Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hr@savethechimps.org. Please be aware that due to the volume of applications we receive, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Save the Chimps provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

To submit an application or for any questions about open positions, please email hr@savethechimps.org.

Care Technician I

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

The Care Technician 1 (CT1) position is responsible for performing moderately skilled labor –intensive tasks in the care and well-being of the chimpanzees. This is a full-time, non-exempt position (40 hours per week). A CT1 is assigned to one of five sections within the sanctuary, and provides direct assistance to the CT2s and the Section Curator in their section. A CT1 cleans indoor and outdoor areas of the chimpanzee buildings, washes and hangs laundry, cleans toys, distributes enrichment, and checks locks. A CT1 observes the daily behaviors and interactions of the chimpanzees in their section. A CT1 also assists with monitoring the chimpanzees’ health and wellbeing, preparing meals and enrichment, and cleaning food preparation and storage areas.

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Maintenance Technician

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

The Maintenance Technician I is part of the Facilities team which cross-supports duties for all sanctuary maintenance activities. The primary responsibility of this position is to assure that Sanctuary facilities equipment, structures, vehicles, etc. are maintained to function as designed for safety and efficiency.
This position is involved in the delivery of various project initiatives as directed by Sanctuary leadership, including collaboratively working with other Maintenance team members.
When not actively involved in primary duties, this position will support other Sanctuary maintenance and activities as needed or directed by Sanctuary leadership. This position requires flexibility to work as part of a diversified team while maintaining a professional and positive attitude.

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Volunteer

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Save the Chimps. Due to our current Covid-19 protocol, we are not allowing guests, including volunteers, onsite and have therefore postponed the volunteer program until it is safe to do so. Please feel free to apply, and we will review your application once our volunteer program re-opens. We hope you understand that this is in the best interest of our chimpanzee residents who could be affected if exposed to the virus.

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