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Our operation is larger than most guest ranches in our area so our staff can reach close to 70 employees for our peak  summer season. We run a full service lodging, conference, dining, horse, and fishing operation which allows for many varied positions. Most positions are summer season only and run May - October (varies by position); though a few run year round. 

 

    Food & Beverage - Banquets

  • Summer Banquet Server

    Food & Beverage - Banquets

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Set up & breakdown of dining room or banquet facilities including dishware, glassware, silverware, linens, tables and other amenities according to Dining Room Manager or Event Coordinator’s direction
    • Maintains clean tables & service area
    • Know the menu for dining room or the banquet function served and be able to explain the major ingredients and preparation methods
    • Performs side work
    • Uses a cash register of point of sale system as needed

    Preferred Skills:

    • Two years of experience as a server in fine dining and/or banquet facility.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and written, in English.
    • Excellent hospitality skills.
    • Ability to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds at a time.
    • Ability to perform various activities such as constant standing, walking, frequent bending, reaching, kneeling and squatting.
    • Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to work well in a noisy environment as well as with people in a team environment.
    • Ability to function in a fast paced environment, under short time constraints, and within established deadlines.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including extended hours, weekends and holidays
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  • Flyfishing

  • Summer Flyfishing Instructor

    Flyfishing

    This person mans our small retail fly shop and also instructs our fly fishing casting lessons on our private stocked pond. This position is hourly. Great position for fly-fishing enthusiast who is not a licensed guide. (We don’t require that as we are not an outfitter and do not take any guided trips on the rivers- only instruction on our private stocked pond!). Great seasonal position - ideally can work through season of June - early October.

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  • Food & Beverage - Front of House

  • Barista - Summer Season

    Food & Beverage - Front of House

    The 320 Guest Ranch, and more specifically Buffalo Horn Cafe, is searching for an engaging, courteous Barista who is passionate about food and beverage preparation and education. The barista will great customers, answer their questions, take orders and accept payments, and prepare and serve food and drinks. You will also maintain a clean ad well-stocked workspace and dining area, update displays, and continuously expand your knowledge of food and beverage quality controls, preparation methods, and presentation.

    To succeed as a barista, you should be committed to providing excellent service. You should be positive, friendly, knowledgeable, and polite. 

    Responsibilities

    • Welcoming customers, informing them about specials or new items, answering questions, and accepting orders and payments.
    • Preparing foods, such as sandwiches or baked goods, and grinding and blending coffee beans, brewing coffee and tea, and serving items to customers.
    • Cleaning and restocking work and dining area, emptying trash, and sanitizing equipment and utensils.
    • Learning about brewing methods, beverage blends, and food preparation techniques to improve food quality.
    • Updating signage and displays to attract customers.
    • Taking inventory and replenishing items in display cases, at tables, or behind the counter.
    • Working as part of a fun, high-energy team.
    • Adhering to all food safety regulations and quality controls.

    Requirements

    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Experience in food and beverage preparation or customer service preferred but willing to train the right individual.
    • Willingness to continue learning about food and beverage preparation.
    • Exceptional listening and communication skills.
    • Ability to walk, bend, and stand for extended periods.
    • A polite, engaging personality.
    • Commitment to customer satisfaction and service excellence.
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  • Bartender - Winter Season and Year Round

    Food & Beverage - Front of House

    The 320 Guest Ranch, and more specifically McGill's Restaurant and Saloon, is looking for a professional, high-energy Bartender with excellent communication skills to serve classic cocktails and exciting new beverages to our customers. The bartender will greet customers, learn about their preferences, answer questions, recommend menu items, and prepare and serve beverages and food. You will also up-sell items, create recipes, utilize proper equipment and ingredients, and handle basic cleaning duties.

    To succeed as a Bartender, you should have a neat appearance and engaging, friendly personality. You should be efficient, observant, knowledgeable, and personable.

    Responsibilities

    • Welcoming customers, reading and listening to people to determine drink preferences, making recommendations, and taking drink orders.
    • Planning drink menus and informing customers about new beverages and specials.
    • Selecting and mixing ingredients, garnishing glasses, and serving beverages to customers.
    • Checking identification to ensure customers are the legal age to purchase alcohol.
    • Taking inventory and ordering supplies to ensure bar and tables are well-stocked.
    • Adhering to all food safety and quality regulations.
    • Handling cash, credit, and debit card transactions, ensuring charges are accurate and returning correct change to patrons, balancing the cash register.
    • Maintaining a clean work and dining area by removing trash, cleaning tables, and polishing glasses.

