Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa

Hospitality Haven in the Rockies: Unleash Your Potential at Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa

At Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa, we don't just offer a job; we invite you to join a family. Nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of the Colorado Rockies, the Ranch is a sanctuary where rustic elegance meets unparalleled hospitality.

We're located on 6,500 acres of private wilderness, 75 miles west of Denver, 15 minutes from Winter Park Ski Resort, at the base of the Continental Divide.

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About Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa

Welcome to Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa, where we're more than just a destination – we're a family of passionate individuals dedicated to providing exceptional guest experiences amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Colorado Rockies!

As a member of our team, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the pioneering spirit of the early homesteaders while contributing to the preservation of our pristine landscapes for future generations. From horseback riding and fly fishing to cross-country skiing and fat tire mountain biking, you'll play a vital role in facilitating authentic ranch adventures for our guests on over 6,500 acres of wilderness.

But it's not just about outdoor adventures – it's about creating lasting memories and providing unparalleled hospitality. Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa has a wide variety of opportunities across many professions. From Activities, Spa, and Reservations, to Culinary, Event Services, and Grounds keeping, the Ranch is sure to have a position to inspire, challenge, and fulfill your career aspirations.

Here at the Ranch, we believe in fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment where every team member is valued and empowered to succeed. Whether you're starting your career or looking for a new opportunity to grow, we offer a range of positions across various departments, each with opportunities for advancement and professional development.

Join us at Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa and become part of a team that's dedicated to maintaining the history of our property, preserving the natural beauty of the surrounding land, and creating unforgettable experiences for our guests. Together, we'll continue to uphold our legacy as an authentic Colorado Ranch experience you simply can't find anywhere else.

Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate embodies passion for hospitality, teamwork, and the mountains! Each team member possesses attention to detail, embraces sustainability, and maintains professionalism among coworkers and guests. We strive to be continuous learners, thrive in a fast-paced environments, and remain dedicated to providing exceptional service while upholding our values.

Room and Board

Working and living at Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa

We offer furnished, communal employee housing on a first-come, first-serve basis for staff members working a minimum on average of at least 35 hours/week.

  • Shared bedroom spaces vary from $300-$900 per month.
  • All utilities, including water, sewer, electric, heat, Wi-Fi, laundry, snow plowing, and trash removal are included in the room rate. 
  • Residences have a common area kitchen and living room and shared laundry facilities.
  • Linens are not provided.  Bed sizes vary.
  • Residences are located 1.5 miles-7 miles from the Ranch, depending on placement. 

Resources to find housing in the community include,, the Grand County Online Garage Sale Facebook page, and Be sure to check the towns of Winter Park, Fraser, Tabernash, and Granby, which are within 10-20 minutes' driving distance to the Ranch.  

Employee Perks

More than just beautiful scenery, our employees receive the following perks throughout our property:

  • A choice between a 50% discounted season pass to Winter Park Ski Resort (available November-January) or a 50% discounted 6-month pass to Grand Park Rec Center
  • Complimentary use of cross-country ski and mountain bike trails
  • Complimentary yoga classes on select days
  • 25% discount on spa services and retail
  • $50 spa treatments on select days
  • 25% discount in restaurants
  • 25% discount at Zach's Mercantile
  • 25% discount on fly fishing tours
  • 25% off horseback rides
  • 25% discount on mountain bike rentals
  • Discounted zip line tours
  • Discounted lodging rates for friends and family
  • Employee events and volunteering opportunities 

Getting Here and Getting Around

Living in the Rocky Mountains isn't easy without a car, but we do have transportation options to get you here and while you're working at the Ranch.

Getting here:

  • Home James Shuttle:
    • Will bring directly to Devil’s Thumb Ranch
  • Amtrak Train:
    • Available from Denver Union Station
    • Drops off in downtown Fraser
  • Uber:
    • Good option for multiple arrivals
    • Will pick up from airport and bring directly to Devil’s Thumb Ranch

Transportation once you arrive:

  • Free employee shuttle:
    • Picks up from employee housing multiple times daily

For Fun

Fun is around every corner at Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa. We have multiple activities on the property and in the surrounding community to keep you busy this summer season. 

  • Hiking
  • Zip lining
  • Horseback riding
  • Yoga
  • White water rafting
  • Hot springs
  • Mountain biking
  • Fly fishing
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Live music
  • Rock climbing

How to Apply

To view all available positions and additional job details, as well as other opportunities at the ranch, please visit our Careers Site. If you're ready, apply online via the link below! 

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