Project Description

Customs Import Specialist


POSITION: Customs Import Specialist, GHY eBiz (U.S.)

HOURS OF WORK: Full Time. Shift Requirement (see details below).

LOCATION: Hybrid Remote


GHY eBiz has an exciting opportunity for the role of a Customs Import Specialist. GHY International is an international customs and trade services group designed to assist importers and exporters to buy and sell in world markets. Founded in 1901, GHY is one of Canada’s oldest brokerage companies and has international offices in Toronto, Emerson, Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver, North Dakota, and South Carolina. GHY’s structure is designed around providing sustainable corporate growth, strong client service, and opportunity to GHY associates. One of the most predominant aspects of our company culture is CARE. It is ingrained in all we do; relationships matter to us.

The Customs Import Specialist is responsible for processing shipment releases for our clients in a timely and efficient manner and requires an advanced understanding of the release process, including pre and post-release. This position must be able to effectively communicate with customs representatives, clients, carriers, and vendors of GHY eBiz in a professional manner.

Join GHY and Benefit

Work-Life Balance – We mean it: banked time program, paid volunteer days, social committee, cultural surveys, potlucks.

Fair Compensation – With scheduled salary assessments, salary scales, 401k program, and Profit Sharing/Bonuses.

Excellent Benefits – Subsidized health, dental, short and long-term disability, AD&D, HCSA, EAP and critical illness.

Professional Development –Employee development, internal university, external training, leadership development, internal applicant preference, career planning & advancement.


  • Prioritize shipments by ETA for submission to customs both CBP and CBSA

  • Completion of Carrier eManifest
  • Engage in carrier, vendor and client communication via telephone and email
  • Monitor alerts
  • RMD Corrections
  • Ensure elogs and audit trails support actions
  • Assigned appropriate tariff classification to goods
  • Assign the PGA data to the database for the goods
  • Monitor entries for CADEX
  • Analyze/fix rejects
  • Other duties as required

Required Skills:

  • Strict attention to detail and strong organizational skills

  • Able to solve complex problems in line with regulations
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently
  • Professional oral and written communication
  • Work within tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of Customs Rules and Regulations
  • Familiar with MS Office, specifically Outlook, Word and Excel

Educational Requirements:

  • Completion of grade 12 Education

  • Completion of CCS Designation
  • Preference will be given to those with a US license


  • ~5 years of related industry experience

Shift Requirements:

  • This position will be provided flexibility in their schedule but will be required to work until 6:00 pm PST and be available on Saturdays to clear certain shipments


  • Should this opportunity interest you, and you feel you meet the qualifications please apply to this add with your resume, including salary expectations.

  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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