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US Customs and Border Protection Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Oct 13, 2021

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  • "It's challenging and has great benefits.(in 46 reviews)
  • "Provides good pay compared to private sector and decent schedules(in 32 reviews)
  • "Great people and i love dogs(in 13 reviews)
  • "Decent salary.(in 12 reviews)
  • "Pay and benefits, good training(in 10 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    CBP Agent

    Jun 13, 2021 - Agent in Tucson, AZ
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Career path is concise and achievable

    Cons

    Long hours shirt work rotates

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    CBP Officer

    Aug 14, 2015 - CBP Officer in Tok, AK
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Professional atmosphere. Good Supervisors

    Cons

    Long hours at various times

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    3 people found this review helpful
  3. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Fast paced

    Oct 27, 2020 - Customs and Border Protection Officer in Douglas, AZ
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits and compensation but you will definitely earn it

    Cons

    Very long hours and out in the elements

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    An excellent employer

    Dec 22, 2020 - Watch Commander in Sterling, VA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits and great pay

    Cons

    Long hours and sometimes you don't get the days off you want.

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    BP Review

    Apr 27, 2021 - Supervisor in Tucson, AZ
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Working outdoors, good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Can be long hours and miss out on family functions due to work

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Program and Management Analyst

    Feb 8, 2018 - Numerous Positionover A 45 Year Career in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    My last position - Over paid for what you do/You can work any schedule as long as it adds up to 80 hours worked every two weeks

    Cons

    Apathy - There was no commitment to do the best you can do. Management was afraid to address union or race issues.

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    1 person found this review helpful
  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great job

    Sep 7, 2021 - CBP Officer in Memphis, TN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Provides numerous opportunities and locations. Various environments depending on what you are looking for (airport, seaport, land border, cargo)

    Cons

    Long hours depending on your port

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great career starter

    Jun 9, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great agency to begin career in federal law enforcement

    Cons

    Long hours mandatory overtime at times

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Keepin it real

    Feb 8, 2021 - Officer in Buffalo, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Compensation and rewarding positive investigations

    Cons

    Politics and long hours makes for long days

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Border Security is National Security

    May 26, 2020 - Assistant Chief Pgtrol Agent in Tucson, AZ
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    great benefits, great career, fulfilling work

    Cons

    long hours and lots of detail assignments away from home

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