Job Overview


About the Agency

Customs & Border Protection (CBP):  Securing America's Borders

The announcement closing date has been changed to Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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. CBP employees protect our Nation's borders from terrorism, human and drug smuggling and illegal entrance into the United States while simultaneously facilitating the flow of legitimate travel and trade. At the U.S. Air and Marine (OAM), we:

·         Patrol oceans, lakes, and rivers to prevent the illegal entry of weapons of terror

·         Prohibit illegal narcotics and prevent the entry of undocumented aliens

·         Conduct air to air, air to water and air to ground border interdiction of people and conveyances illegally crossing US borders

Due to the extensive pre-employment screening process, we are actively recruiting to fill future Air Interdiction Agent vacancies within OAM. If you are interested in a career with CBP as an Air Interdiction Agent, we encourage you to apply to this announcement.

CBP encourages Women, Minorities and Veterans to apply for an exciting career with Customs and Border Protection.

For more information about CBP's mission, activities, and careers, please see

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You will serve as a CBP Air Interdiction Agent flying airplanes and/or helicopters to perform aviation law enforcement operations to detect, interdict and prevent acts of terrorism and the unlawful movement of people, illegal drugs and other contraband toward or across the borders of the United States.  Your duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Performing interdiction duties that include intelligence gathering, detecting, intercepting, tracking, apprehending, testifying and acting as liaison with other Federal, State, local, tribal and foreign law enforcement agencies
  • Developing strategies to track aircraft, vessels and people to accomplish an effective and successful interdiction
  • Gathering and sharing intelligence information on illegal activities or potential acts of terrorism with internal customers, the general aviation and marine communities and other law enforcement agencies.
  • Testifying under oath before a grand jury, Federal court proceedings and/or other legal proceedings

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • You will be required to travel frequently. This job may require extended domestic and foreign Temporary Duty Assignments (TDY).

Relocation Authorized

  • No