Needed for Working Cattle/Guest Ranch: Wranglers, Cook [FILLED], Guest Ranch Personnel

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Focus Ranch

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Slater, CO
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February 2, 2018

Focus Ranch is located 50 miles west of Steamboat Springs, Colorado and 30 miles east of Baggs, Wyoming. Half the ranch is in Wyoming and the other half in Colorado. The Little Snake River runs for about 2 miles through the ranch.

We are a working cattle and guest ranch, taking a small number of guests from spring to fall (22 max.), who like to have an active vacation in a peaceful, semi-remote setting. We have been a guest ranch since the late 1930’s and members of the Dude Ranch Association.

Wrangler: Must be an experienced rider and have worked with cattle; agricultural background and education a plus; responsible for saddling horses and taking guests out on rides to manage/move cattle; good communication skills, able to read a map and learn forest grazing pastures…We run about 1300 head of yearling cattle and a very small number of cows/calves.

Cook [FILLED]: Prepares 3 meals per day for staff and guests; meals are home-cooked with fresh breads, desserts, vegetables; menu and recipes are available as well as some on- site training if needed; manages kitchen and maintains food safety standards; cook must be self motivated and highly organized as well as works well with others.

Guest Ranch Personnel: Overall responsibility for tending to the needs of the guests; clean guests’ rooms daily, set tables, serve meals, wash dishes, laundry; feed barnyard animals and involve guests in participating in this activity; perform ranch maintenance, such as painting, repair work; gardening; occasional child care; if qualified to ride, will help with cattle work as needed and assist wrangler with horses and riders; occasionally help doctor livestock.

All positions include monthly salary, tips, bonus at the end of the season, 1.5 days off per week plus other benefits.

We are looking for individuals who will work as part of a team but able to function independently as well…strong work ethic and willingness to do whatever is needed to get the job done. lv ust enjoy being around people and the lifestyle of a ranch!

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