Vacancies

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In early January we start our main recruitment campaign to employ staff on a casual basis to work throughout our busy periods; primarily weekends, bank holidays and school holidays with the possibility of some additional work mid-week through the summer months. We look to take on Team Assistants to help out in retail, catering, admissions and attractions operation. None of these roles have any involvement with the animals.

Our recruitment campaign begins at the very start of each year to enable us to be fully staffed and ready for our first two busy periods, the February and Easter holidays.

Permanent roles and other casual roles that may become vacant throughout the year will be listed below.

 

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Assistant Chef

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Chef or cook to work on a full time basis in our Explorers Cafe.  The normal weekly working hours are 37.5 hrs over 5 days with shifts starting at either 0800 or 0830.  This would include working alternate weekends, bank holidays and during East Sussex state school holidays.  The main duties are to assist the chef in running the kitchen and preparing the food in the main catering outlet of our busy visitor attraction.  The assistant chef also covers for the chef in their absence.  Applicants should have had experience working in a similar kitchen environment and ideally possess relevant catering and food safety qualifications.  

If you would like to apply for this position then please complete this Application Form by hand and return it by post or email to gareth.hutchinson@drusillas.co.uk.  If posting the form please take care to use the correct postage stamp for the size and weight of the envelope to ensure that it will be delivered.

Apprentice Zoo Keeper

We are currently recruiting for an Apprentice Zoo Keeper.  This full time position will include one day a week training in Animal Care at Plumpton College.  For full details and to apply please visit the National Apprenticeship Service website.

Casual Catering Assistants

We currently have vacancies for part time, casual staff to work in our Catering department. These positions offer a great opportunity to work in a fun and friendly environment with competitive rates of pay and perks. Applicants must be at least 17 years old.   The joining rates of pay per hour for this role are £5 for 17 year olds, £5.29 for 18-20 years olds and £6.31 for those 21 years and over.

If you would like to apply for these positions then please complete this Application Form by hand and return it by post or email to gareth.hutchinson@drusillas.co.uk.  If posting the form please take care to use the correct postage stamps for the size and weight of the envelope to ensure that it will be delivered.

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Drusillas believes in the training and development of all our staff and we are proud to be an ‘Investor in People’.

 

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