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  • Job reference: RMS0225394

Customs Clerk

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Trinidad and Tobago
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/06/2020
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Role:
Job function/Scope:
To provide customs brokerage and hands on support to the day to day running of agency and operations activities, including completion of paperwork, preparation of all customs entries and clearance of inbound/outbound shipments on behalf of Fircroft and their clients.

Roles & responsibilities:
* The clearance of import/export cargo in a timely manner, in order to prevent the payment of storage rent and demurrage, and to ensure the timely shipping of export cargo
* Proper processing of regulatory documents and records
* To provide the status of each shipment at any point in time
* Be able to interact with the following Regulatory bodies:
Customs & Excise at all ports of call in Trinidad & Tobago and external Agencies such as TTBS, Chamber of Commerce, Ministry of Trade, Food & Drug Administration, Agricultural Quarantine, National Security, Ministry of Agriculture, Toxic Board etc.
* Comply with the company procedures
* Comply with Level 1 of HSE Employee Responsibility and Accountability
* Comply with Level 1 of Fircroft Values & Values Behaviours

Performance Measure
* Accuracy of date input and maintenance
* Customer/client satisfaction
* Service delivery

Qualifications and experience
* Must be a grade 2 Customs Clerk or higher with a valid licence registered with the Customs Brokers Board of Trinidad & Tobago as per the Customs Brokers and Customs Clerk Act Chapter 78:03
* Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
* Minimum five (5) O'Level or CXC passes one of which must be English
Job Description & Person Specification
Classification: Sensitive
* Able to prioritise and cope with competing demands
* Competent authority on Laws of T'dad & T'go Customs Act Chapter78:01 2007
* Competent authority with the Explanatory notes to Harmonizzed Commodity Description and Coding System, 3rd Edition (2002)
* Competent authority with the Republic of T'dad & T'go ACT No. 6 of 2013 Amendment to Chapter 78:01 (Electronic Application through Asycuda)
* Must have a valid driver's licence.

Core Competencies
* Communication: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will be able to build strong working relationships with all levels and be able to influencing and collaborating with others the ease.
* Customer Focus: A commitment to providing a good customer service.
* Personal Integrity: Builds trust and respect and maintains standards of honesty and integrity.
* Team Working: Ability to work within a team and on own initiative.
* Reliability: Takes responsibility for personal performance
* Results Orientations: Striving to improve or meet standard of excellence.
* Commitment to Safety: Takes responsibility for both their own safety and that of their colleagues.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for over 50 years, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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