MIDCO Collection Specialist in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Requisition Number

18-0279

Post Date

7/10/2018

Title

Collection Specialist

City

Sioux Falls

State

SD

Description

Midco has been blazing trails since 1931, bringing innovation to the world of telecommunications and delighting customers with exceptional service. Through ambition, imagination

and a genuine commitment to each other, Midco proudly serves more than 385,000 residential and business customers in 342 communities in Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. By the end of 2017, most of our customers will have access

to Midco Xstream ® Gig – blazingly fast internet with download speeds of up to 1 Gbps. We’re also dedicated to making our communities better places to live, work and play. Ready to work at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco

is one of the best places to work:

  • Free and discounted Midco services

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Support of employee involvement in the communities we serve

  • Employee referral program

  • Wellness programs

Visit

MidcoCareers.com at http://www.midcocareers.com/ to learn about employment opportunities and apply today.

JOB PURPOSE

Work proactively with customers to resolve past due balances and collect final service balances in an effective, timely and appropriate manner. Work on disconnected customer

accounts to facilitate the return of leased telecommunications equipment.

KEY FUNCTIONS

  • Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers.

  • Strive to establish a plan to resolve past due balances in full and within prescribed departmental guidelines at the onset of customer contact.

  • Record electronic customer transactions accurately and with every call.

  • Effectively manage the skip tracing process in an effort to obtain updated customer contact information.

  • Manage weekly work lists and facilitate timely follow up processes on customer accounts.

  • Function as an effective team member; support the efforts and concepts of other departments including, but not limited to: Sales, Engineering, Construction, Marketing, CustomerService, Field Operations, Technology, and the corporate office.

  • Serve as Midco’s professional representative when dealing with customers.

  • Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility and confidentiality in carrying out customer support functions.

  • Adhere to Midco’s privacy guidelines to ensure each customer’s privacy.

  • Maintain regular attendance as required by your position.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and concepts of other departments.

  • Support the mission, vision, and values of Midco.

  • Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.

  • Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated and detail orientated approach towards work and all work projects.

  • Possess strong problem solving and decision making skills while using good judgment.

  • Multitask and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, coworkers and management.

  • Identify opportunities for improvement while creating and implementing viable solutions.

  • Actively follow Midco policies and procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Associate’s Degree or a minimum of one to two years’ substantial collections experience required (experience in call center environment preferred).

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry loads of up to 30 lbs.

  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

  • Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings and weekends as business demands.

Midco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender

identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

  • 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 accessto 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 disclosureis (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. 41CFR 60-1.35(c)