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How to Apply

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) utilizes the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) USA Staffing recruiting system to advertise position opportunities. 

USA Staffing is a product of the OPM, which means it’s designed by the federal government for the federal government, to accommodate the unique requirements of federal recruitment and staffing.

The links listed below are provided to guide applicants through the process of applying for a position with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) using USAJOBS.  

Before you get started, please be sure to read all application requirements carefully.

If you experience login issues with your USAJOBS account; please visit the USAJOBS Help Center.   

To report a problem with USAJOBS:

  1. Go to the page that best matches your question. If the information doesn’t answer your question, click the Contact Us button located on the right hand side of that page or the Still need help? Contact Us button towards the bottom of that page.
  2. Fill out the form and click Send.

Check the status of your application here.

It is highly suggested that you complete the Drug Questionnaire form when submitting your application package. However, if you do not complete and submit this form with your application package, it will not disqualify you from the application process. You will be asked to complete the Drug Questionnaire form before extended a conditional offer.

Download our Drug Questionnaire

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