January 30, 2009 --US Customs and Border Protection is looking to fill 11,000 positions this year. The agency is holding a job fair Saturday in Rosemont at the Chicago port office. There will be recruitment events in 15 locations. The theme is "New Year, New Career."
Recruiters will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on a variety of careers with US Customs and Border Protection.
Border patrol agents monitor 7,000 miles of Mexican and Canadian borders and 327 ports of entry.