• Help



    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations.

    • Conduct air to air, air to water, and air to ground border interdiction of people and conveyances illegally crossing U.S. borders
    • Patrol oceans, lakes, and rivers to prevent the illegal entry of weapons of terror
    • Prohibit illegal narcotics and prevent the entry of undocumented aliens

    Learn more about this agency


    Newly appointed AIAs that Enter on Duty (EOD) in a Caribbean Air & Marine Branch (CAMB) duty locations have been authorized to receive a 25% Recruitment Incentive (RI) in-addition to, Law Enforcement Availability Pay (LEAP) and overtime pay.

    Contact an AMO Recruiter for additional information at: CBP_AMO_RECRUITING@cbp.dhs.gov

    An Air Interdiction Agent (AIA) may be eligible for overtime pay (up to an additional 25% of salary). Air Interdiction Agents (AIA) may also have a higher starting salary based on their duty location. Please visit the OPM website for more information.
    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice. Category Rating, Veterans Preference and traditional rating and ranking do not apply to this Public Notice. This notice may be used to fill any vacancy throughout the Southern Border (SB) & CAMB Duty Locations. In-order to meet agency mission-critical needs, your final duty location offer may include one of the duty locations within the SB and CAMB.

    This is a career ladder position with a grade level progression of GS-11, 12 & 13. You will be eligible for a promotion to the next grade level (without re-applying) once you successfully complete 52 weeks in each grade level (with supervisor approval). For example you could:
    Start as an AIA in July 2018 as a GS-11 Step 1 (RUS pay $61,218) - (RUS + 25% LEAP $74,484) - (RUS + LEAP + RI $87,750) per year*
    Promote in July 2019 to GS-12 Step 1 (RUS pay $73,375) - (RUS + 25% LEAP $89,275) - (RUS + LEAP + RI $105,175) per year*
    Promote in July 2020 to GS-13 Step 1 (RUS pay $87,252) - (RUS + 25% LEAP $106,159) - (RUS + LEAP + RI $125,066) per year*

    *Please note this example includes a range of min.locality pay 'Rest of the United States' (RUS) up to max. potential salary with LEAP and the RI for CAMB locations. Pay rates are based on the 2018 "Rest of the United States" salary table and does not take into consideration higher locality pay, possible over time, or where applicable or yearly cost of living increases.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You will be required to travel frequently. This may require extended foreign and domestic, Temporary Duty (TDY) assignments.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509494500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.