Chester Zoo Reviews

Updated Oct 30, 2021

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10 Ratings
  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Great culture

    May 24, 2021 - Gate Attendant in Chester, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    working culture and balance of work and life

    Cons

    shifts were short and zero hours

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  2. 3.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Ok

    Oct 30, 2021 - Food and Bervage Assistant in Chester, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    OK pay, long breaks, nice people

    Cons

    long shifts, stay standing for hours at a time

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  3. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good place to work

    Aug 10, 2021 - Food and Beverage Assistant in Chester, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good pay and a busy, fast paced environment. Great attraction which you get access to.

    Cons

    You have to work during peak periods which means long hours and getting holidays is difficult.

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Seasonal Retail Assistant

    Jul 21, 2021 - Seasonal Retail Assistant in Chester, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    it was a fun, friendly working environment

    Cons

    there was too many hours

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great company

    Jul 18, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    None that are of note

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Kiosk worker

    Apr 8, 2021 - Food and Beverage Assistant in Chester, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Working in the kiosk was great, different locations great pay and great staff

    Cons

    if you apply for f&b you may get put in a cafe which does not have the same benefits,9 hour days 5-6 days a week

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  7. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Ok

    Apr 1, 2021 - Catering Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Look at the animals, walk around for free

    Cons

    The animals are in cages and it’s not fair

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    A brilliant place to work

    Nov 22, 2020 - Food and Beverage Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Chester zoo is an excellent place to work. Such a friendly group of colleagues no matter the department.

    Cons

    Can't think of a single con!

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Ge

    Nov 5, 2020 - Guest Services 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Really friendly team, great palce to work

    Cons

    Some hours were a bit short

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Friendly team atmosphere

    Aug 12, 2020 - Research Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Very friendly and supportive team Interesting research

    Cons

    Slightly lower salary than other research positions

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