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Updated Aug 6, 2022

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  • "It's challenging and has great benefits.(in 52 reviews)
  • "Provides good pay compared to private sector and decent schedules(in 36 reviews)
  • "Great people and i love dogs(in 13 reviews)
  • "Good job security, lots of opportunity to move up.(in 13 reviews)
  • "Pay and benefits, good training(in 10 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good workplace

    Jul 2, 2022 - Front Desk Agent 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Pay is pretty decent and good

    Cons

    Work schedule could be better

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  2. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Mediocre Agency

    Jul 24, 2022 - Border Patrol Agent 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Salary is great once you hit a certain number of years to reach your GS-12 but agency lacks behind others which heavily contribute experience and education to start with a higher salary.

    Cons

    Agency needs more uniformity across all its offices, lack of location options, lacks employee engagement or feedback to improve, newer employees with significant experience and background are treated like they do not know anything, lack of overall resources for mission sets, administration does not support its critical employees to accomplish its main goals and mission, employees are not utilized to their fullest potential or abilities due to favoritism and administrative hindering.

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great pay for the stress levels.

    Aug 3, 2022 - Field Technology Officer 2210 in Detroit, MI
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Low stress for what you get paid.

    Cons

    Federal positions require repetitive training and difficult policies.

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    A solid career but only if you can tolerate the mismanagement

    Apr 13, 2022 - Officer 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Opportunities around the world Can try new teams or units every year May not seem like it but we do stop criminal organizations and terrorists Good pay Good benefits Most coworkers are fun to work with Once you go home you do not take work with you Very diverse workforce Has been innovative the last few years

    Cons

    Treated liked a child The laziest officers get promoted Government red tape Micro management Redundant training and pointless policies (all gov.) Can be boring quickly if stuck in a unit Work holidays and weekends Can be a long time to get a m-f schedule Management out to get you Your coworkers can not be fired when they should have been Forcing you to do overtime a lot and if you do not want it there is no choice Forcing to go to border and they do not care about your excusals. They do not care about you at all - One officer had a 2 week old and they denied the excusal to not go to border. Another had a parent dying of cancer out of state they denied the officer's transfer.

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  5. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Stressful

    Aug 6, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    I like the work that I do, however leadership does not respect their empolyees.

    Cons

    Working in a toxic office.

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Entry-Level Government Position

    Jun 29, 2022 - CBP Technician in New Orleans, LA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    40hr work week M-F, weekends off, federal holidays of, pretty generous PTO as with most gov't agencies

    Cons

    progressing to GS 9+ is impossible because no one ever retires or leaves. you'll have to to transfer to get your 7-9

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee

    GREAT AGENCY TO WORK WITH

    Jun 29, 2022 - CBP Technician 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Availability of Lateral movement, Lots of room to grow, great colleagues,

    Cons

    i can not think of anything

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    place to work

    Jun 24, 2022 - Assistant Chief 
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    Pros

    great people are within the agency

    Cons

    need to know someone to get promoted

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Cbp

    Jun 28, 2022 - Agriculture Specialist 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Something different everyday. Great people

    Cons

    Schedule long hours and double shifts

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    USCBP Good

    Jun 17, 2022 - Mission Support Specialist 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Work with great people in support of a vital mission.

    Cons

    Political whims affect mission accomplishment and employee morale.

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