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Office-Based Reservations Representative

Company: American Airlines
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

American Airlines is seeking Full Time Office-Based Representatives at the Phoenix Reservations Center. --- The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the CWA-IBT Collective Bargaining Agreement. --- If you are a member of CWA-IBT union workgroup, you must submit a transfer request and not apply to this job posting. Please go to--- submit a transfer request. Training Classes will begin end of April and will be a morning class. Overview Join us for a career with endless possibilities.Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You've come to the right place. You don't have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers. At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people. What does it take to join us? We're glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world. Fortunately, we're building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry - and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence. Why you'll love this job This full-time, in-office position is based at our Phoenix Reservations Center located at 8140 South Hardy Drive, Tempe, AZ 85284. As a member of our Global Reservations organization, you will work together with fellow team members in multiple offices around the world, and deliver elevated sales and service to customers. Successful Reservations Representatives care for people on life's journey by connecting with customers and providing solutions to their travel needs. What you'll do Master several weeks of fast-paced, intensive training on products, processes, policies and tools; and continue learning with recurrent training each yearHandle contacts from customers and gain their trust by providing solutions to their travel needsListen to the customers' needs and proactively offer optionsGenerate revenue by selling tickets and related products/servicesOffer a high level of customer serviceWork on a full-time basis, working continuously at a workstation, with scheduled breaks and lunch periodsWork in an operation that covers a 24-hour period which includes weekends and holidays and day/evening/overnight shifts that could vary throughout the year and as determined through seniority biddingOn occasion, be offered voluntary overtime and required to work mandatory overtimeBe assigned performance goals and receive coaching towards continuous improvementWork within a caring environment with a passion for culture and diversity with a strong sense of community, volunteer groups and support of various causes * Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualifying individuals with disabilities. All you'll need for success Qualified Applicants:Will be at least 18 years of ageWill have a high school diploma or GED EquivalencyCan read, write, and fluently speak and understand the English languageWill be able to perform duties while remaining at a workstation for extended periods of timeCan work as scheduled and in accordance with the American Airlines Attendance policyWill concentrate on details and handle multiple tasks with accuracy while providing outstanding customer serviceAre self-disciplined and accountable for performing job functions with minimal supervisionAre resourceful, skilled in problem-solving and are able to handle difficult/stressful situations The most competitive applicants:Are confident in using technology and navigating through multiple applications during a single callHave previous Reservations and/or Customer Service experience in a contact center environmentThrive on continuous improvement and goal attainmentHave a passion for travel with the interest, knowledge, and experience to become a customer's trusted advisor The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the CWA-IBT Collective Bargaining Agreement. What you'll get Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global networkHealth Benefits: On day one, you'll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that's just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and moreWellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself - that's why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one yearAdditional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and moreJoin at a starting rate of pay of $14.74 per hourOpportunity to earn additional income through revenue generating promotions and various programsAnnual step increases up to $32 per hour (under current contract)Accrue up to two (2) weeks vacation in the first year for use in the subsequent calendar year Feel free to be yourself at American From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life's journey? Feel free to be yourself at American. *Travel to the interview and any subsequent relocation expenses are the responsibility of the candidate.

Keywords: American Airlines, Phoenix , Office-Based Reservations Representative, Hospitality & Tourism , Phoenix, Arizona

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