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  • Guest Services Supervisor

    Guest Services
    up to $850.00 / week

    The Guest Services Supervisor (GSS) has primary responsibility for oversight of the day to day operation for the guest services operation of the ranch.

    Standards

    The GSS works within the spirit and specifics of the ranch mission, vision and principles at all times. S/he consistently exhibits and encourages the values of stewardship, learning, sense of place, mutual respect and shared vision.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    The GSS is often the first onsite contact with guests to the ranch thus the GSS has a key role in setting the tone for the ranch.

    The GSS handles a wide range of responsibilities related to the day to day guest services operation including but not limited to:

    • Training and development of guest services employees to include coaching and documentation as necessary.  Will include evaluations.
    • Daily oversight of kitchen, dining room and housekeeping operations.
    • Ensure ranch standards are being met in all areas of oversight.
    • Group check-in’s and orientation.  To include filling the primary role of “host” to the groups throughout their stay.
    • Maintain inventory as well as reorder stock/supplies as needed for all housekeeping cleaning supplies and linens.
    • Work with the Chef on menu development for each group as well as keep accurate records of group menus.
    • Perform regular inspections of guest service units between turn overs to ensure standards are met as well as inform Maintenance Foreman of any necessary issues.
    • Maintain Gift Shop stock, keep tidy, process sales and perform trimester inventories.
    • Perform guest services tasks such as housekeeping, kitchen, laundry, etc. on a regular basis during the winter season and as needed during the summer season.
    • Assist the Guest Operations Manager as needed with pre-visit coordination, preparation of guest previews, invoicing, etc.
    • Serves as point of contact for all others under the Guest Operations Manager’s oversight in her absence.

    Regular attendance and reliable availability are considered essential to successful performance of this position.

    Qualifications

    The GSS is often the first and primary on-site contact with the guests. As such, the impression and service conveyed on behalf of the ranch is critical. A warm and personable manner combined with discretion, respect, and the ability to draw a firm but not offensive line are crucial to success in this position. Clarity and precision as well as composure during chaos or crisis are essential.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The responsibilities listed above are representative of areas in which knowledge, skill and/or ability are required.  The GSS must be self-starting and self-guiding in work habits, and capable of prioritizing tasks in order to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness. The GSS must demonstrate a high level of organization and attention to detail.  Strong interpersonal and time management skills are a must as well as the ability to be flexible in adapting to periods of intense activity interspersed with quieter and more isolated periods.  Strong interpersonal, communication, and time management skills are a must. 

    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    The GSS should have the ability to listen, observe, learn and act for the ranch with an understanding of its goals.

    The GSS must have the willingness and ability to engage in sometimes highly labor-intensive work.  Good communication and social skills, a positive attitude, the ability to perform physical labor, knowledge of MS Office software and email, are essential.  Previous successful supervisory experience is essential.

    The GSS is regularly required to stand and frequently required to walk and climb.  S/he is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch, as well as regularly life and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to and more than 100 pounds.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

     

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  • Seasonal Guest Support Staff - Summer

    Guest Services
    $14.00 / hour + tips

    Seasonal Guest Support Staff (SGSS) assist in multiple areas of the ranch operation. Work involved in this position includes, but is not limited to housekeeping, laundry, and kitchen assistance, and other ranch activities. Specific assignments may vary according to the season, available workforce, and the needs and priorities of the ranch. 

    Seasonal Support Staff are expected to:

    • Work within the spirit and specifics of the ranch vision, mission and principles at all times.
    • Be flexible in adapting to changes in work activities daily, weekly and monthly.
    • Be willing to work in all areas of the ranch as needed, and exhibit enthusiasm in whatever job assigned.
    • Work well within a team, and accept supervision from a variety of individuals depending on the work involved.
    • Give helpful feedback and suggestions for work solutions as needed.

    Responsibilities

    Examples of tasks within each area include (but are not limited to) the following:

    • Housekeeping: Cleaning all lodge rooms, cabins, and public areas, cleaning, pressing, folding, storing laundry, organizing linens and supplies, replenishing cleaning supplies, keeping all housekeeping storage and work areas clean, neat, and supplied, keeping all guest activity areas uncluttered, organized, and clean, checking and servicing the hot tub, and helping to maintain the tennis court.
    • Kitchen:  washing dishes, helping to keep kitchen clean and organized, table setting and decorating, assisting in food preparation, and serving guests.  
    • Other: hauling garbage and recyclables to off-ranch sites, produce delivery, and assisting with guest arrivals and departures (luggage), visits and activities.

