Customer Service Officer

Location
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary
£18,870 - £21,074
Posted
30 Jul 2018
Closes
20 Aug 2018
Job Type
Customer service
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

TAMWORTH BOROUGH COUNCIL

CUSTOMER SERVICES

CUSTOMER SERVICE OFFICER

1 x 37 hours per week

£18,870 - £21,074 per annum

Permanent contract

1 x 16 hours per week
(Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and

two five hour shifts Mon to Fri)

£18,870 - £21,074 per annum pro rata

Permanent contract

Tamworth Borough Council’s customer service centre is at the heart of our council services and we are looking for two enthusiastic, highly motivated individuals who would like to join our busy team.

Each day brings a different challenge; you will need to be a great team player and confident communicator.

Carrying out front line facing duties, telephone or digital methods such as web chat, email, social media, you will take ownership and answer a wide range of enquiries relating to council services, council tax, housing benefits, street scene, tourist information and signposting to partner agencies where necessary ensuring our customers receive excellent customer service.

Excellent customer service skills and computer literacy is essential as well as being able to embrace new ways of working and technologies whilst promoting our digital services and supporting our customers with their online journey. You will need the ability to work under pressure and deal with challenging situations in a sensitive manner using your own initiative. 

The authority offers an excellent employment package with flexible working, health scheme, pension scheme and generous holiday entitlement. 

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, nationality check, and medical clearance.

For an informal discussion about these posts please contact Joanne Shaw or Deb Lewis on 01827 709709.

For further information and to apply please visit our website www.tamworth.gov.uk or email recruitmentapps@tamworth.gov.uk.

Closing date: 12 noon, 20th August 2018

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  Agencies need not apply. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.

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