Current vacancies

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


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Animal Keeper

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Veterinary Department based at ZSL London Zoo, in the Wellcome Building.

2 roles - Head of Impact Innovation & Investment and Head of Impact Strategy & Measurement 

You will be responsible for developing our impact strategy framework and analysing and improving ZSL philanthropic Return on Investment (ROI) and developing / implementing best practices in impact measurement and reporting.

Marketing Manager ZSL London Zoo

As a senior member of the marketing team at ZSL you will be responsible for the development and implementation of consumer related marketing activities for ZSL London Zoo as well as the long term strategic development and brand positioning.

Technical Advisor

The main focus in the initial phase is to support effective law enforcement monitoring and protection in Pendjari and W national parks through the implementation of the SMART approach.

Project Manager

ZSL is seeking an experienced Project Manager and Business Analyst Hybrid to work across both ICT and with the Business. 

Catering Assistants

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


An exciting opportunity at ZSL awaits the right candidate as we are looking for an exceptional individual to take on this challenging position at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

Zoo Horticulturalist 

Support the Horticultural Department at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in fulfilling the horticultural requirements of the site and optimising its potential.

Seasonal Grounds Operative

You are invited to join a small team responsible for keeping the Zoo grounds clean, tidy and presentable.

Discovery & Learning Officer

The Discovery & Learning Officer will play a key role in delivering ZSL’s learning strategy and in doing so achieve the Society’s mission to raise awareness and inform visitors and other audiences about the natural world and associated conservation issues.

Team Leader Ectotherms (Full-Time/ Permanent)

As this is a new position in a new section in the Animal Department the position will grow with the job but the core role is to act as team leader for the section and be the primary point of contact in the department at Whipsnade for the focal taxa in the section.

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. 

 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.

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.



Connect Chagos Internship (Three / four days per week)

Initiated in 2012 the Connect Chagos project was created to engage with Chagossian communities, initially based in the UK, in order to increase environmental awareness and skills and to contribute practically to the conservation of the Chagos Archipelago.

Community and Challenge Event Volunteers

We are looking for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to join our busy Development Department, within the Challenge and Community events Team. The fundraising Challenge and Community events team are looking for volunteers to help with their busy schedule of events as well as ad hoc projects throughout the next year.  

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