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 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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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.

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Certified Veterinary 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.
The following is 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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Associate Veterinarian

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

The Associate Veterinarian will report to the Director of Veterinary Services and join an experienced team consisting of one additional veterinarian and two to three certified veterinary technicians, to ensure the chimpanzees receive the highest quality of wellbeing care. The candidate will provide full time veterinary care for sanctuary chimpanzees – this will include surgical procedures, diagnostics, preventative medicine, and necropsies.

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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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Commissary/Maintenance Technician

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

The Commissary/Maintenance Technician is part of the Facilities team which cross-supports duties for all sanctuary maintenance and kitchen activities. The primary responsibility of this position is to assist in the unloading and storage of produce deliveries at the kitchen. This position will also be fully trained in the creation of all enrichment devices and forages. Additional assignments are found in the maintenance department where common tasks include lawn maintenance construction assistance and general handyman duties.

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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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