Ranch Manager needed at Privately-owned Hunting Ranch near San Antonio, Texas

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El Tesoro

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Charlotte, TX
Job Type
Full Time
Industry leading base salary
Date Posted
February 18, 2022
Housing Offered
10+ yrs

Position Summary:

El Tesoro Ranch is seeking an experienced full-time Ranch Manager to live onsite and manage the ranch year round. The position reports directly to the ranch owners and is responsible for managing the overall operation of the ranch that results in a world-class guest experience.

Excellent benefit and compensation package is provided for the Ranch Manager including an on-site house, industry leading base salary depending on experience, ranch vehicle or vehicle allowance, cell phone allowance, excellent insurance package (health, dental, vision, disability), 401(k) retirement plan, and PTO (Paid-Time Off).

Ranch Description:

El Tesoro Ranch is a 5,000 acre privately owned hunting ranch that is situated in Atascosa County approximately 12 miles south of Charlotte, Texas and approximately 60 miles south of San Antonio, Texas. The ranch is primarily used for the entertainment and enjoyment of the owners, their families, friends, clients and employees. The ranch does not offer commercial hunting.

El Tesoro offers a beautiful 15,000+ square foot lodge that faces a large stocked lake and offers beautiful views of the ranch. It has many amenities with a breathtaking trophy room and many sitting areas for comfort and conversation. The main lodge has accommodations for up to 20 people.

The main attraction of the ranch is trophy whitetail deer hunting. El Tesoro has a comprehensive whitetail breeding operation to support the expectations of a world-class hunting operation. It includes many food plots with irrigation system to encourage quality growth.

The ranch also offers other hunting opportunities including several species of exotic animals, varmints and hogs, quail, dove and duck hunting at its best. It also offers an abundance of fine fishing at numerous locations on the ranch, as well as numerous clay pigeon machines for shotgunning, and a first class shooting range for pistols and long-range shooting opportunities.

El Tesoro includes a private airstrip to accommodate air travel to and from the ranch.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must have a Safety mindset / culture
  • Needs to be available 24/7 as needed for the owners and guests
  • Must have experience managing a large hunting lodge that hosts many different groups throughout the year. Experience in the hospitality and/or outdoor recreation industry is a plus
  • Excellent leadership and guest service skills
  • Excellent communication skills – ownership, guests, employees, suppliers and vendors
  • Capability to host and support guests with a user friendly personality
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving ability
  • Competent computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Working knowledge of septic, well, electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems

Position Duties/Responsibilities (included but not limited to):

  • Oversee and manage all ranch operations including safety, property, facilities, wildlife/hunting, employees and guest experience
  • Manage existing ranch employees including lodge and field employees (The existing field team includes a Habitat Manager that has oversight of two experienced habitat support team members along with interns; The existing lodge team includes three full time employees that support the kitchen, meal preparation, and housekeeping)
  • Develop and manage annual budget
  • Manage all outside suppliers and vendors
  • Support and help coordinate all scheduled visits to the ranch
  • Meet with ranch guests to provide an overview and orientation of activities available during their stay
  • Oversight of all meal planning including procurement and inventory management of food and beverage (including liquor).
  • Develop and manage a maintenance and housekeeping program for the main lodge and all other housing facilities that will ensure all facilities remain in top working order and have a high level of cleanliness for each guest experience
  • Attain training needed to improve and keep up with the needs of the ranch
  • Support ranch guests in use of property during frequent and regular presence on site, including assistance with grocery shopping, and other tasks relating to use and enjoyment of the ranch including all entertainment the ranch offers

Forward you resume to our email address; or visit website link & apply: https://careers-cajunusa.icims.com/jobs/8944/ranch-manager—el-tesoro/job

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