Customs Import Release Agent Customs Broker - PM Shift
Etobicoke, ON, Canada
12d ago

altisHR is seeking a skilled Customs Import Release Agent for our client. They are responsible for representing our client's customers in dealings with the Canada Border Services Agency, in a legal, professional manner in conjunction with the rules and regulations stated in the Customs Act.

This is A FULL TIME, PERMANENT role within a Customs' Broker, Monday-Friday, 11 : 30am-8pm the working hours, $38-40K depending on experience. CCS designation required

Roles and Responsibilities

Determine the type of shipment for clearance and set up according to arrival time

Dealing mainly with truck imports but may include logging of rail and air shipments

Determining credit type and obtaining approval when applicable

Handle all types of releases to include PARS, RMDS, temporary imports, vehicle imports and shortages

Independently be responsible for handling 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, CFIA requests for approval, Import Declarations, etc.

Have basic knowledge of Other Government Departments (OGD) that work in conjunction with the CBSA

Entering in all charges applicable that pertains to a shipment

Obtain information to clear the shipment to include information for OGDs (Other Government Departments)

  • Answer your incoming phone calls and emails in a timely manner; check voice mail and return calls within a timely manner;
  • assist clients with their requests

    Tracking and tracing shipments and monitor shipments set up on PARS for acceptance

    Deal with agents, customers, vendors and trucking companies, for setting up shipments or obtaining information

    Qualifications and Experience

    Ability to provide excellent customer service to all individuals

    Ability to prioritize, multi-task and make adjustments for changing workload

    Minimum of one-year experience in the Customs industry

    Post-secondary education in a customs related field would be an asset

    CCS designation is required

    Education and Certifications

    Minimum education required : College Diploma

    Apply today!

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