Jobs at Red Horse Mountain Ranch
Red Horse Mountain Ranch each year hires 20 to 30 seasonal staff who have a mature self-starter attitude, strong customer service and guest care attitudes, strong communication skills, and who appreciate being in the outdoors. Staff members must have a flexible attitude in their work responsibilities and have the expectation to help in any area of the ranch operations. Staff members can expect long work days, housing & meals provided, and a summer you'll always remember.
Generally, seasonal employees will live on the ranch in our employee housing. Each employee will have a roommate. Most often, seasonal employees will need to arrive at the ranch in early May for our training periods and will need to be available for work until the first part of October. In rare cases it may be possible for an employee to shorten their work time at the ranch because of returning to college. These early departures will occur around the end of August.
Summer Job Openings for 2018
Wrangler & Guide Seasonal Position
Gather horses from pasture, saddle and bridle horses, mount riders, lead guest trail rides, and offer riding instruction according to the principles of western horsemanship. Care for over 100 head of horses, including daily brushing, grooming, watering, and some veterinary work and feeding. Other duties include tack upkeep and repair, fencing and fence repair, corral maintenance, barn and barnyard cleanup, and trail maintenance. Horse experience is required. APPLY NOW
Kid's Wrangler & Guide Seasonal Position
Gather horses from pasture, saddle and bridle horses, mount riders, lead guest trail rides, and offer riding instruction according to the principles of western horsemanship. Care for over 100 head of horses, including daily brushing, grooming, watering, and some veterinary work and feeding. Other duties include tack upkeep and repair, fencing and fence repair, corral maintenance, barn and barnyard cleanup, and trail maintenance. Horse experience is required. In addition, Kid's Wranglers will also be working directly with kids ages 3-11 years old. APPLY NOW
We’re looking for a creative, energetic person who works efficiently and has knowledge of a variety of cuisines and cooking methods, to fill our Sous Chef positions. We’re looking for a professional who is dedicated to food quality and sets high standards for their output. Our AM Sous Chef is responsible for preparing breakfast (both buffet and to-order) and buffet lunch up to 80 guests and staff. PM Chef handles the dinner menus. The Chefs can have an active role in planning the menu and is responsible for maintaining proper food levels, proper storage of food stock, and maintaining the sanitary condition of the kitchen. This includes washing and storing dishes, sweeping and mopping, restocking inventory, and general cleaning and organizing. APPLY NOW
Housekeeper / Server
We are looking for fun, enthusiastic, and energetic people to fill our housekeeping/serving positions. This position requires interacting with the guests a great deal of the day so good communication skills are a must. The tasks and duties of this position require a hard working individual willing to work long hours with flexibility, a team spirit, must be able to work without a great deal of supervision, and must be able to take and follow direction . Some of the tasks that are required of you on a daily basis may be, cleaning guest cabins, cleaning the lodge and its common areas, serving 3 meals a day, helping in the kitchen/bar, tending to ranch and guest laundry, and light yard/landscape work. Housekeepers/servers provide a clean, warm, comfortable, home away from home environment for our guests. Experience a rewarding summer while working in a beautiful location, and enjoying all Idaho has to offer. Come join our team! APPLY NOW
We're looking for quick-learning, energetic people who enjoy taking on a wide variety of tasks, to fill our seasonal Kitchen Assistant positions. We have two Kitchen Assistant positions available. The morning shift assists the AM chef, from breakfast through lunch service. The afternoon shift assists the PM Chef through dinner and closing the kitchen. The Kitchen Assistants are responsible for maintaining the sanitary condition of the kitchen and food storage areas. This includes washing and storing dishes, sweeping and mopping, restocking inventory, and general cleaning and organizing. They are also available to assist the chefs with meal prep, help the servers with setting tables and cleaning the dining room, and fill in for the bartender. Both positions, especially the AM position, will assist the pastry chef in baking. Baking experience for the AM position is preferred.
Our Kitchen Assistants are flexible and willing to work odd jobs and long hours when required. Previous kitchen experience is preferred, but not required. The kitchen and food storage areas are on separate floors, so all staff must be physically able to walk up and down a full flight of stairs repeatedly each day and must be capable of carrying 50+ pounds up and down stairs and across uneven ground, as is necessary. Must be able to work as a team player with minimal supervision and able to take directions from a supervisor. APPLY NOW
Our Ranch Hand position is a very rewarding job for those who are multi-talented and would enjoy pitching in a hand in a number of different areas of the ranch. As with all of our positions, a passion for people and the outdoors is a must. The main portion of this position lies in the ability to assist in the general maintenance of the ranch grounds & facilities. Duties may include weeding, mowing, trimming, planting, trash take out, handy work, mending a fence, light construction, vehicle maintenance, and other odd jobs around the ranch. In addition, our Ranch Hand also has the opportunity to assist in guest shuttling. This position is for a flexible person, who may be called upon to help in other departments on the ranch on a regular basis or a few times throughout the summer. Maintenance, landscaping, and/or construction experience is preferred. This position is being offered from May through August/September with housing (a dorm room with roommate and common area) and most meals. APPLY NOW
Massage Therapist & Wrangler
We are in search of a licensed massage therapist who has interest/experience in western horsemanship. This position will work part time as seasonal wrangler AND will provide massage therapy to our guests in the afternoon and evenings. This position will work Monday through Friday with a typical wrangler schedule from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. When needed, the position will cover all booked massages in the afternoon or evening, depending on the massage schedule.
As a wrangler, this position will be required at the barn each morning during the week to lead trail rides AND provide instruction for riders of all riding abilities and ages. When not involved in Massage therapy, Wranglers will also be guiding other ranch activities to include sporting clays, helping the Kids’ Program, mountain bike tours, challenge course & high ropes course, fishing, hiking, and other guest activities. Please review the Wrangler Job Description for more information.
The ranch has a large herd of horses to care for and horseback rides are continually leaving for scenic vistas, mountain trails, 1/2 and full day rides. You’ll have the opportunity during your summer to operate ranch equipment, vet and care for the herd, help out with general ranch work, maintain facilities and grounds, and take part in other guided activities at the ranch.
This position is being offered from May through September. This position is being offered with housing (a dorm room with roommate and common area) and meals.
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