Department: Department Of Homeland Security
Agency: Customs and Border Protection
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Customs & Border Protection (CBP): Securing America's Borders
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resiliency to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
Discover a challenging and rewarding career in CBP, the sole organization responsible for securing the nation's borders. At U.S. Customs and Border Protection, we:
- Screen passengers, vehicles, and shipments entering our country
- Seize illegal narcotics, vehicles, and agricultural products
- Prevent unauthorized entry into the country
- Rescue individuals who fall into dangerous conditions traversing our border
For more information about CBP's mission, activities, and careers, please see http://www.cbp.gov/.
Joining the CBP, Office of Air and marine will allow you to use your expertise for the detection, prevention, interdiction and apprehension of terrorists, terrorist weapons and other contraband and persons from illegally entering or attacking the United States. Apply for this exciting oppportunity to contribute to the total law enforcement mission of the Department of Homeland Security. The starting salary of this position is $57,408 (GS-11, step 1).
Who May Apply: Open to all U.S. Citizens. Individuals who are eligible under a Special Appointing Authority should refer to the Special Appointing Authority paragraph in the Other Section of this vacancy announcement.
If you previously applied to VIN 771569 and are currently in the pre-employment process, you do not need to reapply to this announcement.
For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please see http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/careers/gc_1303762131481.shtm.
Organizational Location: This position is located within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Air and Marine, throughout the Southwestern United States and Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. To view a list of the available duty locations, refer to the Additional Duty Location Info section at the end of this announcement.
Duty Locations: Placement will be made based on the needs of the agency as vacancies occur. Although the online application process will ask you to select one preferred location, you will not be guaranteed placement at that location.
Note: Although this announcement is advertised for multiple duty locations, it is not intended to convey the expectation that positions will be filled at all duty locations. However, more than one selection may be made at more than one location.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
- You may be required to pass a background investigation and/or polygraph
- You must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
- Primary U.S. residency for the last three years (see "Other Information")
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service
- You must sign a mobility agreement and be willing to relocate as necessary