Become one of the team
With over 900 animals and 400,000 visitors a year to look after, the task of running Howletts & Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks in Kent can be a complex and challenging job.
The parks provide jobs for over 500 members of staff, plus approximately 100 additional seasonal staff every year, with skills ranging from animal welfare and management, to presenting, gardening, catering, education, finance, IT, HR, marketing, fundraising, horticulture, retail, safari rangers and drivers.
Our staff are one of our most important assets and everyone plays a part in ensuring that animals and visitors are well looked after. We are committed to equal opportunities and employing a diverse workforce. If you are interested in working at Howletts Wild Animal Park please view the vacancies below.
Please note that applications may close sooner than closing date if sufficient applications are received.
Voluntary Gorilla Keeper Internship
Closing date: Wednesday 14th June 2023View details
Gardener (Seasonal Basis)
Closing Date: Friday 2 June 2023View details
Lemur Walkthrough Volunteer
Closing date: 31st December 2023View details
If you would like us to store your details on file for a period of 6 months, please send us your CV and covering letter. This will be kept on our ‘Speculative Database’ and should a position arise, we will contact you.
Please mark all speculative emails in the subject title as ‘Speculative CV.’
Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, there may be a delay in our response.
Please send all speculative CV’s and work placement applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply please email your CV along with a covering letter to email@example.com.
Or post to:
Port Lympne Reserve
Nr. Ashford, Kent
You may also be interested in
Careers at our sister park, Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve, nr Ashford, or our partner charity The Aspinall Foundation
Our most recent gender pay gap report is available to view here.