Bilingual IT Help Desk Customer Service Representative

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    Technology & Internet Services
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    $19.00 - $23.00/hr.

Bilingual IT Help Desk Customer Service Representative – Contract – Tampa, FL – $19.00 - $23.00/hr.

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship not available.

Our client is seeking a Bilingual IT Help Desk Customer Service Representative in Tampa, FL.

Role Description

As a member of the Specialty Service Desk, you will be responsible for delivering world class IT support to employees and partners in the Field and Scientific divisions. This position is responsible for handling all aspects of inbound customer requests/incidents across multiple channels (chat, phone, email, web). This includes logging, triaging, resolving or escalating issues and timely follow up of service requests/incidents. You must be able to demonstrate your willingness to research more complex issues and bridge knowledge gaps.

• Handle incoming inquiries (calls, chats, tickets) and/or redirect inquiries, if necessary, to appropriate support groups for resolution while setting End User expectations during the initial interaction.
• Create tickets and document all activities in company ticket system (ServiceNow) in line with our quality standards.
• Perform troubleshooting to resolve or escalate to the appropriate Tier 2 teams.
• Research and resolve more complex Field/Scientific application and business process issues. Identify trends where applicable.
• Provide follow-up and status update inquiries to End Users on your open ticket queue and ensure every effort is made to meet SLA’s.
• Utilize Knowledgebase to address End User inquiries and create Knowledgebase draft articles to address knowledge gaps.
• Participate in application testing, upgrades and deployment, and internal Service Desk projects as needed.
• Adhere to all Service Desk processes and procedures.
• Drive quality, process improvement and innovation to optimize service delivery.

Skills & Requirements

• Multi-Lingual effective and fluent communication in English and Spanish.
• Minimum High School Diploma; preferred Bachelor’s Degree.
• Basic understanding of ITIL Framework and IT Service Management.
• Excellent Customer service skills.
• Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot complex problems and work to a resolution.
• Ability to explain technical information to End Users with effective verbal and written communication.
• Ability to troubleshoot basic hardware issues, peripherals and other devices.
• Ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks. Ability to determine the priority of a problem and act accordingly.
• Basic Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Office 365, Outlook and hardware/iPad support.
• Prior related work experience in a technical support environment, and/or Service Desk environment preferred (including tools, processes, and methodologies, Telephony systems and ServiceNow etc.).
• Some knowledge and experience using Apple products and technologies, including iPhone and iPad devices.
• Experience with Application Support preferred.
• Highly effective Team player: o Openly and willingly shares ideas, knowledge, and expertise. o Communicates constructively. o Willingness to learn new skills and be open to consider different ideas and alternatives.
• In addition, candidates must: o Have flexibility for working hours (any shift between 7am thru 7pm Monday-Friday) o Expect to work on Company Holidays as needed.

Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is committed to building a thriving culture of diversity that embraces people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we serve our candidates, clients, and employees. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and we comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, HIV-positive status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. One of Hays’ guiding principles is ‘do the right thing’.
We also believe that actions speak louder than words.
In that regard, we train our staff on ensuring inclusivity throughout the entire recruitment process and counsel our clients on these principles. If you have any questions about Hays or any of our processes, please contact us.

In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.


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