Customs Rater – Niagara Falls, ON

Intermediate to Senior Customs Rater – Truck and LVS – Niagara Falls, ON

Our client is a long-established customs broker/freight forwarder with a generous compensation package: in-office position.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Determine the type of shipment for truck and LVS clearances 
  • Dealing mainly with ocean and truck customs clearances; single and multi-line entries
  • Assigning/Researching correct HS Tariff codes
  • Handle all types of releases to include PARS, RMDS, temporary imports
  • 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
  • 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 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 carriers, for setting up shipments or obtaining information

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to all individuals
  • Truck and LVS rating and releasing experience
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and make adjustments for changing workload
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a Customs Broker in Canada
  • Post-secondary education in a customs related field would be an asset

Education and Certifications:

  • Minimum OSSGD, preference for CCS but this is not essential

    Compensation: 55K-65K (+), depending on experience, plus up to 4% matching RRSP, full benefits and a discretionary bonus paid every year without exception since 1990.

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