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People's Choice Answering Service


Telephone Operator

Contact Information:

Location: 1010-B Virginia Ave., Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Alicia Shoemaker

Email:  telephoneanssvc@gmail.com

Job Description:

Peoples Choice Answering Service is seeking a telephone operator who will perform routine and some non-routine continuous, and repetitive work primarily involved with the operation of a computerized telephone system.  They must operate this system in order to connect, hold, transfer, and disconnect telephone calls.  They also must provide information to assist callers, or take messages so that appropriate personnel may be contacted.  Training will be provided on both the telephone system, as well as the appropriate manner to take and relay messages.

Requirements:  Typing at or above 40 wpmExcellent spelling/grammar.  Excellent verbal communication skills.  Upbeat and pleasant phone voice.  Ability to handle high-stress environments.  Experience handling multiple tasks.  Politeness and courtesy; phone etiquette.  Professional conduct. 

Pay/Hours: Pay:  $8.50 starting, $9.50 when training is completed. 

Hours:  varies dependent on employee's schedule.  Hours will include evenings and weekends.

How to apply:

Email.  However, applying in person is the most desired method, but if emailing please put "JMU Job Posting" in the subject so your message is filtered to the appropriate personnel.