Ambrose, North Dakota, is the location of a number of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Border Patrol Jobs, such as CBP officers, who have full law enforcement powers; Border Patrol Agents, those professionals who are charged with providing on-the-ground support; and Air Interdiction Agents, those aviation professionals who are trained to detect, monitor, and track those involved in the illegal movement of people, illicit drugs and narcotics, and other contraband.
- Grand Canyon University - B.S. in Homeland Security and Emergency Management and M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
- SNHU - A.S. in Criminal Justice, B.S. in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security & Counterterrorism, and M.S. in Criminal Justice - Advanced Counterterrorism
- Strayer University - Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice
- Michigan State University - Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice
- Saint Joseph's University - Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice
The Ambrose, North Dakota, Port of Entry is part of the larger Grand Forks Border Patrol Sector, which also provides CBP support for a number of states, including North Dakota, Missouri, Kansas, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and South Dakota. This Border Patrol Sector was responsible for 213 Border Patrol jobs and 468 apprehensions in FY2011.
Ambrose, North Dakota
Ambrose, North Dakota, is a small city of about 70 residents. Located along the Minneapolis St. Paul and the Sault Ste. Marie Railway, Ambrose is a farming community that boasts some of the most productive farming land in the Northwest.
Ambrose shares a border with Torquay, a small village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
The largest cities near Ambrose are Estevan, which is about 25 miles away, and Plentywood, which is about 50 miles away. Other nearby North Dakota cities include: Alamo, Columbus, Fortuna, Hanks, Larson, Wildrose, Oungre, and Bromhead.
Ambrose is located in Divide County, which lies on the Continental Divide between the watersheds that empty into the Hudson Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
Ambrose Port of Entry
The Ambrose Port of Entry is open seven days a week, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM. It is part of the Pembina Service Port and the Seattle Field Operations Office. The Pembina Port is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
Requirements for Border Patrol Jobs
Candidates seeking a career with the CPB must meet specific requirements to be considered for a job. In particular, candidates must be U.S. citizens and they must hold U.S. residency for at least 3 years. All candidates must undergo thorough medical exams and fitness tests, and background checks, credit checks, and polygraph tests are the norm for employment consideration.