PDEA opens recruitment for drug law agents

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Monday, November 12, 2012

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is now accepting applicants for male and female drug law enforcement officers.

To initially qualify, the applicant must be a passer of the Career Service Professional examination or Board examination or Bar examination, or qualified by the Civil Service Commission or under special laws to be eligible for Career Service Second Level Position; a Bachelor’s degree holder; at least 21 years old but not more than 35 years old on the date of appointment; at least five feet and two inches in height for men, and five feet in height for women, or have a height waiver if under height; computer literate; physically fit, with sound mind and body; willing to undergo the Drug Enforcement Officers’ Basic Course, a six-month rigid training at the PDEA Academy in Silang, Cavite undertaken on the job but will result to separation from the Service if not passed; willing to be assigned anywhere in the Philippines; with burning desire to fight the illegal drug problem in the country; with commendable oral and written communication skills; with good moral background; and exuding with self-confidence.

Interested applicants in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) can get a copy of the PDEA Agent Application Form from the PDEA – CAR regional office in Camp Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet or thru download from the agency’s website at www.pdea.gov.ph.


To apply, the applicant must personally submit to the PDEA–CAR regional office his/her green-colored, aptly labeled and tabbed application folder, containing the duly accomplished Application Form, as Tab “A”; Official Transcript of Records, as Tab “B”; college Diploma, as Tab “C”; Certification of Eligibility or Report of Rating, as Tab “D”; and if applicable, Height Waiver, as Tab “E”. The application folder shall be subsequently forwarded to the PDEA Academy.

The Academy shall then evaluate those applicants who shall be eligible to take the Qualifying Examination (QE).

Those who shall qualify in the QE shall undergo Neuro Psychological Test. Neuropsycho Test passers will then undergo Medical Examination and those who qualify here will undertake the Agility Test. Passers during the Agility Test will be background-investigated. (PR)

Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on November 12, 2012.

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