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Feedlot Cowboy (Burbank, WA)

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This role assists in the care and treatment of cattle through the daily riding of feedlot pens, and associated tasks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitors cattle by riding the feedlot pens on horseback in order to identify sick, injured, or stressed animals; removes the sick or injured cattle from pens in order to be medically treated
  • Assists with the receiving, shipping, sorting, and processing of cattle.
  • Daily care of horses to include feeding, water, monitoring health and condition, and maintaining proper shoes
  • Moves cattle from pen to pen as instructed in order to rotate cattle according to production schedules
  • Assists in the medical treatment of sick or injured cattle by following an established medical-treatment plan
  • Typical

Typical Education

Relevant Experience

  • 1 - 2 years related experience and/or training
  • Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position

Required Certifications

Other Information

  • Ability to saddle and ride a horse.?
  • Must provide own tack.?
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.?
  • The employee frequently is required to walk and use hands/fingers to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools, or controls.?
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.?
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and seldom lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance, color, and peripheral vision, as well as depth perception.?
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to dust, fumes or airborne particles.?
  • The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.?
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Job Requisition ID:?8951

Travel Required:?None

Location(s):?Simplot Feeders Pasco Feedlot - Burbank?

Country:?United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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