Please note that all recruitment has been suspended due to the outbreak of Covid-19. Applications for any advertised posts are still welcome but please note that we will not be accepting any speculative CVs at this time.

 

 

Interested in a career working within a zoological collection?

Our careers hub provides you with more information about working within zoological education, animal husbandry and welfare and what it’s like to work at Knowsley Safari.

You’ll find information about our latest vacancies as well as answers to some of the frequently asked questions we receive; and we also provide some tips and advice on the recruitment process and what we look for in an applicant. For more information on our applicant privacy notice here.

We hope that you find the careers hub to be a useful portal of information for those of you wishing to work within a zoological collection, and here, at Knowsley Safari.

Available Positions

If you are looking for a career where you would be part of an organization that actively tries to make a difference to the natural world by inspiring and connecting our communities to benefit all of those generations still to come, then Knowsley Safari could be the place you’ve been searching for.

This amazing feeling and call to action is something which our staff care so passionately about. We focus on making a positive impact on our guests, our animals, our community and our people.

We are recruiting for an Control Ranger to work on the Knowsley Safari Foundation project: Reclaiming Reds. This role, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, is designed to connect the local community to our national heritage as part of a wider conservation project aiming to see Red Squirrels return to the Knowsley Estate and surrounding areas.

 

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

 

Application Form can be downloaded here and must be submitted along with your CV.

 

The closing date for applications is midnight on Friday 27th March 2020.

Please note that the interview process may be delayed by the current COVID-19 outbreak. We are monitoring the situation closely and will keep all applications on file. If you do not wish your application to be retained, please contact recruitment@knowsley.com who will then delete your details and we will no longer consider you for the role. We will be in touch with applicants as soon as we are able.

We are recruiting for an Community Ranger to work on the Knowsley Safari Foundation project: Reclaiming Reds. This role, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, is designed to connect the local community to our national heritage as part of a wider conservation project aiming to see Red Squirrels return to the Knowsley Estate and surrounding areas.

 

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

 

Application Form can be downloaded here and must be submitted along with your CV.

 

The closing date for applications is midnight on Friday 27th March 2020.

Please note that the interview process may be delayed by the current COVID-19 outbreak. We are monitoring the situation closely and will keep all applications on file. If you do not wish your application to be retained, please contact recruitment@knowsley.com who will then delete your details and we will no longer consider you for the role. We will be in touch with applicants as soon as we are able.

Student Placements and 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 advertised placements and are therefore unfortunately unable to accommodate any other requests that do not meet the criteria or commitment as outlined. Please read all information carefully before emailing or applying.

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

 

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.

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.

Find more information here.

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.

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