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.


Location: Fort Pierce, FL

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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Director of Chimpanzee Behavior & Care

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

The Director of Chimpanzee Behavior and Care is responsible for oversight of the implementation of the Save the Chimps Philosophy of Care and Standards of Care as it relates to all aspects of chimpanzee wellbeing, providing all chimpanzees with a rich social environment, freedom of choice, self-determination, a cognitively stimulating environment, a clean environment, individualized care, and evidence-based care.

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