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.
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.
Critical agency hiring needs for entry level CBP Officers currently include the following locations:
- Calexico, Otay Mesa, San Francisco, San Ysidro, and Tecate, CA; Honolulu, HI; Calais, Coburn Gore, Eastport, Jackman, Van Buren, and Vanceboro, ME; Detroit, MI; Grand Portage, MN; Sweetgrass MT; Dunseith, Pembina, and Portal, ND; Columbus, NM; Presidio, TX; Beecher Falls, VT; and Blaine, Oroville, and Sumas, WA.