EQ Wrangler

The Gateway Region YMCA is seeking a seasonal candidiate to fill the position of Wrangler at out Potsi, MO location

Sponsoring YMCA

YMCA of the Ozarks


Potosi, MO 63664-9802

Camp Information

Trout Lodge and Camp Lakewood
13528 State Highway AA
Potosi, MO 63664

Job Description

Under the guidance of the Ranch Director the wrangler will be responsible for having available horses and

equipment ready for all horse related programs, assuring that the guests have a quality and exciting experience.

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening

community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.


Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of

strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all.

We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your

individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are

nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else,

we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.


  • Must have general knowledge of horsemanship and care of livestock and treating horses in a
  • professional manner.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License
  • Must provide uniform items including jeans, riding boots, button-up collared shirt and Cowboy hat.
  • Must be able to mount a horse from the ground, using proper technique.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to

enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for

extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device. The

employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work


The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Ability to drive vehicles (tractor, truck, golf carts, car, van and/or bus).

Ability to maintain alertness for several hours at a time.

Ability to tolerate extreme temperature conditions (heat and/or cold).

Essential Functions

1. Have available horses and equipment for all scheduled trail rides, hayrides, equestrian camp, summer

camp, and school camp activities.

2. Prepare Lesson material for Equestrian camp, arena lessons, ground lessons, general horse safety.

3. Lead, drag and assist with the safe departure and return of all scheduled trail rides.

4. Assist in the feeding and care of the ranch livestock and care of the ranch equipment.

5. Participating in programming in all areas pertaining to hayrides, sing-a-longs, overnights, cowboy camp,

equestrian camp, barn dances, etc.

6. The Executive Director or Ranch Directors may assign additional related duties as deemed appropriate

and or necessary.

7. Drive tractors or other YMCA vehicles for programs, feeding and care of livestock and other needed


Room and board provided


How to Apply

Apply Online

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