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    Summary

    "Location Negotiable" means the duty location offered in your final offer may include any geographic location within the United States that meets operational and mission requirements, and critical agency hiring needs. Many locations have recruitment incentives. See the How to Apply section for more 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 good and the smuggling of illegal drugs and other contraband
    Duty Locations: Locations are negotiated after VRA eligible applicants have cleared all pre-employment requirements. Offers are based on operational and mission requirements, and critical agency hiring needs as determined by the CBP Office of Field Operations, and may include any geographic location within the United States.

    If you accept one of the following duty locations you may be eligible to receive an additional 15-33% of your salary each year for the first 3 years of employment in addition to any overtime pay. This incentive only applies to new federal employees and is dependent upon the availability of funds.

    Duty locations offering 33% recruitment incentives: Douglas, Lukeville, Nogales, and San Luis, AZ; and Calexico, CA

    Duty locations offering 15-25% recruitment incentives: San Francisco, CA; Coburn Gore and Jackman, ME; Portal and Pembina, ND; and Laredo, TX

    CBP has a critical need for CBP Officers in Arizona. View the Arizona Destination Guide to learn about what Arizona has to offer!

    New York Native CBP Officer Loves Year Round Golf in Arizona video:
    From upstate New York to Arizona, CBPO and golf aficionado Heather Snide enjoys a rewarding career with CBP and playing golf year-round.

    Sheriff Deputy Finds Better Working Conditions as a CBP Officer video:
    At CBP, CBPO Jesus Castillo found employment that keeps him happy and motivated along with greater work-life balance to spend time with his growing family.

    College Graduate Finds CBP Officer Career A Perfect Fit video:
    After graduating with degrees in Criminal Justice and Spanish Language, CBPO Mary Garcia found a perfect career fit with CBP where she uses her language and criminal justice skills every day at the Port of Nogales.

    Motorcycle Enthusiast CBP Officer Finds Southern Border Climate Picture-perfect video:
    CBPO Officer and motorcycle enthusiast Branden Stoliker enjoys a rewarding career with CBP and riding his motorcycle year-round.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required based on operational needs

    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/508912500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.