Customs Officer

Customs Officers administer and enforce customs and related legislation, and assist with customs control of overseas passengers, crew, aircraft, ships, cargo, mail and bond stores.

Overview

Customs Officers administer and enforce customs and related legislation, and assist with customs control of overseas passengers, crew, aircraft, ships, cargo, mail and bond stores.

Day-to-day

  • searches aircraft, ships, vehicles, premises and people, as well as checking documents and goods to detect illegal activities such as undocumented cargo, prohibited goods and illegal aliens.

Considerations

  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

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