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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.

PR & Marketing Maternity Cover

One Year contract starting March 2017

£13 per hour * 5 days a week * Mon - Fri

We are seeking to recruit an experienced PR and Marketing professional to cover a one year maternity absence. Tasks include newspaper and TV press releases and stories, regular social media coverage, organising competitions, producing in-house art work, liaising with editors and film companies, managing our large photo library, organising one-off events and a number of general admin jobs. Candidates must have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role and live reasonably locally. Good IT skills including Excel and Photoshop are essential.

Interested candidates should send  their CV (with a covering letter explaining your interest in the role) for the attention of Cassandra Poland (Head of Marketing) to        

Experienced Zoo Keeper

We are seeking a confident, outgoing, full time zoo keeper with a minimum of three years experience working for a zoo or in a similar animal environment.  An outgoing personality and the ability to communicate effectively with the general public (including undertaking keeper talks) are essential.  Applicants must have a full driving license and a car, and also hold the Diploma in the Management of Zoo and Aquarium Animals or similar.  For information about the animals at Drusillas please see our Animal Gallery website page. We offer a competitive annual salary, subsidised lunches and a sensible relocation package.  For an application form please contact Sue Woodgate, Zoo Manager 01323 874110.


We are currently looking for volunteers to supervise our walk-through enclosures; Lemurland, Lory Landing and our bats and sloths as well as our touch tables of animal artefacts.  Minimum age 16, must be confident at speaking to the public. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please email


Investors in People

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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