NORTON, Vt. (AP) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection is offering hiring bonuses and job security to people willing to work at some of the nation’s most remote border crossings with Canada and Mexico.READ MORE: Police: Central Catholic High School No Longer At Risk For Threat After Arrest Made Following Social Media Comments
As part of a nationwide effort to increase staff at these crossings, Customs and Border Protection is providing more incentive for people willing to make the move to remote locations in Vermont, Maine, North Dakota, Texas and elsewhere.
Security procedures require that crossings be staffed by at least two officers at all times.READ MORE: Local Pediatricians Offer Health Advice For Trick-Or-Treating This Halloween
Customs and Border Protection Assistant Commissioner said the group needs fresh officers for balance and to retain quality of life.
People willing to work at Norton and 20 other remote border crossings are eligible for a 25 percent bonus for three years.MORE NEWS: Ohio Messes Up New Wright Brothers License Plate Design
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