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Customs Expediter

Opening Period:09/1/2022 – 09/16/2022

The U.S. Mission in Nairobi is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Customs Expediter.

(NOTE: Average minimum salary 200K working as a Project Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Consultant, Financial Advisor, Technical adviso. Massive 2021 recruitment conducted by Government, Counties, NGOs, UN, UNDP, World Bank, international development community, UNESCO, WHO, USAID. Get the details click here)


Duties: Facilitates smooth entry of USG personnel and VIPs through border entry points and international airports (primarily Jomo Kenyatta International airport (JKIA). Prepares and types documents and forms for shipments in and out of Nairobi personal and USG property. Undertakes follow-ups for documents in various GoK agencies. Works under the direct supervision of the local Customs & Shipping Supervisor.


completion of high school is required.

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LANGUAGE: English Level IV (Fluent, Speaking/Reading/Writing) is required (This may be tested). Kiswahili Level III (Good working knowledge, Speaking/Reading/Writing) is required.

More Details on Experience

Three years of administrative, freight forwarding and airline/travel agency experience is required. Knowledge of airport passengers and cargo handling is required.

More Details on Skills


  • Must be proficient in Microsoft suites
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (Class B, C, E)
  • Must be willing to work on shifts that spread out at night and weekends; also, be able to deal with short notice needs to assist at the airport.
  • Must be able to type at least 30 words per minute.
  • Must have standard numerical skills including the use of a calculator.
  • Must be capable of manually lifting at least 25kg

Terms And Conditions

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  

All applications to be submitted through the link //  before 16th September 2022

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