Verizon Supervisor - Operations in Garden City, New York

What you’ll be doing...

The Wireline Operations Center provides provisioning, maintenance and dispatch support to the Retail, Wholesale and Enterprise business customer base and is open 24 hours, 365 days a year. We provide support for every product level from POTS service to Optical Carrier Systems. As a member of the operations center team you will be a part of a very high paced and customer focused work environment. The position requires strong leadership skills as well as team and personal accountability.

Center team leader responsibilities may include managing dispatch, maintenance and provisioning of all work for a particular geography including but not limited to, POTS, HSI, Fios, DS0, DS1, DS3, Ethernet and SONET. The center team leader will need to oversee loading of daily work, provide work flow quality control, build close relationships and coordinate with supplier work groups to meet customer commitments and operational metrics.

The center team leader will supervise the daily activities of 5-16 direct reports. S/he will provide developmental training, conduct daily job observations to determine adherence to quality/ process requirements. The center team leader will be responsible to identify underperforming areas and initiate process improvements in coordination with their peers both in the center and the field. Will also be required to contact and collaborate with internal/external customers to address various service issues.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Experience in customer service or field operations.

  • Willingness to work all shifts including weekends, holidays and on-call duty.

Even better if you have:

  • Current and or prior experience directly supervising associates.

  • Strong supervisory, communications and negotiation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, resolve conflicts and provide solutions to enhance team effectiveness to exceed corporate objectives.

  • Outstanding customer service skills, which include the ability to consistently follow through on commitments made to customers.

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills with a proven track record of communicating at all levels.

  • Proven ability to act as the customer advocate and escalate to all levels of management in order to drive a positive customer experience.

  • Proven ability to multitask, partner across corporate organizations, and proactively address issues in a fast paced, high volume environment

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).

  • Forecasting Force/Load experience.

  • Strong knowledge of outside plant and facilities.

  • History of leading high performing teams.

  • Previous Union-Management negotiation experience.

  • Strong history of supporting Company policies and Work Rules.

  • Experience managing an expense budget and working within overtime objectives.

  • Experience managing associate performance on AIMS/IPACD applications.

  • Experience in WFA/DO; VRepair; VForce; Work Manager/Dexter; iVAPP; iGO, AIMS, IPACD.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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