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Customs Brokerage Imports Specialist

Location : Ocala
Job Type : Regular
Reference Code : 10784177
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3-5 years
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Import Specialist:


Summary of Key Responsibilities


Responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:



  • Tracks inbound freight and prioritizes documents to ensure timely entry filing

  • Prepares and submits timely and compliant customs entries using CargoWise One

  • Makes corrections and updates to entries as necessary

  • Prepares and executes billings for entry related services

  • Determines tariffs and duty payments, tracks shipments and uses parts tables and the HTS to classify shipments

  • Ensures all government required forms and information are compliant and provided timely

  • Resolves both internal and external customer issues timely, accurately and professionally

  • Works closely with other departments, including sales, to develop new sales leads

  • Works with transportation agents, CBP and others to resolve issues as they pertain to entries

  • Stays up-to-date on all customs procedure changes

  • Performs additional duties as assigned by management.


Import Specialist:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities



  • The ability to communicate clearly and persuasively via email, verbally, and in presentations, tailoring your messaging to the appropriate level of audience

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage deadlines and prioritize workload, and make adjustments to meet business needs

  • Ability to work in a blended role of operations and sales in an office environment

  • Manages complex transactional or emotional customer situations promptly and professionally meeting commitments for service and assistance

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in easy-to-understand terminology

  • Have a keen eye and display excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently

  • Ability to travel to meet the demands of training, staffing, and customer expectations


Required Qualifications :

Seeking an Import Specialist to join our Customs Brokerage team.

Import Specialist: Qualifications


Summary of Import Specialist


Experience and Education



  • Bachelor's Degree in related field of study or equivalent work experience preferred

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of Customs regulations, Customs clearance, and Customs brokerage

  • Industry expert in international freight forwarding focused on high volume accounts

  • Proficient in Cargowise Software System a plus

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


Company Benefits



  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, 401k and Company Resorts


Provides both domestic and international shipping solutions. We offer a complete range of efficient transportation, logistics, and supply chain management services to meet the changing demands of businesses both internationally and domestically. With 14 offices across the country, we have locations in: Fort Myers, Ocala, Orlando, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Nashville, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Chicago, Laredo, San Antonio, Phoenix, Denver, and Los Angeles allowing our transportation specialists to optimize the supply chain process for our customers.


Skills :
Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently Attention to detail Cargowise Software Custom Brokerage Custom Regulations Microsoft Office Organizational Written and Oral Communication
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