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Service Representative- Newark F308

Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  72077 


Job Function/Category:  Administrative Support 


Employment Type:  Non-exempt Full Time 


This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.


Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire employment.  "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered.   Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

Union Local

UWUA Local 601


 Performs work in the Customer Service Call Center associated with the proper interviewing or handling applications of customers, by telephone, mail, concerning requests for electric and gas service or its discontinuance, on problems arising from the use of such service, on collection and meter reading matters and explaining other related miscellaneous Company practices and procedures incidental to the handling of customer inquiries.  

Job Duties & Responsibilities

1.   Accept applications from customers for electric and gas service or its discontinuance, determine routine deposit requirements and make referral of unusual cases, explain Company procedures related to such applications, including inspection procedure, deposit requirements, explanation of applicable rates, etc.
2.   Accept requests for work required for the proper maintenance of service, appliances, meters, etc., and explain Company procedures and, where possible, quote probable costs.
3.   Answer customer billing inquiries, accept requests for duplicate bills, explain or arrange for explanation of rate applications, and method of reading meters, etc.
4.   Perform the required work in connection with initiating refunds at the request of customers.
5.   Answer customer inquiries on collection problems, such as making or extending payment arrangements, determining responsibility for charges, authorizing reconnection of service, etc., within limits of prescribed procedure.
6.   Answer customer inquiries on meter reading matters, such as explaining the reason that a meter was not read or billed, arranging for meter reading access, accepting customer supplied meter readings, etc., within limits of prescribed procedure.
7.   Follow up orders by consulting with department responsible for completion of work to obtain or relay additional information.
8.   Prepare or generate emergency service orders such as gas leak, wire down, no power, etc.
9.   Prepare or generate all orders, reports, etc., necessary in connection with assigned work, such as active order, inactive order, change/investigate meter order, set meter order, remove meter order, gas investigation order, gas emergency order, electric trouble and investigation order, medical emergency order, investigation of bill, sales adjustments, customers' deposit receipts, payment receipt records, correct or add customer data such as mailing or service address, calculate, establish or remove budgets or degree day factors, etc.
10. Compile and assemble data necessary for preparation of letters concerning service or billing problems.
11. Assist in work of other departments, as required and assigned.
12. Assist employees of a higher classification, under close supervision, as assigned.
13. Perform other similar or less skilled related Center work, as assigned.
14. Handle Web Support Inquiries.
15. Assist both Residential and Commercial Customers.

Years of Experience

2 years of experience

Job Qualifications

Must meet the Company’s general requirements, and in addition:  

1.    Must possess a high school diploma or GED. 
2.    Must have a minimum of two years’ Customer Operations experience. 
3.    Must be able to work from home and/or office.
4.    Must have exceptional poise and tact, as indicated by the ability to handle routine and more complex customer contacts in a pleasant and courteous manner and demonstrate a high level of ownership in resolving customer inquiries.
5.    Must possess excellent communication and telephone skills, strong typing skills along with the knowledge of computers. 
6.    Must have flexible availability and must be available for storm duty.
7.    Must be able to work various shifts to cover PSE&G 24/7 Call Center Operation.
8.    Must be neat and accurate in work as indicated by the ability to compile data and to prepare orders, forms, and statements which are used without independent check.
9.    Must be able to understand, transmit, and apply oral and written instructions.
10.    Must satisfactorily pass designated tests.
11.    Must be available to work required overtime when assigned by Company.
12.     Must satisfactorily pass designated tests.
1. Call Center experience
2. SAP CRM experience
3. Salesforce experience
4. General Utility Industry knowledge
5. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
 General Information
•    Required to be a member in good standing of the UWUA
•    Initiation fee and Weekly Dues (applies to applicants who are not currently members of UWUA, Local 601)


High School

Licenses or Certifications

None Noted

Training and Courses

None Noted

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

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