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Pen Rider

Syracuse, Kansas
Posted 8 months, 2 weeks ago
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LocationSyracuse, Kansas

About the Company:  

Syracuse Feedyard is 1 of 10 Cactus Feeder's feed yard locations located in Syracuse, Kansas. Cactus Feeders, Inc., is an Amarillo, Texas-based producer of commercial-fed cattle and market hogs. Originally founded as a family company in 1975, Cactus Feeders is 100% Employee Owned with its 800+ employees producing a million fed cattle and 850,000 market hogs annually with gross revenues of over $1 Billion. The Company has cattle feed yards throughout the Texas Panhandle and Southwest Kansas with hog operations in Iowa, South Carolina, and Georgia. 

Job Description

Syracuse Feedyard is actively looking for pen riders to join our team in Syracuse, KS. Join the industry leader and apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Checking and caring for the health of cattle
  • Reporting necessary maintenance and repair of facilities
  • Sorting and shipping of cattle
  • Must be able to ride a horse and work on foot


  • Education - High school, GED or equivalent (Preferred, but not required)
  • Previous cattle experience and horsemanship skills (Preferred) 
  • Complete a pre-employment background screening and drug test
  • 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

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.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Starting wage between $15-18/hour, based on experience.  Can be more with more experience.

Applications can be submitted to the Syracuse Feedyard Office located at: 2205 NE County Rd 20, Syracuse, KS 67878     Tel: (806) 670-0302 or (620) 384-7431 

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