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.

Executive Assistant

Location: Save the Chimps, Fort Pierce, FL

Save the Chimps is seeking an Executive Assistant to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned executive assistant who is passionate about our cause and who can add value through maximizing the effectiveness of our CEO, and Board of Directors by providing administrative support as needed.

The Executive Assistant will coordinate all logistics and preparations for Board meetings. The individual must demonstrate excellent customer service and have enthusiasm for the Save the Chimps organization.

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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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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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