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This position requires strong customer service orientation. Previous wait experience helpful but not required. Contact Leah at firstname.lastname@example.org or 307-684-7876.
Paradise Ranch is looking for an experienced Sous Chef, capable of cooking Breakfast, Lunch and or Dinners. Typically will do two meals per day. Housing and food provided. Work and Play at Paradise surrounded by over a million acres of the Big Horn National Forest. Call the ranch and ask for Leah, 307-684-7876 or email at email@example.com
RANCH MANTENANCE PERSON Some electrical, plumbing, mechanical, irrigation, carpentry and general fix-it knowledge required. Must be organized and capable of keeping good maintenance records. Call us at 307-684-7876 or email @ firstname.lastname@example.org Ask for Clay.
Paradise Guest Ranch has an immediate opening for an experienced fishing guide now through at least August 25. Preferably through the end of September. Please call 307-684-7876 and ask for Clay or email email@example.com
Previous bartending experience helpful but not required. Must have strong people skills, be organized and of course be a team player. Call 307-620-0860 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
: Responsible for lodge appearance and cleanliness. Working with the managers providing a professional, positive, fun and inviting atmosphere. Work directly with Kitchen/Lodge manager on menu ideas. Prepare and service farm to table meals for group sizes 4-12. Cooking and cleaning before and during guests stay. Dealing with minor guests needs, clean kitchen, rooms, gardening, etc. and help with outdoor projects in between guests. Be a self-motivated, self-disciplined, team player. Enjoy riding horses, hiking, and fishing, paddle boarding, exploring or quite time on the deck during non-working hours. Only 1.5hrs from resort lake town, McCall and 2.5 hrs from Boise for your town fix and personal needs. References required. Position is mid-May-Early Sept. Please call for details. 208-253-3014. Email your resume to email@example.com
: Be part of making an outstanding memorable experience for guests. Assist in teaching horsemanship techniques and real trainer methods. Keep ranch horses conditioned and well taken care of. Requires willingness to learn and promote natural horsemanship methods used here at 7D. Apprentice guide/assist in guest activities (shooting clays, bows, hiking, paddle board, fish and just have fun). Experience in any of these great, but not necessary. Can teach job requirements, can't teach attitude and try. Promote Code of the west (http://cowboyethics.org/cowboy-ethics/) and cowboy ethics. Work on ranch projects/maintain grounds during non-guest days and irrigate pastures. Have a great work ethic with a can do attitude. Self-motivated and self-disciplined. Patience and integrity a must. We are a family style run business. Have 3 little boys, they are around a lot. Must have clean vocabulary and realize they will learn from you. As I do, lead by example, yes Sir, yes Mam, etc... Have certain cowboy attire requirements. Ride horses and experience many things while here during free time. Lake resort town, McCall is only 1.5 hrs away and Boise is 2.5 hrs away for those days you need a town fix. References required, Position is May-early Sept. Please call 208-253-3014 for details. Email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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
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
May 11th through October 3rd. Must be 21, with a valid drivers license and a clean driving record. Experience needed in group and individual riding instruction and with driving 10-horse trailers. A current CPR and First Aid certification is also required. We offer a 5 day work week, salary plus gratuities, room and board included. Send resume with references to:email@example.com
Responsibilities will include cooking breakfast and lunch for guests and crew; assisting the head cook in preparing for dinner baking, and the Friday evening cookouts. You will also be responsible for communicating with the head chef on food items that need to be ordered.
Responsibilities include starting and riding young horses. Being knowledgeable in horse safety and care, providing instruction to guests in horsemanship, leading guests on rides, maintaining tack, providing care and feeding stock, cleaning and maintaining barn area, comfortable driving truck and trailer, packing experience, in essence if it is horse related it is your responsibility.
Your responsibilities will include cooking dinner, baking bread, desserts and cookies daily, working with the prep staff in meal planning, placing order with food service reps, as well as creating grocery lists for town trips, working with a budget, creating menus, efficiently utilizing leftovers, and preparing food for at least one cookout per week (usually Friday nights). It will also be your responsibility to help the breakfast/lunch cook in menu planning, preparation, and organization. In other words, if it involves the food service part of our ranch, then you should assume that it is in your hands.
This position floats among the ranch doing several different jobs. You never get burnt out of one job!Wrangler-responsibilities include riding young horses, being knowledgeable in horse safety and care, providing instruction to guests in horsemanship, leading guests on rides, maintaining tack, providing care and feeding stock, cleaning and maintaining barn area, comfortable driving truck and trailer. Housekeeping-responsibilities include cleaning and flipping cabins for new guests, laundry, and cleaning other areas on ranch. Server-Responsibilities include setup for meals, serving meals to guests, and basic serving job duties.
Responsibilities include washing dishes, and working closely with other kitchen staff.
Care for and ride horses. Care for and herd guests. Lots of all kinds of hard work. Make friends and memories that will last your lifetime. All of the details, job descriptions, and Application Form can be found in the Employment pages of our website.
