Release Agent Break into the world of customs brokerage
Livingston International
Coutts, AB
North America’s number one company focused on customs brokerage and trade compliance, Livingston International also offers consulting and global trade management services as well as international freight forwarding across North America and around the globe.

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Livingston is a dominant customs broker along the U.S.-Canada border. Its U.S. headquarters and air/sea hub are located in Chicago, with regional centers in Los Angeles, New York and Norfolk. Livingston employs more than 3, 200 employees at over 100 key border points, sea ports, airports and other strategic locations across North America as well as in Europe and Asia.

Reporting to the Branch Manager, the successful candidate in this position will be responsible for releasing, expediting, application of import/export permits, handling freight and related client/carrier contact.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES:
  • Maintain, match and coordinate all incoming release documentation.
  • Contact clients/carriers for missing documentation & information.
  • Loading/unloading freight in performance of warehouse duties as required
  • Establish correct client accounts & review client procedures
  • Enter data from documents as well as additional costs
  • Resond to client inquiries regarding tracing and other client services
  • Expedite shipments & prepare export documentation
EDUCATION:
  • High School Diploma with a minimum of 6 months work related experience
  • Enrollment or copletion of Tier 1 of the Livingston Professional Preparation Program
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
  • Strong communication (oral & written) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Good organizational skills with high work standards
  • Well developed analytical & time management skills
  • Working knowledge of Customs operations
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