Airport Customs Officer Resume Template

Airport Customs Officers are responsible for implementing the nation’s customs laws and regulations in airports served by international passenger and cargo flights landing in ports of entry airports.  Passenger baggage content are randomly inspected to ensure the do not carry banned commodities and passengers are assessed customs duties if community is in excess of allowances.  Freight shipments are also inspected to ensure they pay the right import duties.

Airport Customs Officer Resume Template

Kelvin R. McBride

Queens, New York City

Phone: (212) 724-7998


To work as a Customs Officer in at the O’Hare International airport

Summary of Skills

  • 9 years of experience as a customs officers
  • Excellent working knowledge of the country’s customs laws and regulations
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Career Experience/Job History

2001 – Present: Customs Officer, JFK International, NYC

  • Observe work shift hours as specified to coincide with arrival times of inbound airlines coming from overseas.
  • Respond to passenger inquiries and requests courteously and firmly.
  • Conduct random checks of passenger luggage and handcarried items to  ensure compliance with allowances and import regulations
  • Conduct inspection and verification of inbound airfreight to ensure compliance with commodity regulations and for correct assessment of customs duties.
  • Ensure the required customs duties on luggage content of commercial quantity and value are assessed.
  • Institute criminal and civil charges to prosecute persons in violation of customs laws.


2001 – 2002 – Customs seminars and training on customs laws and regulations, dutiable and banned commodity types, dangerous commodities and the penal code for customs violations

1998 – 2001: BA Public Administration, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee

Professional reference to be furnished upon request

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