Part-time Technical Japanese Customer Service Associate - Virtual

Full Time
Remote
Posted Today
Job description
Qualifications:
Basic Requirements
  • Candidates must be fluent in Japanese and English
  • You must live in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming. Any applicants with home addresses outside of hiring states will not be considered.
  • This position requires a part-time schedule that will have varying schedules. This includes a required average of 20-29 hours per week (Sunday – Saturday), up to 60 hours per week pending on business needs.
  • Ability to sit or stand at your desk for up to hours at a time
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Agree to Amazon’s Work from Home Agreement. Please watch our Work from Home Agreement (https://youtu.be/yxrpb9pKHls) video for more information.
  • You must provide a home work area that is free of any and all distractions. You must be able to devote your full undivided attention to the Amazon customer.
  • You agree that you will not provide child or adult care during hours of scheduled work.
  • Capability to complete I-9 work authorization paperwork.
  • Strong typing, phone, and computer navigation skills.
  • Ability to follow detailed verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to participate and complete mandatory training (this schedule may be different from your production schedule upon hiring).

Preferred
  • Previous customer service experience.
  • Previous call center experience.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in prioritizing tasks and time to ensure efficiency.

Technical Requirements
  • A minimum of 10 mbps download and 5 mbps upload speed from a reliable internet provider (Cable, DSL or Fiber Optic/FiOS providers only).
  • Must be directly connected to router/modem via Ethernet cable. Cannot use a wireless connection.
  • You will be shipped an Amazon owned laptop, headset, and Ethernet adaptor, and two security tokens to the address provided in your application.
  • When applying, please be sure to verify that your mailing address in our system is an address where you can receive equipment to ensure that there are not delays in receiving your equipment. Make sure you add the apartment number (if any). PO Boxes are not supported and we must have a physical address for you to receive your equipment.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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Candidates must be fluent in Japanese and English and live in one of the following states - In order for us to take your application into consideration you must live in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

This position requires a part time schedule that will have varying hours. An average of 20-29 hours will be required weekly. During peak periods or high volume, this may increase to up to 60 hours per week for short periods. The schedule could fall any day of the week across morning, afternoon, evenings and weekends.

What is Amazon Customer Service All About?
Earth’s most customer-centric company is seeking bright, articulate, detailed applicants with a passion to help our customers and make them smile. An Amazon Customer Service Associate (CSA) is a critical part of our mission to deliver timely, accurate and professional customer service to all Amazon customers. We are seeking candidates who enjoy problem solving, supporting customers with issues like: late packages, damaged items, promotions, returns/refunds, and much more! The majority of time spent with customers will be via phone, but you may also be required to support email and chat. Associates use a variety of tools to navigate, research, review solutions, and communicate them effectively to a variety of customers in a fun and fast-paced company.

When Amazon.com launched in 1995, it was with the mission “to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.” This goal continues today, but Amazon’s customers are worldwide now, and have grown to include millions of Consumers, Sellers, Content Creators, and Developers & Enterprises. Each of these groups has different needs, and we always work to meet those needs, innovating new solutions to make things easier, faster, better, and more cost-effective.
Check out our Leadership Principle's here: https://www.amazon.jobs/en/working/working-amazon Thank you for your interest in joining our teams!

What Does Amazon Need From Me?
  • This *part-time position is 20-29 hours per week, with additional hours up to 60 hours per week if there’s a business need.
  • Our virtual customer service site is open from 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM PST. Your work schedule could potentially fall anywhere in between these hours and may require one or both weekend days.
  • Shifts are subject to change. Amazon will provide a minimum of two weeks’ notice prior to a shift change.
  • You must have an internet connection with a minimum of 10 mbps download and 5 mbps upload speed from a reliable internet provider (Cable, DSL or Fiber Optic/FiOS providers only). Satellite internet providers cannot be used.
Associates utilize Amazon-provided desktops and headsets to manage their work, including scheduling shifts and taking customer contacts. Associates are measured on schedule adherence, contact quality, efficiency, and process compliance. Associates are required to communicate effectively, both written and verbally, as daily work is managed via phone, email, and/or chat.

Your first 6 weeks will be a set training schedule.

The entire 6 weeks of your training is mandatory. No time can be missed or taken off during this period. Please reschedule any prior-commitments to be outside of training hours.

Working hours for all associates increase substantially during our Peak season(s) and can increase during other times of the year due to business needs. In order to support our customers, vacation requests are not granted during our Peak season(s) and identified block-out periods unless otherwise required by law. You may also be required to work on any/all major holidays.

Compensation
Except as otherwise required by law, this role pays $15.00 + $1.50 language premium per hour.

Why Amazon?
  • Overtime pay at 1.5x base rate
  • Employee Discount
  • Resources for Living Program
  • A supportive team of leaders and peers
  • Gain customer service experience and build your resume
  • Time Off Options
  • 401k

You must NOT be a current Amazon employee. If you are an internal applicant, please reach out to your local HR representative to discuss transfer eligibility.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Help a variety of Amazon customers by phone, e-mail and/or chat.
  • Use tools and programs to navigate the website, research accounts, review options and solutions for customers, and communicate them effectively.
  • Support customers through typing, phone, and computer skills by navigating the internet and website, multiple browsers, e-mail, social media, and instant messenger, or chat tools.
  • Complete mandatory training (this schedule will be different from your work schedule upon hiring).
  • Actively problem solve and innovate on behalf of customers with good judgment to ensure the appropriate customer outcome.
  • Follow detailed verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to empathize with and prioritize customer needs.
  • Opportunity to learn other areas of the business and support specialty departments as needed.

Technical Knowledge:
  • Ability to translate technical information/instructions into a simple language that would ensure seamless trouble shooting
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge to new situations
  • Be able to use judgement and common sense to answer customer questions
  • Demonstrate willingness to share knowledge with team members and customers
  • Consistently curious about technology
The minimum requirements of this role include: A basic understanding of Device Platforms (Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, Mobiles, Gaming consoles, Streaming devices) and Digital Services (Videos, Music, Apps, Video Games, streaming content, Cloud Storage) and associated technical terminologies; an ability to follow detailed verbal and written instructions; an ability to empathize with customers and prioritize their needs; and logical problem solving skills.

Peak season includes, mid-summer and November through January. May also include Peak Times such as Prime Day, Black Friday, holidays, etc.

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