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    You will be asked to provide your preference for one of the following mission critical locations: Douglas, Lukeville, Nogales and San Luis, AZ; Andrade, Calexico and Otay Mesa, CA; Del Rio and Laredo, TX. (Click on each location for more information.) The Southern Border includes the States of: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and parts of California, specifically Andrade, Calexico, Otay Mesa, San Ysidro and Tecate. See the Responsibilities section below for more information.

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    Responsibilities

    Locations offered are based on operational and mission requirements, and critical agency hiring needs for entry level CBP Officers as determined by the CBP Office of Field Operations. The above preference locations are expected to have vacancies available at the time of final offer, however, if the duty locations do not have vacancies, you may be offered a duty location in another geographic location along the Southern Border of the United States.

    If you accept one of the following duty locations you may be eligible to receive an additional 15% or 33% (based on location below) 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% recruitment incentives: Laredo, TX

    A fully trained Customs and Border Protection Officer (CBPO) is eligible for up to $45,000 in overtime pay in addition to the starting salary. The starting salary for this position may be higher in certain duty locations, please visit the OPM website for salary information.

    This is a career ladder position with a grade level progression of GS-9, GS-11, and GS-12. You will be eligible for a promotion to the next higher grade level (without re-applying) once you successfully complete 52 weeks in each grade level (with supervisor approval). For example you could:

    • start as a CBPO in Dec 2018 as a GS-9 and make $50,598 - $95,598 per year*
    • be promoted in Dec 2019 to GS-11 and make $61,218 - $106,218 per year*
    • be promoted in Dec 2020 to GS-12 and make $73,375 - $118,375 per year*
    *Please note this example includes a range from minimum locality pay up to maximum potential salary with overtime earnings. Pay rates are based on the 2018 Rest of the United States salary table and do not take into consideration higher locality pay where applicable, recruiting incentive or yearly cost of living increases.

    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/509460200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.