Multiple Positions Available at New Guest Ranch: Guest Service, Line Cook, Pastry Chef, Wrangler, Housekeeper, Sous Chef, Dining Room Manager

West Creek Ranch

Website

http://westcreekranch.org/

Email

[email protected]creekranchmontana.com

Phone

please email

State

Emigrant, MT

Job Type

Seasonal

Salary

BOE

   

Description :

West Creek Ranch is an invitation-only destination for local and national nonprofits looking for a retreat in Big Sky Country.

Training is provided, and while prior experience and demonstrated skill are considered in evaluating applicants, desire to learn, be a positive contributing member of the team, and your match to the attributes of our ideal employee are most important.

Not only do employees have access to the full facility, but they are also encouraged to participate in guest activities free of charge – so long as there is availability. Horseback rides, guided hikes, fly-fishing instruction, golf and whitewater rafting trips are just a few of the activities you’ll have the opportunity to experience.

A competitive seasonal salary, free room and board, a beautiful mountain environment, access to Yellowstone National Park, use of our world-class facilities and activities, and the opportunity to mingle with our amazing guests and staff from all over the world… who could ask for anything more? The friendships you make, the skills you learn, and the memories you’ll form will last you a lifetime.

Guest Services: -The ultimate variety job! The largest workforce on the ranch, this crew rotates through our dining room, housekeeping department, and dish washing on a shift-to-shift basis. In cooperation with other service staff, Guest Service staff will interact with professionalism and grace while enthusiastically welcoming the guests. Setting the tone and then properly maintaining the Ranch welcome throughout their stay with attentive service and careful attention to the details.
Depending upon interest and skill set, an additional shift or two per week might be spent leading hikes, transporting guests in passenger vans, helping with landscaping, and more. Required Dates of Employment: 5/21/18 – 10/31/18

Wrangler with Fly Fishing and Shooting Experience- The ideal wrangler candidate will demonstrate both excellent customer service and strong horsemanship skills. Wranglers will lead rides on over 6000 acres of the working ranch, in addition to the neighboring Gallatin National Forest. Trail rides aren’t your typical nose-to-tail walking dude rides. Our guests stay for a week at a time, and they come to ride! Wranglers lead walk, trot, and lope rides, all with a heavy instruction component.
Additionally, wranglers will provide fly fishing lessons and skeet shooting instructions to our guests. Other duties will include driving guests to and from the local airport, lawn mowing, fence maintenance, and trail maintenance. Individuals with knowledge of basic veterinary care and horseshoeing skills are encouraged to apply. Ability to operate skid steers and tractors is a plus. A riding video will be required from applicants not able to join us for a riding interview, but it is not necessary to submit the video with your initial application.
Dates of Employment: 4/16/18 – 10/31/18

AM Cook – Our ideal candidate would have relevant experience as a breakfast cook as well as being enthusiastic about being an early riser. Duties include opening the kitchen, working closely with our pastry chef to produce high quality breakfast and lunch buffets for up to 50 guests and 25 staff, as well as assisting the Executive Chef in the creative process. Understanding of kitchen safety and sanitation is a must.
Dates of Employment: 5/22/18 – 10/31/18

Sous Chef – Duties include assisting our Executive Chef in all aspects of kitchen management including, but not limited to, ordering and receiving, inventory management, scheduling, and menu planning. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for food, a willingness to be a big part of the creative process, as well as being a natural leader with a positive attitude. Prior experience in this role is a must.
Dates of Employment: 5/14/18-10/31/18

Pastry Chef – Our ideal candidate will have prior experience as well as being an enthusiastic early riser. Duties will include opening the kitchen, working with our AM cooks to ensure quality and timeliness of breakfast and lunch service, as well as preparing and baking all pastries, breads, and desserts as needed for each shift. Knowledge of recipes, large scale production, and the ability to efficiently manage time is an absolute must
Dates of Employment: 5/7/18 – 10/31/18

Dining room manager- oversees all front of house operations. The Ideal candidate will have a passion for food and beverage as well as a desire and aptitude for training new staff. This role will work closely with the Executive Chef with ordering, meal setups, and overall guest experience in regards to food and beverage. Prior experience in a supervisory role and a friendly and positive demeanor is a must.
Dates of Employment: 5/22/18 – 10/31/18

Line cooks – will assist the Executive Chef in preparing and executing lunch and dinner for up to 50 guests and 25 staff. Lunches will consist of an ever-changing buffet focusing on fresh ingredients. Dinners will range from a weekly BBQ to plated 4 course fine dining meals focusing on seasonality and farm to table ingredients. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for food and a desire to assist in the creative process. Prior experience as well as knowledge of kitchen safety and sanitation is a must.
Dates of Employment: 5/22/18 – 10/31/18

Throughout the year, our staff will give back to the communities in which they live and work — through their physical involvement, personal philanthropy and through grants made to non-profit organizations. The team will be given opportunities for rewarding volunteer work in both Park County and Gallatin County.

West Creek Ranch is bordered by the Yellowstone River, Gallatin National Forest and only 22 miles from Yellowstone National Park.

If you are available to work the entire season (May 21st-October 31st), Please send a complete Resume with current references and a cover letter mentioning the top 2 positions that you are interested in.

Email to: [email protected]