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Kitchen Crew / "Cabin" Keeping
Posted by: Diamond D Ranch in Stanley, Idaho on 1-27-2015
Kitchen Crew / "Cabin" Keeping
The Diamond D Ranch is Idaho's premier all-inclusive guest ranch. Guests visit our backcountry ranch, located in Idaho's Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, to escape the everyday hustle and bustle of their daily lives. We pride ourselves on giving them an experience of a life time! When our guests leave the ranch they not only feel relaxed, revived and fulfilled but they also feel very much a part of our ranch family. We are looking for an energetic, fun, hard working, genuine, team player to join our kitchen crew and housekeeping team. Along with daily housekeeping duties, daily pool and hot-tub maintenance, weekly or bi-weekly deep cleaning, daily kitchen duties, this person will also be guiding hikes and participating in nightly guest activities. We offer a 6 day work week, private bedroom with walk in closet, board, competitive salary, and gratuities. Previous experience is a huge plus, but not required. Dates needed: 6/1/15 - 10/1/15, but can be flexible. Apply now, these positions will not be available long. Please send resume and recent photo to: diamonddguestranch@mac.com
Chef
Posted by: Zapata Ranch in Mosca, Colorado on 1-27-2015
Chef
Zapata Ranch – www.zranch.org, guests services is looking for a chef to start immediately. Two hot meals and a sack lunch served daily, high quality home-style meals, cooked from scratch, featuring fresh local ingredients, including bison produced on the ranch. Chef must be able to manage kitchen, including meal planning and ordering supplies. Having consistent quality, good work ethic and be a good team player is a must. Meals are served buffet style, 10-25 people per meal, up to 30 on occasion. Salary, housing, and utilities included. Contact Kate@ranchlands.com or 719.378.2356 Send complete resume and a paragraph telling what is important in your life. Will consider young, ambitious cooks with minimal professional experience.
Lunch and Dinner Cook
Posted by: Diamond D Ranch in Stanley, Idaho on 1-27-2015
Lunch and Dinner Cook
The Diamond D Ranch is Idaho's premier all-inclusive guest ranch, located in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. Guests visit our backcountry ranch to escape the hustle and bustle of their every daily lives. It is our goal that when they leave the ranch they feel they have had the experience of a lifetime and a part of our ranch family! While we offer amazing scenic trail rides, blue-ribbon world-class trout fishing, guided hikes, a beautiful swimming pool and hot-tub and many other ranch activities, one of the main things our guests LOVE about their vacation at the Diamond D Ranch is the fact that they do not have to cook! We have always received the highest compliments on the delicious food we serve, as well as the presentation. We are looking for an experienced cook who can cook for 40 - 60 or more people, twice a day. The successful candidate will be motivated, confident in food quality and preparation along with the stamina and drive to endure the long days. Responsible for keeping the kitchen, refrigerator, food service/storage areas, walk-in cooler and kitchen equipment clean. This person must be a strong leader, able supervise their support staff of up to three helpers, extremely organized as well as a team player. Experience is a must! We offer a 6 day work week, private bedroom and large closet, board, competitive salary and gratuities, and a supportive family like environment. Most desirable applicants will be able to work from June 1 - Oct 15. Please send a resume and recent photo to: diamonddguestranch@mac.com
Housekeeping / Wait Staff
Posted by: Crossed Sabres Ranch in Cody, Wyoming on 1-22-2015
Housekeeping / Wait Staff
Come join our family at Crossed Sabres Ranch and help us provide the vacations of a lifetime for our guests. Your job will be both challenging and rewarding as you experience all Wyoming ranch life has to offer. We are looking for hardworking, energetic people to fill our housekeeping / wait staff position. A qualified candidate must have excellent customer service skills and work well in a team environment. Duties will consist of cabin upkeep, cabin cleaning and changing over of cabins, Cabin linen laundry, set up and breakdown of dining room, serving adults and children, and assisting the ranch cook in any way needed. Employees are paid salary plus tips, and room and board. Our season runs from May through September 19th. Employees are encouraged to take advantage of all the activities the ranch has to offer while living and working with us. Crossed Sabres Ranch is a full service dude ranch offering all sorts of activities from Horseback riding to Fly fishing. We pride ourselves on a family environment and consider our staff part of the family.
