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We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the positions listed below.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Lighthouse Central Florida / Lighthouse Works team, please submit your resume to jobs@lighthousecfl.org

You may also fax your resume to 407-843-9140, ATTN: Human Resources, or mail to Human Resources, 2500 Kunze Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806.

Please include the title of the position to which you are applying in your correspondence.

Current Openings:

Call Center / Customer Care Professional
We have part time and full time opportunities available for mid-level experience (this is not an entry level position) Call Center/Customer Care Professional as well as highly experienced Call Center/Customer Care Professionals at Lighthouse Works. Our primary preference is providing employment opportunities to persons who are blind or legally/visually impaired and will also consider some sighted personnel. The main focus is to assist callers by professionally providing courteous, timely, and accurate information regarding their Assistance claims.

• This is a professional position providing customer service for claimants and general information for the public and/or processing initial claims filed online. Explains points of law and reasons for determinations regarding eligibility for assistance benefits. Research and explain the assistance program at the request of callers and direct them to the appropriate place to file a claim. Refer to various community resources as appropriate.
• Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, document work flow and other activities relating to the improvement of operational and management practices.
• Ability to organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, documents and other written materials and ability to conduct fact-finding research by asking questions.
• Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
• Must be highly proficient with Computers and Microsoft Office products
• One plus years working as Call Center Professional with high volume calls
• High School diploma or GED
• For Blind or Visually Impaired: Must have Access Technology skills using ZoomText or JAWS

For more information on this position and to apply, follow this link: APPLY NOW
Certified Staff Openings
Lighthouse Central Florida has exciting opportunities for professionals who are credentialed in the following areas to serve our clients living with blindness and/or vision loss:

• Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS)
• Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist (CATIS)
• Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI)
• Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT)
• Certified Low Vision Therapist (CLVT)

For more information on these positions, follow this link: APPLY NOW
Contact / Call Center Manager
Our Contact/Call Center Manager is responsible for supervising and monitoring all activities for the Contact Center. Our Contact Center is staffed primarily with agents who are blind or visually impaired. We act as an outsourced solution provider of Contact Center services for customers across various industries. We specialize in inbound, high customer service orientated campaigns. The Manager will supervise daily operations and personnel, aiming for maximum efficiency and cost-effectiveness while ensuring that established service standards are met. The Manager will be directly involved with the development, training, and management for the Contact Center. An excellent technical Contact Center Manager must be hands on, organized, reliable, and results driven. They must think practically to solve problems and must model and champion all organizational core values.

Job Requirements (including but not limited to):
• Acts as liaison between Lighthouse Works! and its clients, works to build a positive, long term, strategic relationship.
• Evaluates and implements department procedures, concentrating on ways to improve operations within the contact center and position it for continued growth.
• Actively participates in discussions regarding the Contact Center’s strategic direction and makes suggestions, recommendations as to improvements across the Contact Center.
• Assists in the development of proposals for new Contact Center business.
• Develops, plans, and implements improvements effectively and with minimal disruption.
• Builds associated call campaigns based on client requirements and communicates on a daily basis as to progress of the campaigns.
• Monitors statistics and the key performance indicators of the contact center.
• Builds and analyzes reports to improve processes, ensure resources are properly allocated, maximize efficiency and customer satisfaction.
• Conducts effective resource planning and assists with scheduling to maximize the productivity of resources across multiple concurrent campaigns.
• Monitors individual, team, and overall contact center results to identify and act on both positive and negative performance trends to ensure attainment of revenue goals and performance targets.
• Responsible for managing the human resources of the contact center. In doing so, orients, schedules, assigns work to, evaluates performance of, and when necessary, coaches and counsels personnel. Works with Human Resources to resolve employee relations problems.
• Completes quarterly review process with employees and ensures they receive annual performance evaluations.
• Ensures all employees understand and contribute to the accomplishment of the department’s and Lighthouse Works! business plans and goals.
• Writes scripts, performance standards, and metrics for internal and external operations.
• Prepares digital and hard copy documents as required for department and company updates.
• Responsible for establishing and communicating appropriate quality standards for designated service programs. (Internal and for associated client campaigns).
• Answers agent questions, guiding them through difficult calls/issues, diffusing angry customers, and/or handling issues that cannot be fielded by representatives.
• Ensures effective and consistent communication throughout the team, encourages feedback and customer insight in order to enhance the customer experience.
• Provides leadership, development, and coaching for all Contact Center personnel.
• Leads team meetings, understands calls agents are receiving, educates and coaches representatives on processes, practices and explain expectations to employees.
• Works closely with Lighthouse Works!’ various contact center personnel in resolving customer/client concerns.
• Works in concert with Quality and Training personnel to enhance the overall skills of the agent population to ensure client expectations are met.
• Trains, monitors, and coaches agents in the performance of duties; makes on the spot corrections of improper/incorrect information, processes, or procedures.
• Works closely with Lighthouse Works!’ business development and technology operations team in reporting customer service concerns.
• Works with Business Development team to ensure future business opportunities are aligned with personnel skills and technology requirements.
• Contributes to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the department and the agency overall.
• Complies with agency policies and procedures including completion of required documentation and reports.

For more information on this position and to apply, follow this link: APPLY NOW