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Careers Built on Integrity

Choosing the right career is an important decision. United States Secret Service positions demand integrity, a great work ethic and teamwork.

More than a job, a career with Secret Service offers one-of-a-kind training, a high level of responsibility and a future as you continuously apply new skills, making a positive impact in one of the nation’s most important federal law enforcement areas. You’ll join an organization with more than 140 years of experience building highly-skilled teams worthy of trust and confidence. The Secret Service employs approximately 3,200 special agents, 1,300 Uniformed Division officers, and more than 2,000 other specialized administrative, professional and technical support personnel. Careers with the Secret Service are challenging and demanding, yet exciting and rewarding all at the same time – all in a day’s work.

Career opportunities exist for:


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Special Agent


The job of special agent offers qualified men and women a challenging and fulfilling career. The U.S. Secret Service recruits personnel of the highest caliber to carry out its integrated missions of investigation and protection.

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Uniformed Division Officers


The Uniformed Division’s mission is to protect facilities and venues secured for U.S. Secret Service protectees.

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Administrative, Professional, and Technical


Secret Service APT employees play a critical role in ensuring the Service’s overall success.

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Special Officers


Special officers perform a wide range of security functions and support assignments as part of the protective mission for the Secret Service.

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Candidates must be U.S. citizens and must submit to urinalysis screening for illegal drug use prior to appointment. All Secret Service positions require a Top Secret security clearance. All applicants must undergo a full, Secret Service-specific, Top Secret clearance process regardless of current existing clearance standings; certain positions may also require the applicant to successfully complete a polygraph and/or medical examination. Age, vision and excellent physical condition requirements may also apply.