Job Overview


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 resilience 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 with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the sole organization responsible for securing the nation's borders.  At CBP, we:

  • Secure and facilitate trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws

  • 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 visit our website at:

This is a Recent Graduate position in the Pathways Program.  Selected individuals are placed in a dynamic one year development program in the excepted service designed to lead to a civil service career in the Federal government.  At the successful conclusion of this program, the agency may non-competitively convert individuals to a term or permanent position within the competitive service.  Conversion to a Federal competitive service position will be at the discretion of the agency and is neither guaranteed nor implied.

Who May Apply:  

·         U.S. citizens who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. 

·         Veterans who were unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have up to six years after degree completion to apply.

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Organizational Location: 
This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Minneapolis Hiring Center, Office of Human Resources Management, located in Bloomington, MN. 

Note:  One or more selections may be made using this job opportunity announcement.


  • Reviewing documents and records for completeness and accuracy;

  • Forwarding requests to human resources specialists;

  • Maintaining administrative, HR subject matter, and employee records and files;

  • Locating and verifying information from records, files, and official personnel folders,

  • Responding to inquiries and providing general information concerning HR processing procedures, requirements, and services;

  • Using a personal computer, computer terminals, and office software programs to enter data;

  • Completing forms, and correcting errors or omissions in HR documents, files, records, and databases



    Travel Required

    • Not Required

    Relocation Authorized

    • No