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Transportation Call Center Representative

Company: South Bend Community School Corporation
Location: South Bend
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Transportation Call Center Representative

Position Title:Transportation Call Center Representative

Salary Range:$11.44-$13.19

Contract Length:10-month contract

Immediate Supervisor:Operations Supervisor

Basic Function:
The Call Center Representative is responsible for the daily incoming and outgoing communications from families and schools to the SBCSC Transportation Department. This fast-paced position combines a variety of daily activities requiring personal adaptability, strong time management, active problem solving, and consistent data-collection.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Answer or make calls to families and schools to address needs, complaints, or other issues related to bus services
  • Responding efficiently and accurately to callers, explaining possible solutions, and assuring that parents, schools, and all customers feel supported and valued
  • Engaging in active listening with callers, confirming and clarifying information, and defusing angry callers as needed
  • Build trusting relationships with parents and schools, that information they are receiving from Call Center Representatives are clear and accurate
  • Utilizing software, databases, scripts, and tools appropriately
  • Understanding and striving to meet Call Center goals, objectives, and expectations while providing excellent customer service to all callers
  • Taking part in all training and other learning opportunities to expand knowledge of the department's needs and position
  • Adhering to all company policy and procedures
  • Maintains call center database by entering information
  • Redirect customers to appropriate departments and teams when appropriate
  • Other duties that may be assigned
    Skills and Competencies:
  • Exceptional customer service, active listening, verbal and written communication skills and a professional demeanor and phone voice
  • Understanding of SBCSC and Transportation department policies and procedures
  • Proficiency with computers, telephone systems, and radio equipment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite and Google Docs
  • Ability to ask questions and diffuse tense situations
  • Strong time management and organizational skills are a plus
  • Decision making skills, adaptability and accountability
  • Data entry skills
  • One to two years of call center representative experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • More education or experience is preferred
  • Passing score on Parapro test preferred
    Physical Demands:

    Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other technologies and office equipment, sitting, standing and walking for extended periods of time; kneeling; bending at the waist; lifting; pushing; pulling and carrying equipment, supplies, and materials weighing up to 25 pounds; repetitive hand movement and fine coordination to use a computer keyboard; emotional stability to work effectively under pressure and to keep all aspects of the job under control; hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone; seeing to read; prepare and assure the accuracy of documents.

Keywords: South Bend Community School Corporation, South Bend , Transportation Call Center Representative, Other , South Bend, Indiana

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