WRANGLER - POSITION DESCRIPTION

We are a small company of cowboys and cowgirls that got its start in 2001. We were motivated by the idea of delivering a higher quality, day time horse activity that was still affordable and held closely to the Western ideals of horse/rider interaction. We are still staffed by the same core of people who began this venture, along with a few new additions. Our staff, though small, excels at giving our guests the kind of personal, Western touch that so many outfits have forgotten. While we are always hoping to add new and exciting features to our list of activities, we are most concerned with maintaining a close, personal interaction with each and every guest that joins us here at the Rusty Spurr. If you've ridden with us before we hope you come visit us again soon, and if you've never been here before we hope you'll give us the opportunity to (as so many of our guests have said) "spoil you" with a ride you won't soon forget.

Desired Skills

  • Excellent customer service, self-management and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail/ability to see tasks to completion in a timely manner
  • Familiarity with and desire to learn new methods for equine handling, behavior, care, feeding
  • Responsible, trusting and honest behavior
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Initiative and problem solving skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. repetitively
  • Patience
  • Strong love for the outdoors and a desire to immerse oneself in it
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively with clients
  • Positive, fun attitude while maintaining a professional manner
  • Desire to work with all types of people (adults and children)
  • A working knowledge of or willingness to learn about the Cowboy Lifestyle
  • Ability to combine a strong work ethic with a good sense of humor

Major Goal:

A wrangler is dedicated to providing the best possible experience for their guests by maintaining healthy horses, a safe riding environment via thorough communication and instruction, and a fun riding environment by appearing relaxed while remaining attentive. Their enthusiasm for and immersion in Western culture, horses and cattle is the key to success for the Rusty Spurr Ranch.  They are dedicated to actively promoting and positively representing the Rusty Spurr Ranch and the Cowboy Lifestyle.

 

Responsibilities and Requirements Include (Not limited to):

  • Daily horse care, saddling and tack maintenance
  • Greeting guests, taking out rides and participating in cattle drives
  • Visiting/mingling with guests during lunch hour
  • Basic ranch maintenance (minor fence work, grounds keeping, ensuring a tidy appearance)
  • Moderate riding skills
  • Valid driver’s license and transportation
  • Satisfactory background check
  • Professional and personal references
  • Cellular phone
  • Flexible schedule and availability (including Holidays and weekends)
  • Must represent Rusty Spurr Ranch in a positive and professional manner

 

Mission:

We at the Rusty Spurr Ranch are dedicated to ensuring our guests the most fun, authentic and unique Western experience.  By putting our hearts and souls into our work, we guarantee a safe, enjoyable ride that will change your idea of what a horseback ride should be.


- WRANGLER - Position Description
- WRANGLER - Dress Code
- WRANGLER - Required Gear

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