Outside Maintenance/ Wrangler needed at Montana Dude Ranch

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Broken Arrow Lodge & Outfitters

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Alder, MT
Job Type
$85-$100 /day
Date Posted
August 19, 2020
Housing Offered
0-2 yrs

Duties include but not limited to guiding guests on horseback rides, saddling, feeding, watering, cleaning tack, stalls, and tack rooms, scooping manure, fence repair, trail maintenance, firewood cutting, and any general maintenance and carpentry.

Come and enjoy the fall in the beautiful mountains of Montana! Our family-owned guest ranch/outfitting business is seeking a mature, outgoing wrangler for the 2020 season. Position from May August late November, room, and board, gratuities.

Requires a motivated individual in good physical health who has an excellent work ethic and great communication skills to happily interact with both guests and other staff. This is a combined position to provide instruction/guiding along with regular ranch wrangler duties: gathering, feeding, saddling, horses for rides; providing instruction and guiding trail rides; caring for sick and injured horses; maintaining tack, barn area, corrals, arena, fences, trails, and ranch grounds. May also assist with game retrieval during hunting seasons.

For application and more information contact Sherry at our email, or call for more info.

Outside Maintenance

Broken Arrows Expectation of Employees:

  • Perform duties as assigned by Owners
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude and conduct yourself with integrity and in a polite, professional manner treating customers and co-workers courteously and respectfully.
  • Communicate regularly with supervisors and owners
  • Consistently be on time for work, meetings, and appointments and deliver work projects by assigned dates
  • Maintain assigned work areas in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Immediately report any safety, security, equipment and customer service problems.
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
  • Meet productivity goals and quality standards as set by management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Job planning – daily, weekly, and monthly
  • Assist with other areas as needed.
  • Install new and repairs existing fence lines, gates, corrals, cattle guards, and other structures.
  • Respond to accidents and trouble calls involving fence lines, water system, company vehicles, machinery, and mechanical equipment.
  • Transport goods including equipment, livestock and other materials.
  • May assist in wildlife program, serve as a guide for hunts, raise and/or care of animals and the facilities they inhabit.

Other Duties/Functions

  • Maintain daily work lists
  • Assist with security; report any suspicious and/or illegal activity
  • Other work-related duties as assigned.
  • Be loyal to Broken Arrow & employees

Personal Development

  • Pursue opportunities provided for professional certification as feasible.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily and be willing to train and learn additional job skills. The requirements listed below are representatives of the knowledge, skill, and or ability required.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, one (1) year of relevant experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to do the job. Valid drivers license with a good driving record, CPR & First Aid certified preferred but not required.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to make independent judgements, which have moderate impacts on the organization.
  • Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates.

Behavioral Characteristics:

  • Dependability – Job requires being reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Cooperation – Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Establishing and Maintaining interpersonal relationships – developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  • Attention to Detail – Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Self-Control – Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in difficult situations.
  • Integrity – Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Leadership – exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.

Physical Demands/working conditions

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit; and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds to occasionally 100 pounds. The employee is regularly exposed to wet/freezing conditions while working in outside weather in Southwest Montana.
  • The duties listed above are intended only to illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position in the work in similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

For application and more information contact Sherry at our email, or call for more info.

Broken Arrow Lodge & Outfitters

Broken Arrow Lodge & Outfitters

Broken Arrow Lodge & Outfitters

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