Pen Rider

KIRKLAND FEEDYARD   Vega, TX   Full-time
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Kirkland Feedyard in Vega, Texas is searching for a Pen Rider.

Started in 1983 by Perry Kirkland, Kirkland Feedyard has grown into a refined cattle feeding operation serving a variety of customers. The 23,000 head feedyard is a family business that is proud to serve the cattle industry.

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Excellent Salary
  • 401 (k) with 50% company matching up to 4%
  • 75% employer-paid Medical & Dental Insurance for employees
  • Paid Time Off (up to 12 days for the first year employed)
  • Company provides a beef per year (1/2 beef every 6 months)

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain the health and welfare of the cattle on the feedlot
  • Receiving and checking in cattle (weighing cattle and getting a headcount off of the truck).
  • Shipment of fat cattle.
  • Ability to work in any weather conditions, including but not limited to rain, heat, cold, wind & dust

Our ideal candidate would have the following qualifications

  • Previous experience as a Pen Rider preferred.
  • Experience riding horse and doctoring cattle is required.
  • Ability to identify sick cattle.
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Vega, TX