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Customs Clerk 2
Shipping and Freight Company
Full Time:
January 28, 2022
Not Disclosed



Job Summary:

The Customs Clerk is responsible for performing all functions required to ensure that all Company shipments are cleared in an efficient and productive manner.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Calls shipping agents to verify arrival date of shipments.
  • Clears shipments from ports of entry in a timely manner.
  • Generates all required documentation for the clearance of shipments in accordance with Customs regulations to ensure that this takes place expediently. This may include, but is not limited to:
  • Preparing customs entries on internal Customs programs (Turbo and Asycuda).
  • Preparing and sending Customs entries on the relevant software for verification, validation and assessment.
  • Lodging entries at the Customs House for approval
  • Ensures that all cheques related to the clearing of shipments are received, and that all duties and rent are paid after entries have been approved by Customs.
  • Liaises with Trinidad Customs to resolve all Customs queries.
  • Prepares all necessary documentation required for the export of stock and makes arrangements for shipping.
  • Prepares and maintains all necessary reports, records and documentation in a timely manner. This may include but is not limited to:
  • Preparing vouchers for payment of handling charges, storage rent and freight charges.
  • All legally required record keeping related to the Customs Bond.
  • All necessary entries relating to the movement of stock through the Customs Bond.
  • Recording all entries cleared.
  • Updating tracking report daily




  • A minimum of five (5) GCE/CXC O’Levels passes, two (2) of which must include English and Mathematics.
  • Must have Grade II/III Customs Clerk License
  • Minimum of two (2) to three (3) years’ experience in customs clearance.



  • Knowledge of Customs regulations and laws.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good numeracy Skills.
  • Must be able to work to deadlines.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Tools.

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