Facilities Wrangler

The Facilities Wrangler will be shared between the Barn & The Facilities Managers. This means that some days you may be leading horseback rides while other days may be spent crawling underneath the lodge to fix leaky plumbing. This position doesn’t require extensive experience with maintenance, just competence and the desire to learn and work hard. Please review the below duties and abilities to see if you’d be a good fit.


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  • Share in wrangler responsibilities including:
    • Feed horses 2x/day on 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
    • Current CPR certification
    • 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
  • Assist with facilities maintenance including:
    • Lending a hand to facilities manager when required to fix broken things around the ranch
    • Light landscaping
    • Larger construction projects


  • Proficient horseback rider
  • Basic Knowledge of equine first aid
  • CPR certified
  • 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
  • Basic carpentry/mechanical/plumbing/electrical (doesn’t have to be all but any experience is great!)
  • Higher level of physical fitness (ability to lift up to 100 lbs)

Think you’d be the perfect Facilities Wrangler? Please review our employment expectations before submitting an application. We will be in touch shortly. Thanks!