Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: January 18, 2019

Organization: United States Department of Agriculture

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Wages/Salary: $21,121 to $37,630 per year


Conditions of Employment

  • Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
  • DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
  • All applicants must be at least 16 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National. Permanent Residents and Foreign Nationals who meet both Immigration and Annual Appropriations Law requirements may also apply.
  • Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. If selected you may be subject to a National Agency Check and Inquiry (NACI) and a credit report inquiry.
  • Must be in good academic standing as defined by USDA as a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Enrolled at least half-time at a qualifying educational institution.
  • Meet education requirements. (see Qualifications section)
  • A signed participant agreement is required for employment under Pathways.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Work may require lifting of objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Housing and travel will be addressed on an agency and/or office level basis, and may or may not be available.
Job Description:
  • The incumbent of this position performs a variety of clearly defined tasks within one or more functional areas of Engineering and Architecture
  • Engineering and Architecture include General Engineering, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering Technical, Survey Technical, Electronics Technical, and other related disciplines.
  • Assignments will vary by Agency and setting.
  • The major duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Performs routine tests in accordance with established methods.
  • Assembles, maintains, and repairs equipment used in conducting research experiments.
  • Records data and performs computations either manually or by using computers.
  • Determines whether the test data falls within normal limits and determines the apparent causes of deviations in the test data.
  • Maintains work area in a proper and safe manner.
Multiple Schedules
Contact Name:
Lauren Arthur
Contact Phone Number: (202) 440-1487
Application Process:
Apply Online