We are a relatively small organisation, employing a small visitor services team with seasonal staff in the café, shop and gate and just ten full time animal keepers. All our keepers are required to have, or to be training towards, an appropriate zoo animal management qualification.

About us

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) owns and manages Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park. Both are premier visitor attractions, offering visitors an excellent day out. Highland Wildlife Park is located in the Cairngorms National Park, 7 miles south of Aviemore. 


Current Vacancies

Click here for the list of current vacancies at RZSS


Work placements and research at Highland Wildlife Park


Unfortunately we are not accepting any applications for work placements or research at the moment. Please keep an eye on this page where any updates will be posted.


Associated Organisations

Conservation Organisations and Wildlife Trusts

What next?

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