The Immigration and Customs Inspector will enforce immigration, import, and export laws through careful inspection of people and goods that cross the border into the United States.
Serves at an assigned port of entry that may include seaport, international airports, rail stations, and vehicle border crossings.
Inspects individuals entering the U.S. and serves as domestic security against terrorist threats.
Inspects passenger bags and cargo of individuals entering the U.S.
Seizes contraband being carried in passenger bags or vehicles.
Ensures that passengers declare all items purchased abroad and collects any applicable duties or taxes.
Investigates agricultural goods being brought into the U.S.
Examines shipping manifests to ensure that goods being transported do not violate U.S. laws concerning country of origin.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Superior attention to detail.
Ability to inspect baggage and identify contraband items.
Thorough knowledge of U.S. immigration and customs laws and regulations.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelors degree in related field preferred.
Completion of Customs Border Protection Academy training course.
Two years of related experience preferred.
Must pass background check for security clearance.
Must pass a pre-employment physical examination and drug screening.
Prolonged periods of standing.
Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at a time.
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