Customer Service Advocate II


Columbia, South Carolina

a month ago

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Customer Service Advocate II
Columbia, South Carolina

a month ago

Job Description

Title: Customer Service Advocate II
Location: Columbia, SC, 29203
Duration: 6 months assignment(Contract to hire)
Shift : 8am-8pm Monday-Friday
Hours of operation:
  • Monday through Friday 8:00am-8:00pm July 15th  – September 30 (The advocate needs to have the flexibility to work within our hours of operation).
  • 7 days a week 8:00am-8:00pm October 1 – March 31 (The advocate needs to have flexibility to work within our hours of operation). 

Will Select Candidates from Resume Review.
Dress Code Is Business Casual - No Exceptions.
This Is a Call Center/Customer Service With a Heavy Call Volume.
How Many Weekends expected to Work- Would It Be Every Weekend, Or A Rotating Schedule of Weekends
Ot Is Expected During High Volume Week.
 Work weekends starting October 1 – March 31 and we try to rotate weekends so that it is not every weekend. Expected To Work At Least Two Out Of Four.  

  • Provides prompt, accurate, thorough and courteous responses to all complex customer inquiries. Inquiries are typically non-routine and require deviation from standard screens, scripts, and procedures. Performs research as needed to resolve inquiries.
  • 65% Responsible for accurate and timely response to complex telephone, written, web, or walk-in inquiries. Handles situations which may require adaptation of response or extensive research. Maintain all departmental productivity, quality and timeliness standards.
  • 15% Initiate corrective actions, process adjustments, or perform other research to resolve inquiries. Evaluate inquiries to identify underlying causes and implement actions to prevent future issues. Coordinate with other departments to resolve problems.
  • 10% Provide feedback to management regarding customer issues. Maintain accurate records concerning issues. Follow through on complaints until resolved or report to management as needed.
  • 5% Maintain knowledge of procedures and policies. Assist with process improvements by recommending improvements in procedures and policies.
  • 5% Assist with the training of new employees and cross training of coworkers.
  • Required Skills and Abilities: Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Strong organizational, analytical, and customer service skills. Ability to handle high stress situations. Basic business math proficiency.
  • Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information with discretion.
  • Ability to learn and operate multiple computer systems effectively and efficiently. Required Software and Other Tools: Microsoft Office. Preferred Sills and Abilities: Ability to persuade, negotiate or influence. Preferred Software and Other Tools: Knowledge of database software. Work Environment: Typical office environment.
Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent Required Work Experience: 2 Years Customer service or claims processing experience OR Bachelor's Degree in lieu of work experience. Preferred Education: Associate Degree-Any Major Preferred Work Experience: 3 Years-Customer service or claims processing experience. 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $18.00/hr.

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