Border Patrol Agent Job Opportunities

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is currently hiring approximately 1,600 Border Patrol Agents (BPA) by September 30, 2015. An entry-level BPA job opportunity announcement will be open on USAJOBS from May 11 through May 31, 2015 or until 16,500 applications are received.

Apply online via www.USAJobs.gov.

Encourage your friends, neighbors, and family members to US Customs and Border Protection’s website to learn more about the occupation that protects our Nation’s borders from terrorism, human and drug smuggling, illegal migration, and agricultural pests while simultaneously facilitating the flow of legitimate travel and trade.

The priority mission of the Border Patrol is preventing terrorists and terrorist weapons, including weapons of mass destruction, from entering the United States. They detect and prevent the illegal entry of aliens into the United States. The Border Patrol helps maintain borders that work ⎼ facilitating the flow of legal immigration and goods while preventing the illegal trafficking of people and contraband.

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 pre-employment fitness examinations, a drug test, and a structured interview in order to be placed in a BPA position. Information on how to apply for this career is located on the CBP webpage.

On this website, you will find the following information:

BPA Basic and Medical Requirements;

BPA Résumé Aid; and

Border Patrol Fitness Readiness Program.

CBP’s Office of Human Resources Management recruits for BPA 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 Border Patrol Academy fully prepared to join the proud ranks of BPAs. Below is the schedule for the Job Announcements for CBP Officers and Border Patrol Agents that will be open throughout 2015.

CBP Job Announcements for 2015

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers: April 27 ⎼ May 11
  • U.S. Border Patrol Agents: May 11 – 31
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers: June 26 – July 13
  • U.S. Border Patrol Agents: October 16 – November 2
  • US Customs and Border Protection Officers: November 27 – December 14

By spreading the word about our Agency’s upcoming job opportunities, you can help build a better and stronger CBP!

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