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Customs Analyst - CCS - Vancouver, BC - exclusive representation - 10:00am to 6:00 pm - key position in branch

This very well established Customs Broker has a first class reputation and is seeking an experienced CCS
with a strong tariff, rating/customs releasing and customer service background for their Richmond location.

Key Responsibilities:

• Determine the type of shipment for clearance and set up according to arrival time
• Rating Ocean and Truck shipments
• Arrange for pickup and delivery of air and ocean freight if required
• Pay required charges in a timely manner
• Surrender OBLs
• Communication with CBSA and other government departments
• Monitor releases to avoid storage charges
• Determining credit type and obtaining approval when applicable
• Handle all types of releases
• Responsible for handling all appointed incoming live shipments for set up
• Update client profile notes for new vendor information
• Create specific shipment notes if required for out of the ordinary information pertaining to   a clearance
• Completing the necessary forms required for clearances, Form 1’s, E29B, CFIA requests   for approval, Import Declarations, etc.
• Enter all charges applicable that pertains to a shipment, examples: Form 1 charge, CFIA   fee, shortage fee, CCI, etc.
• Obtain information to clear the shipment to include information for OGDs
• Answer all incoming phone calls and emails in a timely manner
• Assist clients with their requests, providing guidance, and expertise in various situations
• Able to provide written supporting information in professional format
• May be involved in educational projects for presentation to the department
• Tracking and tracing shipments
• Monitor all shipments set up on PARS for acceptance
• Deal with agents, customers, vendors, steamship lines, trucking companies, airlines, for setting up shipments or obtaining information
• Work as a member of a team

Other Knowledge and Skills:

• Ability to multi-task
• Ability to prioritize and make adjustments for changing workload
• Strong focus on providing excellent customer service to all individuals
• Strong command of the English language (e.g. written and verbal)
• Ability to work independently with minimum supervision as well as in a team environment
• Comfortable using Open Office, Microsoft Outlook email, Internet, general office   equipment
• Excellent memory

Education and Experience:

• Successful completion of High School
• Post-secondary education in a customs related field would be an asset
• Minimum 5 years of experience in the Customs Brokerage industry
• Strong knowledge of the Harmonized Tariff System, Rating and Releasing
• CCS designation in good standing is preferred

Compensation: Superior Salary and Benefits Plan, according to industry experience, including
RRSP, Full Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision care; paid Vacation, holiday and sick days, Paid Continuing Industry Education Programs

Please attach your resume to the email generated. The Subject line contains the position title already for you.
Email: kevin@buckleysearch.com  Email: anna@buckleysearch.com

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