Thank you for your interest in working at Lost Creek Ranch! Working and living in Jackson Hole is a fantastic experience and being a part of our small community only makes it better. If you are friendly, happy, and a hard worker we would love for you to apply to spend the coming summer season with us! Self-starters who can take action to fix something without being told are the type of people we are looking for.
Hospitality and teamwork is key here and we want our guests to have an incredible experience they can repeat year after year. We are able to do that by ensuring our staff have an equally incredible experience: working, learning new things, and enjoying the beautiful area around them.
Our staff have gone on to form lifelong friendships with fellow staff and guests alike. They have fallen in love with the area and with the ranch, often moving to Jackson Hole or returning to their summer home at Lost Creek Ranch.
If you think you the above sounds like you then please view the job descriptions below and apply for the one that fits you best!
Most positions run from Mid May until Late September.
We look forward to speaking with you, and to the season ahead!
Work with the Head Wrangler to provide a top tier horse program centered around safety and an exceptional guest experience. Work with the Head Wrangler to prepare work schedules, rides sheets, and guest assignments weekly. With Head Wrangler train wranglers in the performance of their duties. Supervise ranch horse activities including but not limited to lease and care of horses, controlling and budgeting supplies, and general maintenance of areas and equipment. Must be flexible and willing to work in any capacity.
In addition to administrative duties you will be tasked with taking out daily rides with guests, feeding and vetting horses, and speaking to all guests on arrival.
Previous wrangler experience and managerial experience preferred. Qualified applicants will possess exceptional people skills. In addition to this they should have advanced horsemanship abilities, be able to operate ranch machinery and equipment, and confidently drive and maneuver a truck and trailer. Applicants must be 21 years of age.View Job Description
Experience with horses required. Must be able to demonstrate excellent horse handling skills, offer instruction to guests, and be comfortable performing all gaits of horsemanship (walk, trot, & lope). Must be safety conscious, ability to instruct guests of all ages, farrier skills are a plus. Riding program includes half and all day outings. Will help with other activities including but not limited to children's program, driving for scenic river floating, and hiking in Grand Teton National Park. Provide guest transportation, and perform other duties as directed. Please do not list this as your first choice if you have no previous horse handling experience. Applicants for this position must be over 21.View Job Description
This position will work the bar in the evenings and must have previous bartending experience. Knowledge of mixed drinks, wines, and appropriate food pairings is key. Depending on demand for the bar in a given week you may also find yourself working in other departments on the ranch or helping in the kitchen with prep and other things.
You will be responsible for cleaning the bar area, tracking inventory and ordering alcohol. You will work with the Executive Chef to order other ingredients necessary for the bar. Your past experience should enable you to come up with a cocktail menu and you are welcome to be creative.View Job Description
Previous serving experience is required, preferably in fine dining. Ideal candidates will also be friendly and enjoy interacting with guests. Attention to detail is critical to be certain that the plates are exactly as ordered and nothing is array. Should enjoy working in a kitchen and working with others while remaining level-headed. Self-starters who can see something needs done and do it are vital to performing well on a ranch.
Duties include but are not limited to: serving guests, table busing, some food prep, busing tables, buffet setup and tear down, and working with/instructing guest services members during serving shifts. Should be ready and willing to pitch in wherever needed.View Job Description
This is the position for someone who loves kids. Along with our Kids Program Director, you will be responsible for planning the activities for our youngest guests. You can be creative, and have fun! You will also be responsible for training other staff and supervising them during work. It is important to be able to communicate clearly, have an abundance of patience (as kids always require), and truly enjoy the little ones and teaching them new things. Previous experience in children's education, camps, or youth programs is beneficial. You will have a couple shifts a week in other departments similar to the Guest Services position, and may have more depending on the needs of the kids program. During weeks with low numbers of kids or Adult-Only weeks you can expect more time in other departments (serving, housekeeping, hiking, transportation, dish pit, etc.).View Job Description
If you don't want to do the same thing each day this is the position for you! Guest Services spend most of their time working in the following jobs: serving, housekeeping, dish pit, and kids program. Based on interest and qualifications some will also be involved in guest transportation, leading hikes, fitness classes, and maintenance projects. Rather than spending your summer doing just one thing, you get to do it all!
Qualified applicants will be flexible, detail-oriented, work well as a team and individually, have a positive attitude, and be willing to do work in all areas of the ranch. It is critical to see what needs doing and do it rather than needing to be instructed to do so. Excellent people skills are a must and a genuine desire to provide an unforgettable experience for our guests.View Job Description
This is the position for someone who loves kids and is an excellent manager/planner. You will be in charge of the kids program and along with the Assistant Kids Director you will plan what our youngest guests will do each day. You can be creative, and have fun! You will also be responsible for training other staff and supervising them during work. It is important to be able to communicate clearly, have an abundance of patience (as kids always require), and truly enjoy the little ones and teaching them new things. Previous experience in children's education, camps, or youth programs is beneficial. During Adult-Only weeks, or weeks low on children, you will move through other departments similar to the Guest Services position.View Job Description
Previous experience required. You will, with the other chefs, feed a staff of 35 and guests numbering in the 40s and 50s. This position does considerable prep work each day in addition to the majority of staff meals each week and doing breakfast and lunch for the guests. The schedule will change at the discretion of the Executive Chef and as such you should be flexible.
Qualified applicants will have a great attitude, willing disposition, and positive personality. They will be level-headed with a strong work ethic. The ability to follow directions and work in a fast paced environment is key. It is critical to be a self-starter with high standards that can work autonomously or with a team.View Job Description
Ability to perform all office functions including telephones, guest inquiries, mail, record keeping, correspondence, and manage information flow to all departments through computer literacy. Must be able to handle multiple tasks easily and enjoy working with people. Must have strong communication skills, be prompt, and work well as a team member. Responsible for daily straightening of the gift shop and cleaning of the office area.
This position must always be friendly and level-headed. As one of the first points of contacts this person should be a glowing example of the ranch and of western hospitality.View Job Description
As one of our massage therapists you will be responsible for performing spa treatments on our guests and keeping the spa area clean and hygienic. Experience and professional certification in massage therapy is required for this position. Guests are to be treated as one would expect given a 5 star facility. Flexibility, a positive attitude, and great teamwork are essential qualities for the performance of this position and all ranch positions. When not performing treatments, side work will include regular cleaning of the spa facility: massage rooms, waiting area, bathrooms, workout room, yoga room, and pool area. You will also operate the laundry machines in the spa and clean and fold towels and robes. When demand for treatments makes it impossible for the therapists to complete the side work then other departments will assist as-needed. This position must also monitor supplies and inventory necessary for the performance of treatments.
This position is hourly and commission based and includes free room and board.View Job Description
Experience and professional certification required to fulfill the requirements of this position. Must have working knowledge of massage therapy as well as all other therapies to include but not limited to Seaweed & Vitamin/Mineral Wrap, Dead Sea Fango Mud Masque, Sea Salt Body Scrub, Fango Salicyl Bath, and Aromatherapy. Will be responsible for scheduling treatments for guests and arranging for sub-contractor therapists. Maintain a 5-Star attitude and demonstrate teamwork and pride in overall appearance of the Spa facility. Responsible for supply inventory, expense budget, general maintenance, and cleanliness of Spa.
When not in the spa this position will take some Guest Services shifts, namely serving, housekeeping, and kids program.View Job Description
How to Apply
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