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CBP Hosts Recruitment Events in Maine

Release Date: 
August 9, 2013

JACKMAN, MAINE—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in Maine will be hosting several recruitment events and an "Open House," as we look for hard-working, dedicated men and women in Maine and across the nation to join our ranks on the frontline of protecting our homeland.

CBP officers from Jackman, Maine will host recruitment events at the Stratton, Maine library on Friday, Aug. 9, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, the Skowhegan Career Center on Aug. 15, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm, and the Carrabassett Valley, Maine library in the Begin room on Friday, Aug. 16 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. An "Open House" will be held at the Jackman and Coburn Gore, Maine ports of entry the week of Aug. 19 - 23. Individuals interested in the "Open House" may contact the Jackman port of entry, (207) 668-4260, or the Coburn Gore port of entry, (207) 297-2554, to make arrangements for a visit.

The primary responsibility of a CBP officer is to protect the nation by detecting and preventing terrorists and their weapons from entering the U.S. while facilitating the orderly flow of legitimate trade and travel. CBP officers perform a wide variety of duties, including, but not limited to: conveyance and traveler inspection, passenger and cargo analysis, examination and law enforcement activities relating to revenue and trade, seizure of contraband, interdiction of agricultural pests and diseases and admissibility of persons at 331 ports of entry located at airports, sea ports and land borders.

The CBP officer position is a full-time, uniformed position that requires regular qualification and carrying of a firearm and includes paid training at the CBP Field Operations Academy in Brunswick, Ga. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and resident for the last three years, have a valid driver's license and pass a medical examination, fitness tests, and drug test as well as a thorough background investigation with a high probability of being subject to a polygraph examination used to determine suitability for the position. Eligible candidates must be referred for selection prior to reaching their 37th birthday.

If you are interested in a challenging and full-filling career, go to USA Jobs to apply now for the CBP officer position or stop by one of our events to talk one-on-one with a CBP representative.

For more information on CBP officers vital role in border security, please visit the CBP website.

For questions about the application process please call (617) 565-6329 to speak with a CBP representative.

 

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017