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Call Center Service Agent in Oakland, CA at NorthStar Memorial Group

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

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Job Description

At NorthStar Memorial Group, we choose collaboration over bureaucracy.  Here, everyone has a chance to lead.  We encourage & empower our people at every level to speak up, be heard, and watch their ideas become realities.  Degreed & non-degreed professionals, labor workers, industry experts – people from all career and experiential backgrounds have the opportunity to find a home here.

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We are seeking a Call Center Service Agent for Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home in Oakland, CA. This position is responsible for providing general assistance to guests, and effectively listening to determine how to best help the customer. 

Responsibilities
  • Operates a telephone system handling a large call volume utilizing the “NorthStar Promise Script” 
  • Assists customers with general information, requests, and concerns
  • Promptly answers all incoming calls and strives for minimal hold times
  • Identifies and properly navigates incoming phone calls to the correct department or person
  • Recognizes need for escalation and involving appropriate parties 
  • Takes detailed and accurate messages and delivers to appropriate party in a timely manner 
  • Proficient in handling multiple calls and requests while simultaneously working 
  • Behaves professional as well as sympathetic to the unique perspective of our clientele 
  • Demonstrates a caring attitude while calmly speaking with caller
  • De-escalates calls from upset or irate customers to resolve problems 
  • Utilizes standard company specific software to meet location business requirements
  • Completes assigned tasks in a competent and timely manner 
  • Prepare letters, reports and official records 
  • Completes office duties such as filing, phone duty, and use online reference materials
  • Successfully works in a team environment as well as work independently
Requirements and Qualifications
  • 1+ years of experience in a call center environment
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills 
  • Basic computer knowledge (Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, internet)