Orvis Job Wall: Dream-Destinations Edition!

Clockwise from upper left: El Pescador, Montana Angler, Firehole Ranch, and Madison Valley Ranch>

Welcome to the Orvis Job Wall, where we update you periodically on the opportunities to be a part of the Orvis team. This time, we are featuring jobs available at our endorsed lodges and outfitters. Ever dream of working in the fly-fishing industry in Montana, Colorado, New Mexico, or even Belize? Check out the great opportunities below.

Click the job titles to see a complete job listing, as well as instructions for applying. Check our Orvis Endorsed Operations Job Openings page often to see new openings when they appear.

Ambergris Caye, Belize

Consulting Chef/Food & Beverage Manager, El Pescador Lodge 
El Pescador Lodge in Belize looking to immediately hire an experienced chef who is well versed in the unique requirements of a fishing lodge serving a rotating prix fixe menu to their guests family style. This is a two – three month visiting chef / F&B consultant position.

Ridgway, Colorado

Fly Shop Assistant ManagerRIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service
We are looking for a strong applicant that has an outgoing personality with a passion and progressive understanding of the fly fishing industry (retail sales and guide services). This person will possess a superb attention to detail, with the ability to follow through on tasks, both as they arise and longer term. Manage multiple tasks collaboratively, with the ability to recognize when working independently is essential.

Experienced Whitewater Float Fishing Guide, RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service
RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service is seeking experienced professional float fishing guides for the 2018 season. Known as one of the top wilderness float fishing sections in North America, the Gunnison Gorge’s remote backcountry setting and technical whitewater demand a high level of competency in multidisciplinary fields, including: professional whitewater guide, professional fly fishing guide, backcountry wilderness overnight guide, leadership and interpersonal skills.

Reservationist/Administrative Assistant, RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service 
We are looking for a outgoing reservationist that can oversee daily reservation needs, trip inquiries, concierge contact, customer accounts/sales leads/client follow up and outreach. Good customer engagement, multitasking abilities, sales presence, regional knowledge and fly fishing experience are essential.


Firehole Ranch (West Yellowstone, Montana)
Float-Fishing Fly Fishing Guide
Guide float and/or wade-style fly fishing trips on MT, ID, and YNP rivers, streams, spring creeks and lakes.

Madison Valley Ranch (Ennis, Montana)
Seasonal Lodge Staff
Come join our team at SW Montana’s premier Orvis-Endorsed Fly Fishing Lodge and enjoy a fun-filled season working hard, while taking advantage of all this stunning area has to offer on your days off! Madison Valley Ranch is a luxury, all-inclusive fly-fishing lodge located just minutes from downtown Ennis and an hour’s drive from Bozeman.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: breakfast & dinner serving, high quality, consistent daily cleaning of guest, dining, and living rooms, guest room change overs, laundry upkeep, yardwork and various property maintenance. Approx. 5-7 hours a day (6am – 2pm)

The Sous-Chef is responsible for supporting the executive chef in leading a team that delivers high-end, quality meals. MVR embraces the farm-to-table tradition, using fresh local ingredients wherever possible. Everything is scratch cooking. We accommodate up to 24 guests at a time, providing gourmet breakfast, appetizers, and a gourmet four course dinner.

Montana Angler Fly Fishing (Bozeman, Montana)
Fly Shop Sales Associate
Full-time or part-time retail position at Montana Angler Fly Shop located in Downtown Bozeman Montana. We are looking for someone with previous retail and customer service experience, and also a passion for fly fishing. Local knowledge of the Bozeman area is also a plus.

Office Manager
We are in need of an office manager that will assist in our peak season of April-October. The position will require 20-30 hours per week but could possibly be full time if needed. Hours are somewhat flexible. There would also likely be an opportunity for winter season work with more limited hours. Although we are a fly fishing business, no knowledge of fishing is required. Familiarity with quickbooks is desirable but not required. Applicants must be very detail oriented and competent with basic accounting related math.

Sales and Marketing
Although we are looking for someone that can wear a lot of hats, marketing and sales will be key aspects of the job. Candidates will also assist with operations, guide scheduling and whatever else needs to be done to keep things rolling along smoothly. Montana Angler specializes in designing multi-day fly fishing trips. Most of our business is based in Montana but we also have lodge partners world wide. Within Montana the majority of our guests book lodging or all inclusive camping programs. We own a few all-inclusive lodges and also operate multi-day Smith River expeditions as well as shorter camping trips. We need an individual that has a great work ethic and who is willing to put in long hours during peak season. Candidates must have a solid working knowledge of the sport of fly fishing and be willing to quickly learn our local fisheries.

Navajo Dam, New Mexico

Restaurant Manager/Lead Cook, Fisheads San Juan River Lodge
We are looking for someone with experience in hands on restaurant management. Must be able to learn menu, do all levels of prep work, organize and train cooks, prepare work schedules for cooks and wait staff, order food supplies and do town shopping once a week in busy season.

4 thoughts on “Orvis Job Wall: Dream-Destinations Edition!”

  1. Very interested. Solid all around business experience with heavy emphasis on sales and marketing. True passion is flyrodding, trout, salt, bass, whatever! I can tie well enough to catch fish.
    Please provide address to email resume.
    Alan Johnston

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