WASHINGTON —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency responsible for securing U.S. ports of entry and international borders will accept applications nationwide starting today for border patrol agent positions on the Southwest border.
To apply for border patrol agent positions, applicants must have an active USA Jobs account and complete an online application at www.usajobs.gov.
Border patrol agent applicants undergo a rigorous screening process to ensure their eligibility and suitability for employment in a CBP law enforcement position. Applicants must be able to meet the physical demands of the job as well as successfully pass a polygraph test and background investigation. Applicants for the border patrol agent position must meet the following key requirements:
The border patrol agent’s primary responsibilities include:
Nearly 30 percent of CBP employees are military veterans and the agency offers unique opportunities for veterans to continue serving their country in an environment that appreciates the hard-earned knowledge, skills and abilities gained through their service to the nation.
CBP is an equal opportunity employer. For the candidates selected, CBP offers intensive job training to fully prepare them for an exciting career in federal law enforcement, plus a competitive salary and benefits package.
Only an online application with all the required documents submitted by the closing date of the announcement will be accepted. CBP will not modify, change or contact applicants regarding the accuracy or completeness of their application.
For more information, visit the careers page on www.cbp.gov.
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.