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Orvis Endorsed Operations — Job Openings

NOTE: Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing and Wingshooting Operations are independently owned and operated. Please follow the instructions in the "Contact Information" section of the job profile, and send your resume directly to the Endorsed operation.


Do not send your resume to Orvis.


Executive Chef-Seasonal - Highland Hills Ranch - Condon, Oregon

Posted September 8, 2021


Looking for an executive chef to share checking duties at Highland Hills Ranch. Ideal candidate is personable, self starter, reliable and understands timing to get meals out in a timely manner. Rotation would be two groups on, two groups off. You will be one of 2 chef’s. Responsibilities include preparing breakfast for up to 26 people and dinner for up to the same number. The chef is responsible for preparing Breakfast, Lunch & dinner as well as 3-4 appetizers depending on the group size. All meals are three courses and each course is plated. Season runs from October through March.



Responsibilities:



Preparing all meals, maintaining inventory control, ordering restock.


Qualifications:



2-4 years experience. Would prefer lodge setting experience.


Contact:



Please send resumes to: info@highlandhillsranch.com.


Additional Info:



Learn more at www.highland hills ranch.com.


Upland Bird Hunting Guide - Forresters Bighorn River Resort - Montana


Posted September 8, 2021


Upland Bird Hunting Guide Needed. Mid September through mid November. You'll be guiding in Montana in the Fort Smith area. Located on the Crow reservation. Please call for more details pertaining to this position. Serious inquiries only please.


Responsibilities:


Guiding upland bird hunting clients in the field. Cleaning and packaging harvested birds.


Qualifications:


Must have a guide license. Must be able to provide transportation to and from the field. Must have own upland bird hunting dogs.


Contact:



Please send resumes to Nick@forresterbighorn.com.


Additional Information:


Learn more at www.forresterbighorn.com.


ALL-ROUND TEAM MEMBER - MADISON VALLEY RANCH – ENNIS MONTANA

Posted March 4, 2021


Come join our team at SW MT's premier Orvis-Endorsed Fly Fishing Lodge and enjoy a fun-filled season working hard, while taking advantage of all this stunning area has to offer on your days off! Madison Valley Ranch is a high-end, all-inclusive fly-fishing lodge located just minutes from downtown Ennis and an hour's drive from Bozeman. Position begins in May and ends in October. Our peak season runs from June to September. Ideally applicants should be available the entire season, but shorter employment may be discussed.


Responsibilities:


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: breakfast & dinner serving, high-quality, consistent daily cleaning of guest, dining, and living rooms, guest room change overs, laundry upkeep, yard work and various property maintenance. Approx. 5-7 hours a day (6 am--2pm).


Qualifications:


Prior work experience is a plus, but ample training will be provided as needed. A passion for the outdoors and interest in fishing is a must!


Contact:


Individuals who excel at personalized service and enjoy working in an intimate, positive environment on a spectacular property are encouraged to apply. Only applications including a cover letter and complete resume will be considered. Please include both in your email as you apply. Background checks will be performed. Serious inquiries only.


Please send resumes to manu@madisonvalleyranch.com.


Additional Information:


Housing & Transportation: We have a high-end private home available for use by employees. Based on availability, rooms will be either single or double occupancy with a shared bathroom. The furnished home offers a full kitchen, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, small office area, living room, dining area, washer/dryer, and wireless internet. The lodge is located 2.5 miles from the employee house. Driving your personal vehicle to Ennis is recommended. This will allow you the freedom to explore the town and surrounding areas and maximize your experience in Southwest Montana. A $250 deposit is required upfront and returned when employees depart at the end of the season, assuming room is in good condition upon departure. Lodging is charged at $125 per month, and this can be deducted from your paycheck or paid in advance. A nearby grocery store is available for purchasing food to prepare in the house's kitchen. The Lodge: The Madison Valley in SW Montana provides a true playground for the outdoor enthusiast! World class fly fishing, remote hiking trails, kayaking, whitewater rafting, and Yellowstone National Park are just a stone's throw away. Madison Valley Ranch lies in the heart of all of these activities while providing friendly, small-town living in Ennis, Montana.


Learn more at www.madisonvalleyranch.com.


