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Join our friendly team on a casual basis and help out in retail, catering and admissions or apply to work with our animals on a permanent basis in Sussex.

We are currently recruiting staff on a casual basis to work during our busy periods in 2021 which will primarily be weekends, Bank Holidays and school holidays. We are looking for Team Assistants to help out in catering, retail and attractions operation. These vacancies do not include working with the animals.  Please see the additional information below for a list of our current vacancies.

The minimum age for applicants is 15. The starting rates of pay per hour are £5 for 15-17 year olds, £6.56 for 18-20 year olds, £8.36 for 21-22 year olds and £8.91 for those 23 years and over.

If you would like to apply to work at Drusillas please complete the Application Form below, stating the position applied for chosen from those listed below.

Current Vacancies...

Catering Assistants

Working in our 5 food and drink outlets.  Duties will include serving visitors, clearing tables, tidying the seating areas and washing up.  This role is mainly based indoors and suits those with a keen eye for detail who enjoy the hustle and bustle.

Playland Assistants

These members of the team spend most of the day outdoors and therefore you need to be prepared to brave the elements in all weathers.  The main tasks are to operate our many attractions such as all the rides and the Added Attractions like the climbing wall and inflatable slide.  The rest of the day is spent tidying up and keeping the place looking spick-and-span.  Jobs include picking up litter, emptying bins and sweeping up.

Retail Assistants

We have 3 different shops at Drusillas selling all sorts of gifts and treats.  We need staff to operate the tills, stock the shelves and to keep the retail areas looking inviting and enticing.  Other duties may include helping visitors in situations relating to first aid, lost property and lost children.


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