Job Overview


TOUGH WORK. VITAL MISSION. Challenge yourself! You have the power to help combat drug trafficking. Be a part of DEA! It's tough work, but a vital mission. Whatever your background or expertise, your work at DEA will be tremendously rewarding because it will have a daily impact on national security and the quality of life of all Americans. 

Do your career "Justice" by working with DOJ, which has been ranked in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. Come and join the nation's law enforcement agency, where our most important resource is our people. The Department leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. Become a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. All applicants for employment with DEA must possess and maintain the highest levels of character and conduct. DEA will evaluate applicants' qualifications based on these qualities. Once a conditional offer is made, DEA will conduct a continuous evaluation of information, as it is obtained, to ensure that the prospective employees with DEA meet the agency-specific qualifications in the areas of character and conduct. To this end, the unfavorable decision in any of the areas that follow will be deemed as disqualifying: Drug Policy Requirements (as specified in this announcement), Credit History, Candor and Honesty, Work History, History with the Law, and other qualities that would detract from the integrity and efficiency of the DEA.



This position is located in the New York, New York Division. The incumbent will perform duties such as: 

·         Initiating contacts with registrant applicants who are requesting authorization to prescribe and dispense controlled substances in accordance with the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). 

·         Preparing reports, correspondence, and other written materials in accordance with established regulations and guidelines on straightforward policy issues or requirements, such as time frames for requested responses, or required regulatory references.

·         Performing straightforward and non-controversial tasks to assist in the development and maintenance of relationships with the registrant community (doctors, pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, ambulatory services, IV facilities, veterinary clinics, and other entities). 

·         Assisting in developing and implementing plans for disseminating routine information about Diversion's Registration Program.

·         Participating in managing the license registration process.  Reviewing all registration transactions to verify the internal control process has been followed, such as examining all registration transactions and rejecting those not completed in compliance with agency standards and other applicable laws, rules, and regulations. 

·         Coordinating the process for solving issues and discrepancies, modifying or rejecting license processing work that does not meet established standards or fulfill regulatory requirements.

·         Examining referrals from states on licenses that have been revoked, investigated, or placed on probation by state authorities.  Verifying agency registration information in automated databases and in state license inquiries.

·         Conducting complex searches and queries, using a variety of law enforcement, compliance, and/or inspection database or data files related to these activities, both internal and external to the agency.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No