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Vermont CBP is Looking for Diverse Applicants to Join Our Ranks

Release Date: 
August 9, 2013

ST. ALBANS, VT.—Do you have what it takes to live and work in the Green Mountain State, where individuals enjoy all the seasons of the year and the activities they bring, they know their neighbors and are part of close knit communities on a shared border? U.S. Customs and Border Protection is looking for hard-working, dedicated men and women in Vermont and across the nation, to join our ranks on the frontline of protecting our homeland. If you want a challenging and full-filling career, go to USA Jobs to apply now for CBP officer positions in the Vermont area!

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.

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

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017