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Manager / Wrangler

Kapaau, Hawaii 96755
United States

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Date Posted: 01/31/2020 | Last Updated: 02/20/2020

Categories: Customer Service, Dude Ranch/Wrangler, Instructor, Manager - general, Trail Guide, Wrangler
Positions Available: Full Time
Annual Salary Range: Not Specified
Minimum Education Level: None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Any Breed
Languages Required: Any Language
Drivers license required? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? Yes
Pets allowed? No
Non-smokers required? Yes
Live on site? No
Will pay to relocate? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
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About The Facility
Paniolo Adventures is the premiere Horseback riding excursion on the Big Island of Hawaii. We provide guided horseback tours of a working cattle ranch 365 days a year. We Have 11,000 acres to explore and cater to beginner riders as well as more experienced riders.

$5,000 sign on Bonus for qualified candidates.
Job Description
Career-minded Horse / People person

Paniolo Adventures is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate individual to join our Team at Paniolo Adventures on the Big Island of Hawaii. The Assistant Manager/Wrangler is responsible for the care and general well being of all horses in the Riding String as well as leading guests on specific trail rides on our 11,000-acre Working Cattle ranch.
This position is Fulltime. Candidates must be willing to work all shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.

--- NOTE: The preference is for a Full-Time Permanent employee that can make the move to Hawaii Island and have a long relationship with our company.
Job Requirements
--- Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

• Horse handling, round up, grooming, saddling, feeding and watering.
• Provide pre-ride instructions to guests regarding how to ride safely and general horsemanship.
• Assisting guests on and off horses, adjusting tack properly, fitting helmets and providing aid regarding horseback skills.
• Leading horseback rides for guests in a positive and safe manner.
• Barn management including manure removal and stall cleaning.
• Proper maintenance of gear, tack, and other equipment.
• Trail, fence and corral maintenance.
• Follow all safety procedures to maintain the safety of guests, staff, and horses.
• Greeting guests, checking them in and ensuring accurate completion of release forms; takes payment.
• Ability to work with and manage a diverse group of co-workers.

--- Qualifications:

• Minimum age – 18
• Experience with horses required.
• Ability to ride a horse for 6-8 hours per day.
• Ability and knowledge about saddling horses
• The majority of the working day will be spent on your feet or in the saddle.
• Ability to lift and transport weights from 10#-70# without issue.
• Must be able to work in all weather conditions
• Must have own Transportation to and from work.

---PAY - Management Salary plus Wranglers are paid per ride as well as tips.

--- Additional opportunities to advance and increased responsibilities for qualified applicants.

--- NOTE: The preference is for a Full-Time Permanent employee that can make the move to Hawaii Island and have a long relationship with our company. If you are just looking for a summer job then this is not the position for you.
* Paid Vacation after the first year
* The best weather on the planet.
Description of Housing Provided
No Housing is provided with this position.