Northern Plains Grain Inspection Service, Inc. is a privately owned, federally licensed, official grain inspection agency. We provide official grain inspection services to grain elevators in Northeast North Dakota and Northwest Minnesota to help facilitate the marketing of their products. We also provide services to farmers, insurance companies and other grain companies that have a need for our services. We provide these services under the provisions of the United States Grain Standards Act and its Regulations, and are monitored by the USDA’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards (GIPSA) division.

We are currently seeking motivated, energetic individuals to fill Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time Grain Samplers and Technician positions. Applicants must have a current drivers license, must be insurable as a driver, and must pass a pre-employment drug screening. Applicants must also be able to lift 50 lbs. and be physically able to work on top of railcars. NPGIS, Inc. offers a competitive starting wage and benefits package, which includes: Weekly bonuses available, company paid health insurance (after completion of 60 day probationary period), 401(k) Retirement plan with company matching contribution, paid vacation days and wellness bonuses. Advancement in the company is possible and encouraged. Must be able to work a flexible schedule with some night and weekend work required. All necessary training is provided on-the-job.

If you are interested in joining our team, please click the link below to fill out an application on-line or stop by 1110 N 43rd St in Grand forks and fill out an application and return it to Mike Johnson, Agency Manager. 

Starting Pay: $19.75/hr 

Benefits Provided (Permanent, Full-Time employees)

  •  Health Insurance (eligible after 60 day probationary period, company pays 50% of Single plan until 1 Year Anniversary, then company pays 100% of Single plan)
  •  401(k) Plan – (Company matches 100% of employee contribution up to 3%, and 50% of employee contribution up to 5% )
  •  Paid Vacation – (1 week after 1 year of employment, 2 weeks for 2 years employment and up)
  •  Guaranteed Hours – (40 hours per week guaranteed)
  •  Wellness Bonuses
  •  Performance Bonuses
  •  Company Advancement