Current vacancies

ZSL provides a diverse range of jobs across its global sectors. Discover what exciting opportunities are currently available. 


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Online Trading Manager

As a senior member of the commercial team at ZSL, this new role will be responsible for formulating and executing the online retail strategy for ZSL across all devices and marketing channels. 

Head of Health, Safety and Security

As a senior member of the Facilities Management team at ZSL, this new role will be responsible for formulating and executing the Health, Safety and Security Compliance strategy for ZSL. 

Chef - ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

We are looking for exceptional individual to take on this challenging position at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. 

Catering Assistants

The catering team at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are currently recruiting catering assistants to join our well established team.

Front of House Supervisor

We are looking for an exceptional individual to take on this challenging Front of House Supervisor position at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

Seasonal Presenters - ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

We are looking for Presenters to enthrall, engage and interact with our key audiences through our fantastic range of daily live events.

Lookout Lodge Warden (sesaonal)

We are looking for wardens to support the hosts on our popular Lookout Lodge overnight experience.

Lookout Lodge Hosts (seasonal)

We are looking for hosts to enthrall, engage and interact with guests through hosting the popular Lookout Lodge Overnight experience.

 Head of Operations Conservation Programmes

The Head of Operations will report to Jonathan Baillie, Director of Conservation Programmes, and will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of internal processes in the department.

Head Veterinarian, King Khalid Wildlife Research Centre, Saudi Arabia

ZSL is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced, strongly motivated individual who is able to work both independently and as part of a broader team. Candidates should ideally be a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (MRCVS), and a relevant post-graduate qualification, such as a Masters in Wild Animal Health or Conservation Medicine, is highly desirable.

Head of Private Philanthropy

ZSL is developing Philanthropic giving and is seeking a new Head of Private Philanthropy who will be responsible for raising funds from high value individual donors in order to develop a sustainable income stream. 

Sponsorship Manager

We are looking for a proven sponsorship expert, reporting to the Head of Corporate Partnerships, who will have the latest market knowledge to value property rights and develop more varied, diverse and creative sponsorship propositions.

Research Technician in Virus Evolution

We would like to appoint an experienced Research Technician for 3 years (fixed term) at full time to join a research group investigating the evolutionary genetics of ranaviruses. 

Mangrove Conservation Scientist

ZSL is looking to recruit a dynamic individual in an exciting new position as Mangrove Conservation Scientist. This position sits within the Marine and Freshwater team and reports to the Head of Global Conservation Programmes.

Railway Driver/Engineer

An opportunity to join our Steam Railway operation here at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, one of the premier Heritage railways in the UK.


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