Customer Service Representative, Now Accepting Applications for Future Openings-03062 - (Job Number: 082390)
Rent-A-Center Inc - Chalmette, LA

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Find the Career You Deserve, and help Hardworking People Get the Quality Home Merchandise They Deserve

Join Rent-A-Center, Americas #1 Rent-to-Own Company.

For over 20 years, Rent-A-Center has meant opportunity for millions: Opportunity for our customers who are able to enjoy access to the best in brand-name furniture, electronics, appliances and home computers; Opportunity for our more than 19,000 employees who have found a fast-paced, rewarding career with the leader in rent-to-own, and a company named one of the Top 50 Retail Brands in 2009.

Rent-A-Center is looking for talented, career-oriented Customer Account Representatives. You will be a key player in every stage of the process-from managing customers and processing orders to coordinating product delivery. The responsibilities of the position include:

Providing friendly service
Offering enthusiastic sales guidance to customers
Assisting in maintaining a quality showroom
Keeping merchandise in excellent, rent-ready condition
Ensuring timely deliveries
Securing on time payments and collecting on delinquent accounts

In return we will offer you professional training and skill enhancement, as well as opportunities to advance toward Assistant Manager and Store Manager positions.
To be considered for this position, you must meet the following requirements:
Excellent customer service skills
Strong oral communication and listening skills
Ability to effectively manage time
Valid drivers license with good driving record
At least 20 years of age
High school diploma or equivalent
Capable of heavy lifting
Minimum one year retail experience preferred
Prior experience with furniture sales, delivery and/or installation preferred

We offer excellent benefits:
Five-day workweek-no Sundays required
Automatic pay increases at six-month intervals
10 days paid vacation after first year of employment
Paid sick/personal days
Medical, dental, disability, and life insurance with dependent option after 60 days
Employee Purchase Plan
401(k) with company match


Our stores offer name-brand furniture, electronics, appliances and computers through flexible rental purchase agreements that generally allow the customer to obtain ownership of the merchandise at the conclusion of an agreed upon rental period. We offer same-day delivery, 90 days same as cash and an early purchase option. Should merchandise need repair while it is on rent, we repair it at no additional cost to the customer. We also offer our customers a product substitute to use while theirs is in service.

Rent-A-Center provides an easy, affordable way for people to furnish their homes without incurring a continuing obligation and without needing access to credit.


Rent-A-Center's operations include:
. Get It Now! - based in Wisconsin, our subsidiary, Get It Now, LLC, offers merchandise on an installment sales basis.
. Rent-A-Center Corporate Leasing - provides furnishings for businesses that need short-term living arrangements for employees.
. National Product Service - provides merchandise warranty and repair service to our stores and third parties from 30 service centers located across the U.S. and in Puerto Rico.
. Rent-A-Centre - our Canadian operations
. ColorTyme - a national franchiser of rent-to-own stores

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Our stores offer name-brand furniture, electronics, appliances and computers through flexible rental purchase agreements that allow the...