We at JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc. know that the excellent reputation we have with our customers is directly due to the hard work of our employees. Behind every contact with our company and underpinning every aspect of a forwarding transaction is a dedicated individual who is responsible for upholding the exceptional standard of quality we strive to maintain.
We’re always looking for qualified people to join our team. For over thirty years, our employees have enjoyed both the satisfaction that comes from contributing to the success of a rapidly growing company and being rewarded for a job well done. Many members of the JAS Group have risen through the ranks through their ability and hard work.
NOTICE TO APPLICANTS
JAS USA IS A CUSTOMS BROKER, GOVERNED BY FEDERAL REGULATIONS. FEDERAL REGULATIONS PROVIDE THAT JAS MAY HAVE ITS BROKERAGE LICENSE SUSPENDED OR REVOKED IF IT “KNOWINGLY EMPLOYED, OR CONTINUES TO EMPLOY, ANY PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY, WITHOUT WRITTEN APPROVAL OF THAT EMPLOYMENT FROM THE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER.” JAS WILL PERFORM A BACKGROUND CHECK TO DETERMINE IF YOU HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY AND IF SO, ABSENT SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES, YOU WILL NOT BE HIRED OR WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY.
Import Traffic Specialist (Night Operations)
In this role you will process and handle air and ocean import shipments, ensuring the highest quality standards and provide service solutions meeting or exceeding our customer’s requirements.
WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?
Essential is your ability to:
Receive and track customer bookings/orders while following the process specified
Handle and manage all customer contact at file level
Open import files and forward documentation to CHB in a timely manner
Provide accurate job costing forecast
Work with sales on account implementation
Communicate and ensure release of freight from ocean/air carriers and dispatch freight for delivery
Notify customer/broker of arrival and charges
Update Track and Trace proprietary applications
Bill/invoice each file to the respective customer
Evening coordination of inbound (free trade zone) shipments
Transmitting 7512 (IT)
Follow up with carrier for 1D status
Follow up with carrier on availability and breakdown of late evening arrival flights
Ultimate dispatch from airports to final destination ensuring cargo is confirmed onboard trucks
High School diploma or GED
Bachelor’s degree in related field, desired but not required
Two to three years of experience in imports or combination of education and experience
Knowledge of all custom laws, practices and procedures
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Must be self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently
Must be detail oriented, have the ability to multitask and meet deadlines
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite
Night Shift (Part-time Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.)
WHAT ELSE WOULD I NEED TO KNOW?
The ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.
JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.