Dude Ranch Jobs

Join the Paradise Team

Please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in joining our amazing team for the 2021 summer season.

Would you like to spend your summer at one of the finest Dude Ranches in the West? Not only is Paradise a great place to vacation, but it is also a tremendous place to work -"Where good friends and memories are made". Many of our summer crew create friendships that last a lifetime. Be aware that working on a Dude Ranch is not easy. The hours can be long and we do require that all of our crew be willing to pitch in where needed. That being said, if you are hired and commit yourself, you will gain a tremendous sense of self-accomplishment and have a lot of FUN at the same time. Please take note that that we do require that you send us a short cover letter about yourself as well as a photo so that we can put a face to a name. In addition, if you are not available until August 16th, the last day of our family weeks, please do not send us an application. Lastly, when you are ready to send us your materials, don't forget to hit the submit button! We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Guides

Naturalist/Hiking Guide

We are looking for an avid hiker that has a passion for sharing natural history, wildlife, and flora and fauna knowledge with others. They should be a self-starter who can generate excitement in the ranch hiking program. Some trail and landscaping work will be required in between hikes.

Fishing Guide

Looking for an avid fly fisherman with guiding experience. Must be outgoing and have the ability to promote the ranch fishing program. Some retail experience helpful. They should have the ability to not only fish well but to also teach beginners and intermediates new skills. This is a great opportunity for the right self-starter.

Wrangling

Wrangler

Looking for hardworking, enthusiastic, responsible horsemen and horsewomen. Must have strong people skills and substantial horse experience. They should be versatile and open-minded enough to take part in other jobs related to the ranch as well as ranch activities.

Packers

Packer

Should have all of the wrangler attributes as well as substantial packing experience. Camp cooking and fly fishing skills are a definite plus. Should have experience with teams as well as pack strings and be good with kids and teenagers.

Assistant Packer

Should have all of the wrangler attributes as well as packing experience. Camp cooking and fly fishing skills are a definite plus.

Kids Program

Supervisor

Must be patient, responsible, and able to watch over and plan activities for large groups of children.

Housekeeping

Housekeeper

Responsible for the cleanliness of our cabins, recreation room, laundry room, and French Creek Saloon. We need people that are detail-oriented and hardworking in this position. Help with wait staff and children's dinners two nights a week. Must be willing to fill in for other positions as needed.

Kitchen

Chef

Should have substantial line cooking experience. We feature hearty ranch cuisine with a gourmet flair. Pantry and prep experience a definite plus. Looking for a team-oriented individual to fit in with our talented kitchen team and wait staff.

Prep Cook/ Sous Chef

Should have substantial line cooking experience. We feature hearty ranch cuisine with a gourmet flair. Pantry and prep experience a definite plus. Looking for a team-oriented individual to fit in with our talented kitchen team and wait staff.

Maintenance

Ranch Maintenance

Some electrical, plumbing, mechanical, irrigation, carpentry and general fix-it knowledge required. Must be organized and capable of keeping good maintenance records.

Wait Staff

Waitress

This position requires strong customer service orientation. Previous wait experience helpful but not required.

Bartender

Previous bartending experience helpful but not required. Must have strong people skills, be organized and of course be a team player.

Employee Application

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If you aren't able to upload documents using this form, you can also print your information and mail to:

Clay Miller
Paradise Guest Ranch 
282 Hunter Creek Road 
Buffalo, WY 82834