TALLY CLERK – Muneshwers Ltd



The Tally Clerk works alongside the Operations and Customs Team to ensure the customer’s Bill-of-Lading (BL) matches the containers, and all items de-stuffed are accounted for, and any missing components/items/cargo are appropriately documented and communicated. The incumbent is responsible for conducting the necessary tallying of all items and cargo stuffed, de-stuffed, loaded or discharged.


  • Minimum of five (5) subjects CXC inclusive of passes at English Language and Mathematics.
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of basic shipping, custom clearance regulations and procedures would be considered a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to perform physical tasks


Vessel Loading and Offloading of Containers:

  • Keep records of boarding times of Custom Officers and Stevedore on the vessel.
  • Record the commencement and conclusion of the entire vessel operation; that is, discharge and load, and opening and closing of the hatch.
  • Inspect all containers thoroughly for any damages and evidence of tampering and report same promptly to your Supervisor/Manager.
  • Ensure only authorized containers are loaded onto the vessel.
  • Report any overlanded cargo immediately to Supervisor.
  • Hand-delivers to the Chief mate, the ‘Discrepancy Report’ and then submit same to control room.
  • Sign the ‘Discharge and Loading’ list and other relevant documents.

Custom Examination and De-stuffing of Containers:

  • Extract necessary data from the ‘Bill-of-Lading’ (BL) and record on ‘Examination Sheet’.
  • Examine containers in the presence of the consignee and Customs Officer.
  • Ensure, in the presence of the Customs Officer, correct seals are on containers, before opening; report discrepancies.
  • Document all items de-stuffed from containers, in the presence of the representative/consignee and Customs Officer.  Document any damages observed, and missing component/item/cargo, etc.
  • Document all items transferred onto another container.
  • Document all short-shipment and over-landed items/cargo.
  • Ensure vehicle/s not cleared by customs are transported to the vehicle bay.
  • Maintain a filing system of documents.
  • Ensure policies and procedures for consignment clearance are followed.



  • Health Insurance – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Paid Vacation
  • Perks, Bonus and Employee Allowances
  • Overtime and Incentives
  • Training and Job Rotation
  • Career Advancement Opportunities

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