Thursday, 5 July 2012

Job vacancies at Wildwood

Wildwood e-news - Jobs Special


We have vacancies at Wildwood. For full details of our vacancies and how to apply please click here to visit our jobs page


Job Title:          Temporary café assistants
Salary:                 Meets minimum wage
Hours:                  Flexible
Term:                   Temporary holiday cover

The Beaver Lodge Cafe is set amongst the ancient woodland of the Wildwood Park on Herne Common and, with a very busy Summer ahead of us, we need your help! If you are fantastic with customers and are willing to multi task behind the scenes too, please send your CV and a covering letter telling us why you'll be a valuable addition to our summer team.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to

Job Title:         Ranger/Senior Ranger
Function:             Building and maintenance work around Wildwood
Hours:                 Full time
Salary:                Ranger: up to £16,458 / Senior Ranger up to £19,485 (+9% pension & other benefits)

We are looking for a skilled builder with extensive multi-trade experience to join our Ranger Team dedicated to enhancing and maintaining the Wildwood British Wildlife Park.

The main focus of this post is to carry out regular maintenance of the park buildings and grounds, including the playground, paths, car park and toilets.  Specific exhibit maintenance tasks will also be carried out, working closely with the keeper team.

Examples of typical tasks:

  • Fixing broken toilets
  • Putting up fencing
  • Animal enclosure construction and maintenance
  • Laying a concrete pond
  • Brush cutting and landscaping
  • Safety barrier construction
  • Litter picking and disposal
  • Working with Wildwood volunteers

Projects are likely to include:

  • Pathway construction
  • Waste minimisation
  • Groundwork's and building
  • Rainwater collection & distribution system


The ideal candidate will be a good all-rounder who can turn their hand to many tasks such as to carpentry, building, fencing, groundwork and landscaping. They will also be able to manage their time effectively and adhere to safe working practices. 

To apply for this post, please click here to visit our jobs page and download the full job description.  
Please send you CV and covering letter to or by post to: Wildwood Trust, Herne Common, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 7LQ

Please note that we do not acknowledge applications, if you would like yours to be acknowledged, please apply by post and included a stamped, self-addressed postcard.

The closing date is 1st August 2012 Interviews will be held at Wildwood by arrangement within 2 weeks of the closing date.


Job Title:            Seasonal Park Assistants
Function:                Keep our animal park clean, assist visitor car parking and queries
Salary:                   up to £6.08 p/h depending on age
Term:                     Temporary holiday cover

We are looking for competent and efficient people to help our visitors have and enjoyable day out during the summer holidays. Primary duties will include assisting with car parking, emptying bins, litter picking & dealing with enquiries.

This exciting opportunity will ideally suit someone with a confident optimistic approach, who likes working with people and can deal with customers' queries in a confident manner.

To apply please send you C.V. to


For full details of our vacancies and how to apply please click here to visit our jobs page


Wildwood Trust
Herne Common
Herne Bay

Tel: 01227 712 111

1 comment:

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