Call Center / Customer Service Rep.

Reading, PA

2 days ago in Call Center & Customer Service

Job Type



May 20,2015


Call Center & Customer Service


$11 - $11 Hourly



Adecco is currently hiring for customer service representatives in a call center in Reading, PA. As a customer service associate, you will be responsible for handling inbound calls at a high rate. You will be responding to account inquiries, service requests, and complaints. A multiple computer system will be used during these calls. This position is scheduled to start on May 11th with a payrate of $11.00/hr.

An average day consists of answering about 100 calls, with busier days in upwards of 130 calls. A 6-8 week training session will take place before you will work on your own.

Must be able to communicate with customers who may be loud, angry, and/or hard to understand.

The position requires time flexibility:
a. Extended daily hours without notice
b. Mandatory weekly overtime may be required
c. On call availability to ensure the call centers are staffed for storms and outages is required for contractors


- Initiating trouble calls, creating notifications, performing account maintenance, inputting data as required
-Providing exceptional customer service to all customers
- Documenting customer notes on accounts
- Providing appropriate system entries
- Receiving/processing outage and emergency calls within company and regulatory guidelines
- Utilizing independent analysis and judgment resolving customer concerns
- Following up with customers when appropriate
- Soliciting sales of new or additional services
- Handling irate customers in a calm, courteous and professional manner
- Using effective communication skills and judgment to analyze and resolve customer inquiries
- Reading communications and emails and applying information to existing and new practices/procedures
- Attending training


- High school diploma or GED required
- Must pass company approved CSR test
- Call Center experience or strong customer service experience preferred
- Must have ability to work mandatory overtime with little notice
- Ability to sit at desk and be on phone for long periods of time
- Excellent communication skills including good grammar, tone of voice and diction
- Basic computer and keyboarding skills, with ability to use SAP efficiently
- Excellent customer service skills (friendly, courteous and helpful)
- Demonstrate a questioning attitude to continue to learn, produce results and strengthen existing relationships
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as quick reference cards, training documents, CNET and other on-line help tools
- Ability to accurately calculate figures and amounts
- Ability to interpret technical instructions regarding meter reads and outage status
- Always works safely with no work related accidents or injuries

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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