Experienced Ranch Manager needed to manage a 10,000-acre working cattle and recreational Mountain Ranch in central Colorado with shared ownership. The Ranch Manager will report to the Executive Director and will be responsible for overseeing 10-15 full/part-time employees. The Ranch Manager is responsible for the Ranch staff, including hiring and termination decisions, staff performance and development and organization and resource allocation.

The Ranch Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the daily operations of the ranch including overseeing personnel & fiscal functions. Will be responsible for Range Management (grazing/haying/weed control), property maintenance (road/infrastructure/building/fencing), recreational pursuits (snowmobiling/hunting/fishing/equestrian), fleet management (all equipment & vehicles, managing water and irrigation and usage) wildlife and habitat management (biology/game management) and some hospitality related duties (estimated to be 80% ranch management and 20% hospitality management).

Ideal candidates will possess:
· Previous experience managing a large, high elevation ranch with staff.
· A working knowledge (generally hands on) of the most important systems of a large development, including security, roads, buildings, power systems, waste management, vehicles, equipment and water operations.
· Excellent written and oral communication skills with an emphasis on confidentially and professionalism. Since there are multiple owners it’s important that the Ranch Manager is capable of maintaining professional boundaries and avoiding any signs of favoritism with select owners.
· Excellent office skills; must be computer savvy with ability to prepare Excel spread sheets, work with established computer programs and a large budget.
· Degree in some sort of ranch management or some college education is preferred.

Competitive salary and housing provided for right long-term candidate.

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