Job Title: Catering Assistants

Colchester Zoo are looking for Catering staff to work weekends and school holidays. Successful applicants will be assisting the catering team with general cleaning and stocking of outlets, food and meal preparation as well as cooking and serving in our numerous outlets which include Penguinis and Southern Kitchen Restaurants as well as our popular Outlets such as Meerkat and Wrap Bar.

Applicants must be polite and courteous; and have a good customer service manner, and they must be able to work under pressure in a busy environment. Catering Experience is preferred. 

Please send your CV and covering letter to lorraine@colchesterzoo.org marking your e-mail very clearly - CATERING VACANCY

Closing date for applications: 15th March 2019

How to apply:

- Download and complete the electronic Colchester Zoo Employment Application Form. Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed, do not enter ‘Refer to CV’. If you would prefer to complete a printable version of the Colchester Zoo Employment Application Form please click here.

- Send your completed application form and CV via email to lorraine@colchesterzoo.org, or in hard copy to the Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0SL marking your e-mail or letter very clearly - CATERING VACANCY

Please be aware that we will only process applications that include a completed application form and CV.

We do have a lot of interest in our vacancies, if you have not heard from us after four weeks of submitting your application you should assume you have not been successful on the occasion.


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