Private rooms, competitive pay, strong team culture at one of the preeminent working ranches in the US. Come be a key member of our small and impactful team!
You and guests will explore our 300k acres of wilderness. We craft an exclusive experience for a single group. Our brand is synonymous with excellence across multiple ranching divisions. We are looking for team members that take pride in upholding this standard. Come find a place with us at a ranch you would be proud to call home. Hiring permanent and seasonal summer positions.
Secluded in rural Wyoming mountains, you will be surrounded by the smells, sounds, and touch of Mother Nature. Headquartered 20 miles south of Douglas, Wyoming, in the Laramie Range of the Rocky Mountains. Wagonhound touches 3 Wyoming counties and covers multiple landscapes including mountains, plains, and natural water features.
About Reid Creek Lodge at Wagonhound
Reid Creek Lodge is a luxury guest lodge which sits on Wagonhound Land and Livestock, one of the preeminent working ranches in America today. Wagonhound has been recipient of many industry awards across its operating division including The Red Angus Commercial Producer of the Year, The American Quarter Horse Association Remuda of the Year and numerous WYOGA Big Game Awards.
Reid Creek Lodge is a luxury buyout style experience serving one guest group at a time, up to 22 individuals. Our guests have the opportunity to experience all that the American West has to offer in a private and individualized manner led by our team of experts; Hiking, e-biking, camping, riding, archery, fishing, paddleboarding, shooting, swimming, adventuring! Our team is our biggest asset and we pride ourselves on providing our people with an unparalleled home, community, and overall experience.
As a member of the Reid Creek Lodge at Wagonhound Team you will have the opportunity to embark on the adventure of a lifetime at a platform that can position you across hospitality and ranch opportunities. Enjoy competitive compensation, free housing, all the activities our guests enjoy, and so much more.
The Employee Experience
At our core, we are a working ranch and our brand is synonymous with excellence. Our culture has hard work at its foundation with family, connectedness, integrity, and reverence for the land at its center. We value a love for being outdoors and experiencing our beautiful landscape as much as possible. As an integral member of our team this experience will be yours to shape and you will have the opportunity to share it with others. The way our team loves the ranch and embraces our value of land stewardship is felt by our guests and this authenticity is how we differentiate and build meaningful lifelong relations with our clients and team members alike.
Our ideal candidate has the following qualities:
- Personal integrity
- Excellent communication
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Strong desire to teach and learn
- Attention to detail
- Willing to pitch in whenever and wherever needed
- The desire for excellence, personal and professional
- Neat personal appearance
- Authentic personality
Our ideal candidate has the following skills:
- Guiding experience, horseback and/or outdoor activities
- Experienced at providing a high level of personalized service commensurate with a luxury property
- Fishing knowledge
- Some mechanical ability (to do minor repairs on equipment in the field as needed)
- Gun and gun safety knowledge
- Wilderness navigation and map reading experience
- Water safety knowledge
- First Aid/ CPR certification
We can and will train on many of these skills if the candidate is a good fit for our program!
Room and Board
We provide clean, quiet, private rooms for our staff in the same secluded valley as Reid Creek Lodge. During guest stays, all meals are provided! Accommodation includes a beautifully appointed shared kitchen and living space. We are surrounded by nature at all times, and wildlife is part of our daily views. At the end of the day, we get to go back to our team accommodations and watch a game or a movie on the tv or sit on the back porch and listen to the sounds of the night as we look at the Milky Way sweeping over the valley. There are shared sinks in the bathrooms, but private showers and toilets.
Team members receive free housing, competitive pay, tips, and endless adventure with a community of like-minded individuals on a truly majestic landscape. We offer a 20% discount on all Wagonhound merchandise, meals and snacks during guest stays, and opportunities to cross-train in different disciplines such as horseback riding and outfitting, if desired, for a well-respected brand within the ranching industry.
Getting Here and Getting Around
If you like to explore, we recommend bringing your personal vehicle to the ranch. Accommodations can be made for the right candidate, however given our rural location many find the the freedom of their own vehicle preferable during personal time.
Our team enjoys spending time outdoors on the ranch fishing, hiking, paddle boarding, biking, horseback riding, rock climbing, stargazing, and wildlife viewing. Surrounding towns provide interesting recreation, education and nightlife opportunities.
The ranch is a 1.5 hour drive from Casper and a 2.5 hour drive from Cheyenne, the State Capitol, providing any amenity one would require from a city, such as museums, restaurants, concerts, rodeos and fairs. Reid Creek Lodge is an easy drive from additional points of interest including Thermopolis hot springs, Devil's tower, the Black Hills of South Dakota, Mount Rushmore, as well as Cheyenne Frontier Days to name a few.
How to Apply
If you're interested in learning more about an opportunity with Reid Creek Lodge at Wagonhound we are excited to hear from you! Please email your resume with relevant experience to Mitch McElwain, our Head of Hospitality, and let us know why you think you're a good fit for the position.