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  • 1) Examines, classifies, and appraises imported merchandise according to federal revenue laws, in order to enforce regulations of U.

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  • 3) Customs Service: Examines and appraises merchandise and accompanying documentation according to import requirements, considering legal restrictions, country of origin, import quotas, and current market values.

  • 4) Requests laboratory testing and analyses of merchandise as needed.

  • 5) Determines duty and taxes to be paid on imported merchandise, considering its classification and value.

  • 6) Interviews importers and examines their records to verify integrity of invoices.

  • 7) Determines and reports evidence of intent to defraud and violations of trademark, copyright, and marking laws.

  • 8) Notifies other governmental agencies responsible for particular import inspection, or when apparent import violations concern other agency regulations.

  • 9) Issues or denies permits to release imported merchandise for delivery, depending on importer's meeting legal requirements.

  • 10) Appraises seized and unclaimed merchandise to be sold at public auction.

  • 11) Assists federal attorneys in preparation and trial of cases in customs court by supplying technical information and advice, securing qualified witnesses and evidence, and appearing as a government witness.

  • 12) May plan, coordinate, and evaluate work of import inspection team.

  • 13) May defend appraisal of merchandise during court appeals by importers.




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Job Number: 2611