Senior Customs & Trade Advisor

Senior Customs & Trade Advisor


Join Livingston’s Global Trade Management team and help large companies manage their supply chains on a global scale.  Livingston is a market leader offering customs brokerage, consulting and compliance, and freight forwarding services at more than 90 key locations in North America, Europe and Asia.  Our Global Trade Management experts help companies lower their costs, get to market faster, and free up resources as they do business internationally.  You can be a part of our global operations and grow your career by becoming an expert in the ever-changing world of international trade. 


Job Type: Full Time 


Location: HomeOffice Alberta, HomeOffice Ontario 


Provides consultation services to Livingston clients and others on a variety of Customs Process issues including Tariff Classification, NAFTA Compliance, Customs Valuation, Appeals and Dispute Settlement, Refunds, Machinery Remission, Drawbacks, Sales and Excis Taxes (as it relates to Customs), Seizure Appeals, Entry Audits, Anti-Dumping and other related topics.


  • Consults with Livingston clients and non-clients through meetings, telephone, or correspondence regarding all above-mentioned phases of customs laws and regulations, present, new, or proposed.  This would include advise and representation on appeals at Revenue Canada, Regional or Headquarters level as well as appeals and presentations to dispute settlement tribunals.
  • Development and presentation of seminars and preparation of articles on items of interest to the importing community.
  • Seek opportunities to make the Livingston Consulting Group known to Livingston clients and non-clients and promote Livingston International Consulting Group as the leader in customs consulting services.
  • Responsible for generating new revenue for the company.
  • Manages, plans, and directs client projects and activities.
  • Responsible for the comprehensive human resources management of staff (e.g., team building, training, development, succession planning).  Oversees hiring, terminations, performance reviews, manpower planning and discipline.
  • Assist in the development of sales and marketing plans.
  • Assist in the forecasting and budgeting of the compliance group.
  • Preparation of consulting proposals (compliance, NAFTA, valuation, etc.) to potential clients.
  • Preparation and presentation of business development opportunities/seminars to potential clients.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills. 
  • Exercise of sound judgement.
  • Capability of attracting and retaining clients and generate revenues. Self-starter.
  • Excellent knowledge of customs and relevant legislation.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities.


8 years of progressive experience


Required: Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Business



Inclusion and Collaboration
Leading and Developing
Customer First Focus

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

For Canada: Livingston is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity, respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. Accommodations are available for applicants and employees with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please advise when submitting your application.