Customer Service Specialist - Consumer Protection Unit – Continuous Recruitment

Division:  Consumer Protection Unit (CPU)
Location: Atlanta
 
Job Openings: for continuous recruitment only
Job Opening Date: 05/22/2018
Job Closing Date:  12/31/2018
Salary: $33,000 minimum Annual
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OUR Customer Service Specialist POOL. Applicants will be considered for announced vacancies.  The primary duties of persons in this position include, but are not limited to: answers consumer phone calls; receives and processes complaints, inquiries and requests for information and/or assistance from the general public.  Refers any non-jurisdictional matters to appropriate resources.  Processes jurisdictional complaints by gathering and entering relevant information in a computer database. Generates response letters.
 
Minimum Training & Experience:
Position requires a MINIMUM of two years of college OR two years of experience in a fast paced, customer service setting communicating information or data to the public; demonstrated experience utilizing a computer to accurately enter data in Windows based applications; organized, focused, and detail-oriented.
 
Preference will be given to candidates who in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications meet one or more of the following:  Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in any field of study; experience working in an office setting (internships qualify); ability to handle high call volume using proper telephone etiquette; excellent English communication skills with good grammar (both spoken and written); knowledge of the Fair Business Practices Act; knowledge of Georgia state government structure and operations.
 
Additional Information:  Along with a resume, candidates must mail a cover letter detailing your interest, the computer applications you can use and your level of proficiency in each, your WPM (words per minute), along with any other job related information you want us to consider in evaluating your candidacy for this position.  In your cover letter, and resume, please state the job you are interested as “Customer Service Specialist".  Resumes/letters will be reviewed for the preferred qualifications.  The interview process may also include skills assessment tests in Data Entry, Grammar, Business Spelling, Business Proofing, and Microsoft Word – Basic. Consideration will be based on results of the skill tests. Persons, whom are selected for an interview, will be asked to complete (in its entirety) our DEPARTMENT OF LAW (General) application & waiver, and bring the completed application to the interview along with a copy of your official college transcript.  Our application may be found on the Department’s website under CAREERS, click applications.  A criminal background check is completed on all candidates; employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of the background investigation.  Candidates that are being strongly considered for the position will also be required to submit a Georgia Department of Revenue Tax Clearance letter; the Department’s HR Director will provide information and instructions to obtain such.  Announced vacancies may also be posted on the State's web site:   www.careers.ga.gov SALARY IS COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE.  This posting is for continuous recruitment only.
 
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail.  All applicants will be considered, but may be screened for the preferred qualifications of the position, and may not necessarily receive an interview.  Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
 
All qualified and interested applicants should submit a resume AND cover letter to:
 
Human Resources Director
Department of Law
40 Capitol Square S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
 
You will find the 'general' application under 'CAREERS’, click applications.
 
The Office of THE ATTORNEY GENERAL does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or services.
 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION WRITE OR CALL
 
Human Resources * 40 Capitol Square * Atlanta, GA. 30334
 
(404) 656-3305