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Goodwill of Finger Lakes
Contact Center Representative
Goodwill of Finger Lakes
Contact Center Representative
Contact Center
Temporary / Seasonal
First / Day
Req #:
Date posted:
January 11, 2018
Location: Job Location Address Map
Contact Center, Goodwill - Contact Center/E-Commerce
Rochester, NY, 14620, US
Job category:
Call Center
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Provide outstanding customer service in a 24/7 call center operation, with proficiency in handling inbound & outbound calls for assigned account/contract. Complete customer order requests and fulfillment, data entry, maintain customer database, research and resolve customer problems. Conduct product satisfaction and customer surveys; follow-up with customers accordingly.

Core competencies needed to be successful in this job include: Dealing with Ambiguity, Compassion, Composure, Customer Focus, Excellent written and verbal communication skills, Ethics and Values, Function/Technical Skills, Listening and Self Development

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties as assigned.

  1. Must be able to work assigned contract hours. Various shifts available, 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week & Holidays.
  2. Manage and respond to contract traffic (telephone calls, emails, faxes, etc.) using customer-oriented etiquette.
  3. Address customer issues, assuring that contract service levels and objectives are met.
  4. Demonstrated success with outbound calling
  5. Greet callers, establish rapport, and project professional tone within established service standards.
  6. Schedule and place follow-up calls/emails in response to customer inquiries, with little to no supervision.
  7. Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  8. Process customer orders and initiate order requisitions.
  9. Complete fulfillment and distribution of customer materials and documents.
  10. Utilize prescribed software to document, process and/or track all customer data and follow-up.
  11. Confer with departments or carrier personnel to expedite and/or trace missing or delayed shipments.
  12. Work with Customer Service Team to attain serviceability improvement and process enhancements.
  13. Contribute to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the department and the agency by performing all other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 


Associates Degree in related field preferred. Minimum of three years experience in customer service and/or Call Center industry. OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Bilingual representatives speaking Spanish are strongly preferred.

Ability to clearly communicate concepts, processes and methods to enhance learning and skill building. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 


Ability to gather and interpret statistical data. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


  1. Effective and professional interpersonal skills
  2. Working knowledge of computers, primarily MS Office applications and internet browsers including Google Chrome
  3. Flexible and adaptable to change
  4. Ability to interact well in a team environment
  5. Must be self-motivating and dependable
  6. Able to multitask and support at least 3 independent contracts
  7. Have exceptional organizational skills
  8. Strong attention to detail


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects or keyboard and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and may occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. 


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.



Goodwill of the Finger Lakes and its subsidiaries encourage diversity in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Veteran/Disability