Pen Rider


We are looking for experienced cattlemen who want steady, year round work on horseback, to join our cowboy crew to help us take care of our cattle. We pay for performance, and want to hire the best in the feeding business. Apply today!


Cowboy Jobs Available at all Yard Locations

Boardman, OR | Hermiston, OR| Nyssa, OR | Quincy, WA

Main Job Duties:

  • Pen Riders at Beef Northwest spend the day riding pens, evaluating cattle
  • Identifying sick animals and making accurate pulls
  • Shipping, receiving and moving animals on the yard

Compensation Package:

  • Pen Rider Horse Allowance: Quarterly up to $2,000 every 3 months
  • Board for Horses being utilized on the yard - up to 4 horses
  • Hay and Shoes provided for up to 4 horses
  • Company horses available for use
  • Performance and Safety Bonuses paid quarterly
  • Company Housing assistance depending on location and availability
  • Health, Dental, Vision insurance after 60 days $68/month for a single employee,  $204/month for employee and family
  • 401k Retirement with 5% match after 90 days
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays
  • Full Time Year Round Employment
  • Extensive stockman ship and horsemanship preferred (2+ years)
  • Ability to safely mount, ride, and utilize horses on a feedyard
  • Experience working with, and moving livestock
  • Experience identifying and treating sick animals
  • Good attitude and willingness to be a team player
  • An attentive eye for detail and ability to count cattle
  • Good work ethic and drive for results