employment

DUDE RANCH JOBS

We are always looking for new members of our True Ranch Collection team including off-site and on-ranch employees. Our collection includes seasonal and year-round ranches with positions that can move from ranch to ranch; or seasonal or part-time work may be available at our dude ranches in Arizona and Montana. Current dude ranch job openings are listed below. 

Interested in a dude ranch job? Email us your resume and a cover letter to info@trueranchcollection.com.

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

TYPE OF WORK: Year-Round

DATES: ASAP

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The True Ranch Collection is looking for a year-round Chef for multiple historic guest ranches. Our ranches host a maximum of about 30-60 guests at a time, depending on the ranch. This position has the potential to work at multiple locations within our collection throughout the year depending on seasonality and need. This position will start at one of our ranches in Southern Arizona and move to the Circle Bar Guest Ranch in Montana for the summer season.

Must have reliable transportation. Room and board included in compensation.

Duties include:

-Manage kitchen staff

-Food and supply ordering

-Prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner

-Create weekly menus

-Accommodate special dietary needs of our guests

Our hospitality management group, True Ranch Services, manages four dude ranches in Southern Arizona and one in Montana. The historic ranches in the True Ranch Collection are unique and authentic guest ranches in some of the West’s best country.

To apply, please send an email with your resume to info@trueranchcollection.com

LOCATION: Circle Bar Guest Ranch — Utica, Montana

TYPE OF WORK: Seasonal

DATES: Late May through Early October

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The True Ranch Collection is looking for an experienced fishing and shooting guide for seasonal work at our Montana guest ranch, the Circle Bar Ranch (Utica, MT). This team member will manage the rifle range and all fishing activities on the ranch. This position could have the opportunity to continue year-round as an Activities Guide at one of our Arizona dude ranches; however it is not a requirement for employment seasonally at the Circle Bar.

The Circle Bar is located in the heart of Charlie Russell Country in Central Montana, about an hour and a half from Great Falls. Our dude ranch guests have access to many activities during their stay including horseback riding, sport shooting, UTV Tours, hiking, fly fishing and more.

FLY FISHING MANAGER

-Teach fly fishing fundamentals to guests (ages and experience levels will vary) within the regulations of the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Dept.

-Lead fishing excursions on and off ranch property

SPORT SHOOTING MANAGER

-Instruct guests how to safely operate 20-guage and 12-guage shotguns, .22 long rifles and bows for archery

-Maintain shooting range and keep inventory of supplies

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

-Assist in other ranch activity assignments including but not limited to: fat tire bike tours, hiking, archery

-Emphasize safety and thorough instruction during all guest activities

-Perform administrative activities relative to each activity

-Maintain Trading Post (outdoor equipment storage) appearance, equipment and supplies

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

-Extensive experience with fly fishing, tackle and techniques

-Ability to instruct guests in a safe and professional manner

-Remain calm under pressure and have the ability to adjust efficiently to last-minute changes

-Valid driver’s license

-Montana Guide License (True Ranch Service will arrange for the right applicant to have a Montana Guide License through our relationship with a licensed Montana outfitter)

Meals included. Housing available.

The historic ranches in the True Ranch Collection are unique and authentic guest ranches in some of the West’s best country. The Circle Bar Ranch is in the heart of Charlie Russell country in Central Montana, about 1.5 hours from Great Falls.

Interested applicants, please email your resume to info@trueranchcollection.com.

LOCATION:  Kay El Bar Guest Ranch — Wickenburg, AZ

TYPE OF WORK: Year-Round or Seasonal

DATES: ASAP

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We’re looking for individuals immediately available to work through the end of our winter/spring season at Kay El Bar Guest Ranch in Wickenburg, Arizona. This position has potential to continue on as a part of our team for the summer season at the Circle Bar Guest Ranch in Montana.

Immediate start date available at Kay El Bar and will run approximately through May.

We’re looking for hardworking new members of our housekeeping staff to help with cleaning guest rooms and common areas; and assist in the kitchen and with serving meals. We are a small staff looking for someone who will be a team player and able to step in where needed.

