Licensed Customs Broker

Licensed Customs Broker

Website Janel Group, Inc.

Licensed Customs Broker

Janel Group is seeking an experienced Licensed Customs Broker for its ATL station. This highly skilled professional will be an integral part of station’s operating team that provides best-in-class Customs Brokerage and freight forwarding services. This position is based in our branch office in Atlanta, GA.

Primary Responsibilities:

This position’s key responsibilities include:

  • Prepare Customs entry documentation in compliance with US Customs regulations
  • Provide ongoing, lead support and interactive training to brokerage team
  • Data entry of client shipment detail and update of shipment milestones
  • Create and monitor exception reports ensuring goods are on the shelf at the store on time
  • Actively communicate to ensure 100% client satisfaction and full visibility of shipment status
  • File Partner Government Agency data sets (FDA, F&W, etc.) including FDA Prior Notice
  • Provide HTS classification support to internal staff and external clients in a timely manner
  • Actively communicate to ensure 100% client satisfaction and full visibility of shipment status

Key Requirements:

  • Licensed Customs Broker with strong HTS classification and valuation experience
  • Solid working knowledge of broker compliance regulations
  • Strong desire to provide lead support to team members, offering ongoing training about broker compliance and standard operating procedures
  • Ability to capably and confidently identify and resolve compliance and service challenges, while managing a full workload in a high pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate with Customs, partner government agencies, carriers, customers, vendors and all related parties concerning the import process
  • Knowledge of CTPAT standards and Importer Security Filing regulations
  • Experience working with PGA’s and knowledge of PGA requirements
  • Comfortable with automated entry filing systems and managing systems-related changes
  • Experience working in a Customs Brokerage environment required
  • Experience with CargoWise as well operating in a paperless environment is a plus


  • Strong desire to actively contribute to a team and to advance the customs brokerage function within a continuously growing and developing organization
  • Unquestioned integrity, mature judgement, and utmost discretion and professionalism
  • Curiosity, passion, and thirst for knowledge regarding all things customs brokerage-related
  • Deep respect of customer confidentiality and acting with the highest integrity and ethical standards at all times
  • Enthusiastic, persistent, go-getter that holds Janel’s core values of hustle, teamwork, optimism, transparency, humility and the long view

What We Offer

Janel Group provides the following:

  • Salary commensurate with experience (this is an exempt, professional-level role)
  • Comprehensive, Fortune-500 level benefits package
  • 401K Retirement Plan with company match
  • Paid time-off including 10 paid holidays annually
  • Friendly, positive work environment in a business casual setting with dedicated co-workers
  • Opportunity for advancement inside a growing company that is a leader in its field and supports all employees working together to “build something great”

About Us

Janel Group was established in New York City in 1974 as a full-service, non-asset based international freight forwarder and Customs broker. Janel was built on and continues to deliver the best customer experience in the marketplace. Our business is our culture and ours is built on solid core values: hustle, teamwork, optimism, transparency, humility and the long view. We’re invested in our future together with our staff and our customers, having infused the business with industry-leading technology, staff development, and acquisitions. We have grown rapidly and will continue to do so in the coming years.

Next Steps

If you’re highly motivated, seeking a challenging and rewarding position, and want to be part of what we’re building at Janel Group, apply today. Along with your resume, please include a brief cover letter outlining how your skill set, work ethic, and positive attitude make you a great candidate for consideration.

Janel Group is an equal opportunity employer and E-Verify employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $21,364.00 – $196,389.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Licensed Customs Broker: 4 years (Preferred)


  • Atlanta, GA 30349 (Required)


  • Customs Brokers (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
  • High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment

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Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

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