New Vacancies for the Week of May 9, 2022

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ARS Current Vacancies




Research Hydrologist/ Research Hydraulic Engineer/ Research Soil Scientist

Series/Grade: GS-1315/0810/0470-12/13


Biological Science Technician

Series/Grade: GS-0404-06/07



Associate Area Director

Series/Grade: ES-0401-00


Research Chemist

Series/Grade: GS-1320-12/13


Biological Science Technician

Series/Grade: GS-0404-05/06/07/08/09



Research Plant Physiologist

Series/Grade: GS-0435-12/13


Biological Science Laboratory Technician

Series/Grade: GS-0404-05/06


Animal Caretaker

Series/Grade: WG-5048-04/05


Biological Science Technician

Series/Grade: GS-0404-05/06


Physical Science Technician

Series/Grade: GS-1311-06/07



Research Chemist

Series/Grade: GS-1320-12/13



Supervisory Research Animal Scientist

Series/Grade: GS-0487-14/15



Research Ecologist/Soil Scientist/Hydrologist

Series/Grade: GS-1315/0470/0408-12/13


Maintenance Worker

Series/Grade: WG-4749-08


Maintenance Worker

Series/Grade: WG-4749-08


Administrative Support Assistant

Series/Grade: GS-0303-07


Administrative Support Assistant

Series/Grade: GS-0303-07


Research Biologist/Research Physiologist (Animal)/Veterinary Medical Officer

Series/Grade: GS-0701/0413/0401-12/13


Information Technology Specialist (Data Management/Internet)

Series/Grade: GS-2210-09/11


Animal Caretaker

Series/Grade: WG-5048-06


Animal Caretaker

Series/Grade: WG-5048-06


Research Soil Scientist

Series/Grade: GS-0470-12/13



Research VMO Pathologist

Series/Grade: GS-0701-13/14/15


Security Specialist

Series/Grade: GS-0080-07


Supervisory Research Entomologist / Agricultural Engineer (Research Leader)

Series/Grade: GS-0890/0810/0414-14/15


Student Trainee (Biological Sciences)

Series/Grade: GS-0499-04



Series/Grade: WG-4607-09



Series/Grade: WG-3703-10


Location Negotiable After Selection, United States

Financial and Budget Technician

Series/Grade: GS-0503-07


Grants Management Specialist

Series/Grade: GS-1109-11/12


Supervisory General Engineer

Series/Grade: GS-0801-13


Supervisory Human Resources Specialist

Series/Grade: GS-0201-13



Facility Operations Specialist

Series/Grade: GS-1640-11



National Program Leader

Series/Grade: GS-1382/1320/0890/0435-15


Supervisory Research Geneticist/Plant Pathologist/Molecular Biologist (Plants)

Series/Grade: GS-0440/0434/0401-14/15


Research Entomologist

Series/Grade: GS-0414-12


Research Agricultural Engineer/Mechanical Engineer/Electrical Engineer

Series/Grade: GS-0890/0850/0830-12/13


Program Analyst

Series/Grade: GS-0343-07/09




Series/Grade: GS-1315-09/11


Associate Area Director

Series/Grade: ES-0401-00


Research Plant Physiologist / Research Agronomist

Series/Grade: GS-0471/0435-12/13/14


Animal Caretaker

Series/Grade: WG-5048-05



Biological Science Lab Tech

Series/Grade: GS-0404-05/06


Research Entomologist

Series/Grade: GS-0414-12/13


North Dakota

Research Plant Physiologist

Series/Grade: GS-0435-12/13


Research Geneticist

Series/Grade: GS-0440-12/13



Program Support Assistant

Series/Grade: GS-0303-06/07


Supervisory Research Biologist (Research Leader)

Series/Grade: GS-0401-14/15


Physical Science Technician

Series/Grade: GS-1311-07/08


South Carolina

Custodial Worker

Series/Grade: WG-3566-02


Maintenance Worker

Series/Grade: WG-4749-07



Animal Caretaker

Series/Grade: WG-5048-05


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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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