Job Title: CASB Formal Rater
Job Summary: Initiates assignment of harmonized tariff number/duty rates on import shipments into the United States
Job Description: Direct contact with importers to obtain essential information needed for customs clearance. Run discrepancy reports at end of shift and completed work reports. Secure pertinent details on importing commodities from U.S. consignees via e-mail and fax communications. Possess thorough knowledge of U.S. importing requirements and the ability to gain this information by using extensive resources. Make mathematical calculations and ensure proper questions are posed to the consignee and/or shipper regarding origin functions values and the end use of the goods being imported. Advise importer of customs charges and additional UPS charges when applicable toward clearance of goods requiring special attention; ex: Fish and Wildlife agriculture marking, Food and Drug submissions and to complete all required forms and declarations as required by law. Establish contacts with frequent importers. Prioritize work to meet port specific deadlines.
Required Skills: Must have successfully completed the Brokerage Rating Training Class. Must possess excellent customer service skills. Must possess general knowledge of U.S. Customs and Border Protection procedures and regulations for importing. Must be familiar with the following systems: ISPS, BDIS, IDIS, BOSS, Email, RightFax, Target Search and Intra/Internet. Candidate must have acceptable attendance record. Must have fully acceptable Performance Review or acceptable production and accuracy for time in position. Maximum of 4 concerns within a 6 month period. Able to work additional hours as needed. Must be able to work holidays.
Additional skills: College degree is preferred. Ability to speak foreign language, (Spanish or French) is desired. Courtesy plus training is desired.
Interpersonal Skills: Self Starter. Highly motivated. Career oriented. Excellent organizational skills. Capable of handling multiple tasks. Able to work within tight time constraints. Ability to handle stressful situations. Must be a team player able to work in a team environment. Possess excellent written/oral communication skills. Possess exceptional analytical skills, good with numbers and problem resolution.
Work Environment: Brokerage is a 24x7 operation. Staffing consists of full and part time employees. Brokerage is responsible for clearing international air shipments that are entering the U.S. Dress code is standard UPS Flexible business attire. Candidate for this position will be working in a group of approximately twenty employees.
Additional Notes: (Limited Flex time) 15 minutes. Job Freeze from Oct 1 - Dec 31.
*Six Month Position Lock
Individuals who accept this job opportunity will be expected to be flexible in assisting with coverage in other departments, during fluctuations in volume, vacation coverage or leave of absence coverage and as required by their management team.
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