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CBP is a premier law enforcement agency that safeguards America’s borders. Every day, CBP protects the public from dangerous people and materials attempting to cross the border, while enhancing the Nation’s global economic competitiveness by enabling legitimate trade and travel at ports of entry. On a typical day, CBP makes 900+ apprehensions and seizes 9,000+ pounds of illegal drugs.

COVID-19 Notification: CBP is still hiring! We are working diligently to bring personnel on board as efficiently as possible. Thank you for your continued interest in a career serving CBP.

Introduction to positions at CBP:


U.S. Border Patrol
Prevent terrorists and terrorists weapons from entering the United States by securing our land borders and coastal waters between ports of entry.
Learn more about being a:
Border Patrol Agent >>


Office of Field Operations
Responsible for border security, including anti-terrorism, immigration, anti-smuggling, trade compliance, and agriculture protection at U.S. ports of entry.
Learn more about being a:
CBP Officer >>
Agricultural Specialist >>


Air and Marine Operations
Interdict unlawful people and cargo approaching U.S. borders, investigate criminal networks, and provide domain awareness in the air and maritime environments.
Learn more about being a:
Air Interdiction Agent >>
Aviation Enforcement Agent >>
Marine Interdiction Agent >>
Detection Enforcement Officer >>


Office of Trade logo
Facilitate. Enforce. Protect.
Leads America's trade-related security, enforcement, and facilitation activities to protect U.S. lives, businesses and jobs.
Learn more about being a:
Attorney Advisor >>
Auditor >>
Economist >>
International Trade Specialist >>
Import Specialist >>
Management and Program Analyst >>


Rise everyday to protect something greater than yourself. Join us and Go Beyond.

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Last modified: 
September 21, 2021