Summer Activities Wrangler

The Activities Wrangler is a seasonal wrangler who specializes in all of the activities the ranch provides off horseback. Currently, this includes rock climbing, archery, riflery and trap shooting, hiking, moderating our group challenge course, and outings to the local village of Red Feather Lakes. The Activities Wrangler will be trained in these areas by the Ranch Managers, so only a desire to learn and be safety-conscious is required. Please review the below duties & abilities to see if you’d be a good fit for the position.

DUTIES:

Dude ranch summer 2019 adventure vacation all-inclusive pet friendly guest ranch

Rockclimbing

  • Share in Wrangler duties including:
    • Feed horses 2x/day on a rotating basis with other wranglers
    • Eat meals with guests and entertain throughout day
    • Catch, groom, and saddle horses for rides after breakfast each day
    • Lead rides at discretion of Head Wrangler
    • Tell ranch stories (provided) and entertain guests on rides
    • Ensure high standard of safety during rides
    • Ensure high standard of horse care
    • Assist other areas of the ranch are in good order (kitchen, housekeeping) throughout day
    • Attend evening guest activities
    • Assist with Saturday afternoon housekeeping
  • Spearhead afternoon activities at guest’s requests:
    • Assign wranglers (or yourself) to take guests out shooting, to do archery, go hiking, participate in the obstacle course, etc.
    • Ensure that ALL guest requests are met throughout the week
    • Lead twice-weekly rock climbing on our property
    • MUST be belay-certified

ABILITIES:

  • Moderate level of horse knowledge (or willingness to learn)
  • CPR certified
  • Belay certified
  • Decent level of physical fitness (will be on your feet all day, able to rappel, go hiking at high elevation with guests)
  • Comfortable with the idea of working with firearms and teaching our guests how to do so safely & responsibly
  • Outgoing and friendly personality
  • Self-starter
  • Customer service minded
  • Ability to take direction
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Honesty and open communication skills
  • Flexibility to accomplish a wide variety of tasks within a day

Think you’d be a perfect fit for our Activities Wrangler position? Please review our activities in more detail, and then our employment expectations before submitting an application. We will be in touch shortly. Thanks!

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