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Our season runs Late May through Mid November. 

All staff must pass a background check and submit to possible, random drug testing.  We are drug-free ranch. 

Wranglers need to have:

Knowledge and experience in natural horsemanship

Ability and experience safely hauling horses over various road condition

Clean driving record

1st Aid and CPR (Can be acquired at ranch in spring, if need be)

Packing experience a plus

Ability and experience teaching others basic horsemanship. 

Head Wrangler:

All the above, Plus the following:

Must possess strong personal and team leadership capabilities.

Excellent communication skills.  

Strong organizational skills

Detail oriented

Positive, strong and loving leadership style 

  • Colorado Guest Ranch Wrangler and Packer

    Equine Department
    Dolores, Colorado
    unknown / month + tips

    Spend a beautiful summer and fall season contributing to a positive, caring team. Equine staff @ Circle K guest Ranch guide guests on horseback adventures, care for our herd of 40+ horses, assist in giving basic riding instruction, help with the upkeep of barns, fences, etc., haul horses, and pack during hunting season. Occasionally, when the need arises, they help out in other areas of the ranch, contributing to an overall ranch team culture. We are looking for wranglers with experience in natural horsemanship and guest services, with a willingness to learn, grow and provide guests with safe, fun, memorable and connective experiences with horses, in a wholesome, family friendly environment. 

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  • Front Desk/Reservations/Social Media Marketing

    Reservations and Marketing
    Dolores, Colorado
    $1,200.00 / month

    Take Reservations. Guest Services. Check guests in and out. Assist with Social Media and other Marketing.

    Must be out going, friendly, detail oriented with high level of verbal and written communication skills. Experience with Social Media marketing and Microsoft Word. Quick to learn reservation system, etc. Ability to multi task. A Passion for guest satisfaction.  

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  • Housekeepers

    Dolores, Colorado
    $1,200.00 / hour + tips

    Clean and prepare guest rooms

    Clean common areas


    Help in other areas of the ranch as needed

    Housekeepers need an eye for detail and a heart to provide a welcoming, clean and comfortable experience for guests.

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  • Cook/Assistant Cook

    Food and Beverage
    Dolores, Colorado
    unknown / month + tips


    Follow Ranch Recipes to create home-cooked meals

    Food Prep

    Assist in serving meals

    Assist in clean up of all food related areas.

    Occasionally help with dishes

    Safely store and label food and beverages

    Follow all food service safety standards

    We are looking for a Cook and Assistant Cooks passionate about providing fresh, home-style cooking and guest satisfaction, implementing ranch recipes under the direction of food and beverage manager. Experience required.

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  • Ranch Generals

    All Departments
    Dolores, Colorado
    $1,200.00 / month

    Our ranch generals help wherever the need is greatest. This is generally in housekeeping and the kitchen, being part of the dish washing crew and meal serving and clean up. Depending on experience and qualifications, they may also help out from time to time with giving pony rides, grounds keeping or maintenance. We are looking for people willing to do whatever is needed with a heart of joy and service.

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  • Construction and building/grounds remodel, upkeep and maintenance

    Dolores, Colorado
    $1,500.00 / month

    Project Team Member with experience and background in construction, remodeling, some electric and plumbing with an ability to work as part of a team or alone, with or without supervision and direction. Willing to take and follow direction as well as offer input, with a desire for excellence.

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  • Maintenance/Groundskeeping

    Dolores, Colorado
    $1,200.00 / month

    Maintenance/Groundskeeping. vehicle, equipment, building and grounds maintenance and upkeep. Experience in auto repair, electric, plumbing, propane and small engine repair. If upkeep and repair is your passion, we would love to hear from you.

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  • Hunting Guide

    Dolores, Colorado
    $200.00 / day + tips

    Professional Elk Hunting Guide:

    Successful and experienced elk hunter

    Strong knowledge of Elk and ability to "call" 

    Ability to work well with people

    Strong verbal communication skills

    Ability to safely guide people on horseback or on foot

    Knowledge of our area and/or willingness and ability to scout and learn area on own time

    Knowledge of firearms and bows

    Our hunting guides get to focus on one thing....their hunt and their hunting client. We have wranglers and packers that prepare horses and do the work of packing game. All hunting is done from our main lodge where 3 home-cooked meals are prepared and served daily. We are looking for professional guides with great hunting and people skills to join our team of outstanding individuals. We have been outfitting hunters in the San Juan mountains of Colorado for over 36 years and have a reputation built upon integrity and honesty, providing a wholesome outdoor experience for elk and mule deer hunters. If you have the qualifications and strong character, we would love to hear from you. 


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How to Apply

Click on APPLY HERE to fill out our on line application. You are welcome to attach a current photo and any other information that you have which would be helpful in us getting to know you better. (Ex.: Resumes, Reference Letters, a statement telling us why you would like to work at Circle K Ranch and why you feel you would be an asset to our team.)

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