New Vacancies for the Week of December 28, 2020

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ARS Current Vacancies


Agricultural Economist

Series/Grade:  GS-0110-11


Biological Science Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-06


Animal Caretaker

Series/Grade:  WG-5048-05



Research Geneticist

Series/Grade:  GS-0440-14/15


Agricultural Science Research Technician (Plants)

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-05


District of Columbia

Program Analyst

Series/Grade:  GS-0343-12/13


Program Analyst

Series/Grade:  GS-0343-12/13



Series/Grade:  GS-0437-07/09



Series/Grade:  GS-0430-12



Supervisory Agricultural Engineer/Food Technologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0890/1382-14/15


Research Agronomist

Series/Grade:  GS-0471-12



Research Rangeland Management Specialist

Series/Grade:  GS-0454-12/13



Secretary (Office Automation)

Series/Grade:  GS-0318-04/05


Maintenance Mechanic Supervisor

Series/Grade:  WS-4749-09


Research Microbiologist/Animal Scientist

Series/Grade:  GS-0403/0487-12/13



Supervisory General Engineer

Series/Grade:  GS-0801-13


Safety Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0019-07/08


Secretary (OA)

Series/Grade:  GS-0318-08



Series/Grade:  WG-4804-09


Supervisory Biotechnology Specialist

Series/Grade:  GS-0401-14



Physical Science Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-1311-05/07


Physical Science Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-1311-05/07



Research Physical Scientist

Series/Grade:  GS-1301-14


General Engineer

Series/Grade:  GS-0801-13


Supervisory Librarian

Series/Grade:  GS-1410-14


Supervisory Librarian

Series/Grade:  GS-1410-14


Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist

Series/Grade:  GS-1035-15


Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist

Series/Grade:  GS-1035-15


Program Management Specialist

Series/Grade:  GS-0301-12


Biological Science Laboratory Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-05/06



Supervisory Research Chemist/Plant Pathologist/Physiologist

Series/Grade:  GS-1320/0434/0435-14/15


Biological Science Aid

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-03


Program Support Assistant (OA)

Series/Grade:  GS-0303-06/07



Research Molecular Biologist/Physiologist/Geneticist

Series/Grade:  GS-0401/0413/0440-12/14


North Dakota

Research Biologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0401-12/13



Biological Science Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-05/06



Research Plant Physiologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0435-12/13


Puerto Rico

Administrative Assistant

Series/Grade:  GS-0341-07



Research Animal Scientist

Series/Grade:  GS-0487-12/13



Research Biologist (Computational)

Series/Grade:  GS-0401-12/13



Agricultural Science Research Technician

Series/Grade:  GS-0404-07/08


Research Veterinary Medical Officer

Series/Grade:  GS-0701-12/13


Research Entomologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0414-12/13


Geneticist/Agronomist (Plants)

Series/Grade:  GS-0440/0471-13/14


Interdisciplinary Research Plant Pathologist/Microbiologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0434/0403-12/14


West Virginia

Research Soil Scientist

Series/Grade:  GS-0470-12


Research Plant Pathologist

Series/Grade:  GS-0434-12/13


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USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is one of the world’s premier scientific organizations, and we have research locations throughout the United States and a small number of international locations. USDA-ARS is continually seeking scientists and technicians in a range of agricultural related disciplines.  In addition to the scientific staff, USDA-ARS also hires a variety of positions supporting the scientific enterprise – IT, administrative support, budgeting, procurement, and engineering to name just a few.  USDA-ARS is a great place to work and our employees find USDA as a career fostering organization.  We invite you to take a few moments to look at our current vacancies and learn more about USDA-ARS at:  Please note vacancies open and close throughout the week.  Good luck with your job search and contact us if you need assistance!


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