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Customer Call Center Representative - Windsor, CT

Posted on 3 May 2024 by

Human Resources 
Windsor, CT  

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

WM Strategic Business Solutions (SBS), located in Windsor, CT, is responsible for managing WM’s largest, most prestigious national customers. SBS serves as the one-stop shop for the largest corporations in the US. Through industry leading reporting, centralized billing & service, and pricing, WM SBS provides an exceptional value proposition to our customers. With approximately 600 dedicated employees, a state of the art customer management system, and the goal of expanding into international markets, WM SBS is helping WM transform our industry.

Training Class Starting: July 15, 2024

6 weeks of mandatory onsite training

Training hours: Mon- Fri 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Full Time Position(s)

Work Shifts available based on business needs

Our center is open from 7:00 am to 8:30 pm and Saturday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

I. Job Summary
As a customer service representative (CSR), your responsibilities include addressing inbound customer service calls covering a diverse range of inquiries. These may range from scheduling service requests, to initiating service changes and resolving incomplete or problematic services issues. The WMSBS CSR is operating in a fast-pace and high-volume environment, you can anticipate handling 60-80 calls and related follow-up tasks daily. Proficiency in utilizing multiple applications, resources and tools is essential for researching and resolving customer inquiries.

In addition to managing routine calls, the WMSBS CSR will also handle numerous escalated situations. Success in this aspect requires the consistent delivery of exceptional level of customer service, effective problem solving, the ability to explain complex issues in simple terms, and demonstrate appropriate de-escalation techniques is critical to their success.

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 customer service inquiries and handles customer service transactions independently and proficiently:
Demonstrates appropriate active listening skills/confirms understanding of customer needs, issues, and requests
Uses authorized systems to gather information, provide information, and/or update customer records.
Provides standard information and education regarding service options, charges, billing, and contracts.
Demonstrates ownership of the customer issue by providing one call resolution:
Makes every reasonable attempt to resolve the customer’s issue and exhausts all other solutions before escalating the customer’s query.
Serves as an advocate for customers with repeat issues by engaging the right department and people within WM.
Communicates concise and accurate information.
Supports other service lines when required.
Attempts to retain customers who call to cancel services by probing for cancellation reasons
Meets or exceeds service and operational standards established for the call center, including attendance, adherence, quality, productivity, safety, and timeliness goals..
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications
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: One (1) year of previous customer service experience (in addition to education requirement).
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.

The expected salary range for this position is $20.50. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s relevant experience, education, training, certifications, qualifications, and work location.

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.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply.”

WM ( is North America’s largest comprehensive waste management environmental solutions provider. Previously known as Waste Management and based in Houston, Texas, WM is driven by commitments to put people first and achieve success with integrity. The company, through its subsidiaries, provides collection, recycling and disposal services to millions of residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. With innovative infrastructure and capabilities in recycling, organics and renewable energy, WM provides environmental solutions to and collaborates with its customers in helping them achieve their sustainability goals. WM has the largest disposal network and collection fleet in North America, is the largest recycler of post-consumer materials and is the leader in beneficial reuse of landfill gas, with a growing network of renewable natural gas plants and the most gas-to-electricity plants in North America. WM’s fleet includes nearly 11,000 natural gas trucks – the largest heavy-duty natural gas truck fleet of its kind in North America – where more than half are fueled by renewable natural gas. To learn more about WM and the company’s sustainability progress and solutions, visit
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