Join Our Team
Job opportunities at Bucks Ranch.
Join Our Team
Bucks Ranch is a Christian Retreat Center located in Waynesboro, TN. We offer facilities to host events, retreats, and camps and a place for families and groups to unwind and have fun. We also host our Bucks Ranch Camps from May to early August. We have two programs for kids: our Day Camps and our Youth overnight camps.
We believe our Retreat exists to “offer families a place to create lasting memories in a family-friendly facility and our camp kids to have a safe and secure learning environment to create long-lasting experiences.” To achieve that mission, we need a team of positive, professional people who take ownership of their work and will help us create a safe environment.
We search for team members who are mature self-starters, who have strong communication skills, and who are team players. We value a neat, clean appearance and a positive attitude. The Ranch is an extension of our home, and we expect our team members to share our standard and moral conduct while at our facilities.
We require that our facilities be kept clean, activities are led with safety and professionalism, and our guest services to be exceptional. Our guests, camp kids, and staff become a part of our Ranch family, so it is paramount that respect and guest services are of utmost importance.
If you have a ready smile, are honest and willing to work, love the outdoors and enjoy working with Kids, we may be the right opportunity for you!
We are currently accepting applicants who are at least 16 years of age or older, drug and alcohol-free, non-smoker, not grumpy, enthusiastic and positive outlook, ability to lift at least 50 pounds, are physically able to participate in ALL activities, and loves working with kids!
*All applicants must be able to pass a Background Check and are CPR/First aid certified.*
*All applicants will be cross trained and may be asked to fill in any position as needed.
This person is responsible for preparing meals for our day camps and our overnight camps. Three meals a day will be served, with the head cook being responsible for breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, and dinner. The workday begins at 7 am and ends after our 3 pm afternoon snack on most days. Times of the workday may change and are determined by the camps we are hosting each week. During Overnight camps, the workday is a little longer, and dinner will be served. Our weekly meal schedule will be predetermined and will not change. The Head Cook must enjoy working in the kitchen, be organized, maintain a clean work area, work well with others and supervise other employees (as needed). It is a requirement that this person can control food storage and inventory, follow state food handling regulations, meal planning and preparation, follow instructions well, and have a knowledge of cooking. Although experience is preferred, the right person can be trained.
The kitchen/food truck assistants are extremely important to the overall experience the kids have at Bucks Ranch. We are looking for people who are passionate about providing our camp kids with a great meal experience. The main responsibility of the kitchen assistant will be to assist the Head Cook in keeping the kitchen clean. Our kitchen assistants display attention to detail both in food prep and dish washing. They take pride in their important role of serving our kids nutritious meals with a positive attitude and a smile. They understand the importance of assisting the Head Cook by insuring there are clean pans, utensils, and equipment. They are willing to learn and abide by the rules of food safety and sanitation as established by the TN State Health Department.
Our Ranch Hand position is a very rewarding job for those who are muti-talented and would enjoy helping in many different areas. We need the property to look well maintained and inviting and are looking for a team member who takes pride in their work. Our Ranch hands work hard to make our Ranch shine. They do that by being professional, creating a safe environment for all our staff and guests, and projecting a positive attitude. The main portion of this position is in the ability to assist in the general maintenance of the grounds & facilities. However, this position is best fit for someone who is flexible and may be called upon to help in other departments as needed. Responsibility may include; landscaping, maintenance, clean up, set up activities and equipment, fix fence, light construction, help with horses, lead lining riders, assisting in food service and working directly with kids.
Our Kids Camps Wranglers are here to connect our littlest guests with a safe and secure learning environment and to help them build lasting memories. Every child has a different reason they wanted to come visit us and our wranglers job is to figure out what each child’s needs are and to work towards meeting those goals. This requires individuals who are open to getting to know each child in his/her group, learning each child’s name, and encouraging them as they learn. Wranglers will lead a group of children safely while creating those memorable moments. This applicant should have a high level of energy, enthusiasm and a genuine love of children. Must have the ability to lead children through a variety of planned activities and be willing to get “down and dirty” with the kids. A flexible personality and patience is also very important as schedules, planned activities, child mishaps may and will happen at times. Wranglers are placed into age divided groups.
Buckaroo’s ages 4-5 *Applicant must be 18 and up for this position*
Cow Punchers ages 6-7-8
Mavericks ages 9-10-11-12
Our Kids camps are designed to offer many activities and experiences to teach children while they are a having fun. Our Activities leader is a fun, outgoing, creative person who is always looking for new and exciting activities to add to our camps. This person is knowledgeable, a great communicator, organized, a self starter, and able to supervise others. A love for children is a must as our activities leader works directly with children the majority of every day. This applicant must have the ability to lead children and fellow team members through a variety of planned activities and be willing to get “down and dirty” with the kids. A flexibly personality and patience is also very important as schedule, planned activities, and child mishaps may and will happen at times.
If you think you would be a great fit for any of our open roles, we encourage you to apply. To learn more about any of the roles, contact us today.
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