Careers in Agriculture

It is an exciting time to work at the Georgia Department of Agriculture! The GDA offers a wide range of career opportunities.

There is something for everyone at the GDA. Jobs range through field inspectors, administrative support professionals, chemists and microbiologists, and many more. 

We value the opinions of our employees and strive to provide opportunities for professional growth and career advancement. 

How to Apply

To apply for a position with GDA, please visit Team Georgia Careers for the GA Department of Agriculture. We cannot accept job applications sent to us directly. 

You can also search all State job postings at the Team Georgia Careers homepage.

We also offer internships periodically.  If you are interested, see our Internship Opportunities page.

Employee Benefits

Eligible state employees receive a variety of benefits at reasonable rates. Please visit for details on the benefits of state employment.

The state offers a variety of health insurance plans to choose from, including plans from Blue Cross Blue Shield, Kaiser Permanente, and United Health Care.

Flexible benefits include vision, dental, and life insurance, as well as long/short term disability, and specified illness coverage, among others.

Qualified employees receive 10 hours of sick and annual leave per month and 13 paid holidays each year.

The State of Georgia offers a competitive retirement program with the Georgia State Employees’ Pension and Savings Plan (GSEPS), which includes a 401(k) plan with an employer match. For more information, check out


The Georgia Department of Agriculture is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Georgia Department of Agriculture is a registered participant in E-Verify, the federal work authorization program which is used to verify employment eligibility of all employees hired on or after July 1, 2007.

Federally Issued User ID #: 46234
Date of Authorization: June 28, 2007