Amazon High Volume Hiring

Part Time Japanese-Fluent Work From Home Customer Service Associate-USA

Job ID: 170011312 | Virtual, United States


Please note candidates MUST be fluent in English AND Japanese
In order to be considered for this position you must live in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming. 

Who We Are
Since 1994, Amazon has evolved from a single retail website to become a global development platform as well as an e-commerce and publishing partner.
Innovation is in our DNA and we constantly seek out the world’s brightest technology minds to research and develop new solutions to improve the lives of our customers: shoppers, sellers, content creators, and developers around the world.
Because that's what being Earth's most customer-centric company is all about, and it's still Day One at Amazon.
Job Description
Amazon is seeking applicants who are customer obsessed, demonstrate high ownership and are passionate about innovating the customer experience. If you are looking for an opportunity to have flexible hours and provide a world class customer experience, this is the role for you!
The ideal work from home Amazonian is internet savvy and has technical aptitude when it comes to online tools and research. You will think outside the box, solve problems, answer questions, and resolve concerns presented by our Amazon customers. Our customers contact us primarily by phone & chat and we hope you can help us deliver customer obsessed results!
Except as otherwise required by law, this role pays $10.00 per hour + $1.50 language premium through the first 4 weeks of training; a minimum of 28 hours is expected each week during training. Upon successful completion of training, and except as otherwise required by law, the pay will increase to $13.50 ($12.00 + $1.50) per hour at the beginning of the next payroll period. Amazon will provide dedicated resources to support your ongoing growth and development.
Our Virtual Customer Service is open from 3AM – Midnight Pacific Time.  As an Amazon Customer Service Part Time Flex (PT) employee, you will flex your schedule to meet the needs of our customers. Work schedules will be determined through shift bids performed every three weeks, which take into consideration your preferences, business need and your performance. The average amount of work scheduled hours is 20-29 hours per week, with opportunities to work additional hours during peak seasons. Available shifts will include morning, afternoon and evenings, typically including one or both weekend days. Schedules will change throughout the duration of your employment. There may be mandatory overtime, based on business needs or large-scale events. Being able to work a flexible schedule that falls within our operating hours is required and expected.
Working hours for all staff increase substantially during different times of the year in preparation for peak events, in the summer and shortly before Thanksgiving through mid-January. You may be required to work up 40 hours per week during these times. You may be required to work any/all major holidays like Thanksgiving or Christmas. If you are a student, we will do our best to work around your school schedule! 

 Basic Qualifications:
•            Must read, write, and speak fluent Japanese
•            Must speak fluent English and have basic reading/writing proficiency
•            Your address must be in one of the states we are currently hiring.  Any applicants with home addresses outside of hiring states will not be considered.
•            High School Diploma or equivalent
•            Basic typing, phone, and computer navigation skills
•            Ability to navigate the Internet, multiple browsers, email, and Instant Messenger tools
•            1+ years in a service environment dealing with the public
•            Ability to participate and complete mandatory training (this schedule may be different from your production schedule upon hiring)
•            Ability to complete I-9 work authorization paperwork in person
•            Ability to take any shift Sunday through Saturday from 3:00am to Midnight Pacific Time zone. This includes participating in a shift bid every three weeks.
Preferred Qualifications:
•            Customer Focus
•            Ability to empathize with and prioritize customer needs
•            Uphold company values and respect every customer
•            Exude patience and ownership with each customer
•            Ability to resolve conflicts and set appropriate expectations with customers
•            Ability to determine customer needs and provide appropriate solutions
What Amazon will provide you:
•    Company owned laptop
•    Within 5 days prior to your start date, you will receive two Gemalto tokens. (These are how you will log in to our Amazon Systems.)
•    You will be provided and internal Amazon soft phone system to handle all customer related contacts.  The soft phone system will be set up on your computer, after your first week of training.
•    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.
What is required of you:
•    High-speed internet access required. The download speed should be at least 10mbps (10 mbps download and 5 mbps upload) from a reliable internet provider
•    It is recommended that you contact your service provider to ensure that your internet download speeds meet this requirement.
•    You must be connected to a secure network. A secure network is one that you must enter a password in order to join and not an open internet source such as your neighbor’s house, public internet, etc. You are not allowed to access our programs over satellite or wireless internet providers.
•    Optional: An external monitor (with appropriate cables), wired USB keyboard, and wired USB mouse may be used but are not required or provided.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.