CBP Technician

Published on 09/18/2023Customs and Border Protection - Chicago , IL
Full Time


In this CBP Technician position you will become a key team member of Homeland Security professionals performing technical duties requiring application of specialized knowledge of procedures, techniques, regulations and information. Typical work assignments include:

  • Assisting and providing support to CBP Officers and Agricultural Specialists on inspection, intelligence, analysis and examination of passengers, baggage conveyances and cargo
  • Operating scanning equipment to review contents of packages; screening incoming parcels for completeness of declarations, admissibility, entry status, and contraband
  • Examining cargo and merchandise; applying appropriate tariff number, value, and rate of duty and tax to merchandise; comparing passenger baggage to declarations
  • Preparing complex broker/importer cases for decision by specialists; and reviewing declarations and cargo manifests for completeness and compliance with applicable regulations
  • Coordinating and processing of data (permits, entries, declarations) into various automated systems


  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this position
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with Selective Service
  • Primary U.S. residency for at least three of the last five years (additional details below)
  • See "Additional Information" section below for more detailed requirements for this position

Apply via www.usajobs.gov

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