Bar W Guest Ranch Montana


Family dude ranchThank you for your interest in our ranch. At The Bar W we believe that a well run dude ranch is hospitality at it’s very finest. Our number one goal is to provide our guests with the best possible vacation experience. Our staff is our number one resource to help achieve this goal. Each year we hire for both seasonal and year round positions.

Working on a dude ranch is not like any other job. The work is hard and the hours are long. But this is the one job that will become part of you for the rest of your life. You will make life long friendships with both staff and guests, as well as learn skills and a work ethic that will stay with you wherever you go.

If you are applying for a wrangler or counselor position you must have basic first aid and CPR classes completed before you start work on the ranch. We are increasing our bunkhouse facilities at the ranch and those staff staying at the ranch will be asked to attend all meals with guests.

Regardless of the position you are hired for, we are looking for people who are willing to help wherever needed. This is a people oriented business, and we are looking for staff with excellent communication skills and outgoing personalities. It is also important that everyone be a team player. When ever you are around the guests you will need to present a neat and clean appearance. We do not have a dress code, but our wranglers are expected to look like cowboys.

Staff are encouraged to enjoy the ranch during their time and days off, but please remember that our guests come first. Here in Northwestern Montana, the recreational possibilities are endless, with riding, hiking, fishing, and Glacier National Park just a short drive away. If this sounds like the kind of situation you are looking for, and are a person who will exceed expectations, please send your resume, cover letter, reference letters and if you like, a recent picture to:

Photographs and videos are encouraged!

Please click on the link below and print out our application and fax or mail it back to us. You may also send your resume, but you will not be considered for employment without filling out our application. 

Click Here to Open Employment Application (PDF format)

Click Here to Open Employment Application (Word format)

Interested applicants for 2016 season may apply by filling out the Employment Application form and emailing to and we will keep it on file if a position opens up. We begin hiring summer employees in January.

Fax or Mail to:

General Manager
The Bar W Ranch
2875 Highway 93 North
Whitefish, MT 59937
(866) 828-2900 Toll Free
(406) 863-9500 - Fax


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