Customer services representatives - financial institutions (NOC 6551)

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Estimated hourly wage
in Québec (2016-2018)
Minimum 14.50$
Median 18.00$
Maximum 23.59$
Job prospect
(2017-2021)
Employment in 2016
18,000
Skill level
Intermediate (generally a secondary school diploma)

Nature of work

Customer service representatives in this unit group process customers' financial transactions and provide information on related banking products and services. They are employed by banks, trust companies, credit unions and similar financial institutions.

Main duties

  • Customer service representatives in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
  • - Process customer cash deposits and withdrawals, cheques, transfers, bills and credit card payments, money orders, certified cheques and other related banking transactions
  • - Obtain and process information required for the provision of services, such as opening accounts and savings plans and purchasing bonds
  • - Sell travellers' cheques, foreign currency and money orders
  • - Continued…
  • - Answer enquiries and resolve problems or discrepancies concerning customers' accounts
  • - Inform customers of available banking products and services to address their needs.

Employment requirements

  • * Completion of secondary school is required.
  • * A college diploma in business administration may be required.
  • * On-the-job training is provided.

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