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Northwest Bank - Grove City, OH

Posted: 7/27/2021 - Expires: 10/25/2021

Job ID: 229931445


Job Description

We are seeking a Customer Service Technician in Columbus!

This position is the first-line of support and response to client service requests. Technicians provide direct one-on-one phone based and occasional on-site support to clients. They begin the process of characterizing and diagnosing customer problems by collecting information via direct questioning and utilizing a variety of best-in-class management platforms and remote access tools. Then, they apply logical troubleshooting methodologies along with IT knowledge and experience, and practical abilities to resolve the issue and close the case or escalate the issue as appropriate.

Essential Functions
-Execute professional customer service techniques and consistently provide the highest level of customer service with a friendly and patient demeanor
-Respond to and resolve inquires and service requests utilizing Support Services procedures, policy manuals, knowledge management system (KMS) and other reference materials to meet department metrics
-Create and follow documented procedures
-Adhere to written infrastructure and applications security procedures
-Propose modifications to KMS processes, and procedures, which will be leveraged by the Support Services team members as they troubleshoot issues on a daily basis.
-Support normal account creation and maintenance functions, and specialized account creation and maintenance where necessary
-Provide first level support to infrastructure and line-of-business applications
-Support campus and branch infrastructure performance and availability principles
-Assist with other IT related special projects without supervision as determined  by business need
-Participate in ongoing customer service and sales training
-Handle service requests dealing with medium or high complexity or outside vendors
-Meet and strive to exceed Support Services Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) including but not limited to utilization, take-over percentage, SLA performance, and proper case documentation
-Document all customer inquires and their resolutions in the IT service management application according to standard practice
-Inform management of critical customer facing issues and estimated time to resolution
-Investigate, diagnose, and provide resolution to all inquiries and service requests by working effectively and in collaboration with other teams
-Escalate customer inquiries in a timely manner when additional research or analysis is necessary
-Assist in the execution of migration to new software and hardware, such as new operating systems and upgraded equipment
-Act as mentor to Customer Service Technician I
-Work on remote projects with supervision
-Assist with technical support projects such as new branch openings
-Work during scheduled, rotating weekend and night work

Additional Essential Functions
-Ensure compliance with Northwest's policies and procedures, and Federal/State regulations
-Navigate Microsoft Office Software, computer applications, and software specific to the department in order to maximize technology tools and gain efficiency
-Work as part of a team
-Work with on-site equipment

Additional Responsibilities
-Additional projects as needed
-Participate in ongoing training

Safety and Health for those without supervisory duties
-Abide by the rules of the safety and loss prevention program
-Perform work tasks in a safe manner
-Report any and all injuries to supervisor
-Know what to do in case of an emergency

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Associates Degree - Computer related field - preferred
Technical Degree - Computer related field - preferred

Work Experience
Northwest IS Department - 1 year required
Customer Service experience - 4 or more years required

General Employee KSAs
-Ability to establish effective working relationships among team members and participate in solving problems and making decisions
-Ability to present and express ideas and information clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to the audience, whether oral or written
-Ability to actively listen to what others are saying to achieve understanding, sharing information with others and facilitating the open exchange of ideas and information
-Ability to establish courses of action for self to accomplish specific goals, develop and use tracking systems for monitoring own work progress, and effectively use resources such as time and information
-Ability to make right decisions based on perceptive and analytical processes, practicing good judgment in gray areas
-Ability to  adapt to changing business priorities
-Ability to write the basis for manuals, documentation, and procedures to be used by other IT personnel or end users
-Knowledge of one or more core Northwest systems or applications
-Knowledge of PC hardware, server hardware, printers and other periphery hardware
-Knowledge of PC and server operation systems such as windows 10 and Server 2016
-Knowledge and technical understanding of Windows 10 in a networked Active Directory environment
-Knowledge and technical understanding of Microsoft productivity applications such as the Office Suite
-Knowledge and technical understanding of browser based technology

Licenses and Certifications
ITIL Fundamentals - required upon hire AND
Microsoft Certified - preferred OR
COMPTIA - preferred

Licenses & Certifications
IT FUND CERT (required)

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Associate's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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