The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is in need of qualified, talented professionals to fill critical positions. Check out some of their basic eligibility requirements below and the link to their flyer. We’ve also included a link directly to their website for those who are interested in speaking directly with a recruiter.

Basic Eligibility

In order to be eligible for employment with the CBP, applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Have a valid driver’s license.
  • 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 (see details below).
  • 1 year’s total of full time work experience similar to GL4 level experience. Part-time, volunteer work and school (post high school) may be considered to meet this requirement.

Common Disqualifiers

You may be rated unsuitable for the Border Patrol Agent position if your background includes:

  • Use of illegal drugs, and/or the sale and distribution of illegal drugs. (click on QR code or link to get more information regarding this)
  • Convictions (including misdemeanor domestic violence charges)
  • Intentional harboring or concealment of an illegal alien

Click here if you are interested in learning more and speaking directly to a recruiter.