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Ranch Operations Manager

Castle Rock, Colorado 80104
United States
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Date Posted: 01/06/2023 | Last Updated: 01/06/2023
Manager - General
Positions Available:
Full Time
Annual Salary Range:
$40,000 - $44,999
Minimum Education Level:
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job:
Any Breed
Languages Required:
Any Language
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:   lbs
About The Facility
At Bell Mountain Ranch Equestrian Center, we combine state-of-the-art technology with personalized, individual care for each horse in our barn.

We offer a wide selection of prices and amenities, from outdoor pasture boarding to heated, indoor stalls with or without runs. We welcome all riding styles, including English hunter jumper, dressage, western, and french classical riding.
Job Description
We are looking for an exceptional, experienced, Ranch Operations Manager for a thriving, busy, full-service equestrian center located in Castle Rock, Colorado. Bell Mountain Ranch Equestrian Center (BMREC), is a state-of-the-art, technology-driven, equestrian ranch, with a pioneering approach to horse care for the 21st century.

Customers and communication are the forefront of our purpose. We focus on personal leadership development within our talented operations team. The ideal candidate will be familiar with computer operating systems, spreadsheet creation and analysis, Customer Relationship Management software, and cam learn new technology specific for this job. He or she will be working with other companies and community members regularly through ongoing coordination. This person will also be responsible for maintaining a positive relationship with employees, customers, vendors, contractors, and community stakeholders.
Job Requirements
Manage, oversee and execute daily feeding of all horses.

Oversight of all daily cleaning of all pens. This includes hands on with feeding, mucking and turn out of horses

Haul hay and other supplies for the ranch. Must be able to lift 50lbs.repeatedly

Equine Husbandry. You must be able to identify sick or injured horses—the ability to perform minor veterinarian tasks, bandaging, administering medications, wormers, and vaccinations.

Collaborate with ranch owners and management on budgeting for facilities needs

Hire, train, and schedule employees

Order supplies, equipment, and feed.

Manage and plan rotational grazing for pastures

Perform fencing maintenance

Ability to operate and maintain equipment (tractor, gator, skid steer)

Create schedules of daily turn-outs

Maintain relationships with suppliers

Forecast hay and other supplies needed

The Ranch Manager MUST live on site, be a non-smoker, be clean and able to help maintain our family-friendly atmosphere. This is a long-term, full time position. Horse knowledge and experience is required, and business management experience is strongly preferred. Pasture and land management knowledge and skill is an advantage.
Included housing, one free boarding spot for a personal horse, medical benefits, paid time off and a competitive annual salary.
Description of Housing Provided
Small 3 bedroom historic home. Updated kitchen, laundry and bathrooms. Home is on site.