Wranglers & Packers Wanted for Summer/Fall Season 2016

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Circle K Ranch

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San Juan Mountains between Dolores and Telluride, CO
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January 27, 2016


Seasoned horseman/woman

Certified in at least basic 1st aid and cpr.

Knowledge of and experience teaching children and adults basic riding skills

Ability to provide leadership to a group of 12+ people on and off the trail. Giving instruction and insuring the safety of all staff, guests and horses.

Good sense of humor, outgoing personality that enjoys people.

Ability to handle an emergency in a calm and proficient manner, giving leadership under a variety of situations.

Must be a good role model, exhibiting character traits such as honesty, strong work ethic, patience, kindness and respect for others, especially those in authority.

Basic packing skills.

Knowledge of and ability to safely use chain saws and to supervise others in doing so.

Knowledge of proper trail maintenance.

Valid driver’s license with a clean record

Experience pulling trailers and hauling horses.

Ability to accept direction and correction from an authority figure with a positive and respectful attitude.

Must exhibit good judgment and common sense in regards to people and horses and their safety.

Good Physical Condition with ability to lift a minimum of 75 lb. (bag of grain, bale of hay )

Ability to supervise small children through adults, on horses

Ability to act quickly and appropriately in case of emergency

21 years of age or older
To assist in the daily health and care of our horses as well as the safety and enjoyment of our guests.


Greet our guests with a smile and express a genuine appreciation for them
Give safety and riding instruction in a clear and upbeat manner.
Match people with appropriate horses based on their size and experience.
Learn some of our local history as well as names of wild flowers, trees, etc. and share that information with our guests in an interesting manner.
Proper feeding and care of horses
Follow and enforce safety regulations
Follow all Ranch standards and guidelines
Teach basic horse skills to Guests
Maintain records of horse care, vetting, shoeing, feed, trail log, etc…
Daily Check and maintain equipment and horses, for safety and condition
Maintain tack, fences and barn area daily for safety, orderliness and cleanliness.
Be a team player, willing to help out wherever there is a need
Evaluate current season and make recommendations for following season
These are not the only duties to be assigned. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties assigned as required

Wrangler staff assist in the care of our horses and equipment, take part in leading trail rides, keep barns, fences, etc in good repair, keeping everything neat, tidy and well kept.
During the fall season, they pack clients and gear into drop camps, set up camps, pack elk and deer for clients, deliver horses to trail heads for clients.
They must possess a high level of integrity and standard of excellence.
When things are slow they use the time to work with horses that need it, keep up facilities and look beyond their immediate realm of responsibility to see how they can assist with the overall work of the ranch.
We are looking for team players with a strong work ethic and a commitment to Christian principles.
Full RV hook-ups or basic lodging, all meals + salary.
Complete application at www.ckranch.com/job-opportunities
Send resume, pictures, etc to [email protected]
Call: 970-562-3826


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