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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.


Alaska: Sous Chef - Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge

Posted March 24, 2022


Aid and assist the head chef in day to day operations. interacting with guests on a day to day basis. 

 

Responsibilities: 


  • General cooking of breakfast and prep and cooking of dinner meals 
  • General food Prep, meat and fish fabrication, desert baking, light baking (bread making) production of appetizer making 
  • Menu planning, food ordering and receiving of food ordered 
  • General cleaning 

 

Qualifications: 


Culinary school is preferred but not needed. 3+ years of experience in a steady volume restaurant. General knife skills, good communication skills, ability to interact with guests and other co-workers. Drug free is a must, Alcohol free is also. Ability to take directions and follow through with assigned tasked. Ability to predict future needs for the following weeks needs. 

 

Contact: 


Chef Erich Schultz: (316) 239-8354 or oarman50@hotmail.com or erich@boardwalklodge.com 

 

Additional Information: 


If hired you will need to have your Covid vaccine proof and a covid test within 72 hours to get into Alaska. if not the state offers one at the airport when you land for the test 

 


Colorado: Fly Fishing Guide/ Retail Sales - North Park Anglers

Posted March 24, 2022


We are looking for a Fly Fishing Guide/ Retail Sales Associate. This is a Hybrid position. The job is full-time/ seasonal, starting May 1st and ending September 30th. We operate a full-service fly shop and guide service here in Northern Colorado, a fly fishing lodge, and a private fly fishing club. We are looking to add 1-2 team members for the coming season. The position would center around guiding daily fishing trips through our fly shop and lodge and working in our fly shop. We operate a 6-day workweek. This position is salary-based and includes housing. If interested, please send a resume. 

 

Responsibilities: 


Working in our fly shop providing up to date and accurate information to our customers. Gaining knowledge of the fishery and how we operate. Learning about the products we carry and selling them to our customers. Booking trips over the phone. Writing fishing reports.  

  

Guiding fly fishing trips. Teaching Casting, fly tying, and general fly fishing tactics. 

  

Mowing lawns, cleaning trucks and boats, painting cabins, etc. 

 

Qualifications: 


  • First Aid/ CPR 
  • 1+ Year of retail experience 
  • 1+ Year Guiding Experience 
  • Rowing Experience in Raft/ Drift Boat (Major Plus!) 
  • Fly Tying  
  • Experience with Microsoft word/ excel 

 

Contact: 


northparkanglers@gmail.com 


Montana: Breakfast/Dinner Cook - Madison Valley Ranch

Posted March 24, 2022


As proud winner of the 2015 & 2021 Lodge of the Year award we are looking for a breakfast/dinner cook to join our growing team. The breakfast/dinner cook is responsible for supporting our Executive Chef and Sous-Chef in leading a team that delivers high-end, quality meals. MVR embraces the farm-to-table tradition, using fresh local ingredients wherever possible. Everything is made entirely from scratch. We accommodate up to 28 guests at a time, providing gourmet breakfast, appetizers, and a gourmet four-course dinner. In spring of 2021 we have completed a brand-new lodge with a 1,400 SF state-of-the-art commercial kitchen to take our culinary program to new heights! 


Responsibilities: 


The ideal candidate for this position will have prior experience at the Cook/Sous-Chef level with high-end lodges or restaurants. They should have a positive work attitude, be friendly and work well with others, be comfortable managing food quality and presentation, and have the ability to oversee labor and food costs. They will also help to oversee kitchen stewards.  


Job Duties: 


  • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner 
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications 
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safety and efficiently 
  • Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety and sanitation 
  • Assist with the cleaning and organization of kitchen and equipment 
  • Restock items as needed throughout the shift 
  • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes 


The successful candidate will be comfortable managing the kitchen in the absence of the executive chef. 


Qualifications


Some key skills and abilities we are seeking in a Cook: 


  • Desire and passion to produce quality food 
  • Attention to cleanliness and sanitation (we are an open kitchen) 
  • Strong knife skills 
  • Ability to cook breakfast for 28 (with morning shifts starting at 5:00AM) 
  • Ability to work flexible and long hours (some split shifts may be required) 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with attention to detail 
  • Exceptional planning and organization skills, as well as attention to detail 
  • Desire to provide excellent customer service 
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that enables positive interactions with guests, vendors, co-workers, and management. 
  • Ability to perform well under pressure 

Contact: 


 manu@madisonvalleyranch.com 


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 bath. 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. 


