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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, Otay Mesa and San Ysidro, CA; Columbus and Santa Teresa, NM; and Presidio, TX (Click Link). 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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    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 below duty locations you may be eligible to receive an additional 25%-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 location offering 25% recruitment incentives: Presidio, TX

    Shift Work/Overtime: You must be willing and available to work rotating shifts. You may also be rotated between assignments and work units. You may be required to work overtime on a regular and recurring basis.

    A fully trained Customs and Border Protection Officer (CBPO) is eligible for up to $45,000 in overtime pay, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, 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 March 2020 as a GS-9 and make $51,440 - $96,440 per year*
    • be promoted in March 2021 to GS-11 and make $62,236 - $107,236 per year*
    • be promoted in March 2022 to GS-12 and make $74,596 - $119,596 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 2019 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


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/547079300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.