U.S. Customs And Border Protection Is Hiring To Fill Washington Dulles International Airport Positions

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is accepting employment applications to fill CBP officer positions at Washington Dulles International Airport. This hiring opportunity is open during December.

A CBP officer is a full-time, uniformed, federal law enforcement professional. In addition to CBP’s anti-terrorism mission, CBP officers enforce customs, immigration, and agricultural laws and regulations, and officers prevent the illegal trafficking of humans, narcotics and other contraband into the U.S. Learn more about what CBP accomplished during “A Typical Day” in 2017.

Officers serve at 328 international air, land and sea ports of entry in the U.S., including Washington-Dulles International Airport, and at 15 airport preclearance locations worldwide.

The following officer hiring announcements include opportunities for veterans and the public to apply and include entry-level and experienced positions. Each announcement describes the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications, and discusses pay and benefits.

Customs and Border Protection (Public) GS 5-7, announcement number CBPO 19-3, control number 517645400.
Customs and Border Protection (Veterans) GS-5-7, announcement number CBPO VRA 19-3, control number 517268100.
Customs and Border Protection (Public) GS 9, announcement number CBPO GS9 19-3, Control Number 517834300.
Customs and Border Protection (Veterans) GS-9, announcement number CBPO VRA GS-9 19-3, control number 517267300.
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and resident for the last three years, have a valid driver’s license, pass a medical examination, and fitness and drug tests. Applicants must also pass a thorough background investigation and polygraph examination.

“Customs and Border Protection is now hiring officers to serve at Washington Dulles International Airport – the 12th busiest international airport in the United States,” said Casey Durst, CBP’s Director of Field Operations in Baltimore. “If you want to serve, honor and protect your country, then join an elite group of CBP law enforcement professionals and help us to safeguard America’s borders against dangerous individuals and goods that threaten our citizens, our economy, and our way of life.”

CBP officer is a career ladder position with a grade level progression of GS-5, GS-7, GS-9, GS-11, and GS-12. You will be eligible for a promotion to the next higher grade level (without re-applying) once you successfully complete one year in each grade level, with supervisor approval. For example, if you start as a GS-5 CBP officer in February 2019, your advancement ladder might look like this:

Start as a CBP officer in February 2019 as a GS-5 and make $40,154 per year
Be promoted in February 2020 to GS-7 and make $54,845 per year
Be promoted in February 2021 to GS-9 and make $70,258 per year
Be promoted in February 2022 to GS-11 and make $84,660 per year
Be promoted in February 2023 to GS-12 and make $95,437 per year. In addition to salary, CBP officers may be eligible for overtime pay, locality pay, and more.

CBP also offers substantial leave benefits and unique training opportunities to reward and reinvest in its employees. Below is a summary of paid time off from the job:

13 to 26 days of annual leave accrued per year (variation based on years Federal service)
10 Federal holidays per year
15 days of military reserve leave
13 days of sick leave accrued per year
Opportunities for paid training
Learn more about duties, pay and benefits, and additional specialty opportunities of a CBP officer. Visit CBP Careers for more information on job opportunities, or visit Apply Now to start your application process today.

CBP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply so that the agency can create a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the United States.

For local recruiting questions, contact Baltimore-recruitment@cbp.dhs.gov. Follow @CBPJobs on Twitter for the latest news on hiring opportunities and events near your town.

Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection