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Cowboy/Cowgirl I

Matador Ranch lies primarily on the Rolling Plains of West Texas, although the western edge touches the Caprock (or High Plains) escarpment.

Matador Ranch is a 130,000-acre working cattle ranch that supports about 3,700 head of commercial cattle annually, along with Quarter Horses.

Matador Ranch has been known for its quality Hereford cattle for many years.

Today, we breed Hereford and Angus mix Black Baldy cows, which are paired with Charolais cattle to produce that much sought-after “smoky” Charolais cross.

A long-term focus is applied to preserving and protecting the land at Matador Ranch.

Our many land stewardship efforts include improving the grazing system.

We’ve developed several miles of pipeline to move water where it is needed, implemented rotation grazing, and established strategic fencing practices.

We also conduct prescribed burns to eliminate invasive plant species.

The success of our stewardship practices has been recognized by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s Lone Star Land Steward Award.
 

Do you have a long-term vision for your career? Isn’t it time you joined a company that thinks the same as you do? At Koch, 90% of earnings are reinvested in the company so that we can create opportunities and long-term value for our customers, employees, and society.

Our culture is defined by the Market-Based Management® philosophy which guides everyday decision making and provides employees with opportunities to contribute and personally benefit from the value they create.

Being a leader in delivering superior value in the industry as well as environmental excellence and responsibility is the vision for Matador Cattle Company.
 

Matador Cattle Company is looking for a Cowboy/Cowgirl I.

We are seeking help during the approximate months of August through October 2018 and February through March 2019.

 
A day in the life might look like: 


* Cattle Care (feeding, branding, weaning, pregnancy checking, vaccinating, etc.)


* Horse care/ riding


* Maintenance (fence repair, etc.)

 
Other Considerations:


* Housing can be provided if needed (but not required)


* Will not require sponsorship

 
Requirements: 


* Experience working with livestock or on a ranch


* Experience riding horses for the purpose of cattle care (i.e.

roping, calving, branding etc.)


* Current and valid driver’s license


* High school diploma or equivalent

 
Physical Requirements: 


* Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

(Ex: feed sacks, wrestle calves, hay bales)


* Can be a seven day a week work week due to seasonal fluctuations


* Willing and able to work outside in all types of weather conditions and temperatures

 

Preferred Requirements: 


* 1+ years of experience working with livestock or on a ranch

 

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