U.S. Customs and Border Protection will host a CBP officer recruiting event on April 27 at the American Job Center located at 860 Main Street, in Brawley, California.
The event will run from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., CBP recruiters will be on hand to answer questions, and to assist with completing the online application. Computers will be available on site for job applicants to use.
As a key component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s frontline defense, a CBP officer’s primary responsibility is to detect and prevent terrorists, their weapons and other threats from entering the U.S. while facilitating legitimate trade and travel.
CBP officers are federal law enforcement officers responsible for enforcing more than 400 laws related to trade, contraband, agricultural pests and diseases, and admissibility of individuals.
As a CBP Officer, you will perform the full range of inspection, passenger and cargo analysis, examination and law enforcement activities relating to the arrival and departure of persons, merchandise and conveyances such as cars, trucks, aircraft and ships at ports of entry.
Due to mission critical needs, the agency is offering a recruitment incentive for the following locations; Douglas, Lukeville, Nogales and San Luis, AZ; Calexico, CA. The recruitment incentive pays 25% of an employee's base pay (including locality) per year for three (3) years. A service agreement is required prior to entering on duty. This incentive applies to new federal employees only and is dependent upon the availability of funds.