CenturyLink Dispatch Specialist in La Crosse, Wisconsin

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.

Job Description

Dispatch Specialist

Do you have strong organizational and problem solving skills? Do you like working in a fast paced environment and meeting the changing needs of your business and customers? Then CenturyLink wants to talk to you!

CenturyLink has an immediate opening for a Dispatch Specialists. We are a leading provider of technology and communications solutions for consumers and businesses throughout the United States and around the world. As a Dispatch Specialist, you will be the control point for field-related service activities, responsible for assigning, controlling, and dispatching service technicians.

Center hours of operation are 7 days from 5:00AM to 10:00PM. After you complete your training program you will be assigned to a rotating shift schedule.


  • Monitor workflow and load to qualified technicians, evaluating and reassigning work as needed.

  • Provide updates and status information on the progress of work, escalating as appropriate.

  • Read and analyze service orders and repair tickets ensuring they are processed accurately.

  • Work with other departments to facilitate completion of orders and proper processing.

  • Communicate with customers on appointments and order/repair status. Call customers which need to reschedule the service date.

  • Respond to incoming calls and chats to maintain appropriate service levels.


  • Ability to work varying shifts and hours including possible mandatory overtime and holidays.

  • Position requires customer contact and the ability to effectively communicate over the phone with customers to assess and evaluate customer needs in an efficient and successful manner.

  • Proven ability to work with internal and external customers.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills for communicating CenturyLinks' products and services to customers.

  • Basic PC skills in a Microsoft Windows environment

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Minimum of 6 experience in customer support and/or call center environment

143837, contact center

Alternate Location: US-Wisconsin-La Crosse

Requisition # : 143837

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/

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The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.