FISHING GUIDE – HEALING WATERS LODGE – TWIN BRIDGES, MONTANA

Posted March 4, 2021


The Smith River Guiding on the Smith River is 60 miles of river taking five days and four nights. This requires the ability and desire to get up and start working at six in the morning until nine at night. You will be assisting in assembling an upscale outdoor camp every day. This includes putting up tents, cutting firewood, assisting in the cooking, doing the dishes and loading boats. Our first and primary goal is the safety of our customers. Although the season on the Smith is short you will be exposed to snow, rain, wind, high water and low water. We need to make sure our customers are warm, dry and safe while guiding them into trout every day. This is all done with panache, verve and aplomb. The primary asset for a guide isn’t how many fish you catch but having the people skills to communicate technique as well as the joy of fly fishing. Healing Waters Lodge Guiding in Southwest Montana at Healing Waters Lodge. We are again looking for someone with excellent people skills. But, we are also seeking someone with enough boat skills to comfortably guide people on the Madison, Beaverhead, Big Hole and Jefferson Rivers. We can teach someone to guide we can’t teach someone to have integrity, decency and character. Hoopleheads need not apply. If you are on the first name basis with more than six bartenders this might not be the place for you. Qanon followers, Proud Boys and Oath Keepers need not apply. Shape shifters, time travelers are fine.


Responsibilities:


Safety and health of the customer. Be able to row a boat. Know how to engage and communicate with people. Understand knots, fishing equipment, fly fishing techniques along with having a sense of conservation.


Qualifications:


Have a valid driver's license, fishing equipment, prefer to have both a raft and hard boat along with a hat size larger than 5⅝.


Contact:


Please send resumes to Mike Geary at Hwlodgemt@gmail.com.


Additional Information:


Learn more at www.hwlodge.com.


HOUSE KEEPER - MADISON VALLEY RANCH – ENNIS MONTANA

Posted March 4, 2021


Come join our team at SW MT's premier Orvis-Endorsed Fly Fishing Lodge and enjoy a fun-filled season working hard, while taking advantage of all this stunning area has to offer on your days off! Madison Valley Ranch is a high-end, all-inclusive fly-fishing lodge located just minutes from downtown Ennis and an hour's drive from Bozeman. Position begins in May and ends in October. Our peak season runs from June to September. Ideally applicants should be available the entire season, but shorter employment may be discussed.


Responsibilities:


High-quality, consistent daily cleaning of guest, dining, and living rooms, guest room change overs, laundry upkeep, and various light property maintenance. Approx. 5-7 hours a day (9 am--2pm).


Qualifications:


Prior work experience is a plus, but ample training will be provided as needed. Attention to detail, a positive attitude and passion for the outdoors is a must!


Contact:


Individuals who excel at personalized service and enjoy working in an intimate, positive environment on a spectacular property are encouraged to apply. Only applications including a cover letter and complete resume will be considered. Please include both in your email as you apply. Background checks will be performed. Serious inquiries only.


Please send resumes to manu@madisonvalleyranch.com.


Additional Information:


Housing & Transportation: We have a high-end private home available for use by employees. Based on availability, rooms will be either single or double occupancy with a shared bathroom. The furnished home offers a full kitchen, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, small office area, living room, dining area, washer/dryer, and wireless internet. The lodge is located 2.5 miles from the employee house. Driving your personal vehicle to Ennis is recommended. This will allow you the freedom to explore the town and surrounding areas and maximize your experience in Southwest Montana. A $250 deposit is required upfront and returned when employees depart at the end of the season, assuming room is in good condition upon departure. Lodging is charged at $125 per month, and this can be deducted from your paycheck or paid in advance. A nearby grocery store is available for purchasing food to prepare in the house's kitchen. The Lodge: The Madison Valley in SW Montana provides a true playground for the outdoor enthusiast! World class fly fishing, remote hiking trails, kayaking, whitewater rafting, and Yellowstone National Park are just a stone's throw away. Madison Valley Ranch lies in the heart of all of these activities while providing friendly, small-town living in Ennis, Montana.


Learn more at www.madisonvalleyranch.com.


LEAD COOK/KITCHEN MANAGER - WEATHERBY'S LODGE – GRAND LAKE STREAM, MAINE

Posted March 4, 2021


This is a full time, seasonal position - May through October. Duties will include, but not be limited to - preparing multi course dinners for guests nightly, inventory management, menu planning, ordering, hygiene and sanitation, collaboration with operations manager and kitchen/wait staff.


Responsibilities:


Each night you would be required to make bread/rolls, fresh salads soup, entree and dessert for up to 30 clients. Inventory tracking for breakfast and lunches in addition to dinner items for delivery twice a week, supplemented by local groceries. Covid protocols in place. attention to detail, organized in planning and pro-active with hygiene and sanitizing imperative.


Qualifications:


Servesafe certification previous chef experience.


Contact:


Please send resumes to info@weatherbys.com.


Additional Information:


Learn more at www.weatherbys.com.


