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, an 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.


This position is located in Seattle Washington Division.

The incumbent will perform such duties as:

Processing requests to purchase a wide variety of office and law enforcement equipment, supplies, and services by reviewing the request for completeness and accuracy, ensuring available funds, determining the appropriate purchase method;  Independently performs the full range of purchasing tasks pertaining to specialized requirements, such as negotiating price with a sole source vendor, persuading reluctant vendors to bid, and collecting data to determine price reasonableness for requirements not acquired previously or recently; processes purchase requests through delivery orders, government purchase card, purchase orders, blanket purchase agreements, and memoranda of understanding; analyzes proposals for conformance to solicitation instruments.  Reviewing documentation such as justification for other than full an open competition and prepares appropriate supplemental documentation.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No