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Energy Efficiency Customer Care Agent
As an Energy Efficiency Customer Care Agent, our successful team members perform in a variety of exciting areas geared to deliver an exceptional customer experience within ICF’s commercial energy business. Our dedicated energy team delivers an exceptional customer experience through prompt and accurate processing of energy efficiency applications, and providing overall customer service in a specialized and technical environment. Our work includes detailed reviews of energy incentive applications for eligibility, finalization of energy applications and resultant payments, inbound and outbound support for applicants and program participants via phone and online chat, and other types of back office processing support for our utility clients and their customers. The daily work for this position requires a strong ability to focus on incoming and repetitive data, while maintaining careful attention to detail.
ICF provides best in class customer and client support through our specialized energy efficiency team by leveraging state of the art call center technology, online web chat, and efficient business processes within a paperless environment. Our team members are highly trained, customer-oriented professionals who are eager to continue learning and building their expertise within the unique area of energy efficiency customer support.
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
- Basic computer skills including proficiency with MS Word, Excel and other programs within the MS Office Suite
- Desire and ability to quickly learn about the energy business
- Must be able to pass background screening and drug testing
- Previous business processing or back office experience strongly preferred.
- Ability to accurately process applications within a highly repetitive processing environment.
- Previous sales or customer service experience preferred.
- Computer skills to include data entry with a high degree of accuracy and speed, and database navigation preferred.
Required Skill Sets and Abilities:
- Strong communication skills, both written and oral, required.
- Ability to display high energy level, positive attitude, and enthusiasm for the program while working with team members, customers and other program participants.
- Ability to work with program participants ranging from homeowners to contractors in order to troubleshoot application requirements.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions
- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, develops alternative solutions
- Strong data entry skills
- Excellent attention to detail
- Accurate, yet meets deadlines and established daily performance goals
- Ability to work independently and with others
- Strong organizational and analytical skills
- Must type 45 to 50 wpm
- Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities required.
- Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude required.
- Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities and to work limited overtime as necessary required.
- Able to sit for prolonged periods.
- Takes pride in own ability to positively make a difference in the lives of program participants.
- Bilingual Spanish is $3,120 additional a year
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.
COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.
Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.
Chicago, IL (IL14)