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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Brownsville, TX

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Company name

US Department Of Homeland Security Customs And Border Protection

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations


Brownsville, TX

Date Last Verified

Jul 20,2018

Posted on

Jul 19,2018

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Marine Interdiction Agent Duties: The candidate conducts maritime patrols and interdictions at sea, on lakes, and rivers to prevent the illegal entry of weapons of terror. Conducts interdiction operations against national security threats to include, illegal drugs and undocumented alien smuggling. Conducts joint investigations with other agencies related to border security in the maritime environment, employing multiple investigative techniques and capabilities. Serving as an Air and Marine Operations (AMO) vessel commander and crew member in law enforcement operations utilizing Agency's marine assets. Conducting maritime patrols, surveillance and pursuit activities related to the interdiction of smuggled contraband via land, air, and sea. Conducting high speed vessel pursuits and intercepts of suspect vessels under adverse and sometimes hazardous conditions during the hours of darkness and in times of foul/inclement weather. Searching vessels and/or persons to gather evidence to support allegations of criminal or terrorist activity. Conducting independent and joint investigations. Working closely with other Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to gather/share intelligence information regarding illegal maritime activity to include identifying and preventing potential acts of terrorism.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: The candidate must have 1+ year of specialized experience that provided you with the knowledge of basic law enforcement methods, techniques, and skills. Examples include: Enforcing laws, effecting arrests and conducting interviews and interrogations with witnesses and suspects; Performing surveillance, writing reports detailing activities and observations; and Collecting and securing evidence and providing expert testimony in court.

Education: A Master's degree or two full years of graduate education in a qualifying progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or a J.D. or LL.B., in a qualifying field (e.g., criminal justice, intelligence, homeland security, justice studies, law enforcement, courts and judicial systems, forensic technology, and corrections and rehabilitation).
A combination of successfully completed post-Bachelor's education and experience.

Application Deadline: August 15, 2018.

Additional info

Announcement Number: MIA 18-11 2029449. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more information.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
US Department Of Homeland Security Customs And Border Protection
5600 American Blvd
Suite 700
Bloomington, MN 55437-1450
Phone: 952-857-2932
Fax: 478-757-3144