Job Overview


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

This position will allow you to use your expertise in administration to provide advisory and technical services to CBP management. This position starts at a salary of $51,135 GS-0301 Grade 9. Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department’s ability to protect the homeland by analyzing and refining existing work methods and developing new methods and procedures.

Who May Apply:

Organizational Location:  This position is located within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Border Patrol, Blaine Sector, Sumas Station, Sumas, WA.

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

The open period for this job opportunity announcement may be extended to allow for a sufficient applicant pool.


In this Mission Support Specialist position, you will strengthen the Department’s ability to protect the homeland by becoming a valuable member of a team of administrative professionals.  Typical work assignments include:
   • Applying a wide range of administrative programs concepts, laws, policies, practices and analytical methods to address technical issues or problems
   • Providing advisory and technical services on organizational functions and work practices
   • Developing new or modified administrative program work methods and procedures for delivering effective customer service
   • Developing and delivering briefings, project papers, reports, and correspondence to foster understanding and acceptance of findings and recommendations

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No