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Customer Service Representative II - Authorizer

Company: Frontdoor
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

For more than 40 years, American Home Shield has protected homeowners by providing affordable protection against home system component and appliance breakdowns. As the leader in the home warranty industry, we have a network of more than 11,000 pre-screened home service contractors and 45,000 professional technicians that provide convenient, reliable expert service to our customers.What is this role about?American Home Shield Authorizers play a very important front-line role interacting with our valued customers regarding their home warranty plan coverage.What does a Day-in-the-Life look like?This fast paced role is based in one of our Customer Contact Centers across the country. In this role you are interpreting contracts and coverage for inquiries from customers, technicians, and contractors related to HVAC, appliance and other home systems; authorizers often work across departments and utilize multiple resources to effectively resolve inquiries for our customers.Here are a few specifics of what you would be doing each day:Approving initial diagnosis of issues reported by customersAuthorizing repair (or replacement) of systems or appliances covered by the planNegotiating pricing with contractorsCoordinating appropriate follow-up with customers or contractors to ensure issues are resolved satisfactorilyInforming customers of non-covered claims and effectively explaining the reason whyProviding your technical knowledge and expertise to other colleaguesWhat do I need to be successful?High school diploma or GED is requiredPrior customer service or related experience is preferableExperience with HVAC and other mechanical systems highly desirableYou are able to effectively interpret home warranty plans, contract coverage, etc.You enjoy engaging with customers and providing quality serviceYou are good at solving problems and explaining solutionsYou are effective at conflict resolutionYou excel at de-escalating upset or frustrated customersYou thrive in a fast paced environment where multi-tasking is necessaryYou have strong communication skills interpersonal and writtenYou have solid computer skills including having worked with Microsoft Office productsWhy should I choose American Home Shield?In addition to being part of a great brand with an exciting future, here are some other highlights of what we offer members of the AHS prehensive training, all paid by the companyVery competitive compensation programOpportunities for advancement and career growth including paths into management level rolesMedical, dental and vision coverage + discounts on Frontdoor brandsShort/long-term Disability and Life InsurancePaid time offDisclaimerThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by employees assigned to this classification; they are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.American Home Shield and Frontdoor are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.#INCSCAZFrontdoor is a company thats obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands: American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard, as well as AHS Proconnect , an on-demand membership service for home repairs and maintenance, and Streem, a technology company that enables businesses to serve customers through an enhanced augmented reality, computer vision and machine learning platform. Frontdoor serves more than two million customers across the U.S. through a network of more than 16,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ over 45,000 technicians. The companys customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unexpected breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With nearly 50 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually (or one request every eight seconds).For more details, visit .Job Category: OperationsID: R0015259

Keywords: Frontdoor, Tempe , Customer Service Representative II - Authorizer, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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