Wrangler
Posted by: Crossed Sabres Ranch in Cody, Wyoming on 1-22-2015
Wrangler
Come join our family and help provide vacations of a lifetime for our guests. Your job will be both challenging and rewarding as you experience true Wyoming ranch life. While having the summer of your life, you'll make lasting friendships as well as experience all the ranch and its surroundings has to offer. Candidates must have excellent horsemanship & strong customer service skills. Willing to work long hard days in a hands-on work environment. Must be a team player & willing to learn. Job Duties: horse care, rider safety, rider instruction, adult rides, kids rides, barn/ranch upkeep, etc. Must dress appropriately.
Maintenance / Fishing Guide
Posted by: Crossed Sabres Ranch in Cody, Wyoming on 1-22-2015
Maintenance / Fishing Guide
Come join our family and help provide vacations of a lifetime for our guests. Your job will be both challenging and rewarding as you experience true Wyoming ranch life. While having the summer of your life, you'll make lasting friendships as well as experience all the ranch and its surroundings has to offer. Candidates must have strong customer service skills and be a team player. Job Duties: ranch wide maintenance and upkeep, accompanying guest on fishing outing, instructing fishing lessons, interacting and conversing with guest, and be willing to fill in where needed.
Assistant Cook
Posted by: Crossed Sabres Ranch in Cody, Wyoming on 1-22-2015
Assistant Cook
Come join our family and help provide vacations of a lifetime for our guests. Your job will be both challenging and rewarding as you experience true Wyoming ranch life. While having the summer of your life, you'll make lasting friendships as well as experience all the ranch and its surroundings has to offer. Candidate must have previous professional cooking required. Job Duties: preparing breakfast & lunch for up to 40 guests and 15 crew, baking, cookouts and receiving weekly food deliveries, assisting the head chef with meals, prepping, and kitchen cleanliness. Team player with a guest service attitude.
Property Manager
Posted by: 4UR Ranch in Creede, Colorado on 1-20-2015
Property Manager
The 4UR Ranch in Creede, Colorado is seeking a full-time Property Manager. This ranch is a premier resort offering a high level of service and attention for our guests. We seek to hire an individual with a strong work ethic and skilled in all aspects of ranch property and equipment maintenance. For more information please contact 4UR Ranch at 719-658-2202 or aaron@4urranch.com.
Kids Counselor
Posted by: R Lazy S Ranch in Teton Village, Wyoming on 1-20-2015
Kids Counselor
We offer a salary, plus room and board and gratuities. The season for this position: June 1st-August 16th, must be 21. Valid drivers license and a clean driving record, current CPR and First Aid certification. Experience working with children is essential. Please send a resume with references to info@rlazys.com.
Dining Room/Kitchen Steward
Posted by: R Lazy S Ranch in Teton Village, Wyoming on 1-20-2015
Dining Room/Kitchen Steward
We offer a five day work week, salary plus gratuities, room and board included. Must be 21 and have a valid drivers license and a clean driving record. The season for this position: May 25th-September 29th. Experience in the restaurant and food service industry a must. Please send a resume with references to: info@rlazys.com.
Housekeeper/PM Dish Washer
Posted by: R Lazy S Ranch in Teton Village, Wyoming on 1-20-2015
Housekeeper/PM Dish Washer
We offer a five day work week, salary plus gratuities, room and board included. Must be 21, have a valid drivers license and a clean driving record. Must be physically fit, be a morning person, and a problem solver. The season for this position: May 18th-September 29th. Please send a resume with references to: info@rlazys.com
General Maintenance
Posted by: R Lazy S Ranch in Teton Village, Wyoming on 1-20-2015
General Maintenance
We offer a 5 day work week, salary, plus gratuities, room and board included. Must be 21, have a valid drivers license and a clean driving record. The season for this position; April 27th-October 9th. This position includes but is not exclusive to:landscaping, irrigating, cutting firewood, plumbing, carpentry and electrical skills, vehicle and building upkeep and repair, assisting with airpot shuttles, town trips, bartending and boat operations for water skiing. Please send a resume with references to:info@rlazys.com
