Job Postings

Part-time animal care specialist


Peaceable Primate Sanctuary

Closing Date
January 14, 2018

The primary function of this position is to provide daily cleaning; provide fresh bedding; and prepare and distribute primate’s diets. This position reports directly to the Primate Care Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities
Working with a team, the primate caregiver will be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing primate housing and support areas (kitchen, equipment, produce cooler, break room, storage areas, feed/bedding storage, and related areas); preparing and providing primate diets; reporting unusual behavior or injuries; and maintaining pertinent records. You will also be required to provide care to several other sanctuary residents that are not N.H.P. There may be opportunities for individual projects based on level of education, time worked and experience as well as other opportunities for growth and development. This individual will be expected to
work closely with other departments, including veterinary staff and volunteers, to ensure the overall health and welfare of the primates.

Education and Pre-requisites

Education & Experience
Entry level position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to work in a team environment, read and follow written and verbal instructions, and write legibly and accurately. Must have aptitude for the care and wellbeing of animals. Must have a valid driver’s license and meet motor vehicle operation standards.

Bachelor’s Degree in science field and experience with animals, including nonhuman primates, preferred.

Compensation and benefits

This position works 34.5 hours weekly at a rate of $12.00 an hour. Candidate would be required to work one weekend day and some holidays. Currently no benefits are offered for this position. Peaceable Primate Sanctuary is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application instructions

Send cover letter, salary requirement and resume to: or fax resume to 574 896-0590, Peaceable Primate Sanctuary, attn Beth Duvall