City of Tucson

UTILITY ACCOUNT RELATIONS SPECIALIST I (#4000)

$13.20-$21.79 Hourly / $27,456.00-$45,323.20 Yearly
Salary Grade: 914


General Description

Provides public assistance and processes monetary transactions for utility customers in person, over the phone and through e-mail.

Essential Functions

Provides customer service in a high volume environment to utility customers by answering a variety of customer questions to help resolve complaints and problems related to the utility billing process, researching inquiries and discrepancies, following up on complaints and concerns and coordinating and communicating with field personnel.

Processes activations, terminations and transfers of utility service; checks for completeness and accuracy of transaction. Assists customers with high bill inquiries and generates service requests for field personnel.

Receives and documents payments, reviews customer billing accounts to ensure accuracy of applications of payments, assists customers with payment adjustments eligibility, and calculates figures and amounts.

Processes payment plans and payment extensions for past due and delinquent customer accounts. Assists customers in paying over the phone or online; assists customers with water outages and water quality concerns. Orally explains information to the public, including requirements of City policies.

Provides seamless customer service demonstrating tact and persuasion when dealing with customers who may be or become irate or distraught.

Performs routine clerical duties such as preparing and maintaining files and records, distributing mail, entering data into a computerized system, maintaining customer accounts, and writing routine correspondence.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 1 year experience answering a multi-line telephone involving heavy telephone contact, billing, complaint resolution, and customer serviceĀ in a high call volume environment

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

None

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 25

Occupational Group Description: Water

EEO Job Category Code: F

EEO Job Category Description: Office and Clerical

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: CWA

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Non-Driving

License Type: None

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 4000; EST: 5/30/2017; REV: 5/30/2017;