On-site Dude Ranch Manager needed in Arizona

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True Ranch Collection - Rancho de la Osa

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Sasabe, AZ
Job Type
Full Time
Commensurate with Experience
Date Posted
December 24, 2023
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

True Ranch Services is looking for an On-Site Dude Ranch Manager to assist with all aspects of the daily operations of Rancho de la Osa, a historic Arizona dude ranch in the True Ranch Collection. This position is for Rancho de la Osa, but there may be future opportunity to work at other True Ranch Collection properties, which currently include ranches in Arizona and Montana; as well as our Pop-Up Ranch locations.

Reservations, payroll and other administrative roles are managed off-site by our central headquarters in Tucson, so the Ranch Manager role is a hospitality position on ranch to manage guest relations, staff and dude ranch hospitality operations.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Checking in and checking out new guests
  • Acting as host/hostess for Rancho de la Osa guests
  • Supervising ranch employees and determining which staff members will lead activities
  • Organizing ranch staff schedules
  • Supervising kitchen and housekeeping staff
  • Overseeing and assisting with daily tasks
  • Leading or overseeing ranch activities when appropriate or necessary
  • Helping to maintain record of ranch expenses in conjunction with True Ranch Services’ bookkeeper.
  • Assisting with housekeeping when necessary (high-volume turnovers)


  • Well-organized
  • Office management experience a plus
  • Computer skills including Excel. Some bookkeeping knowledge a plus
  • Experience in hospitality a plus
  • Ranch, or specifically guest ranch, experience a plus but not required
  • Horse experience a plus, but not required
  • Spanish speaking a plus

Housing provided. Meals included.

The historic ranches in the True Ranch Collection are unique and authentic guest ranches in some of the West’s best country: Circle Bar Guest Ranch (Utica, MT), Kay El Bar Guest Ranch (Wickenburg, AZ), Rancho de la Osa (Sasabe, AZ), Tombstone Monument Ranch (Tombstone, AZ), and Pop-Up Ranch (varied, short-term dude ranch events at historic and National Park locations). Rancho de la Osa is located along the U.S.-Mexico border in high desert grasslands, about 1.5 hours from Tucson.


The True Ranch Collection is a selection of historic dude ranches offering guests an authentic western experience. In conjunction with its historic preservation company Ranch Preservation Holdings, LLC, True Ranch is committed to maintaining the hospitality and heritage of the western dude ranches in the True Ranch Collection.
Each of the ranches in this collection have been revived for the next generation of guests; while staying true to the authenticity, identity and heritage of each ranch, and committing to keeping the hospitality and traditions of the West alive. Adventure and relaxation in unique western settings await. Learn more at: www.trueranchcollection.com.


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