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  • 1) Inspects cargo, baggage, articles worn or carried by persons, and vessels, vehicles, or aircraft entering or leaving United States to enforce customs and related laws: Boards carriers arriving from foreign ports, and inspects and searches carriers to determine nature of cargoes.

  • 2) Superintends loading and unloading of cargo to ensure compliance with customs, neutrality, and commerce laws.

  • 3) Weighs, measures, and gauges imported goods, using calipers, measuring rods, scale, and hydrometer.

  • 4) Examines baggage of passengers arriving from foreign territory to discover contraband or undeclared merchandise.

  • 5) Conducts body search of passengers or crewmembers.

  • 6) Questions suspicious persons to clarify irregularities and explains laws and regulations to tourists or others unfamiliar with customs statutes and procedures.

  • 7) Seals hold and compartments containing sea stores to prevent illegal sale or smuggling of dutiable merchandise.

  • 8) Examines crew and passenger lists, manifests, pratiques, store lists, declarations of merchandise, and ships' documents and issues required permits.

  • 9) Classifies articles and assesses and collects duty on merchandise.

  • 10) Writes reports of findings, transactions, violations, and discrepancies.

  • 11) Seizes contraband and undeclared merchandise and detains or arrests persons involved in violations.

  • 12) May perform preliminary immigration screening of persons entering United States.

  • 13) May take samples of merchandise for appraising.

  • 14) May be designated according to type of inspection performed as Baggage Inspector; Border Inspector; Cargo Inspector.


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