What to expect
Our recruitment and selection process has been designed to ensure you meet the suitability requirements and have the necessary values, skills and qualities needed to perform in a challenging and demanding position.
Due to the pre-employment requirements associated with Border Force Recruit recruitment you may find the process takes longer than you expect. Below is a link to an information guide outlining the timeframe expected with this recruitment process.
Please note this table is intended to be a guide only to help you establish a realistic expectation of the length of the recruitment process. Timeframes may change due to unforeseen circumstances.
Is a career in Customs and Border Protection for you?
The nature of Customs and Border Protection work suits some people more than others.
The following scenarios are a snapshot of five experiences of Border Force Recruits. They are insights into the different experiences and challenges you might face in your day-to-day activities as an Customs and Border Protection Officer.
- A day on shift at an international airport
- Conducting a ship search
- A day in a cargo
- A day in temporary imports