Ranch Manager Couple Needed for Guest and Working Ranch



position filled


Ocate, New Mexico

Job Type

Full Time


Description :


Remote north-east New Mexico ranch seeks long term couple to fill their immediate opening. This is a hands on working management position, but will also require skillful management of staff to accomplish all work. These positions will have many different duties and will require a wide range of experience. Housing & utilities will be provided along with annual salary. We are also offering a profit share- so this is also a unique business opportunity for the right couple.

NOTE: We seek a strong supportive couple with a positive attitude in life who are interested in building something great. We are in process of re-starting the ranch with new renovations to the lodges and a new beginning, so this is an exciting ground floor opportunity for a creative and energetic couple. Partial list of duties of each position are listed below:

– Manage Guest Ranch services business for the Ranch.
– Must be creative and ability to market the Ranch.
– Maintain & repair all ranch equipment and vehicles.
– Maintain & repair all ranch facilities and grounds.
– Manage guides and other staff for hunting, fishing, and other programs.
– Interact with construction crews for guidance and maintenance knowledge
– Be able to operate all types of heavy equipment efficiently.
– Ability to maintain roads.
– Build and maintain fence
– Assist and lead staff with cattle and horse duties.
– Weld & fabricate.
– Must be very organized and efficient
– Hire staff and other Ranch hands as necessary to accomplish all work.
– A leader who communicates with all ranch staff, owners and others daily.

– Manage booking guests for lodging, hunting, fishing, and other activities on the Ranch.
– Must be creative and ability to market the Ranch.
– Customer service for all staff and guests.
– Assist with and/or manage housekeeping duties as needed.
– Must be extremely clean and organized.
– Assist with record keeping and book keeping as needed.
– Assist husband and other staff on ranch as needed.
– Must have strong computer skills to include: email, Excel, Word, ability to email photos and reports as needed to effectively manage the business flow of the ranch.

****This is working management position. It is essential to be a self starter. You must take pride in your work and be honest. You must be able to work well alone and with others.

This position is open as of December 8 and we are seeking to fill it as soon as possible.