Line Cooks
Posted by: Lone Mountain Ranch in Big Sky, Montana on 1-16-2015
Line Cooks
Accepting applications for qualified Line cooks for our summer season starting June 1st through end of September 2015. Work and Play in beautiful Big Sky Montana
Waitstaff
Posted by: Lone Mountain Ranch in Big Sky, Montana on 1-16-2015
Waitstaff
Accepting applications for the summer season 2015 beginning June 1st through the end of Sept. Work and Play in beautiful Big Sky.
Kitchen Team - Now Hiring!
Posted by: Laramie River Ranch in Jelm, Colorado on 1-7-2015
Kitchen Team - Now Hiring!
Laramie River Ranch has a typical occupancy of 25 guests. We have high expectations for the quality of service our guests receive and therefor we have high expectations of our staff. Employees enjoy ranch activities and exploring the Rocky Mountains in their time off. Kitchen team positions require a positive attitude and strong work ethic. Previous kitchen experience not required but a plus. Five members of the kitchen team are responsible for the preparation, presentation, and timely delivery of three meals per day including cookouts, baked goods, and daily appetizers before dinner.
Guest Services - Now Hiring!
Posted by: Laramie River Ranch in Jelm, Colorado on 1-7-2015
Guest Services - Now Hiring!
Laramie River Ranch has a typical occupancy of 25 guests. We have high expectations for the quality of service our guests receive and therefor we have high expectations of our staff. Employees enjoy ranch activities and exploring the Rocky Mountains in their time off. Guest services responsibilities include both waiting tables and housekeeping. For additional information please visit our web site at www.LRRanch.com/jobs.html.
Children's Counselor - Now Hiring!
Posted by: Laramie River Ranch in Jelm, Colorado on 1-7-2015
Children's Counselor - Now Hiring!
Laramie River Ranch has a typical occupancy of 25 guests. We have high expectations for the quality of service our guests receive and therefor we have high expectations of our staff. Employees enjoy ranch activities and exploring the Rocky Mountains in their time off. The children's Counselor is responsible for the supervision and entertainment of our younger guests. Learn more & download an application at LRRanch.com.
Wrangler
Posted by: Gros Ventre River Ranch in Moose, Wyoming on 1-7-2015
Wrangler
Work on a beautiful guest ranch located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. We offer our our guests excellent horseback riding, fishing, hiking and fine dining. We encourage our employees to get the most out of ranch life and participate in any ranch activities during their time off. We provide a monthly salary plus housing, all meals, and an end of season bonus. Wranglers at the Gros Ventre River Ranch are responsible for the care of a cavy of 100 horses, the preparation and guiding of daily trail rides and the maintenance of the barn and horse corrals. Previous horse experience is a necessity.
Waitstaff/Housekeeping
Posted by: Gros Ventre River Ranch in Moose, Wyoming on 1-7-2015
Waitstaff/Housekeeping
Work on a beautiful guest ranch located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. We encourage our employees to get the most out of ranch life and participate in any ranch activities during their time off. We provide a monthly salary plus housing, all meals, and an end of season bonus. Our housekeeping and wait staff personnel are a team of eight individuals alternating each week with four on housekeeping staff and four on wait staff. Housekeeping duties include daily cleaning of nine guest cabins,our main lodge, and washing of guest cabin linens. Wait staff serve 40 guest in dining room and outdoors.
Summer Seasonal Jobs
Posted by: Laramie River Ranch in Jelm, Colorado on 1-7-2015
Summer Seasonal Jobs
Now hiring for next summer: wranglers, guest services staff, kitchen team, children's counselor, nanny. Laramie River Ranch has a typical occupancy of 25 guests. Our small size allows us to give each guest our personal attention as they ride, fish, and hike. We have high expectations for the quality of service our guests receive and therefore have high expectations of our staff. Employment at Laramie River is lots of fun as crew participate in ranch activities and explore the surrounding Rocky Mountains of northern Colorado. Learn more & download an application at LRRanch.com.
Fly-Fishing Guide/Maintenance
Posted by: Gros Ventre River Ranch in Moose, Wyoming on 1-7-2015
Fly-Fishing Guide/Maintenance
