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)
- 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.