Trade Customs Administrator

Trade Administrator


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: BC Vancouver - CN031 


The Trade Administrator will work with drawback team members and customers to gather, prep, and data enter documents; assist in mailings, filing, and other tasks for the purposes of filing duty drawback refunds on behalf of our clients.  The Trade Administrator can be involved in most aspects of the drawback claim filing process including preparing drawback claims and analyzing client data/documents. 


  • Enter data from client documentation (imports, exports, and bills of material)
  • Prepare documents for currency conversions and value adjustments
  • Prepare FedEx packages for weekly shipments to Customs
  • Print client documents from internal systems
  • File drawback claims and other documentation in proper cabinets
  • Assist with preparing client binders
  • Perform self-quality checks on data entry
  • Maintain client folders, documentation and desk procedures
  • Provide outstanding customer service to clients
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management. 
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures.


  • Some technical drawback knowledge and/or understanding of accounting is preferrable
  • Ability to read and understand customs rules and regulations and apply them to the clients’ operations and challenges
  • Strong analytical ability and strategic thinker 
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel and Access).
  • Highly detail oriented and capable of handling large amounts of data
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Must be honest, dependable and confidential
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Self-starter with great time management skills
  • Concise communication skills (both verbally and in writing)
  • Interpersonal skills, ability to work well with a wide range of people from different parts of the business
  • Strong results orientation and performance focus
  • Demonstrate positive, professional attitude, and commitment to personal, team and company goals


2 years of related experience


Required: Associates Degree or post-secondary education in Business



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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.