ASSISTANT MANAGER - VICTOR, IDAHO

Posted January 28, 2021


WorldCast Anglers is searching for a qualified Assistant Manager to assist the WCA Operations Manager in managing and executing all logistics and operations relating to WCA domestic guided fly fishing trips from 3.15.21 through 10.15.21. This position is located at the WorldCast Anglers Fly Shop and Office in Victor, ID.


Responsibilities include:


The position includes:


  • Executing and reconciling all of WCA's domestic guided offerings through all communication mediums and platforms.
  • Selling retail products in the WCA Fly Shop.
  • In depth knowledge of all WCA operations, the WCA Employee Manual and WCA Guide Manual.
  • Weekly meetings and oversight of the Assistant Operations Manager.
  • Bi-weekly overview meetings with WCA COO.
  • Monthly overview meetings with WCA Head Guide Team.


Qualifications:


  • In depth fly fishing industry familiarity and experience.
  • Knowledge and expertise of fishing opportunities in Western Wyoming and Eastern Idaho including Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park.
  • Skilled in Google Apps and other cloud based web operating systems.
  • Comfortable working in Lightspeed Point of Sale or similar POS systems.
  • Excellent computer proficiency in either Mac or PC platforms.
  • Must be able to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a seasonal business environment.


Contact:


Apply by email by sending a cover letter and resume to: gofish@worldcastanglers.com

Please include: "Assistant Manager" in the Subject line of your email.


Additional Information:


Provided by WCA:


  • Competitive Salary
  • Eligibility for Bonus Plan
  • Discount at WCA Fly Shop
  • WCA Management Privileges

OPERATIONS MANAGER - VICTOR, IDAHO

Posted January 28, 2021


WorldCast Anglers is searching for a qualified Operations Manager to manage and execute all logistics and operations relating to WCA domestic guided fly fishing trips from 2.15.21 through 12.15.21. This position is located at the WorldCast Anglers Fly Shop and Office in Victor, ID.


Responsibilities include:


The position includes:


  • Executing and reconciling all of WCA's domestic guided offerings through all communication mediums and platforms.
  • Selling retail products in the WCA Fly Shop.
  • In depth knowledge of all WCA operations, the WCA Employee Manual and WCA Guide Manual.
  • Weekly meetings and oversight of the Assistant Operations Manager.
  • Bi-weekly overview meetings with WCA COO.
  • Monthly overview meetings with WCA Head Guide Team.


Qualifications:


  • In depth fly fishing industry familiarity and experience.
  • Knowledge and expertise of fishing opportunities in Western Wyoming and Eastern Idaho including Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park.
  • Skilled in Google Apps and other cloud based web operating systems.
  • Comfortable working in Lightspeed Point of Sale or similar POS systems.
  • Excellent computer proficiency in either Mac or PC platforms.
  • Must be able to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a seasonal business environment.


Contact:


Apply by email by sending a cover letter and resume to: gofish@worldcastanglers.com


Please include: "Operations Manager" in the Subject line of your email.


Additional Information:


Provided by WCA:


  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Vacation Package
  • Eligibility for Health Insurance and Bonus Plan. Discount at WCA Fly Shop
  • WCA Management Privileges

TEAM MEMBER – NORTH PARK ANGLERS – WALDEN, COLORADO

Posted January 14, 2021


The fly fishing industry is an incredible field to be in, and working for North Park Anglers is no exception to that rule. NPA, however, is far different than other Fly Shops and Guide services in the industry. We also own multiple private ranches and lease over 100,000 acres in our valley, which contribute to the offerings we sell to our fishing public. Here at NPA, we run a full-service fly shop/ guide service, a private fly fishing club, and an all-inclusive fly fishing lodge. During the summer months, we are flying on all cylinders and operate with a small staff. We expect our team members to contribute to all aspects of the business, not just on the water.


Responsibilities:


We are looking for a couple of individuals to join our team in 2021. The positions we are seeking are NOT full time guiding jobs. The job tasks include guiding trips, working in our fly shop, guiding at our fly fishing lodge, and working the different ranches for our private fishing club. This job is a full-time, seasonal position that starts May 1st and ends October 31st. This position is salaried, and compensation is dependent on experience. If you are looking for a “Guide Only” Position, this one is NOT for you.


Qualifications:


Experience preferred, not demanded


  • Previous Guiding (Walk Wade and Float)
  • Rowing and Guiding out of a drift boat or raft
  • Retail experience
  • Writing (Fishing Reports)
  • Computer (POS, GMAIL, Excel, Office, Powerpoint, WordPress)
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Previous working experience in a lodge setting
  • Previous Outfitter experience


Contact:


Please send resumes to northparkanglers@gmail.com.


Additional Information:


Learn more at www.northparkanglers.com.