From time to time, our members and associated conservation groups ask us to help them fill vacancies. Please note that the vacancies listed below are for specialist staff with a high level of experience and knowledge. If you are interested in working at a zoo, EAZA recommends volunteering opportunities at your local EAZA member as a first step to getting the skills you need.

Vacancies of EAZA Members as well as EAZA affiliated institutions are published online free of charge. Non-EAZA members and affiliated institutions are required to pay a vacancy placement fee. Information about fees and instructions on how to submit a vacancy can be found in Vacancy submission and pricing scheme

Please contact for vacancy placement.



For an overview of current vacancies, please refer to the overview below.

Job description City/region Country Institution Application deadline
Accreditation Coordinator Amsterdam The Netherlands EAZA Executive Office 06/04/2020
Desktop Publishing Specialist consultancy - JZAR 06/04/2020
Scientific Copy Editor consultancy - JZAR 06/04/2020
Curator Elephants and Ungulates Sydney Australia Sydney Zoo 08/04/2020
Director of Conservation and Science Bristol United Kingdom Bristol Zoo 20/04/2020
Wissenschaftliche*n Mitarbeiter*in / Kurator*in im Bereich Forschung Wuppertal Germany Zoo Wuppertal 20/04/2020
Carnivore and Panda Keeper Adelaide Australia Adelaide Zoo Until the position is filled
Construction Team Leader Edinburgh United Kingdom RZSS Edinburgh Zoo Until the position is filled
Animal Keeper - Animal Adventure Department Longleat United Kingdom Longleat Until the position is filled
Head of Field Programmes Jersey United Kingdom Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust Until the position is filled


Maternity Leave Cover