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Damage Prevention Agent

Job Details

Telecommute (Work from Home) - , TX
$16.26 Hourly
Customer Service

This is a telecommute/work-from-home position. Employee must provide:

1. A quiet work-from-home space.

2. Reliable high-speed internet service that can be hard-wired via Ethernet cable.



The Damage Prevention Agents input and process locate requests electronically and telephonically using the Texas811 data input systems. Agents communicate daily with customers and members, while providing the best service in damage prevention and public safety.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Process locate requests electronically and telephonically
  • Communicate with customers and members concerning locate requests
  • Transfer members and customers to appropriate departments
  • Make changes to or cancel tickets as requested by customers
  • Answer all assigned calls within IO seconds
  • Notify a DPS when having technical issues
  • Handles all customer interactions in a professional manner
  • Assist with Contact Center needs and other duties as assigned Presents themselves professionally


  • Ability to read and interpret paper and computer based maps
  • Ability to calculate and convert measurements and distances
  • Ability to interpret directions and instructions by phone, computer, or paper
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality Basic computer and keyboarding skills
  • Good grammar, voice, and diction
  • Excellent customer service skills (friendly, courteous, and helpful)


Work Environment

  • This job operates primarily in a professional office environment
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones. photocopiers. filing cabinets and fax machines


Required Education and Experience

  • 1-3 years of customer service experience with the general public
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English fluently


Physical Demands/ADA Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; and individuals may need to sit or stand for long periods of time. Individuals must be able to type, operate telephones, computer equipment, and audio headphones. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day.


Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities; duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.