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As a veteran, you have served your country with honor and integrity. Now, you are back home and may be looking forward to starting a second chapter in your career — one with stability, excellent pay and benefits, a culture of camaraderie among others who have served like yourself, and the opportunity to continue your service in a different capacity. As a veteran or Transitioning Service Member, CBP offers a hiring preference along with an expedited hiring process — only a few reasons why you should apply for a position with the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR).

Excellent Pay and Benefits

CBP offers excellent Pay and Benefits — from the inception of your career into retirement.

Hiring Preference

If you are an eligible veteran, CBP offers qualified, eligible veterans an advantage over others when recruiting under competitive external procedures (i.e., announcements open to anyone in the general public). Depending on the position being filled, veteran applicants may be placed ahead of other candidates in a ranking category.

To learn what preference you may qualify for, follow the step-by-step question service offered by the Department of Labor’s Veteran Preference Advisor.

CBP will provide preference at the point of selection to eligible veterans who were discharged or released from military service under honorable conditions AND who are eligible under one of the preference categories listed on the OPM website or on the Standard Form 50. Visit OPM’s webpage on Types of Preference for more information.

Exciting Career, Continued Service

U.S. Customs and Border Protection's OPR is responsible for ensuring compliance with all CBP-wide programs and policies relating to corruption, misconduct, or mismanagement, and for executing CBP’s internal security and integrity awareness programs. Through its national headquarters in Washington, DC, and strategically located regional field offices, OPR screens potential CBP employees for suitability; conducts polygraph examinations for law enforcement positions; educates employees concerning ethical standards and integrity responsibilities; investigates allegations of employee corruption and serious misconduct, and evaluates security threats to CBP employees, facilities, and sensitive information. When you join CBP, you can continue your service to country in a new and different capacity. For more information on why you should apply to become an OPR employee today, visit the What We Do webpage.

Community Culture

Roughly one third of CBP’s staff has served in the military. If you are a veteran joining CBP, you will find many others that share your military background and principles. When it comes to principles, veterans personify CBP’s core values: vigilance, service to country, and integrity. Furthermore, veterans fit well with CBP’s culture of teamwork and innovation.

Required Skill Sets

For more information on required skill sets, visit the What We Do webpage.

Whether you are a student or a recent graduate, right now is an exciting time in your life. Keep the excitement going in your post-grad life by starting your career with U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR).  OPR leads America's trade-related security, enforcement, and facilitation activities to protect U.S. lives, businesses, and jobs. As you begin to make important decisions about your career path, keep reading to make a great choice, and apply to become an OPR employee today!

Are you still a junior or senior in college? Don’t worry — we have an opportunity for you. Visit our CBP Pathways Program webpage to learn more about the program and how to apply to become a Student Trainee. 

Exciting Career

Making a decision to start your career path can be daunting, but CBP has an opportunity for you. When you start your career in OPR, you begin the road to a solid career path - one where you promote the integrity and security of the CBP workforce. OPR screens potential CBP employees for suitability; conducts polygraph examinations for law enforcement positions; educates employees concerning ethical standards and integrity responsibilities; investigates allegations of employee corruption and serious misconduct, and evaluates security threats to CBP employees, facilities, and sensitive information. For more information on why you should apply to become an OPR employee today, visit the What We Do webpage.

Excellent Pay and Benefits

CBP offers excellent pay and benefits — from the inception of your career into retirement. For more information about pay and benefits, visit our Pay and Benefits webpage.

Required Skill Sets

For more information on required skill sets, visit the What We Do webpage.

Are you looking for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career? Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) employees  are responsible for ensuring compliance with all CBP-wide programs and policies relating to corruption, misconduct, or mismanagement, and for executing CBP’s internal security and integrity awareness programs.

If you are interested in promoting the integrity and security of the CBP workforce, then apply for a position with the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) today.

Typical work assignments will vary based on the position and grade level. For more information about what positions are available in the OPR, visit our What We Do webpage.

Excellent Pay and Benefits

CBP offers excellent pay and benefits — from the inception of your career into retirement. For more information about pay and benefits, visit our Pay and Benefits webpage.

Required Skill Sets

For more information on required skill sets, visit the What We Do webpage.


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