Career Development Center
Customs & Borders Protection Officers
US Customs & Border Protection (CBP),
Posted: Updated RegularlyU.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is currently hiring 2,000 Customs and Border Protection Officers (CBPO) by September 30, 2015. A CBPO entry-level job opportunity announcement is currently open on USAJOBS until 15,000 applications are received. (Questions should be directed to the CBP directly.)
CBP Officers play a vital role in preventing terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the United States and enforcing customs, immigration, and agriculture laws and regulations at U.S. ports of entry.
To ensure the accomplishment of our mission, CBP requires that every employee be reliable, trustworthy, and fit for duty. To meet these standards, applicants must undergo and successfully pass a thorough background investigation (which includes a polygraph examination), a medical examination, two preemployment fitness examinations, a drug test, and a structured interview in order to be placed in a CBP Officer position.
Information on how to apply for the CBP Officer career is located on the following CBP webpage: http://www.cbp.gov/careers/join-cbp/which-cbp-career/cbp-officer.
On this website, you will find the following information:
• CBP Officer Qualifications and Requirements
• Duty Locations Where CBP Officers are Hired
• How To Apply and Schedule for the CBP Officer Entrance Examination
• Reporting for Duty and Training
CBP’s Office of Human Resources Management (HRM) recruits for the CBPO positions using short-term vacancy announcements throughout the year. This provides candidates the opportunity to move through the hiring process quickly and efficiently, and facilitates hiring quality candidates to report to the Office of Field Operations Academy fully prepared to join the proud ranks of CBP Officers.