We are looking for an individual with fly fishing experience (no teaching experience required, but must be passionate about sharing this sport with others), as well as an interest in general maintenance. Our guide will teach both children and adults the ins and outs of fly fishing, while keeping our guests safe, comfortable and engaged. Must love interacting with a wide variety of people, and be able to handle working with large groups of people. This job also involves helping out our full-time maintenance personnel. Maintenance personnel are responsible for the care and maintenance of ranch premises, equipment and building. Maintenance persons and the fly fishing guide will also be responsible for airport and town runs, so a valid driver's license and good driving record are essential. Duties will vary from light construction, electrical and plumbing to vehicle maintenance and grounds keeping. Experience in these areas is a plus but not a necessity.
Wrangler - Now Hiring!
Posted by: Laramie River Ranch in Jelm, Colorado on 1-7-2015
Wrangler - Now Hiring!
Laramie River Ranch has a typical occupancy of 25 guests. We have high expectations for the quality of service our guests receive and therefor we have high expectations of our staff. Employees enjoy ranch activities and exploring the Rocky Mountains in their time off. Wrangler responsibilities include caring for the horses, leading guests on rides, giving instruction, and general ranch chores. For additional information please visit our web site at www.LRRanch.com/jobs.html. Website: http://www.LRRanch.com/jobs.html
Naturalist - Now Hiring!
Posted by: Laramie River Ranch in Jelm, Colorado on 1-7-2015
Naturalist - Now Hiring!
Laramie River Ranch has a typical occupancy of 25 guests. We have high expectations for the quality of service our guests receive and therefor we have high expectations of our staff. Employees enjoy ranch activities and exploring the Rocky Mountains in their time off. Naturalist responsibilities include leading hikes, participating in our weekly overnight, grounds work, and general ranch chores. For additional information please visit our web site at www.LRRanch.com/jobs.html. Website: http://www.LRRanch.com/jobs.html
Kitchen Staff
Posted by: Gros Ventre River Ranch in Moose, Wyoming on 1-7-2015
Kitchen Staff
Work on a beautiful guest ranch located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. We offer our our guests excellent horseback riding, fishing, hiking and fine dining. We encourage our employees to get the most out of ranch life and participate in any ranch activities during their time off. We provide a monthly salary plus housing, all meals, and an end of season bonus. Positions include: Head Chef, Sous Chef, and Pastry Chef.
Woodsman/Maintenance
Posted by: Gros Ventre River Ranch in Moose, Wyoming on 1-7-2015
Woodsman/Maintenance
The woodsman position is a maintenance type position that involves the felling and limbing of trees and the cutting/splitting/stacking of firewood. The woodsman is also responsible for maintaining any equipment he/she uses. As a maintenance position, woodsman may need to fill in for maintenance on days off, etc. Experience using chainsaws preferred. This job also involves helping out our full-time maintenance personnel. Maintenance personnel are responsible for the care and maintenance of ranch premises, equipment and building. Maintenance persons will also be responsible for airport and town runs, so a valid driver's license and good driving record are essential. Duties will vary from light construction, electrical and plumbing to vehicle maintenance and grounds keeping. Experience in these areas is a plus but not a necessity.
General Maintenance
Posted by: Gros Ventre River Ranch in Moose, Wyoming on 1-7-2015
General Maintenance
Maintenance personnel are responsible for the care and maintenance of ranch premises, equipment and building. Maintenance persons will also be responsible for airport and town runs, so a valid driver's license and good driving record are essential. Duties will vary from light construction, electrical and plumbing to vehicle maintenance and grounds keeping. Experience in these areas is a plus but not a necessity.
Multiple Positions
Posted by: Smith Fork Ranch in Crawford, Colorado on 1-5-2015
Multiple Positions
