Seasonal Ranch Positions (Horseback Rider, Irrigator, Cook) Available near Steamboat Springs, Colorado

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Focus Ranch

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Slater, CO
Job Type
Full Time
DOE - monthly and bonus upon completion
Date Posted
May 22, 2022
Housing Offered
2-5 yrs

Focus Ranch is located 50 miles west of Steamboat Springs, Colorado and 30 miles east of Baggs, Wyoming. Half the ranch is in Wyoming and the other half in Colorado. The Little Snake River runs for about 2 miles through the ranch. We are now primarily a working cattle ranch. Historically, Focus Ranch operated as a guest ranch since the late 1930’s until 2020 and a member of the Dude Ranch Association. We no longer take guests. We hire a staff of about 7.

Positions currently available are: experienced horseback rider; irrigator; cook

Qualifications for each role:

Horseback Rider– experienced rider who will be able to improve all-around performance and dependability of horses that need extra training. Our horses are all broke and the training comes while riding them and doing cattle work.

Irrigator: We flood irrigate about 900 acres of grass land and put up a small amount of hay. The irrigator will be responsible for flood irrigating the different lands in a pasture by moving and setting canvas dams. An ATV is used for the job.

Cook: Prepares 3 meals per day for staff and a few guests from time to time. Meals are home-cooked with fresh breads, desserts, vegetables. Recipes available. Important to have good foundation for cooking, organizational skills, clean and safety minded, and can work well with others.

Positions are available now and ending dates flexible based on seasonal needs and position. Typically late August to October 1st. If interested and feel this might be a good fit, we would love to hear from you to further discuss the opportunity.

No pets allowed. No housing available for families.

Vehicle is optional and encouraged.

All employees of Focus Ranch must be current on their Covid vaccines and booster by the start date. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Benefits: We provide housing, home-cooked meals, WiFi connection, laundry services and more. The pay depends on experience and includes a monthly salary and a bonus at the end of the season. Days off: 1.5/week.

To apply:

Complete application on website:

or fill out application here & email to us:

No interviews will be done over the phone without an application as we cannot answer or ask questions without having your information on hand.

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Focus Ranch - Cattle in May

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