Telephone Service Representative (TSR) Work-from-home positions
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We are hiring in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Texas!
$22.14/hr. full-time, 40 hours a week (and with premium pay program enabling you to earn up to $31.04/hr.) Full health insurance and IRA.
We are looking for experienced call center/answering service agents (sometimes called Telephone Service Representatives or TSRs) who want to work from home for a great company and who will stay with us long-term.
Who are we? We are, statistically, the highest quality telephone answering service in America. We’ve been in business for 38 years under a single owner and our headquarters are in Bend, Oregon.
This is not a sales position, our TSRs process incoming calls only.
Candidates for these positions must reside in Idaho, Tennessee, or Kentucky. We are hiring individuals who are customer-centric and detail-oriented; with solid typing skills and who are strong linguistically (verbal and written). An empathetic yet confident comportment is also an essential attribute.
Our training is thorough and the people skills that you’ll learn will prove valuable for the rest of your lifetime.
Age is no barrier. Full paid training is provided.
Because of the nature of our 24/7/365 business, with heavy call traffic on weekends, expect to work both Saturdays and Sundays, along with three sequential days during the week.
You will be processing incoming calls for various businesses that are located throughout the United States. The TSR’s task is to take messages accurately and efficiently, and then deliver that information to our clients per their individual message-relay protocols. The Centratel TSR utilizes a specialized telephone system specifically designed for answering services.
The clients we serve include service businesses (whose personnel are in the field and away from their business phones); medical and veterinary offices that receive emergency patient calls during and after normal business hours, property management companies, heating and air conditioning firms, funeral homes, hi-tech operations, etc.
• Experienced call center/answering service agents only
• Per our typing test, type a minimum of 40 WPM
• Absolutely drug-free. An initial monitored professional drug screening and subsequent intensive random/unannounced tightly-monitored drug tests will be conducted
• Understand basic internet navigation; messaging tools
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Adept at actively listening; can communicate efficiently
• Empathetic and personable, yet professional demeanor
• Reliable, dependable and customer-centric. Focused
• Disciplined and resourceful, personable
• Receptive to coaching feedback through regular one-on-one online meetings with supervisors and quality specialists
• Able to train remotely via self-guided classroom programs
• Can troubleshoot very basic internet connection challenges guided by our experienced and always-available tech team
• Attend paid (virtual) monthly meetings
• Must have a secured separate workspace free of distractions and extraneous noise, for HIPAA compliance requirements
• Up-to-date computer with Windows Pro 10 or higher operating system (Mac & Chromebooks are not supported) with 20 GB of hard space available, dual monitors, standard 104 keyboard, and webcam with microphone
• Provide a reliable high-speed (minimum 100 Mbps) broadband internet connection. No satellite connections
• Reliable landline or Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) service. Must have a mobile phone with unlimited minutes for a backup source
Wages and Benefits:
Starting wage is $22.14 per hour with quick escalation, keyed to performance, to $22.14-$31.04 per hour. To meet the highest performance criteria typically takes 30-60 days. (Most of our trained TSRs earn at $28.79-$31.04 per hour level)
• Full-time: 40 hours per week
• Overtime available at 1 1/2 times hourly wage
• Retirement plan with a 3% match, after 90 days
• Fully paid health insurance, after 90 days. (Note: If you choose not to use our group health insurance, we will add $200 per month to your compensation)
• Set schedules (per seniority-based bidding process)