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Customs Clearance Clerk

Basildon, Essex
£20,000 to £25,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

Our client based in Basildon is looking for a Customs Clearance Clerk to join their growing team on a permanent basis. Previous customs experience, strong attention to detail and excellent people and communication skills are essential.

Duties involved for the Customs Clearance Clerk role:-

  • Creation of job files on internal computer systems.
  • Customs Clearance of import and export freight at UK ports or ETSF facilities.
  • Recognise client commercial invoice(s) and packing list(s) extracting data as necessary to complete import and export declarations.
  • Entering details onto specialised software connecting to CHIEF/CDS
  • Creation of all shipping documentation precisely and on time.
  • Complete day to day custom clearance and entries.
  • Provide support and advise customers on all international import / export requirements especially with new processes brought upon by Brexit.
  • Liaising with HMRC to resolve any issues with clearances.

Requirements for the Customs Clearance Clerk role:-

  • Strong attention to detail & accuracy
  • Ideally have knowledge of PVA or a deferment account and the purpose of either. Must also have the ability to source the information from the system.
  • Knowledge of different routings (Route 6, Route 1, 2 or 3)

If you do not have knowledge of the above requirement then we are looking for someone with a strong desire to pursue a career within the customs industry and is keen to learn and work hard.

In return for your hard work, our client is offering a competitive salary, on-site car parking and 20 days holiday.

The working hours are 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday.

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  • Job Reference: 702711160-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Premier Work Support
    Premier Work Support
  • Location: Basildon, Essex
  • Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent