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    Who May Apply:

    • This is a Voluntary Reassignment Opportunity for current U.S. Border Patrol GS-1896 employees with competitive status in one of the following positions: a current GS-1896-12 BPA OR a current GS-13 (or higher graded) SBPA/BPAs employee who is willing to take a voluntary change to lower grade.

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    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, United States Border Patrol, San Diego Sector, Sector Intelligence Unit, Chula Vista, CA.

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    Responsibilities

    This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air; enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality laws; seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally; and participate in Sector intelligence operations. This position starts at a salary of $81,332 (GS-12, Step 1) to $105,731 (GS-12, Step 10) with promotion potential to $105,731 (GS-12, Step 10).

    Change to Lower Grade: If you are a BPA GS-13 or higher accepting this position you will be required to sign a Change to Lower Grade form.

    As a Border Patrol Agent (Intelligence) you will serve as a primary law enforcement officer (under 5 U.S.C. 8331 (6C) and 8412 (d) and be responsible for:

    • Collecting, analyzing, and disseminating strategic and tactical intelligence reports within the Agency and to other law enforcement officials nationwide;
    • Updating national databases with collected information on smugglers, informants, and counterfeit operations;
    • Utilizing a variety of automated information systems for gathering intelligence information gathering and reporting on trends and patterns.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/493546400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.