PEMBINA, N.D. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the agency responsible for securing U.S. borders from all threats, is now accepting applications to fill officer positions in Grand Portage and International Falls, Minnesota; and Dunseith, Pembina and Portal, North Dakota; as well as at air, land and sea ports nationwide.
CBP officers detect and prevent terrorists and their weapons, and other threats from entering the U.S., while facilitating legitimate trade and travel. CBP officers enforce more than 400 laws related to trade, contraband, agricultural pests and diseases, and admissibility of individuals.
“Working for CBP is a very rewarding career with excellent advancement opportunities and great benefits,” said Michele James, Director of the Seattle Field Office. “A CBP career provides people the opportunity to serve their country and to keep their communities safe. I encourage anyone considering a law enforcement career to apply to become a CBP officer.”
CBP is offering a hiring incentive for the Pembina and Portal locations. The incentive pays an additional 25 percent (except Pembina, which pays 10 percent) of an employee’s base pay (including locality) per year for three years.
Additionally, CBP offers excellent career opportunities for veterans and was named the second-best company for veterans by Monster and Military.com.
The current vacancy announcement opened Tuesday and will run through Dec. 31. Apply by visiting USA Jobs and searching for CBP.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.