Customer Relations Representative

Company Name:
United Illuminating Company
Headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut, UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) is a diversified energy delivery company serving a total of 690,000 electric and natural gas utility customers in 66 communities across two states, with combined total assets of over $4 billion. UIL is the parent company for The United Illuminating Company (UI), Connecticut Natural Gas Corporation (CNG), The Southern Connecticut Gas Company (SCG), and The Berkshire Gas Company (BGC), each more than 100 years old.
As a member of CNG's dedicated team of professionals, the successful candidates will be required to answers inquiries (telephone or written) from customers regarding billing, service and all inquiries pertinent to customer relations. Answers customer inquiries regarding credit and collection and makes arrangements according to specific guidelines. Makes routine changes or adjustments to customers' accounts. Makes arrangements for actions or work to be performed by other division or departments in accordance with procedures. Transmit information or requests to proper division or department and prepares necessary work orders. Communicate with customers via automated dialing system, placing and receiving calls concerning delinquent accounts, scheduling of service work and other customer-related matters. Performs miscellaneous and/or clerical duties as assigned by Supervision. Fill-in positions in various areas within the Department, as required.
This position requires a High School Diploma or GED. Previous work experience in a customer service environment. Must have proven verbal and written communication skills that demonstrate the ability to communicate in an intelligent and effective manner by telephone or in writing. Must possess effective listening skills and be able to follow oral and written instructions. Must have compassion and understanding of customers' problems and ability to use good judgment in dealing with these problems. Must have accurate keyboard skills (minimum 30 wpm) to access customer account information. Must have proven problem solving skills and good analytical skills to be able to review and analyze customer accounts. Must have experience in using a computer terminal and/or a personal computer. Must be flexible and able to adapt to changes in priorities and procedures to meet the needs of customers.Must possess simple arithmetic skills and ability to use calculator. Candidates must successfully complete the Customer Service Representative test.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V and an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Job Posting Title: Customer Relations Representative
Start Date: 08/08/2014
Reference Code: EXT-NB50019119-E-01
Branch: CNG - East Hartford
City: East Hartford

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