You must meet these minimum qualifications for consideration U.S. Citizen - with residency requirement Possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment Have previous work experience that qualifies for a *GS-5 level position or a bachelor's degree, or combination of education and experience.
The 5-step hiring process Apply by Internet @ mailto:ProtectUS@DHS.Gov Take written exam. Study guide is at mailto:ProtectUS@DHS.Gov Pass the test. Your name is added to national list awaiting tentative selection Show up for Structured Oral Interview Exam, conducted by Border Patrol Pre-employment background investigation, medical examination, drug test, fitness test, and possible polygraph exam
You're hired. Get ready for training You be notified when and where to report for work and travel to the U.S. Border Patrol Academy in Artesia NM. 20 week of training includes: Immigration Law, Consitutional Lw, Statutory Authority, Firearms, Spanish, Physical Techniques, Driving, Operations, Practical and Written Evaculations