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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Queens, NY

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Company name

US Department Of Homeland Security Customs And Border Protection

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Location

Queens, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 06,2018

Posted on

Mar 04,2018


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Entry Specialist Duties: Providing customer service to Customs brokers, importers and carriers by responding to processing questions related to importation of merchandise. Resolving discrepancies in the Automated Commercial System (ACS) or Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) for entry processing to prevent liquidation, suspension, closure or other action. Providing advice on various filer based transactions and collecting and depositing revenue for imported merchandise. Managing the entire ACS/ACE protest and claims module to ensure accountability, accurate tracking, and proper disposition. Analyzing a variety of ACS/ACE reports to ensure filer integrity and compliance with laws, rules and regulations.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications
For GS-07: The candidate must have 1 year of specialized experience to include working with and observing a higher graded entry specialist in the processing of entries; examining assigned entry forms, invoices, entry permits, and other forms; applying conversion tables of foreign weights and measures and verifying the conversion of foreign currency to United States currency as submitted on the assigned entry; and searching for and assembling pertinent information from office files and records.

For GS-09: The candidate must have 1 year of specialized experience to include examining assigned entry forms, invoices, affidavits, etc., and initially classify the entered merchandise; estimating the correctness of the dutiable and non dutiable charges as entered by the importer or his agent; assuring that the importer or agent has the right to make entry; checking the conversion of foreign weights and measures to United States units and the conversion of foreign currency to United States currency at the prevailing rates of exchange; and recommending the acceptance or rejection of the entry as presented. Knowledge of automated systems such as Automated Commercial System (ACS), Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), and Automated Manifest System (AMS) is required along with knowledge of a range of processing functions related to importation of merchandise including an understanding of various functions associated with the importation of merchandise in order to determine if all requirements have been met.

OR
Education Substitution
For GS-07: May substitute the successful completion of one year of full-time graduate education for the experience required at the GS-7 level. This education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university and demonstrate the skills necessary to do the work of the position.
OR
GS-07: May also substitute superior academic achievement for the experience required at the GS-07 level. Must have completed the requirements for a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or have a class standing in the upper third of a graduating class or major subdivision, or membership in a national scholastic honor society.

For GS-09: May substitute a Master's degree or 2 full years of graduate education in a qualifying field or a J.D or LL.B. degree for experience required at the GS-9 grade level. Such education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.

Note: This job is open to current federal employees of this agency.

Application Deadline: March 14, 2018.

Additional info

Announcement Number: OFO-IMP-10149734-KDL. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more information.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
US Department Of Homeland Security Customs And Border Protection
5600 American Blvd
Suite 700
Bloomington, MN 55437-1450
Phone: 952-857-2932
Fax: 478-757-3144