Lone Mountain Ranch

Work and Play near Yellowstone National Park!


Lone Mountain Ranch is a historic guest Ranch located in Southwest Montana  just 18 miles north of Yellowstone National Park, open for the summer and winter seasons.


Hiking at Lone Mountain Ranch

Working and living at Lone Mountain Ranch is a rewarding experience and one that many folks have enjoyed over the decades. We are committed to providing unforgettable and unique experiences with exceptional customer service to our guests and we focus those experiences on high quality adventures.

The Ranch crew consistently receives praise from our guests for their work ethic, helpfulness, great attitude, common sense and their desire to generously share their love and enthusiasm for the Ranch and its surroundings with guests.

Our Jobs

Housekeepers, Dishwashers, Cooks, Buffet and Fine Dining Servers, Bartenders, Maintenance, Office, Nordic Ski Instructors/Guides (Winter), Naturalists (Summer), Wranglers (Summer), Kids Program (Summer) and Retail Shop.

Click here for an updated list of current open positions and job descriptions.

Our Ideal Candidate

Will provide unforgettable experiences focusing on the discovery of quality adventures created through exceptional customer service.
 
We hire dynamic and personable team players. Our crew is one of our most valuable assets. Lone Mountain Ranch guests enjoy the chance to meet and get to know crew and crew are involved with the guest experience from guiding trips to joining them over meals. Excellent crew consistently provides our guests with a unique and exceptional vacation experience.

Room and Board

Limited Shared on-Ranch housing is available at a minimal cost, which is deducted from bi-weekly payroll.
Breakfast and Lunch are available at a discount rate.

Employee Perks

Friendships that last a lifetime, Competitive wages ,Tips, and joining most all activities the guests enjoy on a space available basis.

Getting Here and Getting Around

The airport in Bozeman, MT is located about one hour from the Ranch and offers daily flights on Delta, Northwest, Horizon/Alaska Airlines and United Airlines. For shopping and outings, there is a free bus service to and from Bozeman and a city service in Bozeman as well as a local Big Sky bus system. Driving to the Ranch is very scenic along Highway 191 through the Gallatin Canyon.

For Fun

On your time off you can enjoy many of the same activities our guests enjoy. Working at the Ranch provides the opportunity to discover the Yellowstone ecosystem by participating in endless recreational experiences. Horseback riding, fly fishing, hiking, canoeing, mountain biking, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, and snowshoeing are just some of the sports available in Yellowstone and the National Forests surrounding the Ranch. Crew members are welcome to join in on guest activities on a space available basis or to explore the surrounding backcountry on their own. During the winter we are serious about cross country skiing! Lone Mountain Ranch is recognized as one of North America's finest Nordic ski resorts with over 85 km of groomed trails. With our very dependable snow, the area is great for alpine skiing and snowboarding at Big Sky Ski Resort and Moonlight Basin as well as backcountry skiing.

Nordic Skiing at Lone Mountain Ranch in Montana

How to Apply

Lone Mountain Ranch is an equal opportunity employer. We make selections based on availability and skills. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age, a U.S. citizen, or hold an un-expired Employment Authorization document from the INS.

Our summer season runs from about June 1 to September 30. Hiring for summer begins in late-February. Our winter season runs from about December 5 to March 31 with hiring beginning in mid-September. Although there may be some flexibility with the dates of employment, your chances of being hired increase if you apply early and if you can work through the entire season. You may apply for more than one position. Please list your qualifications for each job position.

If Lone Mountain Ranch sounds like a place you would enjoy, just complete our printable online application available on our website. For further information or any employment questions, please send us an email or call us: 406-995-4644.

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Season: Summer and Winter

Housing: Apartments and Shared Room

Staff Size: 70 - 80

Age Requirement: 16

Location: Montana