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Applications Agent (Short-Term/ Full-Time)

Reference ID: 2266
Customer Service and Support
Full Time
Burnaby, BC     

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Job ID: 2266

Applications Agent (Short-Term/Full-Time - Multiple positions available)

Burnaby, BC

Short-Term opening for a customer service expert, ensuring access to affordable housing options for those most in need

Meeting the challenges of a high volume of inquiries from a diverse range of clients (including those with disabilities or English as a second language) and employing skilled communication and your keen sense of tact and diplomacy, you will be responsible for providing information and assistance on affordable housing programs to applicants, tenants, non-profit societies, cooperatives, community groups, government agencies and staff. As you partner with members of the housing sector and community agencies to optimize access to a range of affordable housing options for those in need, you will be helping to realize the department's commitment to high-quality service delivery that's responsive to client needs.

You will provide stellar client care and operational support for our Applicant Services department programs, products and service delivery. Under the general direction of an Applicant Services supervisor, you will work within a team environment on activities related to The Housing Registry, rent subsidies and other rental assistance programs as well as rent calculation and confirmation.

Along with Grade 12 or the equivalent, you have completed post-secondary courses in office systems and procedures along with courses or training in customer service, ideally within a contact centre context. You have a minimum of 2 years' office experience, including at least one year providing detailed information to the public. Experience providing direct customer service to the public, preferably in a contact centre environment, would be an asset. Equipped with good conflict-resolution skills, you also bring the ability to deal patiently, tactfully and effectively with emotionally charged situations and a client base with diverse cultural, educational and socio-economic backgrounds.

*** An Eligibility List may be established ***

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BC Housing- one of BC's Top Employers for 2016 -is the provincial Crown agency that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province. Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.

To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process.

When applying, please submit a cover letter and your application in **one** single document as a word or pdf file only.

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BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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Posted: October 17, 2016
Closes:November 8, 2016
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BC Housing--one of BC's top 55 employers--is the provincial Crown agency that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options and programs for those most in need across...