Do you have strong customer service skills and are fully bilingual in French?Have you had receptionist experience or managing a high volume of inbound calls?If so we've got a great opportunity! Junior candidates or new grads welcome to apply!A Top Employer in London, ON is currently hiring a Bilingual Switchboard Operator on contract to hire basis. Advantages- Core Hours (Monday - Friday, must be flexible to work a shift between 8am-6pm)- 7.5 hours per day, 37.50 hours per week, ongoing contract with the potential for a permanent position - Well know employer with great work culture - Fantastic team-oriented environment - Great work-life balance - Weekly pay cheques - Eligible to purchase benefits ResponsibilitiesAs the Bilingual Switchboard Operator you will be responsible for:- Responding to inquiries in both French and English from customers and determining the appropriate department to transfer calls- Accurately connecting customers with departments required- Gathering and sharing of contact information with internal departments- Maintain awareness of company initiatives, business cycles and changes to the environmentQualifications- Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and French are required- Excellent communication, telephone etiquette and customer service skills are required- Previous experience transferring calls through a multi-line phone system is an asset- Solid knowledge and demonstrated experience in a reception environment is an asset- Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook are required- Ability to multi-task, problem solve, and understand customer needs- Team player, positive attitudeSummaryIf you are interested in the Bilingual Switchboard Operator position and would like to apply, please follow the "how to apply" steps below:How to apply:1) Respond directly to this job posting2) Apply at www.randstad.ca and follow up with a phone call an hour afterward to 519-772-0181 ext. #3 and ask for Saudia or Lauren.3) You can also email: firstname.lastname@example.org AND email@example.comOur services will never be at a cost to you. Registration with Randstad offers you the benefits of our industry knowledge and client database which spans many industries.Ask us about our new MyRandstad app, which sends automatic alerts about new shifts that you can accept or decline depending on your availabilityRandstad Waterloo is committed to helping you tackle the challenges and take advantage of promising career opportunities. Connect with us today to learn more about the many positions we have to offer at the Waterloo Randstad.Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.