CenturyLink Tech Support Representative in Des Moines, Iowa50312

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

CenturyLink is seeking upbeat customer service contact center representatives to assist current high-speed internet customers with service related issues including hardware and software configurations. All inbound contact is with residential customers. Combined with your current computer skills, CenturyLink has an extensive technical support training program for you to achieve success. This is a full-time, contact center position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works with customers to identify service-related needs and offers the most appropriate solutions providing world-class customer service.

  • Diagnoses and resolves basic network and modem functionality issues.

  • Walks customers through common hardware and software configurations to maximize service functionality.

  • Provides solutions for customer repair problems or formulates trouble reports.

  • Interfaces with customers over the phone providing status updates and ensuring service has been restored.

  • Schedules a technician dispatch for on-site service calls when necessary.

  • Escalates appropriate technical issues to Tier 2 Technical support when needed.


  • Requires customer contact and the ability to effectively communicate over the phone with residential customers.

  • Must be a flexible, independent, self-motivated problem solver who can consistently work and enjoy a fast pace.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills for communicating with customers.

  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime is required.

  • Ability to multi-task in a Microsoft Windows environment and utilize multiple programs for troubleshooting.

  • Experience with common internet software is preferred.

  • Six months experience in technical support, customer service, help desk, and/or contact center preferred.

Alternate Location:

Requisition # : 141609

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

This position is part of a bargaining unit and represented by a union. Depending upon the applicable collective bargaining agreement under which you may be hired, you may be: (a) required to join the union and pay union dues as a condition of employment; or, (b) required to pay union dues, but not join the union as a condition of employment; or (c) free to chose whether or not to join the union, but if you do join the union you would be obligated to pay union dues.

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