New Vacancies for the Week of October 26, 2020

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ARS Current Vacancies


Engineering Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0802-08



Research Microbiologist

Series/Grade: GS-0403-12/14


Supervisory Research Food Technologist/Agricultural Engineer

Series/Grade:  GS-1382/0890-14/15


Research Plant Pathologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0434-12/13


Research Plant Physiologist 

Series/Grade:  GS-0435-12/13




Series/Grade:  GS-0414-09/11



Animal Caretaker

Series/Grade:  WG-5048-04/05


Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor

Series/Grade:  WS-4749-10


Building Systems Engineer

Series/Grade:  GS-0801-11/12


Administrative Officer

Series/Grade:  GS-0341-12



Research Biologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0401-12/13


Research Agricultural Engineer

Series/Grade:  GS-0890-12/13



Custodial Worker

Series/Grade:  WG-3566-02



Research Veterinary Medical Officer

Series/Grade:  GS-0701-12/13


Program Specialist

Series/Grade:  GS-0301-12



Director Center for Grain and Animal Health Research

Series/Grade:  RA-0401-00


Supervisory Veterinary Medical Officer/Research Microbiologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0701/0403-14/15


Security Operations Center Supervisor

Series/Grade:  GS-0080-11



Research Microbiologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0403-12/13



Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Policy and Planning)

Series/Grade:  GS-2210-14


Administrative Officer

Series/Grade:  GS-0341-09/11


Administrative Officer

Series/Grade:  GS-0341-09/11


Supervisory Facilities and Asset Management Officer



Research Physiologist/Research Nutritionist

Series/Grade:  GS-0413/0630-12/13


Human Resources Specialist (Employee/Labor Relations)

Series/Grade:  GS-0201-13


Automotive Mechanic

Series/Grade:  WG-5823-10



Administrative Officer

Series/Grade:  GS-0341-12


Supervisory Budget and Fiscal Specialist

Series/Grade:  GS-0501-13


Research Entomologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0414-12/13


Human Resources Assistant

Series/Grade:  GS-0203-05/07


Human Resources Assistant

Series/Grade:  GS-0203-05/07


Financial Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0503-06


Financial Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0503-06


Financial Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0503-06/07


Financial Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0503-06/07


Supervisory Human Resources Specialist

Series/Grade:  GS-0201-13



Human Resources Specialist

Series/Grade:  GS-0201-11/12



Research Agricultural Engineer/Research Physiologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0890/0413-12/13


Research Animal Scientist

Series/Grade:  GS-0487-12/13


Research Geneticist (Plants)

Series/Grade:  GS-0440-12/15



Office Automation Assistant

Series/Grade:  GS-0326-05


Research Soil Scientist

Series/Grade:  GS-0470-12/14


Research Geneticist Plants

Series/Grade:  GS-0440-12/13



Physical Science Lab Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-1311-07/08


Research Chemical Engineer

Series/Grade:  GS-0893-12



Biological Science Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-09


Biological Science Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-09



Agricultural Science Research Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-05/06



Biological Science Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-06/09


Research Plant Physiologist/Research Horticulturalist

Series/Grade:  GS-0435/0437-12/14


Molecular Biologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0401-09/11


Molecular Biologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0401-09/11


Resource Information Specialist

Series/Grade:  GS-0401-11


Biological Science Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-07/09



Research Molecular Biologist (Plants)/Plant Physiologist/Food Technologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0401/0435/1382-12/13


Custodial Worker

Series/Grade:  WG-3566-01/02


Research Agronomist/Animal Scientist

Series/Grade:  GS-0471/0487-12/13


Agricultural Science Research Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-06



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