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APHIS Career Fields - Biotechnology




photo collage: APHIS inspector looking at a farm field, a man examining grasses, and seeds being poured into an open hand

Biotechnology professionals with APHIS are at the forefront of cutting-edge science. They protect U.S. agriculture by ensuring certain organisms developed using genetic engineering that may pose a plant pest risk can be safely imported, moved interstate, and released into the environment.

We hire biotechnology experts and other specialists for a variety of positions. Search for current opportunities at USAJOBS.

Job Titles: Biochemist, Compliance Specialist, Plant Breeders and Biologists, Plant Pathologist, Ecologist, Entomologist, Field Inspector, Geneticist, Microbiologist, Molecular Biologist

Series: 0403, 0414, 0434, 0435, 0440

Common Majors: Agronomy, Agriculture, Biology, Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Entomology, Environmental Science

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