LOS ANGELES – If you are a military veteran looking for a law enforcement career, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has an opportunity for you.  Beginning on November 8, 2016, CBP is recruiting candidates under  Veteran’s Recruitment Appointment (RA) announcements  for multiple CBP Officer positions at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport complex. The announcements are open for a forty-one day period and close on December 19, 2016.

“This is great opportunity for veterans to join the CBP workforce and continue to serve their country within the Los Angeles area,” said Carlos C. Martel, CBP Director of Field Operations in Los Angeles.  “CBP offers a rewarding career with advancement opportunities and a great benefits package.”

CBP Officers safeguard America’s borders at its ports of entry by protecting the public from dangerous people and things, while simultaneously enhancing the Nation’s global economic competitiveness by facilitating legitimate trade and travel.  CBP officers serve the American public with vigilance, integrity, and professionalism.

Starting salary ranges between $36,076 (GS-5), $44,689 (GS-7), and $54,664 (GS-9) with noncompetitive increases up to $103,053 (GS-12/10). See  OPM Salary Grade Scale. There is no age restriction for Veterans Preference eligibles.

Veterans interested in applying should visit Veteran’s Recruitment Appointment (VRA) announcements. For more information on CBP’s commitment to hire veterans, visit the Veterans page.