Customs Entry Clerk

The Joblink - Port Elizabeth, Province of Eastern Cape

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Customs Entry Clerk

Contact person for this position

Amori Prinsloo

[email protected]

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.

Soft Skills:

High attention to detail

Team player

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.


Min education
Secondary school
Required experience
5 Years
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Employer name

The Joblink

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