Smith Fork Ranch - Beautiful upscale guest ranch in the Colorado Rockies. Looking for amazing people to join us for the summer of a lifetime! WANTED! Motivated, fun, talented people wanting to spend their summer working hard and playing hard on a one-of-a-kind ranch in the mountains. Smith Fork Ranch is an intimate guest ranch that focuses on horseback riding, fly fishing, and fine dining and cuisine - along with many other outdoor adventures! We provide guests with a high level of service and flexibility, and need people that have experience interacting with people and working in a fast paced environment. Come and enjoy a very rewarding job, terrific long lasting friendships, and a summer to remember! POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Head of Housekeeping Ranch Hand Server/Bartender Kids' Counselor Outdoor Guide Wrangler How To Apply Here's how to apply or get more info about this job posting: Please check out our website's employment page, for more info! Submit Seasonal Application, resume, and photo to genia@smithforkranch.com www.smithforkranch.com, 970-921-3454 ext 100
Elk Mountain Ranch is hiring WRANGLERS for the 2015 season
Posted by: Elk Mountain Ranch in Buena Vista, Colorado on 1-4-2015
Elk Mountain Ranch is hiring WRANGLERS for the 2015 season
Small, family-oriented ranch located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. Looking for exceptional folks to join our ranch family. Now accepting applications for the 2015 season (begin mid-May). Wrangler: Horse experience required. Must be safety conscious, have the ability to instruct guests and have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Responsible for conducting safe trail rides for groups of 4-7. Feed and care for herd of 50 horses. Maintain and repair tack. Clean barn and arena area daily. Overnight campout duties may include setting up camp, transporting food and gear, and spending night tent camping. Willing to perform other maintenance duties as assigned - trail maintenance, stocking wood, fencing, etc. and willing to work long hours. Shoeing and veterinary knowledge a plus. CPR and First Aid required (class will be provided at beginning of season). Must have good driving record as may be driving guests to Aspen or airports. Required to have neat and clean appearance, and dress in western style. Cowboy hat, cowboy boots, and collared shirts required. Wranglers will eat many meals with the guests and may be required to cook and serve some outdoor meals. Will be responsible for one hayride a month and weekly square dance and volleyball with guests. Please see the employment pages on our website. From the site, you can submit an online application.
Elk Mountain Ranch in need of a WAITSTAFF/HOUSEKEEPER/DISHWASHER/FOOD PREP PERSON for the 2015 season.
Posted by: Elk Mountain Ranch in Buena Vista, Colorado on 1-4-2015
Elk Mountain Ranch in need of a WAITSTAFF/HOUSEKEEPER/DISHWASHER/FOOD PREP PERSON for the 2015 season.
Housekeeper/Waitstaff/Dish Washer/Food Preparation: Four employees share and rotate the four positions. Looking for conscientious individuals with excellent attention to detail. General housekeeping is shared with one other person for 7 cabins and 3 lodge rooms. The day also includes doing ranch towels, watering flowers and picking up the grounds. Waitstaff will work hard as a team and interact with guests. Able to serve 40 people eating family style, setups, clearing, cleaning, serving desserts and beverages. Also food storage and inventory control. Maintain a clean work area. Rotate dish washing, preparing packouts, and food preparation (salads, appetizers, etc.). Also participate in guest entertainment, such as a guided hike, hayride, volleyball, and square dance.
Elk Mountain Ranch is hiring a COOK and ASSISTANT COOK for the 2015 season
Posted by: Elk Mountain Ranch in Buena Vista, Colorado on 1-4-2015
Elk Mountain Ranch is hiring a COOK and ASSISTANT COOK for the 2015 season
This person is responsible for preparing meals for 50 people each day. Three meals a day are served with the cook mainly being responsible for breakfast and dinner. The workday begins at 6 a.m. most days with a break in the afternoon and returning to the kitchen for dinner preparation. Our weekly meal schedule does not change. Person must enjoy working in the kitchen, be organized, maintain a clean work area, and supervise five employees. Able to control food storage and inventory. Must be able to follow instructions and have knowledge of basic cooking. Although experience is preferred, the right person can be trained.
Assistant Cook
Posted by: Bar W Guest Ranch in Whitefish, Montana on 1-4-2015
Assistant Cook
