Contact Centre Representative

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Transportation Services Department
Branch: Transportation and Infrastructure Planning Branch
Status: Casual/On-Call
Location: Richmond Hill / Ontario
Date Posted: September 13, 2018
Date Closing: September 21, 2018
Number Of Positions: 3

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Supervisor, Customer Service, and under the guidance and direction of the Senior Customer Service Representative, is responsible for handling inbound and outbound calls from users of conventional and rapid transit; providing real time and schedule information to existing customers or prospective riders in a telephone call centre environment; and responding to requests and resolving complaints received from the public, including some e-mail or in-person inquiries; tracks and documents details of customer interaction in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system with the goal of responding to customers at the First Contact.


•Successful completion of a College diploma in Business Administration, Communication or a related field; or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Minimum two (2) years customer service experience in a call centre environment.
•Demonstrated experience in computer applications such as a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.
•Demonstrated knowledge of complaint and conflict resolution techniques.
•Ability to multitask using multiple applications.
•General knowledge of the services provided by York Region Transit.
•General knowledge of Transit by laws.
•Strong written communication skills to respond to customer e-mail inquiries.
•Excellent interpersonal, verbal and listening skills to interact courteously with internal and external customers, both by telephone and in-person.
•Strong conflict resolution and interpersonal skills to resolve customer issues.
•Computer literacy in MS Office software applications including proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, the internet, and familiarity with databases.
•Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills and the ability to provide high quality customer service.
•Ability to work outside normal business hours as required.
•Ability to work shifts, weekends and holidays as required.
•Ability to relate in an objective and empathetic way to customers.

Scheduled Hours

As Required and Varied

Operational Hours

Monday to Friday: 0700 – 1900; Weekends and Holidays: 0830 – 1630

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by September 21, 2018, quoting competition #22899. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$28.96 - $31.48 per hour. This is a Union position.

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