USDA-ARS Ag Sci Research Technician job announcement (closes Dec 28, 2018)

Agricultural Science Research Technician

USDA Agricultural Research Service


Open: 12/12/2018

Closes:  12/28/2018

Salary GS 07/08/09  ($41,365 to $65,778 per year)

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time



This position is located within the USDA, ARS, Northern Plains Agricultural Research Lab, Agricultural Systems Research Unit, in Sidney, MT.

The mission of the ASRU is to develop diversified irrigated and dryland cropping systems that enhance soil and water quality, conserve natural resources, and reduce dependence on agrochemicals in the Upper Missouri River Basin and the nation.


Major Duties may include, but are not limited to:


Collecting and evaluating soil and plant samples.

Searching for literature for new procedures or techniques to use in the laboratory, field, or computing environment.

Keeping exact and detailed records of data obtained from experiments.

Tabulating and statistically analyzing data using personal computers.

Maintaining and modifying laboratory equipment and automated collection systems used for test and evaluation procedures.

Adapting and developing new techniques or procedures to satisfy the needs of an agronomic research project.


Must be a US Citizen or US National


For more details and to apply, click here


Announcement number: ARS-S18Y-0516

Control number: 519328100