The Department of Ecology is Washington's environmental protection agency. Our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's land, air and water for current and future generations. We support environmental work throughout Washington. Nearly 70 percent of our budget is passed through to local communities to pay for projects that benefit the environment. We were founded in 1970 as the first agency in the nation dedicated to environmental protection.
Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen
Please apply through the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2398070/customer-service-specialist-2
Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We have a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, Ecology is a good fit.
Are you passionate about helping others? Are you an organized professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment? If so, then join a friendly, inclusive team that shares your interests!
Ecology's Bellingham Field Office (BFO) in Bellingham, WA is looking to hire a Customer Service Specialist 2 (CSS2).
We are looking for applicants who have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a professional demeanor. A successful applicant will be; flexible and adaptable, have strong customer service skills, and enjoy working with a high energy team.
As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. Maybe you've seen some of our recent stories on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.
To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at www.ecology.wa.gov.
Local efforts... Diverse people... Statewide impacts
An Associate's degree AND two (2) years of experience providing assistance to customers regarding inquiries, complaints or problems.
A Bachelor's degree
Equivalent experience (four years) providing assistance to customers regarding inquiries, complaints or problems.
Advanced ability using editing software and Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel and Access and other databases.
Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Must possess a valid driver's license and maintain the ability to drive in order to perform the essential functions and assigned duties of this position.
Why work for Ecology?
Joining Ecology means becoming a part of a team committed to protecting and restoring Washington State's environment.
A career in public service allows you to help solve some of the most challenging problems facing our state, while keeping the health and financial security of you and your family a priority. We combine one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation with a strong commitment to work/life balance.
Ecology employees may be eligible for the following:
Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Vacation, Sick, and other Leave*, 11 Paid Holidays per year*, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA), Employee Assistance Program, Commute Trip Reduction Incentives (Download PDF reader), Combined Fund Drive, SmartHealth
Student debt and how working for Ecology can help
Employees may be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program, which forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. See https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more details.
*See the Benefits tab in this announcement for more information