Perks: 


  • Working with an independently owned, boutique lodge in a beautiful setting 
  • Close proximity to Yellowstone National Park, the Madison River (fishing and recreation), and excellent hiking trails, kayaking on Hebgen Lake. 
  • Within a 1.5 hour drive you can find the following activities: 5 blue ribbon trout streams, climbing, whitewater rafting, and much more! 
  • Small-town living in a friendly community: Ennis, Montana, gateway to Yellowstone 

www.madisonvalleyranch.com 


Montana: All-Round Team Member - Madison Valley Ranch

Posted March 24, 2022



We are seeking fun, hard-working all-around team members to join us for the upcoming fly fishing season. If you love the outdoors and are looking for a job where no day is the same, this position is for you! 


Madison Valley Ranch is a luxury, all-inclusive fly-fishing lodge located just minutes from downtown Ennis and an hour's drive from Bozeman. 


We pride ourselves on offering the highest levels of lodging, recreation, food, and service to our guests. Our staff enjoys a positive work environment and an opportunity to learn service and teamwork skills of the utmost quality. 


Our all-around team members are jacks and jills of all trades who help with meal service, housekeeping, light maintenance, guest shuttles, casting lessons around our on-site pond and any other tasks that might come up.  


Positions begin in April and end in October. Housing is available. 


(Inquire about flexible start and end dates) 


Compensation: 


Entry level pay starts at $16/hour with opportunities to increase wage based on performance. Team members that complete the season are also eligible for discretionary bonuses.  


Come join our team at the 2015 & 2021 Orvis-Endorsed Fly Fishing Lodge of the Year and enjoy a fun-filled season working hard, while taking advantage of all this stunning area has to offer on your days off! 


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 
  • light property maintenance.  

Typical daily shifts run from 6am-1pm or 8am-3pm with occasional dinner shifts from 6-9:30pm. 


Qualifications: 


Individuals who excel at personalized service and enjoy working in an intimate environment on a spectacular property are encouraged to apply. 


Prior hospitality experience is preferred, but not required. 


Only applications that include a cover letter and complete resume will be considered. Background checks will be performed. 


Contact: 


manu@madisonvalleyranch.com 


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 bath. 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. 


www.madisonvalleyranch.com 


OPERATIONS MANAGER - GREYSTONE CASTLE SPORTING CLUB - MINGUS, TEXAS

Posted January 6, 2022


As part of the management team, the Operations Manager is responsible for all hunting, fishing and maintenance activities:


Responsibilities include:


  • Coordinate lodging with the Facilities Manager for all hunting and fishing activities.
  • Supervise and coordinate Guide assignments for all hunts.
  • Hire Guides to support hunting and fishing activities.
  • Plan for and order animal inventory to support hunting and fishing activities.
  • Manage whitetail inventory to produce trophy species.
  • Manage all animal inventories.
  • Submit budget lines for all hunting, fishing and maintenance line items.
  • Maintain responsible spending within budget.
  • Manage and plan for all ranch maintenance.
  • Guide sporting clays, special events, tours, and other various duties related to the operation of a commercial hunting operation as directed by GM.
  • Ensure owner visits are planned for and supported.
  • Manage Texas Parks and Wildlife MLDP harvest reports and CWD requirements.
  • Supervise care of upland birds.
  • Manage activities of ranch property.
  • Supervise various construction projects.
  • Assist in other activities as assigned by the GM.


Qualifications:


  • Minimum 5 years in the hunting/fishing industry
  • Management/Leadership Experience
  • Wildlife Management or Wildlife Biology degree preferred.

Contact:



Contact pwall@greystonecastle.com or scochran@greystonecastle.com


Additional Information:


  • Annual Salary
  • Medical and Dental
  • Housing
  • Annual Bonus
  • Semi-annual gratuity pay


Learn more at www.greystonecastle.com