Customs Entry Agent - Evenings (Tuesday - Saturday 8:00pm - 4:30am)

DHL Express US - Erlanger, KY (5 months ago)

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We have an immediate career opportunity for a qualified Customs Entry Agents in our Customs Brokerage Department at our Erlanger, KY location. As a Customs Entry Agent, you will ensure compliance with federal and foreign regulations governing the shipment, receipt, and documentation of imported products while processing separate entries to Custom Border Patrol (US CUSTOMS). You will also compute tariffs (taxes), and price conversions of merchandise imported from foreign destinations. In addition you will also be asked to examine various documents including invoices, bills of lading, and shipping statements to obtain release of incoming freight and resolve delays.

Key Accountabilities:
Participates in planning and directing the flow of traffic to/from foreign destinations

Effectively classifies dutiable import/export shipments to ensure compliance with all government agency rules and regulations

Processes all requests for extensions, expiration, cancellation and all government entries

Communicates with origin and destination locations regarding shipment status and special handling and delivery processes

Applies for Import/Export Permits and Certificates of Eligibility

Maintains open line of communication with department of foreign affairs

May receive and distribute all incoming and outgoing mail and correspondence

Position Requirements:
High School Diploma or Equivalent (Associate degree preferred)


1 year experience in transportation or customs preferred

Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), database and web-based applications

Good oral and written communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills; courteous and clear telephone voice

Proficiency on a 10 key calculator

ADA Language:
DHL is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here:

Facts and Figures

Division EXP - Network Operations & Gateways Employment Type Permanent Full-Time
Business Unit DHL Express US Contract Type
Location Erlanger, KY Working Hours Tuesday - Saturday 8:00pm - 4:30am
Job Type Administration Shift Requirement Evening
Career Level Support & Administratives Relocation Offered
Responsible for Travel Required
Reports to Supervisor Travel Extent
Target Hire Date 6/12/2019 Work Permit Required No