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    A fully trained Customs and Border Protection Officer (CBPO) is eligible for up to $35,000 in overtime pay. The starting salary for this position may be higher in certain duty locations, please visit the OPM website for information. If you select one of the following duty locations you may be eligible to receive an additional 25% of your salary each year for the first 3 years of employment on top of overtime pay. This incentive only applies to new federal employees only and is dependent upon the availability of funds.

    • Douglas, Lukeville, Nogales and San Luis, AZ;
    • Calexico and San Ysidro, CA;
    • Coburn Gore and Jackman, ME;
    • Raymond, MT;
    • Pembina (10% only) and Portal, ND; and
    • Laredo and Presidio, TX

    Customs and Border Protection Officer (CBPO) is a polygraph-designated position. You must complete and pass a polygraph examination to be eligible for the position.

    This is a targeted announcement for applicants with previous or current law enforcement or military experience. See the Qualifications section to determine eligibility.

    The video: Securing America's Ports of Entry emphasizes the importance of CBP Field Operations' frontline role in helping CBP accomplish its mission. For more information on CBP's mission, activities, and careers, please visit our website at CBP.gov.

    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 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the sole organization responsible for securing the nation's borders. CBP employees protect our Nation's borders from terrorism, human and drug smuggling, illegal migration, and agricultural pests while simultaneously facilitating the flow of legitimate travel and trade. The Customs and Border Protection Officer (CBPO) position starts at a salary of $49,765 (GS-9 grade level), with promotion potential in 2 years to the GS-12 grade level with a salary of $72,168 (upon successful performance). Please see the Benefits section below for more salary information.

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    Responsibilities

    Being a Customs and Border Protection Officer makes you a valuable member of the Federal Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) profession. Typical assignments include:

    • Enforcing customs, immigration, and agriculture law and regulations;
    • Facilitating the flow of legitimate trade and travel;
    • Conducting inspections of individuals and conveyances;
    • Determining the admissibility of individuals for entry into the United States; and
    • Preventing the illegal entry of individuals and prohibited goods and the smuggling of illegal drugs and other contraband.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required based on operational needs

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/463429200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.