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

Erlanger, Kentucky, United States DHL Express req79429 07/06/2019

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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:

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Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours

    Tuesday - Saturday 8:00pm - 4:30am

  • Business Unit

    DHL Express US

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement