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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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    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulatory Audit and Agency Advisory Services (RAAAS), located in the following locations:

    • Boston, MA
    • Buffalo, NY
    • Dallas, TX
    • Long Beach, CA
    • Miami, FL
    • Seattle, WA
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Chicago, IL
    • San Jose, CA
    • New York, NY
    • Detroit, MI
    • Queens, NY
    • Ft. Mitchell, KY
    This is a Recent Graduate appointment in the Pathways Program. Selected individuals are placed in a dynamic one year development program in the excepted service designed to lead to a competitive civil service career in the Federal government. At the successful conclusion of this program, the agency may non-competitively convert individuals to a term (position lasting 1-4 years with an extension up to 120 days) or permanent position within the competitive service. Conversion to a Federal competitive service position will be at the discretion of the agency and is neither guaranteed nor implied.

    Joining U.S. Customs & Border Protection will allow you to use your expertise by providing assistance as an audit team member. This position starts at a salary of $43,683.00(GS-07, Step 1) to $69,462.00 (GS-09, Step 10) with promotion potential to $100,739(GS-12 Step 10).

    Salary listed reflects the rest of U.S. scale and will be adjusted to meet the locality pay of the duty location upon selection.

    Typical work assignments include:
    • Serving as a trainee and team member on audits or other assignments of external entities that are importing, exporting, or facilitating the international flow of merchandise into or out of the United States.
    • Examining records, books, ledgers, purchase vouchers, inventory receipts and other documents with oversight to determine if transactions are properly supported in accordance with DHS/CBP and/or other Partner Government Agencies (PGA) laws and regulations.
    • Documenting work performed, audit conclusions, findings, and recommendations in work papers/audit reports in a clear and concise manner and assisting in communicating findings and recommendations that may impact an auditee's decision to enhance its import/export operating procedures and/or result in penalty or other enforcement actions.
    • Ensuring audit program timelines and budgeted hours are met to ensure timeliness of audit completion.
    • Preparing audit documentation by recording the information, records, conditions and/or findings on a prescribed format or report; referring unusual or questionable transactions or when problems encountered that do not fit instructions or guidelines to a supervisor or higher-level auditor.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/614160200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.