    Qualifications

    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities listed above are representative of areas in which knowledge, skill and/or ability are required. The SHA must be self-starting and self-guiding in work habits, and capable of prioritizing tasks in order to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness. Strong interpersonal and time management skills are a must.

    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, outdoor work under a range of weather conditions is the norm. Applicants must have the willingness and ability to engage in sometimes highly labor-intensive work. Good communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to perform physical labor are essential.

    SGSS are regularly required to stand and frequently required to walk and climb. They are occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl as well as regularly lift or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds or more. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    Seasonal Guest Support Staff are employed by the B Bar Management Limited Company (B Bar MLC), and supervised by the Guest Services Supervisor and department supervisors. This is a non-exempt position and thus eligible for overtime pay. We assume at least 40 hours’ work per week but most often it will run longer and the days and hours will often vary. The supervisor will be responsible for scheduling the dates and times of the work for this position each week. 

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  • Operations

  • Seasonal Landscaping Assistant

    Operations
    $14.00 / hour

    The Seasonal Landscape Assistant (SLA) supports the Guest Operations Manager in meeting the ranch’s horticulture goals through professional management of its landscaped areas by assuming responsibility for perennial beds and borders, trees, shrubs, bushes, lawn areas, and any new garden or landscape areas.  This may include the seeding, growing and transplanting of various annuals or perennials for use in the landscape beds.

    The Seasonal Landscape Assistant is expected to:

    • Work within the spirit and specifics of the ranch vision, mission and principles at all times.
    • Be willing to work in all areas of the ranch as needed, and exhibit enthusiasm in whatever job assigned.
    • Work well within a team, and accept supervision from a variety of individuals depending on the work involved.
    • Be flexible in adapting to changes in work activities daily, weekly and monthly
    • Give helpful feedback and suggestions for work solutions as needed.

    Responsibilities

    Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to watering, weeding, cultivating, seed-saving, creating compost, mowing and string trimming, mulching and deadheading, organic pest control, maintaining irrigation systems, designing and landscaping new areas, transplanting existing plant material, seeding and sodding natural or damaged areas and pruning trees and shrubs. Additionally, s/he is expected to help finish the season by ‘putting the garden and landscape to bed’ in such a way as to prepare it properly for the next season.

    From time to time, as with all employees, the SLA may be asked to perform jobs other than the job for which s/he was hired. While this includes all areas of the ranch there is a likelihood of being occasionally asked to assist the Horticulturist within the greenhouse and vegetable gardens.  This may happen at times of employee illnesses or during particularly busy or slow times.

    Qualifications

    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities listed above are representative of areas in which knowledge, skill and/or ability are required. The SLA must be self-starting and self-guiding in work habits, and capable of prioritizing tasks in order to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness. Strong interpersonal and time management skills are a must.

    Work Environment & Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, outdoor work under a range of weather conditions is the norm. The SLA must have the willingness and ability to engage in highly labor-intensive activities. Good communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to perform physical labor are essential. 

    The SLA is regularly required to stand, sit, stoop, kneel or crouch and frequently required to walk. S/he is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds or more. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    The SLA is employed by the B Bar Management Limited Company (B Bar MLC) and supervised by the Guest Operations Manager. This is a non-exempt position and thus eligible for overtime pay. We assume at least 40 hours’ work per week but most often it will run longer and the days and hours will often vary. The supervisor will be responsible for scheduling the dates and times of the work for this position each week.

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How to Apply

First, check out our website where you will see that we are a conservation-minded ranch with organic rare breed cattle and host guests.

Please make sure you're available for the required season dates listed in the job descriptions above.

You are welcome to mail/fax/email your resume, including three professional references. Please specify your dates of availability and for which position you are applying.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Please note that we are unable to offer sponsorship for employment. (Please contact one of the US Designated Sponsoring Agencies for other options.)


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