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EnergyUnited Customer Care Representative - Call Center in Statesville, North Carolina

Customer Care Representative - Call Center

Statesville, NC

North Carolina’s largest electric cooperative, EnergyUnited, delivers reliable energy and services that improve the quality of life for our customers and communities. We invite you to join our team if you possess the qualities on which we’ve based our success for over 60 years – Safety, Integrity, Commitment and Excellence .

EnergyUnited offers a comprehensive benefit package. EnergyUnited is an Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer

Job Description

Who is EnergyUnited?

Our mission is to deliver reliable energy at competitive prices. We serve 130,000 members throughout our 19-county territory who rely on us every day to keep the power on and that isn’t something we take lightly. Our team is the best in the industry and if you are looking to work for a company with core values like Safety, Integrity, Commitment and Excellence, then look no further! We’ve been in the power services business for over 80 years, and we know a thing or two about what it takes to be successful!

Would you like to join our team of dedicated professionals? We have an immediate full-time opening for a talented, hardworking individual to join our team as a Customer Care Representative for our Call Center. This position is classified as telework, allowing an employee to perform work from their home. This position would occasionally require a visit to our Statesville office for trainings and meetings. We offer an excellent benefit package, outstanding 401K, and a competitive salary.

A perfect candidate for this position would be someone who:

  • Places safety as top priority when working

  • Collaborates effectively with team members

  • Has a passion for providing exceptional service

  • Values the cooperative business model

  • Fosters an attitude of innovation and efficiency

In this role you will:

  • Provide high-quality customer service by responding to all member’s energy service needs including but not limited to general inquiries, billing inquiries, rates, requests related to high-bill complaints, delinquent accounts, adjustments, revenue recovery situations, EnergyAdvantage prepaid program, security lights, capital credits, returned checks and service outage restoration.

  • Communicate efficient use of electricity as well as inform customers of marketing programs available.

  • Explain service installation and construction procedures to members.

  • Understand Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and OMS functionality to handle billing inquiries; identify potential voltage problems; process move-in/move-out requests; and provide essential information to assist members in managing their electric usage and costs.

  • Notify CCR Lead, Supervisor and/or the Manager of Customer Care of potential problems.

  • Resolve and/or recommend resolution to complex billing or customer service inquiries requiring extensive research.

  • Handle customer service activities for builders and developers, apartment complexes, and commercial and industrial accounts.

  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of all EnergyUnited product offerings, including but not limited to scheduling of product installations, handling product complaints, and liaison responsibilities.

  • Demonstrate flexibility toward working outages and extended shifts

  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism

  • Ensure compliance with safety manual and all safety related policies.

Skills & Requirements

To be Considered for the Position, you should have:

  • An Associate’s Degree related to Customer Service or a High School diploma plus (at least) 4 years related customer service experience. Previous Call Center experience strongly preferred.

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) proficiency.

  • Strong communication skills and a passion for customer service.

  • Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.

  • The ability to work well within team as well as be proactive in responsibilities.

  • A positive, open mind and considerate attitude toward the responsibilities of the position.

  • The drive to be a self-starter and must be able to be present and work with public in a pleasant, courteous manner.

  • The highest personal integrity and have a sense of accuracy toward record keeping.

  • The ability to make sound decisions from observations and carry out instructions.

  • Availability to work during adverse weather conditions.

  • This position is a Direct Operational Position. Must live within one of the nineteen counties served by the Cooperative or within a 40 (forty) mile radius to any EnergyUnited EMC office.

  • This position will have a set schedule (subject to an on-call rotation) but could be any of the following shift hours: 9am to 6pm, 11am to 8pm (5 days per week), or 9am to 8pm (4 days per week). Training for this position would happen between the hours of 8am and 5pm.

EnergyUnited Electric Membership Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.