    Requirements

    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • Additional education, training, certificates, or experience may be required.
    • Must be 18 years of age or older.
    • Available to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
    • Positive, engaging personality and professional appearance.
    • Basic math and computer skills.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Strong task and time management abilities.
    • Eye for detail and understanding of drink mixing tools and techniques.
    • Ability to stand, walk, bend, etc., for extended periods, and lift up to 25 libs.
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  • Host - Summer Season and Year Round

    Food & Beverage - Front of House

    We are a busy restaurant and have an open role for Hostess. You will greet guests as they enter and show them to their table or waiting area. You will also engage with guests to ensure their meal is as good as it should be, and bus tables. To do well in this role you should be comfortable standing for long periods and managing a very busy shift.

    Responsibilities

    • Greeting guests as they enter, and putting them on a waiting list as necessary.
    • Providing guests with menus and answering any initial questions.
    • Seating guests at tables or in waiting areas.
    • Assigning guests to tables they prefer, while keeping table rotation in mind so that servers receive the right number of customers.
    • Engaging with guests to ensure they’re happy with food and service.
    • Responding to complaints and helping to resolve them.
    • Answering phone calls, taking reservations, and answering questions.
    • Knowledge of the menu.
    • Helping out with other positions in the restaurant as needed.
    • Providing great customer service.

    Requirements

    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Ability to provide top notch customer service in a fast-paced environment.
    • A positive attitude and ability to work well under pressure with all restaurant staff.
    • Does high-quality work while unsupervised.
    • Able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.
    • Willing to follow instructions and ask questions for clarification if necessary.
    • Able to operate a reservation system.
    • Able to work in a busy restaurant.
    • Restaurant experience a plus.
    Apply Now
  • Server - Summer Season and Year Round

    Food & Beverage - Front of House
    • Set up & breakdown of the dining room or banquet facilities including dishware, glassware, silverware, linens, tables and other amenities according to Dining Room Manager or Event Coordinator’s direction
    • Maintains clean tables & service area
    • Know the menu for the dining room or the banquet function served and be able to explain the major ingredients and preparation methods
    • Performs side work
    • Uses a cash register of point of sale system as needed
       

    Preferred Skills:

    • Two years of experience as a server in fine dining and/or banquet facility.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and written, in English.
    • Excellent hospitality skills.
    • Ability to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds at a time.
    • Ability to perform various activities such as constant standing, walking, frequent bending, reaching, kneeling and squatting.
    • Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to work well in a noisy environment as well as with people in a team environment.
    • Ability to function in a fast paced environment, under short time constraints, and within established deadlines.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including extended hours, weekends and holidays
    Apply Now
  • Food & Beverage - Kitchen

  • Line Cook

    Food & Beverage - Kitchen

    Working closely with our chef, daily skills could include proper rotation of product, ability to prep and ensuring quality of meals prepared, sharing line duties as well as working solo, and an all around knowledge of cooking, prepping & knife work. Must be strong on the grill and sauté. A flexible schedule is also a must as you have the potential to work morning and/or evening shifts.

    Job Requirements:

    • Culinary background 
    • At least 2 years of experience working in a kitchen
    • Hands on experience with breakfast & dinner
    • Knowledge of cooking, prepping & knife work
    • History of grill work
    • Flexible Schedule
    • Ability to cook food
    • Service oriented attitude and good listening/communication skills
    • Baking abilities are helpful
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  • Prep Cook

    Food & Beverage - Kitchen

    Working closely with our chef, daily skills could include proper rotation of product, ability to prep from lists  and recipes, working solo, and an all around knowledge of cooking, prepping & knife work.  We are a 100% scratch kitchen so must know how to cook scratch food. A flexible schedule is also a must as you have the potential to work morning and/or evening shifts.

    Job Requirements:

    • Culinary background 
    • Hands on experience with breakfast & dinner
    • Knowledge of cooking, prepping & knife work
    • Flexible Schedule
    • Ability to cook scratch food
    • Service oriented attitude and good listening/communication skills
    • Baking abilities are helpful
    Apply Now
  • Guest Services

  • Customer Service Agent - Summer Season and Year Round Positions

    Guest Services

    Our customer service agent is the first person that guests will meet when arriving at 320 Ranch. They are a key member of the hospitality team here. It is their responsibility to greet guests, assist with the check in process, register the guests, let them know about on-ranch activities and amenities. Customer Service Agents are also responsible for verifying credit cards, balancing accounts, and securing payment for any on-ranch activities or room charges. Customer Service Agents will need to have a working knowledge of how to operate a PC, and will use a reservation software daily to take new reservations, change existing reservations, and occasionally cancel reservations.  

