Grand Teton National Park, Moose, WY EST.1926

Employment

Triangle X Ranch is an equal opportunity provider.

Triangle X Ranch is currently hiring for these positions:

Wrangler – (end of August through September)

A wrangler at Triangle X Ranch must be a responsible team player with excellent horsemanship skills. He/She must have an outgoing personality to provide first class customer service in a safety conscious state of mind. A wrangler’s appearance must reflect the western cowboy image at all times while working. Proper knowledge, appearance, and demeanor will communicate professionalism and instill confidence in your guests.

After training is complete wranglers are expected to be able to perform the following responsibilities on time without having to be asked or reminded.

We employ 11 wranglers at Triangle X. The main responsibility of our wranglers is leading our guests on trail-rides, providing them a safe, first class experience. Wranglers are expected to lead rides of any skill level, provide lessons, and have an in depth knowledge of our complex trail system. In addition to leading rides, wranglers are responsible for completing other responsibilities and helping with the overall success of the department. This includes the care and up-keep of 100 plus head of horses, maintaining a clean and organized corral/tack shed area, wrangling horses in and out of pasture, saddling over 75 head of horses each morning, providing assistance to guests prior to rides with whatever they might request while in the corral area, making adjustments to cinches and tack as needed prior to handing horses out, handing horses out to guests and assisting guests in mounting and placing items in saddle bags or tying coats or extra layers to saddles.

While on the trail a wrangler should:

  • Exhibit good horsemanship skills that reflect Triangle X Ranch’s instructional program and riding policy.
  • Be a good example in relation to apparel worn (boots with heels, long pants, stampede strings) and the ranch’s rules and regulations
  • Communicate with your guests and get to know them. Provide information on things such as the area, wildlife, Grand Teton National Park, horsemanship, etc.
  • Display concern for the well-being of the horse.
  • Take control of a group no matter what skill level.
  • Display good judgment in dealing with guests and horses in all situations.
  • Anticipate potentially dangerous situations on the trial. (Bears, down wire, bogs)
  • Adapt emergency skills as necessary, on the trail.
  • Be able to handle horses on the ground and in the saddle.
  • Be able to say NO to any guest who may jeopardize the safety of you, your guests of the horses.

As a wrangler you can also expect to help with other necessary jobs around the ranch that do not involve horses. This will mostly be experienced during our shoulder seasons (spring and fall) when we are opening and closing the ranch. These jobs may include but are not limited to; fixing fence, property and building maintenance, digging holes, loading hay, shuttling vehicles, trucking horses, cleaning and oiling tack, chopping firewood, cleaning out irrigation ditches, trash pickups, painting, etc.

Wranglers will be provided the necessary training to competently complete the above responsibilities.

To be considered for a wrangler position at Triangle X Ranch you must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age (insurance requirement to drive our company vehicles).
  • Be able to work through our entire season, which is mid-May through September.
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test and a 10-year background check.

We provide all our employees with free room and board plus a monthly salary. All first year employees will have a roommate. Employee housing is dormitory style, therefore we do not allow pets.

If you would like to apply to be a wrangler:

  • Please email to lucasturner@trianglex.com a resume along with a description of your horse experience and customer service experience.
  • A short video of you displaying your horsemanship abilities including; catching a horse, saddling and bridling, mounting & dismounting, and riding at a walk/trot/lope (most applicants just email a you tube link).
  • 3 references (2 work and 1 personal).

Scenic Float Guide

The primary responsibility of a scenic float guide is to provide enjoyable and informative interpretive float trips on the Snake River to visitors of Grand Teton National Park. Guides can expect to average 3 trips per day, with the average time of each trip around 3 hours (2 hours on the water). All rowing and maneuvering of the raft is the responsibility of the guide.

All selected applicants will be required to successfully complete our guide training before graduating as one of our professional river guides. Previous rowing experience is not required, but any oarmanship experience will be given higher consideration.

We are looking for outgoing, responsible and hardworking individuals who excel in the customer service industry. Guides must be very safety conscious and work well in a team environment. Must be 21.

To be considered for a scenic float guide position at Triangle X Ranch you must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age (insurance requirement to drive our company vehicles).
  • Be able to work through our entire season, which is mid-May through September.
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test and a 10-year background check.
  • Due to the dynamic of employee housing we do not allow pets

If you would like to apply to be a scenic float Guide:

  • Please email to rivertrips@trianglex.com your resume and cover letter.

 Scenic Float Driver

All drivers will drive vans or pickups with float customers aboard and/or pulling a trailer loaded with a rubber raft to a variety of raft launch destinations in Grand Teton National Park. All drivers will be responsible for the cleanliness and safety of the vans prior to each trip. All drivers will be responsible for providing a Park Service-approach safety speech, prior to float guests’ departure. Vans will be cleaned inside and outside each day. Minimum age requirement is twenty-one (21) years.

If you would like to apply to be a scenic float driver:

  • Please email to rivertrips@trianglex.com your resume and cover letter.

Irrigator/Ranch Hand

As an irrigator you are responsible for maintaining a daily rotation of flood irrigation dams in our 2000 plus acres of horse pastures. We employ two irrigators and you will work together to keep our pastures in top condition. You are also responsible for maintaining fences and various other ranch related duties. During haying season you may also help put up the hay, so previous experience with farm equipment is a plus. Must be physically fit and able to walk long distances.

If you would like to apply to be a irrigator/ranch hand:

  • Please email to lucasturner@trianglex.com a resume along with a cover letter.

Waitpersons and Housekeepers

Be responsible for the preparation, service and storage of food for ranch guests and employees. Courteous service to guests, clean areas, and clean equipment, and a clean, neat appearance is of utmost importance. The duties include cleaning kitchen and dinig areas, rest rooms, guest lodging, all equipment and the preparation of areas prior to and after each meal. The applicant should be physically fit, able to work on feet for long periods of time, able to lift and carry heavy supplies and work fast and efficiently.

Cookout Cook

All cookout cooks will be responsible for the preparation, service and storage of food for both ranch guests, employees and large and small groups of float guests. You will be cooking over an open fire at various cookout locations in Grand Teton National Park. Courteous service to guests, clean kitchen, clean sites, cleat cookout shed and clean equipment.

Contact us if you’d like to apply for a job.