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CBP to Hire Additional Officers

Release Date: 
August 25, 2015

PEMBINA, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency responsible for securing U.S. borders from all threats, is accepting applications for CBP officer positions at the following locations: Arizona (Douglas, Lukeville, Nogales), California (Calexico, San Ysidro), North Dakota (Pembina, Portal), and Texas (Laredo, Presidio).

CBP Special Response Team

CBP Special Response Team

An applicant for a CBP officer position must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of the United States for the past three years; must be referred for selection prior to their 37th birthday (or a preference eligible veteran or have prior civilian federal law enforcement experience); and have a valid driver’s license. In addition, applicants must pass an entrance examination, medical examination, physical fitness assessment, video-based test and/or structured interview, drug test, background investigation and polygraph examination.

Due to mission critical needs, the agency is offering a Student Loan Repayment or Recruitment Incentive for the following locations; Lukeville, AZ; Portal, ND and Presidio, TX. The student loan repayment pays $10,000 per year for three years for federally-ensured student loans. The recruitment incentives pay 25 percent of an employee’s base pay (including locality per year for three years). A service agreement is required prior to entering on duty. This incentive applies to new federal employees only and is dependent upon the availability of funds.

“We are looking for high-quality candidates to serve and protect America’s frontlines at our nation’s borders. The recruiting incentive offered for this vacancy announcement will help increase the number of applicants we receive at locations such as Portal, North Dakota,” said Pembina Area Port Director Mary Delaquis.

For selected candidates, CBP offers paid training to fully prepare them for an exciting career in federal law enforcement, the opportunity to serve our country, and a competitive salary and benefits package.

CBP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply so the agency can create a workforce that reflects the diversity of America.

For more information on the CBP officer positions, visit

To apply for the CBP officer position, applicants must have an active USA Jobs account and complete an online application at

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017