JOB TITLE: NOLS Three Peaks Ranch Transportation / Facilities Coordinator
REPORTS TO: NOLS Three Peaks Ranch Manager or Assistant Manager
JOB OBJECTIVE: Perform and/or oversee ranch-related projects and tasks, including, but not limited to: vehicle maintenance, general maintenance, construction, irrigation, and grounds keeping. Support horse courses at NOLS Three Peaks Ranch and in the field through drives, issue/ de-issue process, gear repair, and student supervision. Be a resource to instructors, students and visitors at Three Peaks.
QUALIFICATIONS: Competency in some or all of the following skill areas is encouraged; carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and basic vehicle maintenance. Communication skills and self-motivation are necessary. Desire to learn, live and work in a small community, and maintain excellent Expedition Behavior is necessary. Must have a clean driving record and be able to meet NOLS' requirements to drive school vehicles. The ability to interact comfortably with a variety of people, the ability to perform physical work under a variety of conditions indoors and outdoors, and the ability to climb and work from a ladder are required.
Must be able to accommodate an ever-changing work schedule, which may include, but is not limited to, working weekends, 13-hour days, and 60+ hour weeks. High flexibility in changing schedules and the uncertainties of working with stock and living on a ranch are a must.
FUNDS AND/OR PROPERTY: May be responsible for petty cash and credit cards. May be responsible for the safe transportation of livestock, equipment, and people to and from re-ration locations on a given schedule and to and from course road-heads. Will be responsible for students during evacuations out of re-rations or road-heads.
- Oversee and track the maintenance of facilities and vehicles.
- Work with NOLS Rocky Mountain transportation department to perform basic maintenance to ranch vehicle fleet.
- Oversee ranch staff on maintenance/building projects.
- May work with ranch manager and NOLS Rocky Mountain facilities manager to further long-term facilities plan at ranch.
- Support horse courses in transport and at ranch.
- Assist NOLS Rocky Mountain courses and staff with other types of support (evacuations, drives, gear etc.).
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK: A criminal background check is required from all NOLS employees.
E-VERIFY: NOLS participates in E-verify.
MOTOR VEHICLE CHECK: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by the position start date and possess a valid driver’s license. Must have a clean driving history and be able to meet the criteria for NOLS vehicle insurance coverage.
WORK LOCATION: NOLS Rocky Mountain, Three Peaks Ranch, Boulder, Wyoming
WORKING CONDITIONS: This is a 3 - 4.5 months per year position. Private housing is provided on-site. Kitchen and living areas are communal with other NOLS ranch in-town staff (and field staff when on-site). NOLS Three Peaks Ranch provides food throughout employment.
HOW TO APPLY: Email a cover letter, resume and three references to: Patrick Creeden, NOLS Three Peaks Ranch Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Please email Patrick Creeden with questions: email@example.com
DATES OF POSITION: May/ Early June through Mid August/ Mid September (flexible) 2013
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:
February 4, 2013
Please do not submit applications after the deadlines outlined above. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.