Letter of Credit Clerk

Issue import and export letters of credit and accept payments.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Letter of Credit Clerks do?

Issues import and export letters of credit and accepts payments: Notifies exporters and importers of issuance of letters of credit covering shipment of merchandise. Reviews letter of credit documents to determine compliance with international standards. Verifies terms of credit, such as amount, insurance coverage, and shipping conditions to determine compliance with established standards. Coordinates customer credit information and collateral papers with LOAN OFFICER 186.267-018 to comply with bank credit standards. Types letters of credit and related documents, using typewriter or computer. Records payments and liabilities and other customer account information, using computer. May translate correspondence into English or foreign language.

Should I be a Letter of Credit Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • How to become a Letter of Credit Clerk

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