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Supervisor - Field Customer Service

Company:  NY STATE ELECTRIC & GAS C
Location: 

Ithaca, NY, US

Company

Company

Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.

 

 

Responsibilities

Plans, directs and supervises customer service functions including billing, credit, customer service contact, specialty and meter services, and collection activities. Supervises activities to ensure quality customer service

1. Plans, schedules, directs and appraises work of direct reports and/or contingent workers. Leads the activities of a team of customer service representatives and meter services.

2. Ensures compliance with applicable rules, regulations, policies and guidelines.

3. Manages department budget, maintains cash controls, and directs employee hiring process.

5. Investigates shared meter, switched meter problems and theft of electrical services. Handles customer and electrical inspector complaints/inquires.

6. Handles high profile accounts relating to credit, customer satisfaction and/or billing issues. Assures Service Quality Measures are achieved.

7. Participates in safety programs and responsible for results. Ensures the safety of all employees, the general public, contractors and Company facilities.

8. Assist with restoration efforts during storm and other emergencies.

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience preferred.
  • Associates Degree with a minimum of 7 years relevant experience or High School/GED and 10 years relevant experience required.
  • Prior supervisory and customer service experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the union contract is desired.
  • Experience with collections activities desired

 

Skills/Abilities:

 

  • Knowledge and experience scheduling and routing software
  • Microsoft Office skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service  and leadership skills.

 

Competencies
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile

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