Newly retired after 30yrs in law enforcement and military service and looking to start my second career. Looking to be apart of something special on a ranch that is focused on the hunting, fishing, and shooting sports. I have spent my entire life on ranches and understand the ranch lifestyle. I have hunted and fished all over the world and have over twenty years of experience managing and guiding on an 1,800 acre ranch in Washington State. I have extensive experience in all aspects of big game, waterfowl, and upland game hunting. I also have extensive experience in all forms of fishing but my passion is fly fishing. I am a certified firearms instructor and truly enjoy teaching people to shoot, hunt, and fish.
I am mechanically inclined and have experience working on vehicles, ATV's, motorcycles, farm equipment, electrical, plumbing, and welding. I will not claim to be a mechanical expert by any means, but I can usually figure it out. I also have experience operating heavy equipment such as tractors, trackhoe, skid steer, and dozers, but far from an expert.
So, what am I looking for, well, I am looking for some sort of ranch management position where I would have the opportunity to work with owners and other team members to provide an unparalleled outdoor experience for it's customers, clients, family, or private users. I have an absolute passion for all aspects of the hunting, fishing, shooting and ranching industries and want to be apart of something that is centered around that lifestyle. I am a people person and absolutely love spending time guiding clients or teaching people about the sport. I also enjoy the marketing side of the business and working with stakeholders in order to improve the overall experience. I would prefer a situation to live on site and be apart of the daily operation. I am looking for something that is permanent and long term. Ultimately I want something that I can pour my heart and soul into and be a valued team member. I believe I possess the skills, attitude and passion to be a true asset to the right operation.
There is also a possibility that my wife would be interested in joining the team as well, if it's the right situation. I am willing to relocate to pretty much anywhere in the West/ Mid-West (MT, WY, CA, ID, SD, ND, TX, NM, AZ, UT, CO, NV, OR, NE, KS, OK), for the right situation.
Thank you for reviewing my Bio. Feel free to email me with any questions or to request a resume.
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