Customs Entry Clerk
The Joblink - Port Elizabeth, Province of Eastern Cape
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A large, well established importer, distributor and wholesaler is seeking an experienced dynamic and energetic individual to join their team.
Minimum Qualification and Experience:
Relevant qualification advantageous
3 – 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Proficient in the use of the MS Office Suite
Thorough understanding of the relevant laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, political processes and agency rules.
High attention to detail
Ability to take instruction
Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
Excellent interpersonal skills
Complex problem-solving skills
Ability to engage critical thinking
Main Duties/Key Results Areas:
Calculate and process duties and taxes to be paid
Arrange for payment of taxes and duties
Liaise with customers
Enter details onto specialised customs software
Allocate correct licence depending on types of goods being imported
Deal with application of duty refunds and tariff reclassification
Be fully conversant with import and export laws and regulations. You will be expected to maintain your understanding and keep up to date with changes as they occur.
Post bonds for the products being imported
Prepare necessary import documentation
Liaise with officials in various agencies to ensure goods are cleared through customs or quarantine.
Arrange for transportation, warehousing or product distribution of imported or exported goods and liaise with Freight Forwarders.
All and any other related tasks and duties as required by the Employer from time to time
To undertake any other duties as requested by the Director, commensurate with the skills and experience of the post holder.
To have responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of self and others and to comply at all times with the requirement of the Health and Safety Regulations.
To ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained during the course of employment to those acting in an official capacity.
To comply with Policies.
To undertake such duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the position and the needs of the service.
This job description is not an exhaustive document but is a reflection of the current position. Details and emphasis may change in line with service needs after consultation with the post holder.