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Current Openings

CBP is made up of individuals across a variety of backgrounds, experience and talent. Before you can become a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) employee, you must successfully pass a background investigation. If you are interested in a CBP Officer, Border Patrol agent, or other law enforcement position, you must also pass a polygraph exam, physical fitness test, medical exam and more to ensure that you are mission-ready to join our team. 

Explore the positions by component to find your best fit.

APPLICANT RESOURCES

 

Submitting your resume, and answering the pre-employment questions on USAJOBS is the first step in the exciting journey to join CBP. You will be contacted about next steps via email, so make sure you register with an email address that you check regularly when you apply.

Border Patrol Agents
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General Public
(GL-7)
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General Public with at least one year of law enforcement experience
(GL-9)
 
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Eligible Veterans
(VRA GL-7)
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Eligible veterans with at least one year of law enforcement experience
(VRA GL-9)
 
 
 
Customs and Border Protection Officers

Critical agency hiring needs for entry level CBPOs currently include the following locations:

  • Lukeville, AZ; Calexico, Otay Mesa, San Francisco, San Ysidro, and Tecate, CA; Calais, Eastport, Jackman, Van Buren, and Vanceboro, ME; Detroit, MI; Grand Portage, MN; Sweetgrass MT; Dunseith, Pembina, and Portal, ND; Beecher Falls, Derby Line, and Norton, VT; and Blaine, WA.
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Female and Male CBP Officers inspecting cargo at port of entry

 

All CBP Officer positions have reached their application limits for the current month. Please check again next month or consider other opportunities within CBP. Follow us on Twitter @CBPJobs.

 

 

 
Air Interdiction Agents

 

 

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We are not hiring for the Air Interdiction Agent (Pilot) position at this time. We encourage you to check back or consider other opportunities within CBP. Follow us on Twitter @CBPJobs.

 

 

Marine Interdiction Agents
 
Marine Interdiction Agent
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General Public
(GL-9)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Office of Trade Careers

 

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The Office of Trade does not have any open job announcements at this time. Please continue to check our website for future job opportunities or consider other opportunities within CBP.

 

 

 
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Last modified: 
August 1, 2021