Company: Livingston International
Posted on: June 19, 2022
Join Livingston, the largest customs broker in Canada and the third
largest entry filer in the U.S. We're a market leader offering
customs brokerage, consulting and compliance, and freight
forwarding services at more than 90 key locations in North America,
Europe and Asia. Customs brokerage is our core business and helping
our customers navigate the complex and changing world of
international trade is what we do best. Consider joining our team
for the opportunity to grow your career. From entry level to expert
advisors, our supportive culture of learning will help you get the
career you want.
Job Type: Full Time
Location: TX Laredo McPherson Blvd - US031
Reporting to the Manager, Service Delivery, this position is
responsible for coordinating release and entry processing,
including US Customs and/or PGA releases. In this role, you will
work with our dedicated teams in handle the processing of releases
for clients. We are looking for a positive team player with customs
brokerage experience who is ready to grow with our company!
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
+ Ensure accurate and timely processing of shipments.
+ Create customs entries through proper selection of client and
client records, interpretation of documentation for all clients'
shipments, in a one-step process in National Service Center
+ Data entry of shipment information for release, rating and
billing and ensuring that all mandatory fields are completed and
accurate in NSCs.
+ Ensure correct value for duty is reported based on invoice
details and terms of sale. Establish correct value for duty and
tariff treatment by selecting the correct keyword/HS code.
+ In a professional manner, work with team members as required for
missing documentation, information or instructions necessary to
release a shipment in
+ Verify documentation for release conditions, compliance and
rating compliance (e.g., free trade certificates).
+ Escalate two-step release requirements, authorization or release
issue resolution to required team members.
+ Participate fully with other team members in the day-to-day
operation of Release Operations in NSCs.
+ Endeavor to utilize and take advantage of system automation tools
that are available to support release processing.
+ Open file/data input for new shipments in relevant systems.
+ Coordinate and prepare entry summary as needed.
+ At time of release, monitor status of Customs and PGA
+ Ensure that all SOP's and business rules are adhered to following
special client instructions, notes and alerts. Identify those that
are missing or those that have become outdated or ineffective,
making recommendations for change.
+ Research and respond to requests for information from team or
traffic in a professional manner via phone or email.
+ Prioritize and complete work according to production supervisor
direction, Customs requirements and Livingston standards.
+ Maintain effective relationship with clients, carriers,
forwarders, Customs, etc.
+ Perform other related duties as assigned by management.
+ Adhere to established policies and procedures.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
+ Familiar with all applicable Customs laws, regulations,
procedures and industry practices.
+ Client service oriented.
+ Organizational skills with the ability to meet tight
+ Assertiveness in problem solving.
+ Excellent communication skills.
+ Ability to multitask.
+ Detailed oriented.
+ Excellent time management skills.
+ Ability to present a professional image.
+ Knowledge of Word and Excel software.
+ Office equipment/machinery used: Personal computer and common
WORK EXPERIENCE - MINIMUM REQUIRED
2 years of related experience
Required: High School/GED or equivalent
Working towards/or successful completion of the Certified Customs
Specialists (CCS) designation with the Canadian Society of Customs
Brokers (CSCB) or the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders
Association of America (NCBFAA) is a requirement, if not already
Successful completion of the CCS examination is a mandatory
requirement for further advancement.
Inclusion and Collaboration
Business Acumen and Straight Talk
Customer First Focus
Leading and Developing
Livingston is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
For Canada: Livingston is an equal opportunity employer and
committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive environment in
which all individuals are treated with dignity, respect and one
which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate.
Accommodations are available for applicants and employees with
disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require
accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when
submitting your application.
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