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Shipping/ Logistics Clerks

Descriptions & Duties

  • Shipping/ Logistics Clerks are responsible for handling import/ export document and monitoring shipment schedule. They keep records of shipment.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity

 

Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required

 

Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources

 

Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required

 

Trade Specific Competencies

Knowledge and skills in shipping and logistics

Shipping/ Logistics Clerks must always apply knowledge and skills in shipping and logistics to solve issues and problems at work.

Knowledge and skills in using Tradelink's electronic trade declaration service

Shipping/ Logistics Clerks must be able to use Tradelink's electronic trade declaration service.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • Completion of Secondary school education

Experience

  • 1-2 years' relevant working experience

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $10,000-$30,000

Monthly Salary $10,000-$40,000

Monthly Salary $20,000-$50,000

Monthly Salary $30,000-$70,000

Government Sector

Monthly Salary Master Pay Scale Point 1-10

Monthly Salary Master Pay Scale Point 3-15

Monthly Salary Master Pay Scale Point 16-21

Monthly Salary Master Pay Scale Point 22-27

*For more details on Civil Service Pay Scales, please visit website of the Civil Service Bureau.
http://www.csb.gov.hk/english/admin/pay/952.html

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • Shipping/ Logistics Clerks generally work in an office setting.

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