1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Import-Export Clerk
      Customs Broker

Arranges the clearance and collection of imported cargo from customs or bond stores and the shipment of cargo for export.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:
  • examines shipping documents and verifies cargo to be released
  • records shipment details
  • records customs clearance requirements and authorises collection of cargo
  • calculates storage and clearance charges and bills customers
  • receives details of outgoing cargo and arranges booking of freight space
  • arranges for collection of goods from customers
  • completes and forwards shipping documentation to customers
  • maintains records of import and export transactions

Bond Clerk
Customs Agent
Wharf Tally Clerk

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