Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection is currently taking applications for Border Patrol Agents with duty locations on the Southwest Border. The open period began July 14 and closes September 30. Early hiring consideration will be given to those applicants who complete the online registration process by July 31 and test by August 27.
CBP is an equal opportunity employer.
Five things a Border Patrol recruit can expect:
As the primary federal law enforcement agency between the ports of entry, the U.S. Border Patrol is the mobile, uniformed law enforcement arm of U.S. Customs and Border Protection within the Department of Homeland Security.
The Border Patrol's mission is to prevent terrorists and their weapons of terrorism from entering the United States. The Border Patrol's endeavor is to enforce the laws that protect America's homeland through the detection, interdiction and apprehension of those individuals who attempt to illegally enter or smuggle any person or contraband across our nation's sovereign borders.
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.