Pen Rider – Cactus Feedyard in Cactus, TX

Cactus Feeders

About the Company:
Cactus Feeders is an Amarillo, Texas based cattle company. Originally founded by the Engler Family in 1975, Cactus is now 100% Employee Owned, producing a million head of fed cattle annually. The Company has locations throughout the Texas Panhandle, Southwest Kansas, and Eastern Colorado.
Job Description:

Cactus Feedyard is actively looking for a pen rider to join our team in Cactus, Texas. Join the industry leader and apply today!
Job Responsibilities:

Receiving and checking in cattle (weighing cattle and getting a head count off of the truck
Placement of cattle in pens
Checking and caring for the health of cattle
Processing cattle
Maintenance and repair of facilities
Sorting and shipping of cattle
Must be able to ride a horse and work on foot
Other duties as assigned


Education – High school, GED or equivalent (Preferred, but not required)
1-2 years of experience in a feedyard, growyard, or cow-calf operation. Other agriculture related work experience will be considered.
Provide a driver’s license
Pen Riders must provide their own horse(s) and tack

Work Environment:

Physical requirements include: standing, walking, lifting, bending, kneeling, shoveling, working equipment, and handling livestock
Work Environment: Considerable exposure to weather such as: rain, sleet, snow, hail, heat, cold, wind, dust, and daily close proximity to livestock

Pay and Benefits:

Full time position
Competitive hourly pay based on experience and skills
Bi-weekly paycheck with direct deposit
Competitive and affordable insurance packages – Health + Dental + Vision
100% paid retirement through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

Cactus Feeders provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
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