Customs & Border Protection (CBP): Securing America's Borders
Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resiliency to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
Discover a challenging and rewarding career in CBP, the sole organization responsible for securing the nation's borders. At U.S. Customs and Border Protection, we:
- Screen passengers, vehicles, and shipments entering our country
- Seize illegal narcotics, vehicles, and agricultural products
- Prevent unauthorized entry into the country
- Rescue individuals who fall into dangerous conditions traversing our border
For more information about CBP's mission, activities, and careers, please see CBP.
This position will allow you to use your expertise to prevent illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air, enforce criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Laws, and seek out and apprehend smugglers or aliens who are in the United States illegally. This position starts at a salary of $85,816.00 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen the Department's ability to protect the homeland.
Who May Apply: Current U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees with competitive status.
For definitions of terms found in this announcement, please see Definitions.
Organizational Location: This position is located within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, El Centro Sector, Imperial CA.
One or more selections may be made using this job opportunity announcement. Further selections may also be made for additional organizational divisions and/or units within the duty location(s) listed above.
As a first-line Supervisory Border Patrol Agent you will serve as a primary law enforcement officer (under 5 U.S.C. 8331 (6C) and 8412 (d)) and be responsible for:
- Directing assignments of subordinate Border Patrol Agents, specialized units, and station operations.
- Directing activities aimed at preventing the illegal entry of aliens into the United States by land, water, or air.
- Seeking out and apprehending smugglers or aliens who are illegally in the United States.
- Enforcing the criminal provisions of the Immigration and Nationality laws.
- All normal functions involved in supervising personnel, including leave approval, resolving disciplinary problems, and preparing annual performance appraisals.
- Occasional Travel
- Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis.