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    As our nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, CBP is committed to delivering our mission to safeguard America's borders and enable legitimate trade and travel. Staffing mission critical positions remains a high priority. Be reassured that CBP is still hiring, despite potential hiring process step delays due to restrictions to in-person activities.

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    Responsibilities

    Applicants will be referred for selection consideration throughout the announcement open period. Further questions regarding the Marine Interdiction Agent position can be sent to the AMO Recruiters at CBP_AMO_Recruiting@cbp.dhs.gov

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

    This is a career ladder position with a grade level progression of GL-09, GS-11 & GS-12. You may be eligible for a promotion to the next higher grade level automatically (without re-applying) once you complete 52-weeks at each grade level (with supervisor approval). Marine Interdiction Agents (MIA) locality pay table for Rest of the United States (RUS) are posted on OPM's site. To see the RUS salary rates please visit this link.

    Compensation acronyms used below:

    • LEAP: Law Enforcement Availability Pay (25%)
    • RI: Recruitment Incentive (25%)
    Example annual compensation for the first three years at our new-hire locations (Long Beach, CA)(Locality Salary Table + LEAP)
    GL-09, 1st year annual pay - $78,815
    GS-11, 2nd year annual pay - $92,284
    GS-12, 3rd year annual pay - $110,610

    Example annual compensation for the first three years at our new-hire locations (San Diego, CA)(Locality Salary Table + LEAP)
    GL-09, 1st year annual pay - $77,244
    GS-11, 2nd year annual pay - $90,444
    GS-12, 3rd year annual pay - $108,405

    Example annual compensation for the first three years at our new-hire locations (Port Aransas, TX)(Locality Salary Table + LEAP)
    GL-09, 1st year annual pay - $69,381
    GS-11, 2nd year annual pay - $81,236
    GS-12, 3rd year annual pay - $97,370

    Example annual compensation for the first three years at our new-hire locations (Fajardo, Mayaguez, Ponce and San Juan, PR; St. Thomas, VI)(RUS + LEAP + RI)
    GL-09, 1st year annual pay - $82,822
    GS-11, 2nd year annual pay - $96,973
    GS-12, 3rd year annual pay - $116,232

    Example annual compensation for the first three years at our new-hire locations (Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Pierce, Key Largo, Key West, Miami and Marathon, FL)(Locality Salary Table + LEAP)
    GL-09, 1st year annual pay - $73,518
    GS-11, 2nd year annual pay - $86,080
    GS-12, 3rd year annual pay - $103,175


    Serve as a Marine Interdiction Agent (MIA) performing Marine Law Enforcement operations for the detection, prevention, interdiction, and apprehension of terrorists, terrorist weapons, and other contraband and persons from illegally entering or attacking the United States.

    Your duties will include:
    • Monitoring behavior patterns and activities of suspect persons, vehicles, or vessels believed to be engaged in illegal activities.
    • Interpreting radar data to calculate appropriate intercept while tracking vessels and people to a successful interdiction.
    • Searching persons, vessels, baggage, and cargo for contraband or weapons incidental to detention or arrest.
    • Collecting, refining, and analyzing strategic and tactical intelligence.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    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/608865600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.