Member Services Representative (Floater)

Company Name: Coos-Curry Electric Coop
City: Port Orford
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97465
Job Title: Member Services Representative (Floater)
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Administrative / Clerical Support
Posting Start Date: March 24, 2017
Salary: n/a
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time Type: Hours

This position part-time position will work a minimum of 30 hours per week and will require travel between offices in Coos and Curry Counties. Great benefit package with a 4/10 work week.

Primary Purpose

The Member Services Representative (MSR) provides courteous and efficient service to existing and prospective members in all aspects of their relationship with the Cooperative. The MSR performs clerical duties, revenue collection, communication services and participates as an individual and team member in community relations and member service programs.

Essential Job Functions (Reason position exists is to perform these functions)

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Member Services 80%

Interact with members and others in a courteous, tactful, professional, and compassionate manner:

1. Assist new members in obtaining service from the cooperative by providing information and education on pertinent information.

2. Prepare service orders for job requirements to include, but not limited to, service connects, disconnects, and transfers, meter changes and trouble reports, and assign to appropriate personnel.

3. Use effective problem-solving and communication skills in answering questions about high bills, energy conservation, billing errors and other cooperative programs, policies and procedures.

4. Promote member service programs, including Touchstone Energy, Co-op Connections, and high bill resolution and energy conservation.

5. Collect delinquent accounts with compassion and empathy.

Operational Support 20%

Work with

1. Coordinate communications between the office and field personnel for outages, collections, substation entry, etc.

2. Coordinate effort to obtain missed reads and verify meter reading accuracy.

3. Maintain petty cash with accurate documentation of receipts and reimbursements.

4. Receive and post payments, new membership fees and other miscellaneous payments.

5. Balance cash daily and prepare and deliver bank deposits according to established procedures.

Other Duties

Perform other duties as assigned.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


1. Member/Client Focus.

2. Problem Solving/Analysis.

3. Flexibility.

4. Teamwork Capacity.

5. Communication Proficiency.

6. Technical Capacity.

Supervisory Responsibility


Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

This is a largely sedentary role; however, some filing is required, which would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a part-time position, and typical work hours are Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative operates on a four/ten work schedule. This position will work a minimum of 30 hours per week. Location is dependent on business needs.


Ability to travel to the different district offices required. Occasional travel to training seminars and/or conferences.


Experience Required:


1. High School Diploma and three years of customer service experience.

2. Education may substitute up to two years of experience.

3. Electric utility experience preferred.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

1. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

2. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, data entry, and internet.

3. Must use good judgement and discretion and able to keep information confidential.

4. Reliable transportation for getting to work.

5. Must be free from illegal drugs; may be subject to random and /or suspicion testing.

The specific statements reflected in each section of this position description are not intended to be all-inclusive, but rather the basic elements and criteria considered being necessary in order to satisfactorily perform the duties associated with the position.


How to Apply:

Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please inform Human Resources if you require an accommodation in order to participate in the application process. 

Posting End Date: April 24, 2017