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General Manager

Storm Mountain Ranch HOA
Steamboat Springs, Colorado, US
Closing date
Nov 28, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Full-time $80,000 - $120,000 a year 1 day ago
  • Paid time off
  • Paid housing
  • Health insurance
Full Job Description

Storm Mountain Ranch

General Manager

About the Ranch

Storm Mountain Ranch is a multi-owner ranch structured as a Homeowners Association outside of Steamboat Springs, CO, 14 homesites (12 completed). The ranch is approximately 1,100 acres; mix of hay ground, forested area, and pastureland. Storm Mountain Ranch leases out the agricultural components of their ranch to local producers, while maintaining their infrastructure and irrigation. The HOA has a lodge, cabins, pond, and equine barn. The main recreational activities on the ranch include hiking, cross country skiing, horseback riding, and fishing.


The General Manager serves as a member of the Storm Mountain Operations Team and as a member of the management team working cooperatively with, and reporting directly to, the Board of Directors. The General Manager is ultimately responsible for all aspects of ranch operations and management. In addition to general ranch operations the General Manager also plays a key role as business manager for the Storm Mountain Ranch Homeowners Association. The General Manager will be responsible for developing and meeting operational goals, development, and oversight of ranch policies, developing and monitoring budgets and financial matters. The manager will use a variety of resources in the support of the Board of Directors and homeowners' common goals. This position has a strong "hands on" component that will require the individual to appropriately prioritize and complete a wide variety of operational and managerial tasks simultaneously. The ranch employees are not responsible for individual owner's houses, just the common HOA infrastructure. The position of General Manger has a high level of responsibility and authority to conduct all manner of ranch/HOA business including anticipation and preparation for future needs and challenges.

Typical tasks and responsibilities

Manager will be involved in all aspects of operations, from hands on tasks to managerial obligations. Reporting to the General Manager, there are 3 full time staff members allowing for a fair amount of delegation. However, due to the small number of staff, the manager will regularly be needed to perform the operational functions on the ranch.

Hands on/Operational

1. Project oversight

2. Trail inspection/clearing

3. Plowing/snow removal

4. Building maintenance

5. Fly fishing instruction preparing rods etc. for guests

7. Weed control

8. Airport shuttle (back up driver)

9. Irrigation repair & monitoring turf conditions


1. HOA business and law

2. Direct contact with owners and board members

3. Compliance with State Laws etc. ex. CCIOA

4. Interpretation of ranch documents

6. Water rights

7. Insurance

8. Property tax monitoring

9. Budget Development and Management

10. Point of contact for accountants

11. Pay and Benefits Plan, ensuring the best coverage and financial options on the market.

12. Top tier of leadership

13. Project planning/development

14. Contractor point of contact

15. Interagency contact -USFS, Parks and Wildlife, Routt County, Fire Dept., Banks, Realtors

16. Direct and or approve Agriculture program

18. HOA obligations in land/home sales

20. Water Quality

21. Fisheries

23. Understanding of Storm Mountain Ranch's Declaration, Bylaws and Ranch Rules

24. Ultimately responsible for relationship with neighbors/water users

25. Analyze building maintenance needs and budget/fund accordingly

26. Update ranch programs as needed. Horses, fishing, trail grooming, airport services.

27. Prepare and present HOA meeting materials

29. Staff supervision and recruitment

Key Attributes

1. Self-motivated

2. Self-Directed

3. Forward looking

5. Communication skills. Written/verbal, adaptable

6. Budget management background

9. Able to interpret indirect feedback/direction

10. Works independently

11. Able to set goals based a variety of indirect information

12. Follows through to the end

13. Develops/Implements/Reports/Updates

14. Adaptable communication

15. Able to balance HOA, shared ranch community and agriculture

17. Sees /observes everything/aware/curious

18. Peripheral vision

19. Can recognize the question, seeks answers and solutions

20. Takes responsibility for finding solutions

21. Broad background

22. Able to develop and maintain trust. With staff - owners -guests - contractors

23. Knows when saying no does not help and when no is required

25. Present and visible

26. Persistent

27. Jack of all trades

28. Capable

29. Willing

30. Adaptable

Pay and Benefits

· Pay Range ~ $80,000 -120,000 per year. DOQ and tenure

· Housing provided on site. Includes utilities, TV, Internet, etc

· Company Vehicle

· Cell Phone

· Health/dental, vison/life offered for employee 65% covered

· Family eligible to join plan at 100% self-pay

· Retirement plan 3% match after eligibility criteria met

· Paid time off. 2-5 weeks. Dependent on tenure. (Starting point negotiable)


· Goal is to be interviewing finalists in March 2023, start date of June 2023

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