March 1, 2024

Ranch Manager

Job Summary

The Ranch Manager is responsible for the successful leadership and general management of the Big Bar Guest Ranch (BBGR) according to the vision, objectives and strategic direction set in conjunction with the Board of Directors. The Ranch Manager is responsible for the efficient financial and human resources of the ranch, upkeep of the properties and build a solid tourism experience for all customers visiting the ranch. The Ranch Manager works with the SXDC General Manager, establishes effective working relationships with community groups, funding agencies, and other external contacts, providing orientation and support, and leading the ranch for the future opportunities. This is a multi-disciplinary role that requires customer service skills, marketing, financial management, tourism opportunities, oversight of the restaurant, housekeeping, maintenance, and repairs as broad categories. 



  • Degree in Business Administration or related field or equivalent education and experience.

Specialized Knowledge

  • Knowledge of tourism in British Columbia.
  • Knowledge and experience in human resources and financial management policies and procedures. 
  • Knowledge of financial and reporting requirements for governments agencies.
  • Knowledge of legislation regarding the BC Employment Act & Regulations, Protection of Personal Information Act (FIPPA), BC Human Rights Code is an asset.
  • Knowledge of the BC Inn Keepers Act
  • Knowledge of working with First Nations communities.


  • Five to seven years of progressive management of a guest ranch, a tourism

 business, or a business that deals with tourists as a core element of that business.

  • Experience in the development of an operational plan for a business.
  • Experience dealing with financial budgets, preparing financial reports and analysis.
  • Experience supervising staff.
  • Proven record of accessing, securing, and financial resources for a business.
  • Experience working with First Nations is an asset.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must maintain strict confidentiality in performing duties and demonstrates personal attributes of integrity, respect, trust, honesty, compassion, and accountability.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Criminal Records Check
  • Must have a valid BC Driver’s Licence Class 5
  • Level 1 First Aid – Level 3 First Aid preferred
  • Must provide a vehicle in good operating condition and appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program requirements.
  • Must reside in the geographic region (i.e., Williams Lake, 100 Mile House) to be able to work at the BBGR on a weekly basis.
  • Accommodation could be provided for the Ranch Manager at BBGR.

Salary: Will be based on the candidate’s education and experience.

To Apply: Interested Applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume outlining how their skills and experience fit the position along with their resume and wage expectation to:


We thank all those who apply however, only those selected for an Interview will be contacted.

Applications are assessed as they are received therefore early application is recommended. Applications will only be considered from those eligible to work in Canada. All applicants who require a work permit or sponsorship for employment in Canada will not be considered.

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