Entry Clerk job vacancy at DHL in Johannesburg

Job Summary

 DHL Global Forwarding SA (Pty) Limited is inviting unemployed youth to apply for the job vacancy: Entry Clerk.

Closing date: They didn’t say

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Purpose 

Global Forwarding Freight – South Africa has an opening for an Entry Clerk where you will provide data entry support to the Customs Brokerage Section.  Join us now in connecting people and improving lives.

Careers at DHL

Deutsche Post DHL Group is the world’s leading logistics and mail company. We’re one of the world’s largest employers, operating in over 220 countries and territories.

We’re Europe’s largest postal service, partner for eCommerce and pioneers in secure digital communication. We’re number one in contract logistics and international express delivery, and a leader in the forwarding business.

Join us and you’ll be working for a global company that’s focused on service, quality, and sustainability, and using the power of global trade to connect people and improve lives. And not just for our customers, but for every member of our Group too.

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Duties and Responsibilities

In this Entry Clerk position

  • You will communicate and confirm information with external customer to ensure correctness of clearances.
  • You will communicate and confirm information with internal customers to ensure correctness of information that is communicated to Customs.
  • You will complete any other support tasks as may be requested by the supervisor or Manager, including filing, reconciling or administrative tasks within the Customs section.

  • You will ensure that administrative requirements of the customs Operation are completed timely and accurately to the satisfaction of internal customers i.e. resolve queries, ensure VOCs are done timely, etc.
  • You will receive documents to effect customs clearance.
  • You will quality check all documents received before a declaration is processed.

  • You will register import ocean and Air customs files in system (service provider) as required, ensuring all jobs ready for customs clearance and all files are written up.
  • You will prepare all documents for customs clearance.
  • You will allocate the percentage of duties to be paid.
  • You will rectify incorrect take on data.
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  • You will ensure that the Controllers have captured the information accurately to ensure compliance with the provision of the Customs Act.
  • You will keep SARS documentation up to date.
  • You will ensure that all documentation are properly kept to ensure they are available for future queries or when needed for audit purposes.

  • You will finalize client queries.
  • You will ensure that client’s queries are attended to timely and that delay kept at minimum level at all times.
  • You will be responsible for Full tariff classification, Tariff determination experience and value determination experience.
  • You will have entry experience: multi-mode – Air/Ocean/Road freight/Projects import and Full export entry experience.

  • You will have full road freight export experience – operations and customs processing.
  • You will have provisional payment experience – full End to End function.
  • You will have refund experience – full End to End function.
  • You will have drawback experience.
  • You will have Road/IP/ocean and air experience.


Now, here’s what we need from you

  • Must have a Matric.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience within the scope of Customs clearing.
  • Customs Clearance certificates an advantage
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  • Opportunities in a global company where you can contribute your ideas and skills to move towards our shared goals.
  • Possible further career development
  • Competitive salary

How to Apply

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  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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