We are currently seeking a qualified assistant cook. This is a seasonal full time position. As an upscale operation we are looking for cooks who can consistently put out excellent meals, on time and well presented. Preference will be given to those who can start in early May and work through September. Responsibilities:Food management and preparation.Responsible for keeping the kitchen, food storage areas, refrigeration, and all equipment clean.Responsible for preparing meals without the head cook present. Qualities and Experience:The successful candidate will be a self starter and have drive and stamina to put in long days to get the job done. Must be willing to help with activities, tasks and chores unrelated to the kitchen.Must be well organized and manage time well. Must have a good sense of presentation
Elk Mountain Ranch is hiring a SPORT/UTILITY/MAINTENANCE person for the 2015 season.
Posted by: Elk Mountain Ranch in Buena Vista, Colorado on 1-4-2015
Elk Mountain Ranch is hiring a SPORT/UTILITY/MAINTENANCE person for the 2015 season.
Small, family-oriented ranch located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies.. Looking for exceptional folks to join our ranch family. Now accepting applications for the 2015 season (begin mid-May). Sport/Utility/Maintenance: Experience preferred in several skills such as basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, vehicle maintenance and general ranch operations. Ability to be flexible and act immediately as circumstances arise. Also responsible for grounds maintenance and firewood. Set up of overnight camp trip. Will conduct safe archery, marksmanship and trapshooting tournaments. Also guide fishing trips and possibly drive to Aspen and airport. Insurance requires driver to be 21 years of age with good driving record. Will help at barn in a.m. feeding and saddling horses and may also need to work with children in riding arena. Experience with horses not required but a willing attitude a must, plus excellent people skills working with adults, teens and children. Will be responsible for one hayride a month and weekly square dance and volleyball with guests. Please see the employment pages on our website. From the site, you can submit an online application. More Info: http://elkmtn.com/employment.htm
Housekeeping
Posted by: Bar W Guest Ranch in Whitefish, Montana on 1-4-2015
Housekeeping
QUALIFICATIONS: Must have an eye for detail, excellent communication skills, outgoing personality and be a team player. DUTIES: The roll of the housekeeper is to perform any combination of daily light cleaning tasks to weekly deep cleaning. Duties to include making beds, replenishing linens, cleaning rooms and halls, vacuuming and doing dishes. HOURS/ DAYS: Seasonal full time position which ends October 31st. Candidate must be okay with working long hours, 5 days/ week
Wrangler
Posted by: Bar W Guest Ranch in Whitefish, Montana on 1-4-2015
Wrangler
Wranglers are responsible for the day to day of the corral and horses. Wrangler's first priority is safety of the guest & horses. Wrangler must adhere to the horse program put in place by the Bar W and summit to the direction of the head wrangler. Although hired as a wrangler persons must be willing to do all jobs asked of them.
Elk Mountain Ranch is hiring CHILDREN'S COUNSELORS for the 2015 season
Posted by: Elk Mountain Ranch in Buena Vista, Colorado on 1-4-2015
Elk Mountain Ranch is hiring CHILDREN'S COUNSELORS for the 2015 season
Responsible for children 7 and under. High level of energy, enthusiasm, and genuine love of children required. Must have ability to lead children through a variety of planned activities including horseback riding, fishing, hiking, arts and crafts, treasure hunts and swimming at hot springs. Willing to get down and dirty with the kids. Ideally 21 years of age with excellent driving record, as will be responsible for transportation of children to hot springs in town. Will accompany children to lunch sites. On certain days, you will not have the children as long as others and will be expected to help out in other departments. Will participate in guided hike & evening activities.
Head Chef
Posted by: Bar W Guest Ranch in Whitefish, Montana on 1-4-2015
Head Chef
We are currently seeking a qualified head chef. This is a seasonal full time position. As an upscale operation we are looking for cooks who can consistently put out excellent meals, on time and well presented. Preference will be given to those who can start in early May and work through September. Responsibilities:Food management and preparation.Responsible for keeping the kitchen, food storage areas, refrigeration, and all equipment clean.Responsible for preparing meals and placing food orders. Qualities and Experience:The successful candidate will be a self starter and have drive and stamina to put in long days to get the job done. Must be willing to help with activities, tasks and chores unrelated to the kitchen.Must be well organized and manage time well. Must have a good sense of presentation


