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Border Patrol Agents facilitate the flow of legal immigration and goods into and out of a country while simultaneously preventing the illegal trafficking and contraband. Responsibilities highlighted on Border Patrol Agents' resumes include assisting in the apprehension of persons illegally entering the United States, and participating in training with regard to general and immigration laws as they apply to Border Patrol operations. Applicants' sample resumes will indicate the passing of the CBP Border Patrol entrance examination, which covers logical reasoning skills, a Spanish language test (or its equivalent), and an assessment of prior experiences and achievements.

1

Border Patrol Agent

Trained in: constitutional law, hand to hand combat, handcuffing, frisk, arrest techniques, 9mm weapon training.

  • Granted Secret Security Clearance
  • Created and maintained office organization by computerizing data which significantly improved workflow effectiveness. This system also reduced lost and misplaced documents to 0%.
  • Developed a filing system that was easily accessible and efficient for auditors. This improvement exceeded government standards.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Social Science
BS
Criminal Justice
2

Border Patrol Agent, GS

Patrolled the U.S. border interdicting alien trafficking, narcotics and smugglers. Developed excellent sign-cutting (man-tracking) skills and utilized electronic surveillance.

  • Conducted planning and coordination and led numerous successful drug interdictions and felony warrant arrests without injuries to either police or felons. Successfully completed criminal drug and alien arrests while with the Joint Task Force as a Flight Observer.
  • As a Senior Border Patrol Agent, directed Regional Emergency Action Team (REACT) patrols as team leader for violent offender cases in East San Diego County. Developed criminal intelligence; coordinated with prosecutors and other police agencies; planned operations and conducted them with no injuries. (REACT was the special operations unit for the USBP San Diego sector)
  • As Team Leader, provided security for the 1996 Democratic National Convention in San Diego.
  • Served as Sign-cutting (Tracking) Instructor.
  • Certified California POST Chemical Agent Instructor.
  • REACT Academy Instructor for Border Patrol Officers.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Education
3

Border Patrol Agent

Detect, deter, and apprehend the illegal entry of Terrorist and Terrorist Weapons.

  • Major activities include the patrol of local ranches, traffic checks, traffic observations, city patrol, transportation checks, administrative, intelligence, and anti-smuggling interference.
  • Monitored, reported, and investigated suspicious situations and persons, safety hazards, and unusual activity in areas of patrols.
  • Identified and arrested perpetrators and suspects.
  • Patrolled specific areas on foot or on video monitors, responding promptly to assistance calls.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Criminal Justice Administration
4

Border Patrol Agent

Effectively demonstrated knowledge using government databases, such as DACS, CIS, TECS, and SD LAW

  • Developed a systematic approach in processing criminals for drug and immigration offenses in the shortest, most efficient manner
  • Demonstrated a strong ability to identify, analyze, and interview subjects on immigration status and criminal activity
  • Displayed a substantial contribution of knowledge to carry out orders on planned operations
  • Excelled in converting complex information into simple, readable form regarding violations of law
  • Excelled in developing team momentum, enthusiasm and pride while protecting and guarding the safety of our community
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice And Criminology
5

Border Patrol Agent

  • Enforced all federal laws as a Federal Agent along southwest border.
  • Compiled detailed reports of all encounters with subjects and actions taken.
  • Finished Number 1 Overall of Class 743 at [company name] Academy.
  • Recipient of Director's Award for Leadership at USBP Academy.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History
6

United States Border Patrol Agent

Established substantial probability of apprehending terrorists and their weapons as they attempted to enter illegally between the ports of entry.

  • Utilized strategic deployment of monitoring and censoring platforms to increase the ability to detect, respond to, and interdict cross-border incursions.
  • Deterred illegal entries through improved enforcement while implementing United State government laws, regulations and station policies.
  • Reduced crime in border communities and consequently improved quality of life and economic vitality of targeted areas.
  • Interviewed civilians on the right to be, remain and work in the United States while implementing federal laws and the United States constitution.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
7

Border Patrol Agent

  • Participate in Federal Law Enforcement activities, including conducting background checks, conducting arrests, and administering investigative techniques
  • Implemented organizational initiatives that included forging strategic relationships with other law enforcement agencies, including FBI, DEA, and local law enforcement
  • Provided District Attorney's office with accurate reports containing charge and arrest records to be used in criminal proceedings
  • Maintained government clearance to perform assigned duties
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Project Management
BA
Sociology
MA
Business Administration
8

Border Patrol Agent

Analyzed and disseminated intelligence information and data rapidly while applying practical knowledge of the laws, concepts, operational practices, and law enforcement methods in order to independently perform duties typically encountered in law enforcement

  • Processed illegal aliens using E3-Processing and AFIS systems
  • Prepared reports that dealt with the collection, protection, and recording of evidence
  • Provided on-site technical help to instructors
  • Provided Technical Support for staff and intelligence officers
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
BA
Information Technology
9

Border Patrol Agent

Enforced customs and immigration statues and other federal laws

  • Detected, deterred and or arrested suspected drug smugglers and those seeking to make illegal entry into the United States
  • Employed surveillance techniques to minimize illegal border incursions and maximize compliance with established federal laws
  • Successfully de-escalated potentially hostile encounters with criminals through effective interpersonal skills and training
  • Drafted detailed and fact based evidentiary documents that would ensure successful prosecution of criminal actions
  • Utilized federal criminal databases such as NCIC and EARMS to ascertain criminal history of subjects
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
10

U.s. Border Patrol Agent Gs-11 Step 4

Medically Retired

  • Used logical reasoning and language communication skills to apprehend and Arrest over 30 Criminal Drug and Illegal Alien Smugglers in order to ensure US/Mexico border safety
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation for unyielding valor and adherence to Law Enforcement by Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
  • Keen perception lead to the apprehension of over 600 pounds of illegal drugs
  • Successfully translated material witness testimony from Spanish to English for criminal immigration smuggling cases
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Business
Education Administration

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