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Title:  Motor Vehicle Call Center Agent I - Temporary

Application Deadline Date:  12/01/2022
Req ID:  42301
Department:  Transportation Agency
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  20.00

Overview

The Motor Vehicle Call Center Agent position will provide prompt, accurate information via phone, email, fax and postal mail in a fast-paced call center environment. The ideal candidate must possess excellent customer service skills and be able to effectively communicate by any avenue to customers who may be extremely confused and/or upset while trying to complete their DMV transaction(s) or reinstate their driving privileges. Ideally, the incumbent will have the ability to learn quickly, adapt to changes (fees, forms, supporting document requirements) and have excellent computer skills as this position requries navigating multiple databases.

 

This is a seasonal position and it is anticipated this position will work for up to seven (7) months.

Who May Apply

This position, Motor Vehicle Call Center Agent I (Job Requisition #42301), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Ryan Comstock at ryan.comstock@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

 

In accordance with Title 23, Section 102(d), an applicant must agree to be finger-printed and pass a background investigation to be eligible for this position. The background investigation may include criminal, financial and traffic records checks. Hiring managers will notify applicants who are in the final stage of the interview process of the finger-printing and background check requirement, to which an applicant must agree to be deemed eligible for this position. Applicant will have the right to withdraw their applications before finger-printing and/or a background investigation is conducted.

Environmental Factors

Incumbents must be able to work quickly and accurately under pressure before the public eye/social media, from written, electronic and from telephone inquiries. Due to significant contact from verbal abuse stress induced illness is a daily risk. Incumbents must be able to multi-task and prioritize unpredictable workloads. Employees must be able to deal with confused, frustrated, and highly upset customers and handle large sums of money. Within the office setting, normal workplace conditions prevail. Incumbents must be able to perform several job duties within several different units possibly in the same day. The incumbent must be able to work faster with minimal notice to assist when staffing shortages occur and various scheduled hours. Private means of transportation may be required. Overtime work may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduation or equivalent AND one (1) year or more of office administrative experience, that included significant public contact.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior motor vehicle department experience.

Special Requirements

The incumbent will serve customers promptly and efficiently while maintaining the minimum production level of 3+ transactions per hour with a 1% or less error rate. The incumbent will be proficient in license or registration.  The incumbent will be proficient in 2 or more of the job duties referenced on the matrix for a minimum of 4 months showing proficiency. These requirements will be scrutinized by the respective department and supervising managers.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status.  The State’s employment decisions are merit-based.  Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier