ARAMARK Stable Guide/Packer- Big Trees Lodge - Yosemite in Fresno, California

Overview:

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Description:

Stable Guide/Packer (Wrangler)

Position Summary:

  • The Guide/ Packer is responsible for giving guided interpretative horseback rides to the Park Visitors. In addition to giving rides, the Guide/ Packer is responsible for ensuring the proper care and handling of horses at all times.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide courteous guest service by responding promptly and efficiently to inquiries, requests and complaints.

  • Maintain a clean work area at all times.

  • Guide day rides and overnight pack trips

  • Groom and saddle horses and mules daily

  • Clean corrals and stable yard area

  • May be required to fill in at other stable units as needed

  • Assist in transporting livestock to and from winter pastures

  • Assure the safety of animals and guests through rides, which may include administering First Aid/CPR

  • Feed, (which includes putting out bales of hay), water and care for horses, mules and ponies.

  • Provide interpretative horseback rides

  • Assist with the kennel if needed

  • Must be willing to learn the history of Yosemite National Park Know and comply with all company policies and procedures regarding safety, security, emergencies and energy

  • Report to work on time and in complete uniform

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Able to work all department shifts.

  • 1 year experience in stable and/or ranch work where horsemanship is demonstrated

  • Experience in packing, guiding, and Horseshoeing is preferred

  • Valid Driver’s license required

  • Must supply own WESTERN tack

  • Knowledge of Yosemite area to provide interpretive program to a wide variety of guests

  • Must be First Aid certified and have a current CPR Certification

  • Exceptional customer service skills and a pleasant manner.

  • Good organizational skills.

  • Experience working with horses and horseback riding.

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran