Montana Dude Ranch Employment Opportunities
Thank you for considering Montana dude ranch employment at Covered Wagon Ranch. We start the hiring process in December/January for the following year. It looks like most of our crew will be coming back for next year. These are the positions we definitely will be hiring for: Head Server, Ranch Hand, Alternate-Wrangler (this person rotates among serving, dishwashing, housekeeping, and wrangling), Breakfast/Lunch Chef & Dishwasher. Other positions may become 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 print the application below, fill it out, and send it to us by mail or email. Feel free to call as well. THIS IS NOT AN ONLINE MONTANA DUDE RANCH EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. YOU MUST PRINT IT OUT OR COPY AND PASTE IT INTO A WORD DOCUMENT.
We offer salary plus room and board, a spectacular area to reside for the summer, wonderful owners to work with, & riding and hiking on days off when a horse is available.
Application for Montana Dude Ranch Employment at Covered Wagon Ranch
Country_______________________ Phone #:________________________
Email Address: _________________________________________________
For what position are you applying? Wrangler (experience with horses and riding/training colts a must), Ranch Hand (some experience with horses/pack animals preferred), Housekeeper, Office, Server, Alternate (rotate amongst jobs) Chef, Breakfast/Lunch Chef. Please attach additional piece of paper of your qualifications for any of the jobs you are applying for.
First Choice ________________ Second Choice_______________________
Date you could start work:____________________(Employees must start in May).
All of our employees must work the entire season. Can you work our entire season (May 15 -Sept. 30)?:_______________________________________
Expected Salary per month:______________________ plus room and board and tips.
Height_____Weight_____ (We need to know this for horse/weight restrictions).
Riding Experience (If applying for a wrangler please attach an additional sheet of your riding experience).
Do you have cooking experience? ____________________________________________________________
Do you have any special skills or talents?_____________________________________________________________
Do you like children, what is your experience?_____________________________________________________________
Do you have experience with Dude Ranches?_____________________________________________________________
Do you have a current valid U.S. Drivers License? ______________________
Number, State, and Date of Expiration:____________________________________________________
Do we have your permission to run a background check?_________________
If so what is your Social Security Number?____________________________
Date of Birth?___________
Has your license ever been suspended or revoked? _____________________
Are you currently able to drive? _________________
Can you pull a horse trailer? _______________
Do you have physical disabilities, allergies, or medical conditions that may prevent you from doing your job? If so, what?
What do you do for fun?_____________________________________________________________
How do you plan to get here? (i.e. driving, flying, bus)___________________
We require all of our employees to have current First Aid and CPR training. Do you have current First Aid and CPR training?______ With who?_______________
Please attach a list of personal and work references complete with phone number, email address, and mailing address (must include at least 3 people).
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.
By submitting this application, you authorize Covered Wagon Ranch do a driving record check.
Good Luck to you! We look forward to getting to know you!
Send your resume/information to:
Kurt and Melissa Puckett
34035 Gallatin Road
Gallatin Gateway, MT 59730 or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org subject: 2014 Employment