Career Opportunities

The Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue (PVDR) is looking for career minded individuals who love animals, adventure and are not afraid of hard work. All new full time employees will be trained at our San Angelo, TX facility while living rent free in our well appointed, comfortable and clean living quarters on-site. 

Available positions include:
Yard Hand
. Drive tractors and skid steers, feed animals, clean and muck stalls, repair plumbing and fences. Ability to lift and carry 65 pounds. Safe work habits. Team player.
Trainer: Work hands on with the donkeys preparing them for adoption. Calm demeanor, natural love of animals, willingness to learn. No experience necessary, on job training.
Driver: Making deliveries of donkeys, performing rescues. Clean driving record required.
Wild Donkey Capture Specialist: Spend extended time in remote parts of the Southwest. Capture, feed and transport wild donkeys. Willingness to learn. Self starter.

Experience is not a prerequisite. Starting pay is based on experience. PVDR offers training for all positions.

Employment locations include:
San Angelo, TX
Concord, VA
Death Valley, CA*
Mojave National Preserve, CA*
Fort Irwin, CA
NASA Goldstone, CA
*Winter months only

Perks of employment with PVDR:
Starting wages of $15.00 per hour
Vacation and Medical pay
Time and a half for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day
50% paid of employee's silver medical plan with two buy up options 
Simple IRA with 3% company match
Wild Burro Capture Specialists are paid a daily rate of $250

PVDR is an equal opportunity employer.
All applicants must pass a drug screening. Peaceful Valley does not allow recreational marijuana use regardless of legality in your state.