Want to be part of the Yorkshire Wildlife Park team? We have lots of great opportunities throughout the park.

Please review the current vacancies which are listed on this page. If you wish to apply please download the Application Form below.

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Cost Manager (Quantity Surveyor)

Responsible for the cost management of all projects including the proposed expansion of Yorkshire Wildlife Park. The role will include all aspects of construction cost management including budget definition, stage cost plans, procurement and financial management of projects on site.

Cost Manager: job vacancy information pack (pdf)

Commis Chef

The Commis Chef will prepare ingredients and assist with producing quality, handmade fresh food to order within the Safari Café. They will ensure that exemplary standards of food hygiene and presentation are consistently demonstrated. They will adhere to instructions issued by the Kitchen Manager or Supervisors at all times.

Commis Chef: job vacancy information pack (pdf)

Cleaning Assistant (maternity cover)

To undertake a variety of cleaning tasks to ensure standards for site cleanliness are maintained in accordance with set protocol.

Cleaning Assistant: job vacancy information pack (pdf)

Grounds Assistant

Responsible for maintaining lawns, woodland and landscaped areas to a high standard. Ensure planted areas are watered in line with weather conditions and species requirements. Responsible for the planting and maintenance of seed beds as directed by the Grounds Team Leader.

Grounds Assistant: job vacancy information pack (pdf)

Maintenance Operative

To work under the direction of the Maintenance Team Leader to undertake general maintenance tasks. To operate machinery and equipment as directed by the Maintenance Team Leader.

Maintenance Operative: job vacancy information pack (pdf)