Customs and Border Protection Buffalo, NY, USA
May 02, 2019Full time
Come start your career with CBP! We are the guardians of our nation’s borders. We are America’s frontline. We safeguard the American homeland at and beyond our borders. We protect the American public against terrorists and the instruments of terror. We steadfastly enforce the laws of the United States while fostering our nation’s economic security through lawful international trade and travel. We serve the American public with vigilance, integrity and professionalism. As a Border Patrol agent you will patrol international land border and coastal waters, detect and prevent the illegal entry and smuggling of aliens into the United States, detect and prevent terrorist and terrorist weapons from entering into the United States, and prevent the illegal trafficking of people, narcotics and contraband into the United States. Minimum experience or requirements: Be a U.S. Citizen. Have a valid driver's license. High School Diploma. 1 to 3 years of work experience or a bachelor’s degree. Have resided in the U.S. for at least 3 of the last 5 years (military exception). Be eligible to carry a firearm. Referred for selection prior to your 40th birthday (waiver for veterans' preference eligible or those that have previously served in a federal civilian law enforcement position). Be willing to travel; you will be required to travel frequently. This job may require extended domestic and foreign Temporary Duty (TDY) assignments. Pass the application process & academy. A pre-employment physical, physical fitness test, and drug screening is required prior to employment. Applicants must also pass a background investigation and polygraph examination.