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Employment Type: Full-time Regular
City: Calgary, AB (YYC)
Posting Open Date: 01/04/2022
Posting Close Date: 01/31/2022 (Please note the posting will close at 11:59pm)
This position is eligible for remote work, within 1 hour of Calgary, under our mobile workforce program.
You have been told that you are great with people, you love helping others and, do so genuinely. Your ideal environment is interacting with others from the comfort of your own home (maybe in your pajamas, we won’t tell!). You are a natural communicator that will work to solve the issues of others and, can multitask using complex computer systems and don’t shy away from learning new technology.
WestJet's Call Centre Representatives are responsible for creating a remarkable experience for our guests through one-on-one telephone contact to arrange air travel on WestJet flights, and provide information for guests with varying needs. You are often the first point of contact for our guests and play an essential and crucial role as been a WestJet brand ambassador. We want to make sure our guests enjoy their call with you, therefore, you are there to educate and help our Guests, while creating the experience our Guests have come to know and love about WestJet.
Book air travel for internal and external guests, answer questions and provide general information about travel with WestJet;
Provide pre and post booking support, such as changing and cancelling reservations, using the our reservation system;
Effectively research and make decisions based on the information you have available to you, while balancing the needs of the guest with the needs of the business;
Adhoc projects as assigned.
A combination of two years’ experience in a customer service and/or sales related environment;
Reside within 1 hour of WestJet’s Head Office (22 Aerial Place NE);
Must be able to communicate with an advanced level of written and spoken English fluently;
Demonstrated strong computer skills including a minimum typing speed of 40 words per minute;
You’ll need to be flexible with your schedule. Your work hours will be based on business needs;
You are smart, independent, self-motivated, empathetic, solutions focused, and passionate about supporting our guests;
A proven track record for punctuality and reliability.
Other important information:
All contact centre positions require 5 weeks training virtually or at WestJet's Head Office;
All computer hardware required for the role will be provided;
Our positions are in-home roles and we require our agents to have the following environment for their home office to be successful:
High speed internet and phone line (hardwired 25 Mbps download and 2.5 Mbps upload);
Safe, secure and distraction free room with an ergonomic set-up enabling you to sit for long periods of time;
The benefits of being a WestJetter:
WestJet provides all WestJetters with a competitive total rewards package. On top of that, we offer:
Think we are a fit? Apply now!
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