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Bear Canyon near Tuscon, Arizona

CBP has numerous CBP Officer job opportunities along the Southwest border that will allow you to begin your career in Federal Law Enforcement.


The CBP mission is to safeguard America's borders, protect the public from dangerous people and materials, and enhance our nation's global economic competitiveness by enabling legitimate trade and travel.

CBP Officer Destination Guides

  • CBP Officer Destination Guide Cover - Calexico

    Calexico Destination Guide
    The Port of Calexico is located within the boundaries of Imperial County, and is a two-hour drive from San Diego, CA. This sunny area is a family- oriented community filled with rich culture, authentic food, historical landmarks, and unique architecture.

  • CBP Special Response Team operators in the greater Houston Texas area reach stranded flood victims in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and take them safety.

    Arizona Destination Guide
    In Arizona, there are approximately 300 days of sunshine and 14.6 million acres, including waterparks and wineries. The area boasts a "Top 10" of must-see mountain ranges and is a paradise for hiking, biking, fishing, hunting and skiing.  



New York Native CBP Officer Loves Year Round Golf in Arizona
After one temporary duty assignment at the Port of Nogales, Arizona, golf aficionado Heather Snide decided she was leaving the cold northeast border and switching to a year round golf climate. Her work at the Southern Border is interesting, varied and provides great career satisfaction.





Sheriff Deputy Finds Better Working Conditions as a CBP Officer
After having to write official reports on his personal time, Jesus Castillo decided he needed employment that provided him more time for his young and growing family. CBP provides pay for all of his work hours and provides a supportive teamwork environment in which to grow in his career.



College Graduate Finds CBP Officer Career A Perfect Fit
After graduating from college with Criminal Justice and Spanish Language Degrees Mary Garcia found the perfect career fit as a CBP Officer at the Southern Border. Every day she uses her language and criminal justice skills to promote legitimate trade and travel as well as stop criminal activity at the border.



Motorcycle Enthusiast CBP Officer Finds Southern Border Climate Picture-perfect
CBP Officer Branden Stoliker loves motorcycling and discovered the perfect location in Southern Arizona during a temporary duty assignment at the Port of Nogales. After living and working in cold and wet northern climates, Branden happily transferred to the Port of Nogales, Arizona where he now enjoys his passion for riding year round.


Last modified: 
September 16, 2019