Working Together to Live with the Land
here are different opportunities to work with Ranchlands as seasonal staff, Ranchlands Guild apprentices, internships, or volunteers. These positions are available in ranch operations, guest operations, leather craft, marketing, conservation, social media, film and media, and mechanical engineering. Housing is provided on site. Strictly no pets permitted for any of these positions.
To apply for any of these positions, please send a full resume, references, and a cover letter explaining what you value and why you want to work for Ranchlands to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on any of these positions, please email us at email@example.com.
Ranchlands Head Chef And Dining Manager
Zapata Ranch, Seasonal position
Ranchlands is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Head Chef for the 2019 season. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure guests have the vacation of a lifetime along with producing high quality fresh meals that fulfill Zapata's food program. You will oversee all elements of food and dining at Zapata Ranch, including but not limited to ordering, cooking, producing high quality fresh meals, management of an assistant cook, cleanliness and upkeep of all dining and cooking facilities, ordering, managing schedules and creating a passionate and productive work environment. This role does not include any horse riding. Strictly no pets allowed. Monthly salary, private housing, utilities and food included. Position Mid Feb - Mid November.
Zapata Ranch, Seasonal 2019
Applications are now open for 2019 wrangler positions at Zapata Ranch. Must be a lifelong, very experienced and confident rider to apply, this is because safety is number one when guiding riders of all levels. This job is not about working with horses or training horses, it's about working with people. You must have the ability to educate about the ecology, history, biodiversity of the ranch and surrounding areas as well as the Ranchlands mission while providing outstanding outdoor experiences. A background or proven interest in biology, ecology, agriculture, hospitality, outdoor sports or conservation is favored. Strictly no dogs or pets. Shared housing provided. Please send full resume, references and a cover letter explaining why you want to work for Ranchlands and what is important in living your life to firstname.lastname@example.org. Wrangler position is seasonal and starts May 1st - October 31st 2019. Applicants must be 21 and over. Please put 'wrangler position' in subject line.
Ranchlands Camp Lead Cook/Assistant Cook
Ranchlands Camp is looking for an Assistant Cook/Lead Cook.
We are looking for someone that will assist the Head Camp Cook for 4 weeks before taking on the role as Head Cook for the remaining 3 weeks of Camp. You will be responsible for delivering an exceptionally high standard dining experience with fresh made food cooked over an open fire only, breakfast, lunch and dinner. You will also be responsible for all details related to the dining experience including but not limited to setting the table, lighting candles, washing napkins, clearing and washing dishes and grocery runs. Begins May 1st - June 26th 2019. Email email@example.com with your full resume and a letter explaining why you'd like to join the team and what makes you happy in living your life.
Ranchlands is seeking a six-month intern for our leathershop. A background or proven interest in handicrafts is favored. Basic leather skills a bonus, but not essential.
Ranchlands is looking for an experienced life long rider who would like to develop the skills to train and start young horses. Training experience not required as we will teach you. The internship is a 6 month commitment. Begins March 1st 2019.
Zapata Ranch is looking for an Assistant cook. May through October 2019. No professional experienced required but must have a passion for food, be organized, able to work alone and with the creative and lovely head chef. We live remotely so the position fits someone who likes exploring the great outdoors in their free time.
Guest Program Intern
Zapata Ranch is looking for one or two Guest Program Interns.
August through October. Join the Zapata team to learn a wide range of tasks and responsibilities.
Ranchlands is seeking six-month ranch interns to work on one of our very remote, large-scale working ranches. Preferred applicants will have some relevant experience or proven interest in a related field, at least intermediate riding skills, and must be prepared to live up to three hours from the nearest grocery store. The internship will provide a hands-on experience in all operations, from fencing and digging pipe lines to moving cattle and participating in grazing planning. This is a great gateway to a ranch apprenticeship for the right candidate.