can be routine and very physically demanding, you should have a reasonable level of fitness to carry out the placement and will be required to complete a medical questionnaire.

Please note that all placements are voluntary and unpaid. Accommodation is not provided. Places available are limited for each opportunity and are subject to application and assessment.

Seasonal Cast Members (Guest Services)

If you’re interested in working in a fun, vibrant and totally different environment unlike any other then becoming part of our2018 seasonal team may be for you. We’re looking for ‘people who love people’ as we hope that each and every guest who visits Knowsley Safari experiences “The Best Day Out Ever”. This centres around positive guest engagement, being respectful and welcoming, understanding and empathetic and relies on you using your initiative to enhance their experience.

If you think that you’d be an asset to our team then ask yourself these questions:

Can you?

  1. Smile
  2. Display enthusiasm and initiative
  3. Engage with children and adults

Are you?

  1. Confident
  2. Energetic and hard working
  3. Fun

If you answered yes to all these talents then you could be joining our team in the following areas:

Ride staff, Restaurant staff, Hosts & Stewards, Entrance Kiosk and Reception team

If you are successful with your application, you must be willing to work on a flexible basis. Hours will vary depending on the needs of the business and time of the year. Working days will include weekdays, weekends, bank holidays and school holidays.

How to Apply

If you think that you are the ideal Cast Member then submit your recent CV including full contact details (name, mobile number and email address) along with a short message detailing why you believe you are suited to the role to:

Our next seasonal audition day will be held on 10th March 2018. Apply now to express your interest.


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