Job - Pen Rider/Feedyard Hand

Job Title: Pen Rider/Feedyard Hand

Job Order #: EH-7888

Location: Eastern Nebraska

Salary Range: $0 - $50000

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Beef + Insurance Allowance + Paid Vacation + Possible House + Retirement


- Great Team Member

- Must communicate well with supervisors and/or team members
- Willing to work weekends and holidays
- Responsible and Accountable
- Fast Learner
- Willing to listen, learn, and take direction
- Punctual
- Detail oriented
- Flexible with daily duties and willing and able to bounce from one task to another efficiently
- Basic Horsemanship and cattle handling skills
- Must be able to recognize and diagnose cattle health issues
- Basic Computer Skills (if can run a smart phone can handle our software system)


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a good Pen Rider for this expanding eastern Nebraska feedlot operation. Applicant must have basic horsemanship and cattle handling skills. This position is responsible for riding horseback through feedlot pens and monitoring health of all the cattle, sorting out and diagnosing sick, lame, and slow doing cattle. Pen riders will generally treat their own cattle at the hospital and must have a basic knowledge of administering shots and computers to use the chute-side software we use to track all animal treatments. Pen riders are also responsible for shipping, receiving and processing incoming cattle and re-implants. A basic knowledge of equipment and tractors would be helpful. Pen riders will need to clean the sick pens and haul manure and box scrape pens along with regular facility and fence maintenance and cleaning. This position may also have some feeding responsibilities with a tractor and feedwagon and a feedtruck. This is not an all day horseback position. This position will require general feedyard duties including equipment operation/maintenance, fence fixing, and other general feedyard duties.

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Eric Hansen at or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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