Duties Include but are not limited to:

-Cleaning and servicing guest rooms

-Vacuuming, dusting, cleaning

-Cleaning of common areas (lodge, office, pool/hot tub area)

-Laundry and maintenance of laundry room

-Preparation of dining areas for meals

-Meal Service and clearing tables after meals

-Assist with meal prep as needed

-Wash dishes as needed

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

-Ability to follow instructions in English

-Ability to plan work in order of importance for guest arrivals/meal times

-Ability to adjust to last-minute changes

-Attention to detail

Meals included. Housing available.

The historic ranches in the True Ranch Collection are unique and authentic guest ranches in some of the West’s best country. Kay El Bar Guest Ranch is an intimate, historic ranch in Wickenburg, Arizona, just over an hour outside of Phoenix.

Interested applicants, please email your resume to info@trueranchcollection.com.

LOCATION: Rancho de la Osa – Sasabe, AZ

TYPE OF WORK: Seasonal or Year-Round

DATES: ASAP

JOB DESCRIPTION

True Ranch Services is looking for a Ranch Project Manager to oversee and manage major renovation at the historic Rancho de la Osa in Sasabe, Arizona. This position has the potential to be seasonal work or continue in the form of long-standing employment overseeing maintenance, construction and renovation projects at all of our dude ranch properties in Arizona and Montana.

Duties include but are not limited to:

-Supervising all construction and renovation projects to take place over the summer of 2022.

-Schedule and oversee daily operations as part of ranch maintenance and renovation

-Assist with hiring of labor/tradesmen for renovation projects

-Acquire necessary materials when needed, labor and equipment for renovation

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

-General contractor skills required

-Management/supervisory experience in a similar position

-Knowledge of plumbing, electrical and mechanical codes

-Personal transportation required. The ranch is 1.5 hours from Tucson.

Housing available. Compensation commensurate with skills and experience.

The historic ranches in the True Ranch Collection are unique and authentic guest ranches in some of the West’s best country. Rancho de la Osa is located along the U.S.-Mexico border in high desert grasslands, about 1.5 hours from Tucson.

Interested applicants please email your resume to info@trueranchcollection.com.

LOCATION: Rancho de la Osa — Sasabe, AZ and other True Ranch Collection properties

TYPE OF WORK: Full-Time

DATES: ASAP 

JOB DESCRIPTION

True Ranch Services is looking for a Ranch Maintenance Superintendent to facilitate maintenance, landscaping and repair of ranch property at the historic Rancho de la Osa Guest Ranch. This job has the opportunity to work at our other True Ranch Collection properties on an as-needed basis. Day-to-day maintenance, plus tasks related to planned summer renovation of the ranch will be included in this position.

General maintenance skills required, including but not limited to:

-drywalling

-minor electrical

-plumbing

-painting

The right candidate will be able to adapt quickly to changing priorities and problems and have their own transportation.

Housing available. $20 per hour plus lodging.

The historic ranches in the True Ranch Collection are unique and authentic guest ranches in some of the West’s best country. Rancho de la Osa is located along the U.S.-Mexico border in high desert grasslands, about 1.5 hours from Tucson.

Interested applicants, please email your resume to info@trueranchcollection.com.

LOCATION:  Tombstone Monument Ranch — Tombstone, AZ

TYPE OF WORK: Year-Round

DATES: ASAP

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Tombstone Monument Ranch  is looking for experienced and qualified Wranglers to join our team. Ample horse experience and riding skills are required. Applicants must be hard working with good people skills.

We’re looking for individuals immediately available to work at our dude ranch, just 2.5 miles outside the Wild West town of Tombstone, Arizona.

Immediate start date available.

Duties Include but are not limited to:

-Leading or dragging ranch trail rides

-Ensure safety of guests and livestock on guided trail rides

-Feeding, grooming and tacking horses

-Clean up of corral area and stalls

-Ability to adjust to short-notice changes

Meals included. Position open immediately.

The historic ranches in the True Ranch Collection are unique and authentic guest ranches in some of the West’s best country. Tombstone Monument Ranch sits in the high desert of southern Arizona, just outside of the historic cowboy town of Tombstone, Arizona.

To apply, please email your resume to info@trueranchcollection.com.

All interested applicants please email your resume to info@trueranchcollection.com.