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.

Vet. Technician

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

Save the Chimps is looking for a Veterinary Technician to join our team. We are looking for a compassionate employee who is able to work both as a team member and independently. Applicants must be available to work full-time which may include one weekend day.
Click Read More for a list of the job responsibilities. Veterinary technical proficiency is required, but primate experience is not. We are willing to train the right individual.

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Vet. Assistant

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

Save the Chimps is looking for a Veterinary Assistant to join our growing team. We are looking for a compassionate employee who is able to work both as a team member and independently. Successful candidate will demonstrate a strong attention to detail, willingness to follow directions, excellent organizational/time management/customer service/communication skills, and a collaborative and flexible attitude. The schedule for this position is full time, working (4) 10-hour shifts per week which includes 1 weekend day.
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Certified Vet. Technician

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

Save the Chimps is looking for a Certified Veterinary Technician to join our growing team. We are looking for a compassionate employee who is able to work both as a team member and independently. Applicants must be available to work full‐time which may include one weekend day.
Click Read More for a list of the job responsibilities. Veterinary technical proficiency is required, but primate experience is not. We are willing to train the right individual.

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Care Technician III

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

The Care Technician III (CT3) position is responsible for performing highly skilled physical and mentally intensive tasks in the care and well-being of the chimpanzees. This is a full-time, non-exempt position (40 hours per week). A CT3 is assigned to one of five sections within the sanctuary, and works under the direct supervision of the Section Curator. A CT3 is responsible for the safe, compassionate, and efficient operation of the care needs for the chimpanzee groups. Additionally, a CT3 directly assists the Section Curator in ensuring that all of the section’s needs are met. This includes assisting with building inspections, ensuring Care and Welfare compliance, monitoring side-work at each building, assisting with the enrichment planning.

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Care Technician II

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

The Care Technician II (CT2) position is responsible for performing highly skilled physical and mentally intensive tasks in the care and well-being of the chimpanzees. A CT2 is assigned to one of five sections within the sanctuary, and works under the direct supervision of the Section Curator. A CT2 is responsible for the safe, compassionate, and efficient operation of the care needs for the chimpanzee groups. A CT2 is responsible for feeding, medicating, and observing the chimpanzees in their assigned sections. A CT2 is also responsible for other husbandry duties such as cleaning, shifting, island access, and enrichment. A CT2 must perform regular observations of the chimpanzees in their section – both while the chimpanzees are inside the building and outside on the island.

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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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Welder

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

The normal working hours of this position are Tuesday – Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., however other weekend days, evenings, and overtime may be necessary for emergencies and prescheduled sanctuary activities and events.
The Welder is part of the Facilities team which cross-supports duties for all sanctuary maintenance activities. The primary responsibility for this position is to deliver high quality welding on cages and structures to assure non-compromised safety of the chimpanzees and staff. When not actively involved in metalwork, this position will support other sanctuary maintenance actives as needed or directed by sanctuary leadership. This position requires flexibility to work as part of a diversified team while maintaining a professional and cooperative attitude.

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