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Barn Manager in Paradise

Kapaau, Hawaii 96755
United States
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Date Posted: 09/26/2022 | Last Updated: 09/26/2022
Dude Ranch/Hospitality, Manager - Working Ranch, Ranch Hand/Cattle, Wrangler
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$55,000 - $59,999
Minimum Education Level:
High School
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
English, Japanese
Drivers license required?
Commercial drivers license required?
Own car required?
Pets allowed?
Non-smoker required?
Live on site?
Will pay to relocate?
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft   in
Weight:  200 lbs
About The Facility
Paniolo Adventures is the Big Island’s premier trail ride outfitter. Our trails wind through an 11,000-acre working cattle ranch. We are seeking a professional, knowledgeable Barn Manager to join our team. Our Barn Manager creates and implements wellness routines for our herd of trail riding horses, such as feeding, vaccination, supplementation, and hoof care and supervises the direct care provided by our Wranglers. Our Barn Manager is also the direct supervisor of our team of Wranglers and oversees all aspects of their management and performance, including recruitment, hiring, education, corrective action, and termination. The Barn Manager oversees and evaluates performance during, and occasionally conducts, trail rides for guests from all over the world. This is not a 9 – 5 job! Salary is commensurate with experience.
Job Description
The following a general outline of the duties of Paniolo Adventures’ Barn Manager position:
• Establish, document and implement feeding, vaccination, worming, supplementation, and foot care routines for equine herd, in consultation with vet and owner.
• Supervise all aspects of Wranglers’ job performance, including recruiting, hiring, educating, evaluating, corrective actions, and termination.
• Identify additional horses to add to herd and negotiate a reasonable purchase price; identify horses for retirement
• Establish Wranglers’ work schedules and ensure claimed hours are accurate and submitted timely.
• Supervise and ensure excellence of Wranglers’ performance of barn chores (including manure removal and stall cleaning), maintenance of tack and other horse equipment, and trail, fence, and corral maintenance. The Barn Manager will perform such chores when necessary.
• Understand, improve, and implement and risk management procedures utilized by Wranglers.
• Work with Owner to address business’s financial management
Job Requirements
• Minimum age is 18
• Documented experience involving horse husbandry required, including minor medical procedures.
• Documented supervisory experience required, ideally in a trail riding or dude ranch environment
• Excellent western horsemanship skills, including training and conditioning of trail horses.
• Knowledge of digital devices, software, and use in the trail riding environment, including Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of FareHarbor software is desirable but not required
• Ability to consistently lift and carry weight from 10#-70# without issue.
• Willing to work in all weather conditions, including wind and rain
• Willing to work holidays and weekends
Health Insurance upon completion of probationary period
Paid time off after one year of consecutive employment
Disability coverage
Paid and unpaid leave
Comped trail rides for family and friends