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.

Position will be filled subject to availability of funds.



The San Diego Division has positions in the following locations:

(1 vacancy) San Ysidro Resident Office (Salary:  $38,354.00 - $55,407.00)

(1 vancancy) Imperial County District Office ($35,256.00 - $50,932.00)

The incumbent will perform perform database queries in law enforcement, compliance, and/or inspection computer systems such as Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Information System (NADDIS), Controlled Substances Act Database (CSA), and Chemical Handlers Enforcement Management Systems (CHEMS).  Research, assemble, compile and tabulate information and figures, as may be necessary to use in investigations, seizures, and as evidence in various cases.  Provide information to staff, compile reports on research conducted, and maintain administrative records.  Perform office automation work requiring the use of software applications, such as spreadsheets, database, word processing, desktop publishing, and graphics applications and various computer equipment.  Prepare correspondence, reports, technical documents, graphs/charts, forms, and other office support materials.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No