    Customer Service Agents are also a key part of the team by providing guests with knowledge about the area. We encourage our agents to get out and explore Big Sky and Yellowstone!

    Apply Now
  • Event Coordinator

    Guest Services

    320 Guest Ranch is a historical Montana guest ranch founded in 1898. Situated between Yellowstone Park and Big Sky Ski Resort, 320 Guest Ranch is where adventurers come to connect with the beauty and spirit of the west. The ranch offers ‘stay here’ , ‘play here’ and ‘gather here’ type of experiences that honor the rich history of Montana and celebrate a pioneering spirit through lodging, food, and activities. We are a premier wedding destination and offer opportunities for guests to horseback ride, fly-fish, and connect in new ways.

    Role Specifics

    This is a seasonal position with the opportunity to extend into full time.

    Key Skills:

    Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills

    • Ability to problem solve in real time
    • Ability to modify templates to meet customer inquiries

    Administrative Skills:

    • Ability to navigate various software programs with ease and problem solve as needed
    • Block Space for 320 Ranch Events & Series Business in Amadeus & RoomMaster
    • Make Group check in packets
    • Create Banquet Event Orders
    • Prepare function sheet for Weekly Managers Meeting to let everyone know what events are taking place
    • Input rooming list for all groups

    Catered Event/Coordination Skills:

    • Supervise all phases of all type of banquet functions
    • Coordinate activity on a daily basis
    • Banquet captain should also oversee banquet event and ensure that all service standards, departmental policies are followed by banquet staffs
    • Act as a single point of contact with the banquet host during the banquet function

    Excellent Communication Skills

    • Work with clients to deliver experiences that ensure guests connect with the beauty and spirit of the west, and enhance guest’s experience of all things related to their 320 Guest Ranch experience.
    • Develop & maintain strong interpersonal relationships with 320 Management & Staff, clients, partners/vendors
    • Maintain sales email through timely response & forwarding as appropriate.

    Team Player Skills:

    • Support Guest Experience on ranch: Shepherd group activities; Prepare luggage lists; Ensure correct billing or rooms and incidentals, Celebrate return guest special events etc
    • Willingness to go above and beyond to deliver on our value proposition
    • Other Duties as Assigned by Venue Manager
    • Cover varied shifts as needed

    Schedule

    As the provider of boutique guest experiences, all staff are required to work weekends & evenings at times over the season. Shifts are varied and diverse. 

    Apply Now
  • Front Desk Supervisor - Summer Season and Year Round Positions

    Guest Services

    Our customer service supervisor works closely with our Front Desk Manager. They are a key member of the hospitality team here. It is their responsibility to greet guests, assist with the check in process, register the guests, let them know about on-ranch activities and amenities. Customer Service Agents are also responsible for verifying credit cards, balancing accounts, and securing payment for any on-ranch activities or room charges. Customer Service Agents will need to have a working knowledge of how to operate a PC, and will use a reservation software daily to take new reservations, change existing reservations, and occasionally cancel reservations.  In addition to performing roles of Customer Service Agent, they will assist with taking On-Call shifts when the office is closed, be a member of leadership for support of the team, and other supportive roles under the Front Desk Manager.

    Apply Now
  • Housekeeping

  • Room Attendant - Summer Season and Year Round

    Housekeeping

    Room Attendants are critically important to ensuring a consistent, high-quality guest experience. Our primary goal is to provide our guests with exemplary, memorable service with maximum efficiency, consistent professionalism, and positive energy. You will be expected to demonstrate a high attention to detail, while meeting the high standards for individual and team performance set by the ranch and the Housekeeping Manager.

    Room Attendants maintain the overall appearance of our ranch properties. This is a physically demanding role. You will be expected to be able to regularly perform the many physical tasks that are normal part of your role. Daily responsibilities include the cleaning of guest cabins, cleaning common use areas of the ranch, processing the lost and found items, turning in room keys, re-stocking department vehicles and caddies, preparing clean linen bags for the following workday, and other duties as assigned by the Housekeeping Leadership Team.

    Applicants should be able to interact with guests in a professional, friendly, and helpful manner. The preferred applicant is self-motivated, self-disciplined, with an outgoing, positive, upbeat personality which helps them to be an excellent team player. Applicants must be able to lift weights up to and including 50 lbs. Applicants must be able to stand for long periods up to and including (5) five hours. Prior commercial housekeeping experience is preferred, but not required, as training will be provided.

