Customer Service Representative (WA)

Washington Water Service
Gig Harbor, Washington
Job Type
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Customer Service Representative (WA)


Washington Water Service


Job Description:


The Customer Service Representative provides proficient, high-quality attention and assistance to new and existing customers. The work is performed under direct supervision and requires exercise of independent judgment and initiative. The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. The position is located in Gig Harbor, WA.




  • Accurately balance and complete a daily cash report


  • Takes customer orders and provides high-quality customer service as necessary


  • Assists customers in person and by phone, addressing questions regarding billing, payments, conservation and water quality


  • Enters data into the computer as required with speed and accuracy


  • Performs a variety of routine clerical work, including filing, scanning, and collections, processing payments, scheduling appointments, and compiling reports


  • Operates standard office equipment, including word processing equipment as assigned; may perform duties on computer spreadsheet programs


  • Performs major cashiering duties, including taking payments in person, processing credit card payments, balances individual cash drawer, and prepares bank deposits


  • Edits meter reading, writes and resolves service orders, folds and stuffs bills as requested


  • Updates customer accounts as needed


  • Corresponds with customers regarding metered billing status


  • Scans and saves service orders, files customer and system service orders


  • Participates in the Company's Continuous Improvement Process


  • Performs other similar duties as assigned




  • High school diploma or GED


  • Five years of customer service experience in an administrative or clerical capacity


  • Excellent customer service skills with a pleasant and professional manner


  • Must be available to work extended hours as required for customer needs


  • Valid State Driver's License


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Account skills for compiling adjustment and completing deposits


  • Fast and accurate data entry skills


  • Proficient with Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel


  • Proficiency required in handling and balancing cash


  • Knowledge of English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation


  • Knowledge of office methods and equipment, including filing systems


  • Knowledge of principles and practices of customer service


  • Ability to operate a personal computer and other office equipment


  • Ability to manage multiple tasks accurately and with good humor


  • Ability to take initiative to address and resolve problems


  • Ability to work as a team member


  • Ability to perform procedures in an organized and accurate manner


  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions


  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing


  • Ability to use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specification and/or verbal instructions


  • Ability to prioritize and perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines


Salary Range: $20.00 - $33.03


Deadline to submit resume is Wednesday, May 10, 2023.


The Equal Opportunity Policy of the Company is based upon the philosophy that all people should be treated fairly and with dignity. California Water Service, Hawaii Water Service, New Mexico Water Service and Washington Water Service do not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other protected class. The Company makes all employment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner. EOE, VET, DISABILITIES


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