Personnel Psychologist

07/01/2022 11:19 PM | Anonymous

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Human Resources Division, Research and Analysis Section.

How to Apply: 

Interested applicants can review the job announcement and apply through the following link:

About the Position:

We are searching for an experienced, detail-oriented individual desiring to further their professional experience in progressive local government, providing subject matter expertise in personnel assessment & selection, data analytics, and process management.

Primary Duties include: 

  • Uses data to prepare statistical studies, determine resource requirements and program trends, and to develop and implement new techniques, procedures, and operational guidance.
  • Conducts or monitors all aspects of research required for completion of studies.
  • Provides agency-wide advisory and technical services as the in-house consultant to senior management officials on issues involving impact analyses and the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection.
  • Contributes new methods or develops new experimental techniques that are of material significance in the solution of important applied psychology problems.
  • Reviews and analyzes psychological contract performance data.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • You must submit to a pre-employment drug test.
  • Employment is subject to the successful completion of a background investigation, verification of qualifications, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, and any other job-related requirement before or after appointment.
  • Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period.
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
  • DEA uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States.
  • Selective Service: Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see
  • Current Federal employees cannot transfer unused Time Off Awards to DEA.



  • Degree in major or equivalent in psychology for all specializations except clinical psychology and counseling psychology.
  • Demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge of Industrial/Organizational Personnel Psychology;
  • Independently conducting comprehensive statistical analysis studies;
  • Developing measurement concepts and tools including written tests, methods for measuring and evaluating performance and employee attitudes;
  • Independently designing and conducting psychological studies;
  • Evaluating and validating personnel assessments in recruitment, selection, and/or retention or employees, and in employee training and development, performance evaluation, job analysis or directives;
  • Providing advice and guidance consultative services. 

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