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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 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. At CBP, we:

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

    Who May Apply:
    • Open to all U.S. Citizens who meets the definition of a Recent Graduate
    • Recent graduates 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 unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree due to military service obligation, but are within six years from the date on which the requirements for their degree/academic course of study were completed.
    • View common definitions of terms in this announcement.
    • Organizational Location: These positions are with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade located in the following locations:
    • Houston, TX
    • El Paso, TX
    • Detroit, MI
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • Long Beach, CA
    • New York, NY
    GS Salary: Visit this link to view the locality pay tables by geographic area. If you do not see your geographic area listed, select the "Rest of United States" pay table.

    Salary: Salary listed reflects the rest of U.S. scale and, if applicable, will be adjusted to meet the locality pay or cost of living expenses of the duty location upon selection.http://www.opm.gov

    Learn more about this agency


    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.

    Joining Customs & Border Protection will allow you to use your expertise by providing assistance as an audit team member in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Trade (OT). This position starts at a salary of $41,365 (GS-07, Step 1) to $65,778 (GS-09, Step 10) with promotion potential to $95,388 (GS-12, Step 10).

    In this Auditor position you will serve as a trainee by providing assistance as an audit team member. Typical work assignments include:

    • Examining records, books, ledgers, purchase vouchers, inventory receipts and other documents to determine if transactions are properly supported in accordance with DHS/CBP laws and regulations.
    • Preparing audit documentation by recording the information, records, conditions and/or findings on a prescribed format or report.
    • Preparing charts, tables, graphs, and other exhibits to aid in the presentation of audit findings.
    • Preparing briefing materials covering audit findings for use by team members conducting audit closeouts or giving presentations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be required to travel 25% or greater for required training and auditing.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0511 Auditing

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/493054000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.