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Employment at the
Northern Great Plains
Research Laboratory

The Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory (NGPRL)is a research unit of the Agricultural Research Service and United States Department of Agriculture.  NGPRL employs approximately 35 full time permanent employees and a varying number of student employees depending on the time of year (field season, etc.).

Many disciplines relating to agriculture and agricultural production are represented at NGPRL. Soil Science, Rangeland Science, Plant Pathology, Microbiology and Livestock Science are some areas of research performed at our laboratory.

NGPRL has a strong commitment to equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.  The Northern Plains Area EEO/Diversity policy statement provides details on our policies and commitment.



Carpenter - announce closing date 12/21/2018



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* Note: the links above are to "Only Jobs Open to ALL U.S. Citizens" so if you are a current or  former federal employee, be sure to select "ALL Jobs" to refine your search at the USAJOBS site.