    The compensation package includes hourly rate, plus tip pooling, plus additional incentives based on individual performance.

    Apply Now
  • Maintenance

  • Groundskeeper - Summer Season

    Maintenance

    The 320 Ranch is a large campus including 320 acres and over 90 buildings that include guest cabins, common areas, meeting spaces, a restaurant and dining room, employee housing and more.  The maintenance and groundskeeping crew are an integral part of the team that help maintain guest satisfaction. 

    Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Mowing, edging, and trimming of lawns
    • Keeps all public areas free of trash & debris
    • May be asked to fell trees and block firewood
    • Trim and Maintain bushes, mulch, and landscaping
    • Occasionally may be asked to drive guest shuttle to various places around Big Sky
    • Assist with luggage delivery and pick up 
    • May be asked to help with banquet set up and tear down
    • Moving picnic tables for events
    • Help with set up and tear down of sprinkling systems
    • Maintains flower boxes throughout the property
    • Maintenance and cleaning of all lawn equipment
    • Other duties as assigned

    Requirements: 

    • Pleasant demeanor with ability to smile.
    • Ability to handle internal and external clients with high degree of tolerance, diplomacy, and tact.
    • Ability to kneel, bend, carry, walk, stoop, climb, and lift items, in addition to possessing manual skills.
    • Knowledge of lawn equipment maintenance - especially cleaning mowers, changing blades, oil changes, spark plugs, etc
    • Ability to lift 75 lbs
    • Knowledge of chainsaw operation a plus; not required 
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  • Maintenance Worker - Year Round and Seasonal

    Maintenance

    **PLEASE NOTE: This position includes a start date prior to May. All positions for Groundskeeping/Maintenance for Summer 2022 have been filled.

    The 320 Ranch is a large campus including 320 acres and over 90 buildings that include guest cabins, common areas, meeting spaces, a restaurant and dining room, employee housing and more.  The maintenance and grounds keeping crew are an integral part of the team that help maintain guest satisfaction. 

    Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Responds to guest calls in a prompt and effective manner
    • Keeps all work areas in a neat and orderly condition
    • Keeps all public areas free of trash and debris
    • Offers basic maintenance and repairs services to common areas, guest rooms, office buildings, restaurant, and banquet areas
    • Engages in flexible work schedules for appropriate shift coverage
    • Assists in construction and staining projects
    • Helps with luggage pick up and delivery
    • Occasionally may have to drive guest shuttle to places throughout Big Sky
    • May be called to help with banquet set up and breakdown
    • May help in moving picnic tables and wedding arch
    • Other duties as assigned

    Requirements: 

    • Pleasant demeanor with ability to smile.
    • Ability to handle internal and external clients with high degree of tolerance, diplomacy, and tact.
    • Ability to kneel, bend, carry, walk, stoop, climb, and lift items, in addition to possessing manual skills.
    • Commendable ability to manage stressful working situations.
    Apply Now
  • Wrangler / Barn

  • Summer Wrangler

    Wrangler / Barn

    We are looking for wranglers with guest ranch wrangling experience as well as extensive horse background. The main duty is the care and upkeep of our herd of trail and draft horses and overseeing the animals and guests on the trails. The ranch takes out thousands of trail rides in a summer and ensuring that the horses and guests are safe is priority number one along with ensuring the guests have a great ranch experience. Knowledge of driving draft horse teams is a plus.  Cleaning out stalls, feeding horses, saddling horses and going out on trail rides are part of the duties. CPR and first aid certification are required for this position. In the winter, chopping wood, stacking wood at cabins, snow removal and driving the sleigh teams are also a part of the position. If you would like to be considered for a position as a wrangler, please send us a video of your riding abilities along with your application or resume.

    Apply Now
  • Winter Sleigh Driver

    Wrangler / Barn

    The historic 320 Ranch is looking for a passionate, hard-working winter sleigh driver with an extensive horse background. The main duty is driving a draft horse team for our sleigh rides, but also cleaning out stalls, feeding horses, and saddling horses are part of the duties. Ensuring that the horses and guests are safe is priority along with ensuring the guests have a great ranch experience.

    Knowledge of driving draft horse teams required.

    Chopping wood, stacking wood at cabins, and snow removal are also apart of the position. If you would like to be considered for the position please attach your resume or give the ranch a call and ask for Marce.

    Apply Now

How to Apply

Please complete our online application.

All applicants are required to comply with I-9 employment eligibility requirements.

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