The Plum Island Animal Disease Center (PIADC) encompasses the activities of two USDA agencies and DHS. As a result, required skills are varied, and there are multiple sources of information regarding employment with each entity.
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) research disciplines include:
Technical and support positions include:
Biological Science Technician
Environmental Protection Specialist
Support Services Assistant
Office Automation Clerk
You can get to the ARS Human Resources Division by clicking on the division title.
There are also opportunities for individuals interested in doing postgraduate research on the island. Applications are currently being accepted for the PIADC Research Participation Program* by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)*, on behalf of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service and the Department of Homeland Security.
*These links are to non-ARS web sites and will open in a new window. The Agricultural Research Service is not responsible for the content of non-ARS web sites.