Ranch Management Team needed in NE Wyoming – Individual or Couples welcome

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Sweetgrass at Thunderbasin

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Location
Weston, WY
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Competitive
Date Posted
July 19, 2021
Housing Offered
Yes
Experience
2-5 yrs

5,600 Acre private ranch in NE Wyoming Black Hills in search of Individual or Couple to support ranch projects and operations. Limited commercial property activations expected seasonally – Spring, Summer, and Fall to include: upland bird hunting (Fall), family reunions, small corporate retreats, and hunting groups. Property amenities include: 10 stand sporting clays course, 5-stand shotgun, handgun and 250-yard rifle ranges, equestrian center, ATV trails, hiking trails, warm-water fishing, limited seasonal livestock operations with Cattle and Bison, farm to table gardening & beekeeping.

Desirable ranch management team will be supported by additional staff (full-time and/or seasonal) to fulfill the necessities of the ranch operations.

Compensation: competitive and appropriate to experience and depth of capabilities; plus housing, utilities, paid vacation and negotiable opportunities (ie personal horse boarding)

Employment: Full Time, but can expect three-season seasonality with winter (Dec – Feb) providing the greatest opportunity for extended periods of time off; job will require nights and weekends during prime season (Fall) and during property activations. (Spring, Summer, Fall)

General Attributes:

  • Farm and Ranch Experience
  • Chemistry with Owners
  • Long Term Intentions
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Leadership & Management Skills- ability to hire and supervise & support full time and seasonal employees & contractors
  • Strong work ethic, follow through and willingness to work long hours as required (changes seasonally)
  • Positive Attitude
  • Comfortable in Western terrain and weather
  • Time management skills, ability to work independently and with owners on large decisions
  • Valid Driver’s license, and ability to be insured
  • Capable of passing a background check and/or drug screening
  • Physically fit
  • Spanish speaking a bonus, but not required

Business Skills:

  • Basic Computer skills
  • Office Management
  • Record Keeping
  • –Equipment maintenance
  • –Equine records
  • –Facilities Scheduled maintenance
  • –Vendor lists and schedules (HVAC, IT, Plumbing, Electrical, etc.)
  • –Equipment titling & registration as scheduled
  • Vendor Management
  • Equipment maintenance supervision
  • Maintaining records for accountant, budgeting
  • Additional duties as appropriate

Animal Husbandry (either as primary role or manage responsible parties):

  • Equine Management
  • –Daily Care
  • –Training
  • –Trail ride guiding
  • –Tack maintenance
  • Chicken Coop
  • Cattle and Bison grazing seasonally
  • Pheasants

Hunting and Shooting Sports (either as primary roll or help manage responsible parties):

  • Experience with Upland bird hunting
  • Guides, dogs, pheasant management
  • Predator control
  • Wildlife management & habitat improvements
  • Sporting clays experience & course maintenance
  • Handgun & Rifle experience & course maintenance
  • Archery experience & course maintenance

Gardening, Farming & Landscaping (experience preferred, but not required, desire to learn and support – required):

  • Culinary Garden support
  • Orchard Maintenance support
  • Greenhouse maintenance support
  • Apiary experience (beekeeping)
  • Farming – soil health, planting & management (wildlife habitat, not food crops)
  • Landscaping & grounds maintenance – mowing, weed-eating, weeding, planting, fertilizing, pond health, etc.
  • Irrigation experience a huge plus

Hospitality & Property Management:

  • Guest Relations – experienced in hospitality or willing to learn about providing a high-end experience for property guests; friends, family of owners, and a dozen or so groups per year (we are NOT operating the property as a hotel or B&B)
  • Housekeeping and light maintenance for homes, cabins, and improvements
  • Small group event support
  • –Experience with culinary services, managing event staff a plus, but not required (owner provides extensive experience in hospitality)
  • Provide support to existing on-site equipment and facilities manager
  • –Facilities maintenance
  • –Equipment maintenance
  • –Fencing repairs (the property is already 100% fenced)
  • –Light Construction, repairs, etc.

To apply, forward bio & resume to our email address.

Sweetgrass at Thunderbasin

Sweetgrass at Thunderbasin

Sweetgrass at Thunderbasin

Sweetgrass at Thunderbasin

Sweetgrass at Thunderbasin

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