Current Vacancies at Dublin Zoo - Dublin Zoo, Ireland.

Current Vacancies

Sustainability Coordinator

1 Year Fixed Term Contract

DUBLIN ZOO holds the prestigious position of being ‘Ireland’s leading Fee Paying Family Attraction’ welcoming in excess of 1 million visitors each year.

We are seeking a highly motivated Sustainability Coordinator who will be responsible for guiding Dublin Zoo to becoming more sustainable by building on existing internal sustainable operations with a view to successfully achieving ISO 14001 and 50001. 

Reporting to the Director of Dublin Zoo, the Sustainability Coordinator will develop a sustainability strategy to build on it’s brand and reputation and to communicate this strategy internally and externally.  The key areas are energy efficiency, water consumption, ethical and sustainable procurement, waste management, travel and transport. 

With support from Dublin Zoo’s sustainability partner, SSE Airtricity, the successful candidate will be responsible for setting targets and monitoring and evaluating progress made in the above areas whilst also firmly embedding sustainability in the culture of the Zoo.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Discovery and Learning Team and with the Marketing Team to deliver strong sustainability messaging to the public with the aim of encouraging more sustainable living.

S/he must possess strong communication and organisational skills and have an in-depth understanding and passion for sustainability.

Candidates will have two years measurable experience in a similar role and hold a third level qualification in environmental science and/or sustainability.  Experience in project management and strategic thinking would be advantageous.

Applications should be made via email to Amy Vickers, HR Department, Dublin Zoo, no later than 5pm on Tuesday 25th April 2017.

Job descriptions will be issued to candidates prior to interview

 Dublin Zoo is an equal opportunities employer.


General Assistant Grade 2

Horticulture Department

Fixed Term Contract

We are currently seeking one enthusiastic General Assistant Grade 2 to work within our Horticultural Team at Dublin Zoo for 2 days per week for approximately 6 months.  This is a Fixed Term Contract.

The position involves being responsible for looking after the plants of Dublin Zoo, ensuring that the Zoo has a wide variety of plants in good condition. The job involves regular activities such as planting, pruning and weed killing.

The successful General Assistant will prove to have a great work ethic and a passion for plants.

S/he will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of general gardening techniques, will have a minimum of one year experience working in a medium to large size garden or recognised Horticultural organisation and will also have a Horticultural qualification in a recognised educational establishment.

Applications should be made via email to Amy Vickers, Human Resources Department no later than 5pm on 12th April 2017.

Dublin Zoo is an Equal Opportunities employer.


BaxterStorey are the appointed contract caterers at Dublin Zoo and operate all of the restaurant concessions on site.

BaxterStorey are currently seeking to recruit a number of highly motivated, friendly & experienced Catering Assistants, Baristas and Kitchen Porters to support the core full time team.

In addition there are a limited number of Supervisor vacancies to be filled.

To apply please email your CV to:

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