Mediacom Telephone Activation Specialist I in Chillicothe, Illinois

Telephone Activation Specialist I


City:Chillicothe, IL


Exempt Status:Non-Exempt

Employment Duration:Full time

Working Hours:Sat 9-6 and M-F 11a-8p (4 of the days)

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The Telephone Activation Specialist is responsible for reviewing, processing and resolving all forms of order fallout that may create an error or jeopardize a scheduled installation.


  • Answer inbound telephone calls.

  • Audit SODI tasks to ensure order completion.

  • Reviewing past due orders and attempting to reschedule.

  • Examine fallout from equipment fulfillment including order entry and shipping dates, including preprovisioning TIVO devices for next day installations

  • Audit rejected telephone orders and place outbound calls when necessary to inform customers of issues and work toward resolving them.

  • Auditing and assisting customers through Third Party Verification, required on every order in which a customer elects to keep an existing telephone number.

  • Audit and repair telephone orders that failed to build to telephone switch.

  • Monitoring orders in real time for errors with porting numbers, held orders, or failed telephone activations.

  • Fallout caused by improper entry or systematic issues.

  • Audit all transfers of service keyed with telephone product for accuracy


  • High School Degree required

  • Preferred - Up to 1 year of previous Customer Service experience

  • Customer-oriented mentality.

  • Ability to operate a computer.

  • Effective listening skills with high level of empathy.

  • Effective verbal communication skills, including grammar and tone.

  • Strong ability to ask relevant questions to identify customer needs/concerns.

  • Ability to remain calm and confident while managing confrontation and rejection.

  • Self-motivator - upbeat and with a high energy level.

  • Strong work ethic; team-oriented attitude.