2017 Employment

Montana Dude Ranch Employment Opportunities

Thank you for considering employment at Covered Wagon Ranch. We start the process for hiring in December.  If you are interested please fill out our application! We offer salary plus room, board, and tips, a spectacular area to reside for the summer, wonderful owners to work with, & riding and hiking on days off when a horse is available. Our best summers are created when our crew comes together to work and have fun on this timeless guest ranch. We look for those who are personable, fun to be around, have willingness to get the job done…and have fun while doing it! If you are hard working and enjoy the outdoors, please fill out the application below. Feel free to call if you have questions.

Covered Wagon Ranch Application

For what position are you applying? We ask you have some experience in the position you are applying for; however, some of the positions we require experience).

  • Wrangler – Must be 21 years of age. Extensive experience with horses and riding/training colts required. Videos may be requested.
  • Ranch Hand – Some experience with horses/pack animals preferred. Able to use chainsaw, tractors, etc.
  • Housekeeper
  • Office – Experience in office preferred.
  • Server/Dishwasher
  • Alternate – Rotate amongst jobs.
  • Dinner Chef – Experience required.
  • Breakfast/Lunch Chef – Experience required.
  • Nanny – Experience babysitting/nannying required.


In order to be considered for employment all of our employees MUST work the entire season.
We require all of our employees to be drug free.
We require all of our employees to have current First Aid and CPR training before beginning work.
Please provide a list of personal and work references complete with phone number, email address, and mailing address.


We have many applicants each year for every position. In order to get to know you better, it is helpful to put a face to a name. Please send a recent photo of yourself. Please feel free to attach any other information that you would like to share. i.e. work history, resume, other experience, etc.

Covered Wagon Ranch-406-995-4237


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