Waste Management Customer Service Rep (start date August 14) in Tupelo, Mississippi
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.
Grow your career! Grow your network! Grow with Waste Management! If you bring the passion for customer service, we will give you a fun and engaging work environment, a great compensation and benefits package, and opportunities to grow with our organization. Waste Management is looking for goal oriented, Customer Focused Inbound Service Representatives like you to provide world-class customer service to our customers. What are you waiting for apply today?
I. Job Summary
The Customer Service Rep position receives and processes calls from customers, serves as the end-to-end point of contact for customers, and resolves customer issues. Collaborates with a team of customer service representatives to meet overall call center objectives and enhance the customer service function to exceed our customers’ expectations.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.
Fields single-market customer service inquiries and transactions of low level complexity from a single line of business (residential, commercial or industrial) customers independently and proficiently:
Communicates concise and accurate information.
- Establishes customer accounts by negotiating and documenting service type, pricing, billing, and other required information.
- Confirms understanding of customer needs, issues, and requests.
- Listens for and identifies opportunities to cross sell additional products and services.
- Serves as the customer’s advocate by solving problems on the customer’s behalf by engaging the right department and people within Waste Management.
- Supports other service lines when required.
- Escalates more complex issues to appropriate level.
- Uses authorized system to gather information, provide information, and/or update customer records.
- Provides standard information and education regarding service options, charges, billing, and contracts.
- Adheres to service and operational standards established for the call center, including quality, productivity, Service Machine, safety and timeliness goals.
- Completes cross training with Operations, Sales and Billing.
- Attempts to retain customers who call to cancel services by probing for cancellation reasons and offering alternatives.
- Strives to meet or exceed service and operational goals established for the call center, including productivity, quality, and timeliness goals.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
- Education: High School Diploma or GED (accredited)
- Experience: No previous work experience required (in addition to education requirement).Minimum 1 year experience in customer service preferred.
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
- None required.
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
- Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills
- Computer skills – MS Office
- Typing Skills
- Professional phone etiquette
- Ability to multi task.
- Ability to react well under pressure and treats others with respect
- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
- Prioritizes and plans work activities
- Focuses on solving conflicts and listening to others without interrupting
- Is consistently at work and on time
- Work efficiently and effectively, both independently and as a team to ensure exceeding call center’s standards.
- Balances team and individual responsibilities and helps build a positive team spirit
- Adapts and able to deal with frequent changes in the work environment
- Able to manage difficult or emotional customer situations and respond promptly to service requests to meet customer commitments.
- Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness to meet productivity standards in a timely manner.
V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill/outside.
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.
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Job: Customer Support/Client Service Support
Title: Customer Service Rep (start date August 14)
Requisition ID: 17011837