Prevent the importation of illegal and/or dangerous goods into the United States, such as firearms, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and endangered animals.
Identifying people to question based on prior offenses/likely risk, and so on.
Searching luggage and people for smuggled items
Arresting people suspected of smuggling and seizing smuggled goods
Examining documentation about imported goods
Tracking down and prosecuting drug smugglers
Gathering and providing trade statistics writing reports
Citizenship in the United States is required.
A thorough background check is required, which includes medical screening, a drug test, and a polygraph.
Capable of making sound judgment decisions, even in high-stress situations
Communication abilities in interpersonal situations
Knowledge of a foreign language