Sundance Trail Guest Ranch has been hosting elopement weddings and very small events for a number of years now, and we are ready to build a small chapel & events center on the property. The Aspen Grove at Sundance Trail is being designed for groups of 20 to 40 people but may occasionally hold as many as 80 people. This is a new position for a new business. As such, this is an opportunity to design and structure almost every aspect of the business from scratch, using creativity and a wide variety of skill sets; agile self-starter; able to work independently. With minimal supervision the Event Planner will create the basic business structures listed below, and will plan, market, sell, coordinate and manage weddings and other special events. The Position Description and application can be found at http://www.sundancetrail.com/dude-ranch-jobs/aspen-grove-event-manager-application/ Please no resumes without our application.
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.
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.
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
Looking for a highly motivated individual with desire to be the next "Mary Poppins" at our dude ranch. Needing child care for our guests children ages 0-5 during their week long stays. Various hours throughout day with the children along with additional duties around ranch as needed. Individual must be 18 years of age or older. Must possess current certification in CPR and First Aid and valid drivers license. Prior child care experience preferred. References will be checked. Love for the outdoors, western lifestyle, and guest relations a bonus. Late May/Early June thru mid-September
Needing high caliber person to take on the position of fly-fishing guide. This position, besides being the primary fishing guide, requires knowledge of basic maintenance issues & guest relations outside of fishing. Must be a real people person with patience of a saint! When not with guests will do a variety of ranch related work including airport pickups. Must be organized, self-motivated, and personable. Also, no visible tattoos, excessive piercings, and you must be clean shaven during guest season.
Need a flexible and fun person to fill our Relief position. Duties will include acting as 2nd Cook/Baker; Kitchen Helper/Dishwasher; Cabin Maid; and Dining Room. Some experience with baking / cooking helpful. Must be well-organized, comfortable in any situation, and willing to perform many different tasks. Attention to detail a plus. (Foreign Applicants: We use Alliance Abroad in hiring any overseas applicants.)
Now accepting applications for both male and female wranglers for the 2015 season. Must have background experience with western riding & horses. Some packing experience helpful. Must be available mid-May through end of September (or later). Must portray the western lifestyle with no visible tattoos or excessive piercings, and be people friendly. Men will be clean shaven during guest season. Must supply own tack and western saddle and have current certification in CPR and First Aid, possess a valid driver's license & be willing to learn new or different techniques along with willingness for hard work.
Need a few good applicants to fill our kitchen helper/dishwasher positions. Rotate between food prep and general kitchen help and dish washing duties. Fun job for person with a great attitude and sense of humor. June to Mid September
If you are self-motivated, detail-oriented, enthusiastic & efficient, this is the perfect job for you. Enjoy the great outdoors, while providing a vital service for guests to the ranch. YOU are responsible for making their stay great!
An energetic and organized individual to take on our dining room attendant position. Must be friendly, hard-working, upbeat and efficient. Previous waitressing experience helpful, but not required.
Come live and work in Paradise, just north of beautiful Yellowstone National Park in Montana. This position will assist the Executive Chef in all aspects of kitchen operations, including the preparation of hot and cold foods for banquet-style meals, receiving of food orders, and maintaining the highest in food and sanitation standards. A 4Â½ month and 6 month position is available. Competitive salary, room and board, full use of the resort facility and free activities.
This entry-level position is focused primarily on the preparation of ingredients for dishes prepared by our kitchen team, and there is tremendous opportunity for growth under an Executive Chef who fosters an environment of teamwork and learning. A 3 month summer position is available.
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
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
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.
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
Come work at one of the premiere high-end guest ranches in the United States! Just 30 scenic miles north of Yellowstone National Park in Montanas beautiful Paradise Valley, Mountain Sky Guest Ranch is the perfect place for the outdoor enthusiast. Mountain Sky boasts an 80% guest return rate year after year, and staff interaction with our guests is the single most important ingredient to our success. We are looking for people who understand the importance of a friendly smile and a kind word. Wranglers must demonstrate excellent horsemanship skills, and are responsible for leading guest rides, grooming and tacking the horses, gathering the herd in the mornings, and fence and trail maintenance. Wranglers are assigned project horses for the season, and must be comfortable riding inexperienced horses on rough terrain. Wranglers live in dorm-style housing near the corrals. Please note that no dogs are allowed, but with the permission of the head wrangler, you may bring a personal horse.
Deep Canyon Guest Ranch is looking for an energetic guest services oriented person to perform housekeeping and wait staff duties. Applicant must enjoy interacting with the guests, and be willing to pitch in wherever needed. Previous experience helpful, but not necessary. Any special talents for entertainment a plus! Room and board included in salary
Must be 21. We offer a five day work week, salary plus gratuities, room and board included. Experience in the food industry, a valid drivers license and a clean driving record are required. The season for this position: May 25th-September 29th. Please send a resume with references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Must be 21. We offer a five day work week, salary plus gratuities, room and board included. 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: email@example.com
Must be 21, have a valid drivers license and a clean driving record. We offer a 5 day work week, salary, plus gratuities, room and board included. 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:firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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.
To assist the many students and others seeking employment, the Association is offering the following
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.