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Customer Care Representative

Company: Elizabeth River Tunnels
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

ERC covers the commuting cost of tolls at the Elizabeth River Tunnels for our employees.

ERC is currently offering a hybrid schedule for the call center. (employees work 5 days in the office and 5 days from home - after 90 days of employment)



* In an effort to provide a safe work environment, ERC has required all employees to be fully vaccinated unless a medical or religious accommodation is requested and approved.


Responsible for providing excellent customer service via the phone, email, face to face, mail, and/or social media in a prompt and courteous manner. Resolves customer questions and problems regarding accounts, payments, products, and services. Completes and maintains related reports, records, and files.


1.Assumes responsibility for the effective and professional completion of Customer Care Representative functions.

a. Receives customer telephone questions and complaints in a professional manner.

b. Completes research and resolves documentation errors or discrepancies. Forwards more complex problems to Customer Care Supervisor.

c. Provides general information to customers on Company policies, procedures, and programs.

d. Provides basic information to customers on accounts, orders, payments, products, and services.

e. Performs basic maintenance functions on accounts.

f. Maintains and projects the Company's professional reputation.

2. Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective coordination and working relationships with area personnel and with management.

a. Completes weekly Customer Service statistical reports.

b. Keeps supervisor informed of area activities and significant problems.

c. Completes required reports and records accurately and promptly.

d. Attends and participates in meetings as required.

3. Assumes responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.

a. Assists other departments as necessary.

b. Performs related clerical duties as needed.

c. Keeps work area clean, secure, and well maintained.

d. Actively and professionally cross sells Company products and services.


1. Customer Care Representative functions are efficiently, effectively, and accurately performed in accordance with established policies, standards, and security procedures.

2. Good business relations exist with customers. Customer problems and complaints are promptly and professionally addressed and resolved.

3. Accurate and complete information about E-ZPass and services is provided to customers.

4. Good working relationships and coordination exist with area personnel and with management. Appropriate assistance is provided to area staff as needed. Supervisor is informed of activities.

5. Required reports and records are accurate, complete, and timely.

6. The Company's professional reputation is conveyed and maintained.



High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience Required:

Must have at least 6 months of experience in a call center.


Accuracy and thoroughness in work.

Excellent communication and public relations skills.

Ability to work well under pressure.

Ability to use a personal computer and related software applications including Microsoft Word or Excel.

Solid math skills and bookkeeping abilities.

Proficient typing skills.

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule as required by the Customer Service Center.

Ability to obtain a Criminal History Background Check, drug screen, and COVID-19 testing.

Must have quiet location to work from.



Finger Dexterity:

Using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together.


Especially where one must frequently convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.

Average Hearing:

Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.

Repetitive Motions:

Movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Average Visual Abilities:

Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or products, or operate machinery.

Physical Strength:

Sedentary work; sitting most of the time. Exerts up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally. (Almost all office jobs.)



No hazardous or significantly unpleasant conditions (such as in a typical office).


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to deal with a variety of variables under only limited standardization.

Able to interpret various instructions.

Mathematics Ability:

Ability to perform basic math skills, use decimals to compute ratios and percents, and to draw and interpret graphs.

Language Ability:

Ability to use passive vocabulary of 5-6,000 words; to read at a slow rate; define unfamiliar words in dictionaries for meaning, spelling, and pronunciation.

Ability to write complex sentences, using proper punctuation, and using adjectives and adverbs.

Ability to communicate in complex sentences; using normal word order with present and past tenses; using a good vocabulary.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed as deemed appropriate by management at any time.

Elizabeth River Crossings OpCo, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (gender), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Elizabeth River Tunnels, Portsmouth , Customer Care Representative, Other , Portsmouth, Virginia

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