About Dude Ranch Employment


Each year our 100+ member ranches hire many seasonal employees, and some year round employees, for such positions as wranglers, cooks, wait staff, housekeepers, maintenance workers, children's counselors and office workers. Most seasonal employees are hired by the Southern ranches for the months of September through May and by the Northern ranches for the months of May through October. Many northern ranches have last minute openings during the months of May and June. Compensation varies from ranch to ranch and position to position but usually includes salary, room and board, a share of the seasonal tip pool and use of the facilities and horses when off duty. Frequently the ranches have more applicants than positions, especially for positions related to the horses. Jobs on dude ranches typically involve hard work and long hours as well as participation in evening guest activities such as line dances, hayrides and staff talent shows. Good people skills and an ability to live and work well with others are required. The more flexible you are in the type of position you would like, the more likely you are to be successful.

Non-U.S. Citizens:

Employment opportunities on ranches for non-U.S. citizens are extremely limited and almost non-existent for working with the horses. Occasionally, a ranch will hire a non-U.S. citizen for a wait staff, house keeping or kitchen staff position. Foreign persons seeking employment must be able to speak English well enough to understand guests and the employer. They must also have a work permit for the U.S.A. Please contact the U.S. Embassy for information on work permits. The Dude Ranchers' Association is not able to help in obtaining work permits.

Student Internships:

U.S. students often contact the association seeking internship positions. The Dude Ranchers' Association has no formal internship program but a number of our member ranchers have been willing to negotiate with students for internship positions as a part of their seasonal employment. Students interested in such positions may utilize the opportunities listed below.

Options:

To assist the many students and others seeking employment, the Association is offering the following

Services:

1. Upon request, we will send the Dude Ranchers' Association Directory. All 100+ member ranches are listed, along with their contact information, programs and amenities. Interested individuals may contact each ranch themselves.

2. The Dude Rancher's Association also publishes a newsletter that is sent directly to all member ranches. For a US$10 fee, you may place an employment wanted ad in one issue. Many ranchers refer to the ads published in the newsletter when hiring. There are no guarantees, but it is a good, inexpensive way to contact all member ranchers at the same time. Sample ads are shown below.

Send us your name, address, phone number, dates of availability, type of position(s) sought and 2-3 sentences describing your experience or qualifications along with the US$10 fee to: The Dude Ranchers' Association Newsletter, P.O. Box 2307, Cody, WY 82414. Payment must be received before the ad will appear.


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