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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
    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. Promotions are at the discretion of the agency. 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.

    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. Fully trained officers may be compensated up to $45,000 in overtime in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

    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 25% recruitment incentives: San Francisco, CA; Coburn Gore and Jackman, ME; Grand Portage, MN; Raymond and Sweetgrass, MT; Pembina, ND; Presidio, TX; and Oroville, WA

    Duty locations offering 15% recruitment incentives: Portal, ND

    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/549882200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.