DUDE RANCH EMPLOYMENT Alive with Tradition since 1916
Working for the Red Rock Ranch, a superior Wyoming dude ranch vacation destination, is a unique and rewarding experience. You will be part of a family owned summer seasonal dude ranch that is steeped in tradition and embodied with family values. being part of our team will enrich your life experiences and add to the satisfaction of our guest’s family vacation. You will assist in creating lasting lifetime memories for both you and for our guests. Along with living in some of the most spectacular mountain scenery your job duties will be both challenging and rewarding. You will be part of a team that has been creating family vacation memories for multiple generations that are returning season after season. Be ready to dedicate yourself to the guests, the ranch and your fellow team, we look forward to the opportunity of working with you.
We have filled all of our positions for this summer.
If you would like more information please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or feel free to call the ranch at 307.733.6288.
- Length of employment is from late May through end of August for most employees, and into September for some employees.
- A valid drivers license
- Team-oriented, service first individuals.
- Room and board is included. Most of our housing is shared bedrooms with baths. Due to shared living arrangements we do not allow pets on the ranch.
- If applying for a Wrangler position, we ask for a video of your horsemanship skills and riding abilities, and prefer previous guest ranch experience as a wrangler.
Wranglers require excellent horsemanship abilities, proven guest service skills and the desire to work long hard days in a hands-on learning environment. Previous guest ranch experience is preferred as well as a video of your horsemanship skills and riding abilities. Responsibilities include horse care, rider safety, riding instruction, barn/ranch maintenance, adult rides, children rides, guest services and overall guest attention. Wranglers need to work in a team environment, be able to think for themselves and handle emergency situations.
Server / Kitchen / Housekeeping
This position requires previous serving experience and a guest service attitude. The position rotates each week between dining room service, dishwashing and kitchen preparation. On changeover day, Saturday, you will also assist in housekeeping duties. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to serving adults and children three meals a day; cleaning and setting the dining room; cleaning, opening and closing the kitchen; assisting the chef and head housekeeper; BBQ set-up and breakdown; dishwashing; cleaning cabins, beds, bathrooms and common areas; and laundry.
This position requires previous landscaping and light agricultural experience. Responsibilities include daily chores, lawn mowing, light engine maintenance, tractor driving and maintenance, operating a chainsaw, stocking firewood, general maintenance skills, physically challenging work, guest service attitude and a valid drivers license. Other duties may include watering, irrigation, transporting guests to and from the airport, BBQ set-up and breakdown, and other ranch-related chores. Maintenance employees work closely with the ranch manager and the agriculture department and need to be able to think for themselves and handle emergency situations.
This position requires excellent horsemanship abilities, past experience working with kids, such as a camp counselor, and the desire to work long hard days in a hands-on learning environment. Previous guest ranch experience is preferred. Responsibilities include horse care, rider safety, riding instruction, barn/ranch maintenance, kids trail rides, guest services and overall guest attention. Kids Wranglers will focus on our Kids Program which is oriented around the barn and horses. If you love kids and riding, this position is for you. You will be riding everyday!
Previous farm experience is preferred for this position. Responsibilities include running and maintaining irrigation, tractors, and hay equipment, small machine maintenance, general ranch maintenance and a guest service attitude. Agriculture Assistants need to be able to think for themselves and handle emergency situations.
Previous professional cooking experience and a culinary degree are preferred for our Head Chef position. The cuisine will range from ranch style to plated gourmet. Responsibilities include hands-on preparation, cooking and overseeing of three meals each day for up to 30 guests and 20 crew, BBQ’s, baking and all food-related items for the ranch. Head Chef will be directly responsible for cooking and overseeing kitchen staff – this is a true working chef position. You will have an assistant chef and a baker. Creative and adaptive menu design, cooking, presentation, ordering, food cost, inventory and portion control are all specifics that you will manage. Maintaining quality food production is of the utmost importance. This position requires an adaptable individual that can teach, has a guest service attitude, works well with others and has a driven work ethic. We have a high standard of excellent cuisine that must be met.
Previous professional cooking is required for our Assistant Chef position. Responsibilities include preparing breakfast and lunch for up to 30 guests and 20 crew, baking, kids cookouts and receiving weekly food deliveries. This position requires a guest service attitude and the ability to work independently as well as take direction and work in a team environment.
This position involves a mature, energetic, creative individual to care for our two children, ages 6 and 4, from May 20th to mid-September. Previous childcare experience is a plus. We will provide room and board, laundry facilities, phone and email access, monthly salary and a performance-based end of season bonus. This nanny is someone who will actively take part in our children’s lives, whether that be playing, riding bikes, hiking, reading, riding horses, and participating in the day to day activities of the ranch. Responsibilities would include dressing, preparing plates at mealtimes, maintaining bed times, light housekeeping, engaging and playing with our children, and assist with the supervision and entertainment of the ranch Children’s Program. References are a must and a background check will be administered.