Drug Enforcement Administration Jobs 2017

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5 Dec, 2017

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

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.

Job Description

Job Title: Administrative Support

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 the Accra, Ghana Country Office.

Manages office budget; controls financial operations and manages accounting records. Performs accounts reconciliations. May be required to maintain imprest account.

Serves as personnel liaison representative. Provides human resources advice and assistance concerning personnel actions, time and attendance, pay issues, foreign allowances, leave administration, and security clearance process.


Performs procurement and property management functions to include procuring supplies and services; maintaining stock level controls; negotiating with vendors to obtain best price and warranties; and performing annual inventory of all accountable property.

Obtains and manages official government vehicles, arranges for servicing, maintains vehicle usage records, prepares monthly reports, and coordinates the disposal of vehicles.


Length of Tour: Employees are limited to a maximum of five years service in an overseas assignment. The initial tour of duty for this assignment is 3 (three) years. After the initial tour of duty has been completed, extensions may be granted in one-year increments up to the five-year maximum. Employees who wish to remain on an overseas assignment in excess of the five-year maximum must request a tour extension or renewal before the end of their current assignment. Employees who are approved to extend their overseas assignment beyond the five-year maximum will forfeit the right to return to an office of preference. They will be placed in an appropriate position at a DEA domestic office where a vacancy exists.

Candidates should familiarize themselves with the DEA Overseas Employment Policy. Current DEA employees may review the policy by accessing http://webster/cgi-bin/fr/manuals/personnel/2301p.htm.

At the conclusion of an overseas tour, DEA will attempt to return employees to their home location. If such a placement is not possible, employees’ office of preference lists will be considered. However, employees are reminded that assignments are determined based on the needs of DEA.

Educational Allowances: Education of dependents through high school provided or paid by U.S. Government as allowable and authorized in accordance with appropriate regulations. Dependents (under the age of 23) in college allowed one round trip to overseas location each 12 months.

Post Differential: 20%
Danger Pay: None
Home Leave: Allowed after the initial 24 months incident to tour renewal.
Housing Allowances: Housing paid for by U.S. Government
Foreign Language: None
Rest & Recuperation: 2
Accra, Ghana is a furnished post
Travel Required
Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

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