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Customer Service Specialist - Chat Support

CDE Lightband
Clarksville, TN
  • Expired: July 02, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
***EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY!***

CDE Lightband, the municipal power provider for the City of Clarksville, offers electric, television, Internet and phone service to customers in the city limits. CDE Lightband serves over 77,000 metered homes and businesses with electric service and over 26,000 customers with broadband services over our Fiber to the Premise Network. We are looking for energetic, professional and courteous individuals to join our Customer Service team.

This position would handle customer service interactions via chat, SMS, and email media. The duties would include creating new accounts, selling Broadband services, handling general billing inquiries, etc. The ideal candidate will be tech savvy, a multi-tasker and fluent, professional typist.

This position will also provide customer service for multiple services and provide sales information on optional services with several service levels. Responsibilities may include responding to questions; providing information on multiple available services, service packages, and related fees; retrieving data from electronic and physical records; establishing and closing customer accounts; entering transactions; collecting a variety of fees; processing service changes and related transactions; balancing cash receipts; preparing, dispatching and scheduling service orders; and completing related clerical tasks.

Customer Service Specialist - Chat Support

Team/Division:

Customer Service /

Customer Resources

Reports To:

Customer Service

Supervisor

Job Status:

Full Time

Schedule: Business Hours

Pay Status:

Salary

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Pay Grade:

5

Created/Updated:

July 2017

Job Summary

Incumbents provide customer service for multiple services and provide sales information on optional services with several service levels. Responsibilities may include responding to questions; providing information on multiple available services, service packages, and related fees; retrieving data from electronic and physical records; establishing and closing customer accounts; entering transactions; collecting a variety of fees; processing service changes and related transactions; balancing cash receipts; preparing, dispatching and scheduling service orders; and completing related clerical tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides accurate, detailed and timely responses to inquiries from the general public, to include both electric and broadband customers, agencies and business partners, with a variety of information regarding multiple services and service levels. This includes but is not limited to, responding to questions regarding new customer connects and disconnects, service packages and related fees, processing service changes, billing questions and similar scenarios. Conducting all work in a professional, courteous and civil manner with a helpful and friendly
  • Processes and records a variety of basic accounting transactions based within CDE Lightband billing rates and software, including establishing and closing customer accounts, entering transactions, processing transactions, retrieving account data, balancing cash receipts, and preparing related records
  • Works to maintain customer relationship by proactively identifying sales opportunities by utilizing knowledge of broadband incentives, equipment and options available; Informs potential customers of potential equipment and package options for Broadband services; Identifies Opportunities for selling additional services available; while maintaining a friendly, professional and courteous demeanor to provide proactive customer service at all times
  • Performs basic office duties, such as copying, filing, faxing, typing standard documents, preparing, sorting, and distributing mail and entering
  • Prepares a variety of operational records and basic reports
  • Performs other duties as assigned of a similar nature or to provide assistance as needed

Qualifications

Education

High School Degree or Equivalent

Experience

2 years experience in Customer Service, Call Center, Dispatch or similar, Broadband,

Telecommunications or utility experience highly favored

Certifications & Licenses

CPR/AED or ability to obtain upon hire

Other Requirements

Equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job also considered

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledgeable of and Skilled in Customer service principles and practices
  • Knowledgeable in sales practices and principles
  • Knowledgeable of billing and accounting software
  • Knowledgeable of CDE Lightband Services, Packages and Equipment, and able to communicate to be clearly understood
  • Skilled in Basic Computer and related software applications
  • Skilled in Operation of telephone devices, online chat, or other equipment, while communicating in a clear and coherent speaking or written voice;
  • Skilled in Comprehending and Explaining billing statements and histories, Complex Billing practices and policies, and Utilizing the necessary supporting software
  • Skilled in Customer Sales Practices and Techniques, utilizing strong Customer Service principles
  • Skilled in Reading and comprehending training documents
  • Skilled in Organizing and presenting data
  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service through verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work independently and individually, and to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both written and through the spoken
  • Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
  • Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety
  • Ability to show consideration for and maintain good relations with others
  • Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given

Physical Demands

Fingering (fine dexterity)

F

Lifting/Carrying

Other:

Handling (grasping, holding)

F

Under 10 lbs

F

Use of headset

F

Repetitive Motion

F

11-20 lbs

O

Ability to identify colors independent of another

Reaching

O

21-50 lbs

R

R

Climb

N

51-100 lbs

N

Crawl

N

Over 100 lbs

N

Extended Periods of Sitting

F

Kneel

R

Pushing/Pulling

Squat

R

Under 10 lbs

F

Speaking Clearly to be understood on the telephone & hearing a response

Sit

C

11-20 lbs

O

C

Stand

F

21-50 lbs

R

Bend

F

51-100 lbs

N

Walk

C

Over 100 lbs

N

Legend: N = Never; R = Rarely; O = Occasional (1% - 33%); F = Frequent (34% - 66%); C = Constant (over 66%)

Working Conditions: Indoor office position

Additional Note

The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on business needs of the department.

All employees in pursuit of their job duties should demonstrate the behaviors of the Code of Ethics and the CDE Lightband Mission & Vision.

EEO Compliant. TN Drug-Free Workplace. E-Verify & i9 Participant. Equal Opportunity Employer.

CDE Lightband

Address

2021 Wilma Rudolph Blvd

Clarksville, TN
37040 USA

Industry

Business

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