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AirDX
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« on: January 01, 2014, 06:00:48 PM »

CBP is looking to hire Air Interdiction Agents.

See the announcement at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/356632000.  More details at: http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/careers/customs_careers/air_marine/

This announcement closing date has been extended to Tuesday,  January 21, 2014 or on the day that 1,200 eligible applications are received, whichever comes first.*

Due to the extensive pre-employment screening process, we are actively recruiting to fill future Air Interdiction Agent vacancies within OAM. If you are interested in a career with CBP as an Air Interdiction Agent, we encourage you to apply to this announcement.
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BHartman007
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« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2014, 06:52:46 PM »

After reading all that, I still have no idea what they do :o I'm out of a job, too...
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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2014, 07:02:10 PM »

After reading all that, I still have no idea what they do :o I'm out of a job, too...

They fly CBP helicopters to support field operations. Pursuing fugitives from the air, transporting agents to remote locations, etc.
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BHartman007
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« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2014, 07:08:04 PM »

After reading all that, I still have no idea what they do :o I'm out of a job, too...

They fly CBP helicopters to support field operations. Pursuing fugitives from the air, transporting agents to remote locations, etc.

Hmm. Do you think they'll care that I can't fly a chopper? ;)
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« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2014, 07:15:51 PM »

File a complaint that they are "discriminating against non-pilots" and you'll probably get hired.
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« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2014, 07:32:11 PM »

After reading all that, I still have no idea what they do :o I'm out of a job, too...

They fly CBP helicopters to support field operations. Pursuing fugitives from the air, transporting agents to remote locations, etc.

They fly both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft, and hire pilots accordingly.  According to the brochure on the web site, during 2009-2011 they conducted new-hire evaluations with about 43 fixed-wing pilots, 21 rotary-wing pilots, and 32 dual-rated pilots.   
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« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2014, 07:36:48 PM »

After reading all that, I still have no idea what they do :o I'm out of a job, too...

They fly CBP helicopters to support field operations. Pursuing fugitives from the air, transporting agents to remote locations, etc.

They fly both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft, and hire pilots accordingly.  According to the brochure on the web site, during 2009-2011 they conducted new-hire evaluations with about 43 fixed-wing pilots, 21 rotary-wing pilots, and 32 dual-rated pilots.   

I guess I didn't know they had fixed wing.
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AirDX
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« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2014, 07:40:31 PM »

Oops, just read this fine print on this announcement:

This announcement is to fill Aircraft (Dual Rating) and Rotorcraft Helicopter positions only.
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AirDX
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« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2014, 07:42:20 PM »

After reading all that, I still have no idea what they do :o I'm out of a job, too...

They fly CBP helicopters to support field operations. Pursuing fugitives from the air, transporting agents to remote locations, etc.

They fly both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft, and hire pilots accordingly.  According to the brochure on the web site, during 2009-2011 they conducted new-hire evaluations with about 43 fixed-wing pilots, 21 rotary-wing pilots, and 32 dual-rated pilots.   

I guess I didn't know they had fixed wing.

They have about a dozen different fixed-wing types from C-182s to Citations to P-3s.
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« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2014, 01:44:25 AM »

Must be under age 40 when hired.  Only the government is permitted to engage in age discrimination.
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« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2014, 02:08:51 AM »

You have to have prior sworn LE experience to qualify for this particular recruitment and be dual rated OR an instrument rated helicopter pilot.  So if you are "just" an airplane pilot, it don't cut it :'(….  Oh…. looky here… .I meet all three  >:D
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BHartman007
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« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2014, 02:19:33 AM »

You have to have prior sworn LE experience to qualify for this particular recruitment and be dual rated OR an instrument rated helicopter pilot.

I'm a solo rated student pilot, I've been on several ride alongs, I can play an instrument and I have an RC helo. Sign me up.
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« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2014, 02:20:12 AM »

I think you are in.  Where there is a will there is a waiver ;D
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« Reply #13 on: January 05, 2014, 02:21:54 AM »

You have to have prior sworn LE experience to qualify for this particular recruitment and be dual rated OR an instrument rated helicopter pilot.  So if you are "just" an airplane pilot, it don't cut it :'(….  Oh…. looky here… .I meet all three  >:D

Now, can you get them to pay for your relocation expenses? >:D
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« Reply #14 on: January 05, 2014, 02:24:53 AM »

Oh…. looky here… .I meet all three  >:D

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Must be under age 40 when hired.

But do you meet all 4?
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« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2014, 12:29:53 PM »

Yeah that too
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« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2014, 12:44:15 PM »

Rob, here's your real challenge.

Get them to hire you, assign you to the Riverside Air Unit and get them to pay your relocation expenses! >:D
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« Reply #17 on: January 05, 2014, 02:39:29 PM »

The deadline was Jan 2 and was extended 3 weeks.  Interesting…….
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BHartman007
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« Reply #18 on: January 05, 2014, 05:17:16 PM »

The deadline was Jan 2 and was extended 3 weeks.  Interesting…….

They're waiting for you.
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« Reply #19 on: January 05, 2014, 05:22:31 PM »

They need to close that thing up and get this ball rolling!
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