****PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will only be considered if they call our employment hotline# 610-744-1200 and leave a message. This is considered a telephone audition and is the first step in our hiring process.****
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ASD -- Answering Service for Directors is looking for professional and compassionate candidates to work as Call Specialists in our Call Center located in Media, PA. As the answering service trusted by 35 percent of the nation's funeral homes, ASD has established a reputation for offering our clients the highest level of service. We are a true business partner to the funeral professionals we serve. Our employees are patient, caring individuals who are responsible for ensuring funeral home callers receive first-class customer service.
We are looking for several candidates for 2nd Shift Part Time Positions in our call center to start with a new training class on June 2, 2019.
ASD has been a family owned and operated company since 1972. We have experienced tremendous growth even during this difficult economy and our workforce is still growing. More than 200 people work for ASD. The strong teamwork environment is an added bonus to the many performance incentives and rewards available to our employees. ASD's policy of promoting from within creates excellent opportunities for our staff to grow. We reward proven talent, so it's no surprise that many of our long-standing employees began as part-time employees and have since made ASD their career.
JOIN ONE OF DELCO'S FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES!
If you are looking for a company that values and respects employees and offers careers instead of jobs, look no further. 74 of ASD team members have been with the company 5 or more years. These numbers are a reflection of ASD's unique workplace culture, which emphasizes promoting from within, creating opportunities for staff to learn new skills and numerous performance awards. From offering exercise workstations, to organizing numerous company events, to even something as extraneous as building a Gazebo and fishpond for our staff - we strongly believe in making ASD an enjoyable and rewarding place to work.
Complete list of benefits:
Earn $17-$20/hr(Please note: ASD's pay rate is very much incentive based. We offer numerous attendance and performance bonuses in addition to a premium pay rate offered to our staff for working weekends and holidays. Every employee has an "effective pay rate" that is calculated with these incentive added. This is factored in to our listed salary range).
Paid training period
Medical, Dental and Vision insurance offered
A matching 401(k) plan
Paid time off for illness and personal days
Use of exercise workstations
Weekend pay differential
Triple-time pay on holidays
Additional incentives for bilingual employees
Ability to work at-home after 9 months of service
Internal promotion opportunities
This is an entry-level position. Call center experience is preferred but not required. However, all employees must complete an extensive, three-part test, to evaluate your typing, spelling, grammar and comprehension abilities. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND you visit www.typingtest.com to see if you are able to type over 35 WPM before applying for a position at ASD, as this is a requirement for all employees. Please note that we do adhere to a BUSINESS CASUAL dress code. Candidates that demonstrate a POSITIVE ATTITUDE are more likely to be considered for employment at ASD.
Additionally, new hires must exhibit certain skills within six months of their start date to continue with ASD. These skills include:
*Excellent listening and communication skills
*Empathetic, patient phone demeanor with clear speaking voice
*Strong attention to detail with essential English and grammar skills
*Excellent composure with the ability to calmly defuse emotionally unstable callers
*Commitment to excellent attendance and proven reliability
*Exceptional short-term memory with an ability to take accurate, thorough messages
*Extensive familiarity of funeral customs, terms and procedures
*Dependable team player attitude with an understanding that calls cannot be delayed and must be handled immediately, including weekends, holidays, and days with extreme weather conditions
*Perceptive and conscientious with intuition to quickly determine the needs of each caller
If you are interested in starting your career at ASD, please call 610-744-1200 to leave a Phone Introduction. You will be greeted by a recording that will provide further instructions. Visit myasd.com/career for more information.