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For security is 24 hrs which depends with your shift at a given time

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I'm over 45 is it to late for me to apply even thought I'm in Law Enforcement now.

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Fantastic great work environment lovely personnel

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I currently work 8-4 and if you at employed as a CBP Officer or Agriculture Specialist, you receive an allowance for your uniform. The only deductions are the standard deductions such as state and federal taxes, health, dental, vision and life insurance. There is also the opportunity to participate in the Thrift Savings Plan.

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No I started in Intelligence Analysis and later transferred to Air and Marine Division.

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Customs and Border Protection have no part time employment at this time.

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Yes; less than 38 years old

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BP basically patrols the border between ports of entry and "looks for bad guys whereas CBPO's work at ports of entry aka an airport, shipyard, or U.S. border crossing.

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