A Bar A Ranch

Join our Summer Community

The A Bar A Ranch is one of the West’s oldest and largest guest ranches. Many of our guest families have been coming here for several generations. World-class fly-fishing and horseback riding draw guests and staff from around the country and internationally. Our isolated location and family atmosphere help promote a unique sense of community among guests and staff.

View from the A Bar A Ranch, Wyoming

Our Jobs

  • Office assistant/customer service
  • Housekeeper
  • Wrangler
  • Fishing Guide
  • Children's Counselor
  • Cook
  • Food service/restaurant
  • Maintenance/grounds crew
  • Shooting instructor
  • Retail store manager

Jobs in the Spotlight

Seeking Culinary Professionals (Sous Chef and Line Cook)

A Bar A Ranch - Spend the summer in the Medicine Bow Mountains, along the banks of the North Platte River!

Seasonal Professional - Sous Chef

Room and Board

Room and board is provided to employees. Lodging is in bunkhouses/dormitories and employee food is family-style.


Benefits include room and board, optional 401K with company contribution, share of general tips fund, use of facilities.

Getting Here and Getting Around

The nearest airport is in Laramie, Wyoming (90 minutes away). Denver International Airport is 4 hours away. We can pick up staff members in Laramie, or you can pay for a taxi service from Denver. About half of our staff usually bring their own cars, and rides can be shared on days off, etc.

For Fun

Staff members enjoy unlimited hiking on more than one hundred thousand acres of private land and National Forest. Horseback riding and fly-fishing opportunities are exceptional, including miles of private trails and private river and stream access. Use of guest facilities including the pool, tennis courts, golf course, and shooting ranges is also permitted, with some limitations. We are located about 4 hours from Denver, 2 hours from Steamboat Springs, and 90 minutes from Laramie.

How to Apply

Our Summer 2014 application is now available! You can download it by going to this page and clicking on the link on the sidebar. Please read the information on the employment pages on our website and in the application packet before you apply.

If you are applying for a position as a wrangler, you must also include with your application a 5 to 10-minute DVD that demonstrates your ability to catch, groom, saddle, and ride a horse (walk, trot, lope, back).

Rounding up the horses. Cowgirls Rule!Copyright A Bar A Ranch, photo by Kathy O'Day

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Season: Summer

Housing: Bunkhouse and Dorms

Staff Size: 90 - 100

Age Requirement: 19

Location: Wyoming