Customs Broker
SeaTac , Washington
October 21, 2017
Job Description Branch ID:5145

Pay Rate/Salary: At least $20.00 / Week
Job Duties

You must accurately classify all goods being imported and then request or compile the necessary documentation, including cargo-control papers, customs invoices and certificates of origin. This requires a familiarity with current compliance procedures and applicable laws, which you can maintain by attending conferences or reading literature. You will sign documents for clients using power of attorney, monitor any customs rejections, and respond to client inquiries regarding the status of their goods. Additionally, you will track all duties and taxes owed, process payments on behalf of the client, and apply for duty drawbacks, tariff concessions and other refunds. In some cases, you may be tasked with representing clients in meetings with customs officials and arranging for the transportation and storage of goods that have cleared customs.

  • Entry writer for a Customs Broker

  • Strong customer service skills and good attention to detail

  • Entry documentation including 7501, 3461

  • RLF Entries

  • Provide necessary documents to other government Agencies FDA, FWL,ETC

  • Prepare customs brokerage file

  • Rate commercial invoice with tariff numbers as well as valuation.

  • Verify country of origin

  • Verify if any Free Trade agreements apply to entry.

  • Data Entry & transmit to Customs

  • Prepare entry documents for Customs approval and Duty payment

  • Prepare billing package, bill file, email/mail to clients

  • Ensure that all entries are filed on time and freight delivered in a timely manner in accordance with company and customer expectations.

  • Faxing, photo copying, filing

  • Other duties as needed

  • Required Skills

    You should be highly organized, well-versed in customs regulations, and have an eagle eye for detail, as incorrect documents or inaccurate information can cause significant problems for shipments at the point of entry. You must be a strong time manager with the ability to meet demanding deadlines and prioritize tasks based on the importance or urgency of shipments. Proficient computer skills are also crucial, as much of your day will be spent in front of a terminal entering and reviewing data. You should be able to effectively communicate with superiors, clients and customs officials, both verbally and in writing, handle multiple tasks at once, and use analytical thinking to solve problems.


  • Minimum High School diploma

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

  • Measurable experience with PC applications (MS Office)

  • Attention to detail and commitment to error-free work

  • Able to work in a fast paced environment.

  • Must have solid math skills

  • Must be able to pass Background/Drug screening

  • Job Requirements Qualifications:
    �Minimum High School diploma
    �Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
    �Measurable experience with PC applications (MS Office)
    �Attention to detail and commitment to error-free work
    �Able to work in a fast paced environment.
    �Must have solid math skills
    �Must be able to pass Background/Drug screening

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