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Hiring Organization The Chicago Lighthouse
Post Name Call Center Agent
Qualification High School diploma or equivalent required;
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 17 To USD 19 Per Hour
Job Location Type Work From Home


Call Center Agent will be responsible for providing high-quality customer service assistance to inbound callers utilizing Illinois roadways in need of non-emergency support and general information pertaining to the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois Tollway Authority.
Call Center Agents will be responsible for accurate input and tracking of cases, and prompt dispatching of inquiries to appropriate agencies utilizing all available resources.


  • Adhere to the Privacy Act as it relates to the confidentiality of information gathered and released;
  • Complete program training, as warranted, and successfully implement that Knowledge in day-to-day operations;
  • Determine the appropriate call types and course of action based on the nature of the call;
  • Gather information from customers and other resources as needed for problem-solving and dispatching;
  • Navigate between multiple systems and input data;
  • Determine and assign priority level of a customer call and utilize all tools available to assist customers;
  • Continually maintain up-to-date knowledge of dispatching policies and procedures;
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required;
  • Must be able to speak English clearly and professionally;
  • 1 to 2 years of call center experience preferred;
  • 1 to 2 years of customer service experience required;
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus;
  • Must have intermediate computer skills;
  • Ability to multitask and navigate through multiple data screens;
  • Must be able to problem-solve and relay information;
  • Must have excellent communication skills.

Employee Benefits


  • 10 days of paid vacation
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 6 sick days accrued over the year, up to 16 days available to be accumulated
  • Insurance Eligibility the 1st of the month after 30 days of employment
  • Medical (65% covered by the Chicago Lighthouse), dental, and vision insurance offered
  • Short/long-term disability
  • Life insurance 2x salary
  • Employee recognition events
  • Company paid pension plan after one year of employment
  • Reasonably priced delicious food options on site (except at the Glenview location)
  • Access to micro-kitchen

The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired is an Equal Opportunity Employer in full compliance with local, state, and federal Civil Rights & Affirmative Action laws.

The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired maintains a strong policy of accommodation and consistent practice of employing qualified individuals with disabilities.

All applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, sexual orientation, military status, order of protection status or unfavorable discharge from military service.

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