+1 (868)285-9JOB/ +1 (868) 293-0678 #143 Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago WI. Mon - Sat 8.00 - 18.00. Sunday CLOSED

Customs Clerk

  • Location:
    NORTH - PORT OF SPAIN, WOODBROOK, ST. JAMES, MORVANT NORTH - PORT OF SPAIN, WOODBROOK, ST. JAMES, MORVANT NORTH - PORT OF SPAIN, WOODBROOK, ST. JAMES, MORVANT NORTH - PORT OF SPAIN, WOODBROOK, ST. JAMES, MORVANT
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
    CUSTOMS/SHIPPING
  • Deadline:
    January 8, 2021

CUSTOMS CLERK

A leading freight forwarder located in the Port-of-Spain area is seeking to expand their team. 

 

JOB PURPOSE

To provide support to the Customs Department by ensuring that customs documents for shipping or clearing of cargo are completed accurately so that customers receive their cargo in a timely manner.

 

THE JOB

Duties include:

  • Liaise with transport companies for the haulage of containers.
  • Review customer documents for errors, omission and required permits / licenses before processing.
  • Complete documentation for import and/or export shipments including transhipment cargo.
  • Prepare documents for Customs and shipping lines.
  • Responsible for the correct classification code for imported and/or exported goods.
  • Oversee examination of cargo/documentation for bonded, transhipment or returning (EX2) cargo by relevant Officers.
  • Liaise with Accounts for processing Comptroller charges and OGA invoices for payment.
  • Request exemptions on OGA fees/if where applicable.
  • Answer any queries raised by Customs or OGA on shipments processed.
  • Complete Certificates of Origin, Health Certificates, Licenses and Permits for key customers.
  • Attach all necessary documents in Magaya.
  • Responsible for accurate & timely data entry into Asycuda/ACE.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • At least five GCE/CXC passes, two of these in Mathematics & English.
  • Grade 2 or higher Customs Licence.
  • At least 2 years experience in the cargo industry.
  • Experience working with Asycuda/ACE.
  • Experience working with Magaya an asset.

 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Highly computer literate.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving & analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of Customs Laws & procedures in relation to Chapters 78:01 & 78:03 of the Constitution.
  • Knowledge of Dangerous Goods.
  • Knowledge of ocean freight operations & procedures an asset.
  • Knowledge of Asycuda/ACE.
  • Knowledge of Magaya an asset.

Send Applications no later than December 18, 2020 to:

“HR OFFICER”

via email to: employment.ttd@gmail.com

NOTE: Only suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

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