• Customer Service Assoc.

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/31/2018 3:14 PM)
    Job Locations
    US-OH-North Canton
  • Overview


    Based in Northeast Ohio, Area Wide Protective (AWP), is a rapidly growing national safety services provider committed to protecting our customers’ people, business, and time. AWP is America’s Traffic Control Leader, representing nearly every major public utility: electric, gas and telecommunications. 

    Area Wide Protective has been the leading provider and innovator of traffic control solutions since our inception in 1993. Our main goal is to improve processes by continually establishing best practices for productivity and cost effectiveness. Driving added value to our customers through the talented execution of our employees and the pursuit to provide extraordinary service for our customers is what has built our company and its national reputation for integrity. 



    Customer Focused – Deliver on our commitments each and every time 

    Focused on Growth – Promote and encourage creative solutions 

    We Value our Employees – Develop our skills to excel at everything we do 

    Commitment to Safety and Quality – Have a passion for excellence 

    Sense of Urgency – Demonstrate enormous energy and the ability to motivate others 




    • Answer and route internal/external incoming calls – identify need and route to appropriate individual 
    • Take order information for traffic control services and enter into Salesforce accurately  
    • Verify accurate pricing on a daily basis using internal software 
    • Request and document credit card information for emergency accounts when an account does not already exist 
    • Resource all same day call outs 
    • Receive employee call offs from Field Operations, enter into Salesforce, report shortages when necessary 
    • Receive employee calls regarding cancellations or early start times 
    • Process customer requests to cancel, reschedule and/or reroute existing orders 
    • Monitor and route email requests, both internal and external (i.e. orders, change requests, questions and concerns) 
    • Escalate critical customer service related issues to the appropriate individual 
    • Other duties as assigned 



    • High School Diploma or GED 
    • One (1) year experience in an administrative or customer service role preferred 
    • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills; pleasant speaking voice 
    • Prioritize tasks and manage priority shifts throughout the day 
    • Excellent nonverbal communication skills 
    • Detail oriented and organized 
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Power Point) 


    Employee must be able to successfully handle the physical demands of this position, which include the following: 

    • This facility is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Rotating shifts as well as holiday coverage may be required 
    • Varying shifts include: 12:00 am - 8:00 am, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, 4:00 pm  12:00 am 
    • Primarily sedentary or working at a desk 
    • Occasionally lift and move 10 -25 pounds  
    • While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear 
    • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, or reach with hands and arms 

    Area Wide Protective (AWP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.  


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