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CBP Open House Held in Tucson

Release Date: 
September 21, 2010

Tucson, Ariz. - Southern Arizonans came out for this past weekend for the U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Open House that was held at the Tucson Sector Border Patrol Headquarters on Sept. 18.

Potential applicants talk with CBP Officers at Tucson's CBP Career Day.

Potential applicants talk with CBP Officers at Tucson's CBP Career Day.

More than 500 people came see what job opportunities were available. The daylong event gave potential job applicants the chance to have questions answered by personnel working in elements of Customs and Border Protection, including Office of Field Operations, Office of Border Patrol and various staff support positions.

Media outlets from as far away as Phoenix and Tombstone ran stories on the event and three local television affiliates in Tucson stopped by to provide coverage and give details of the job opportunities presently available during these tough economic times.

A Border Patrol recruiter talks to a potential job applicant at Tucson's CBP Career Day.

A Border Patrol recruiter talks to a potential job applicant at Tucson's CBP Career Day.

Several applicants talked about their particular job searches with local radio station,

104.1 FM "The Truth" hosted by Jon Justice, which was on site broadcasting live from noon until 2 p.m.

A total of five recruitment kiosks were busy all day giving potential applicants with an interest in federal government employment a chance to start the application process.

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 official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017