What you’ll be doing...

The Wireline Operations Control Center (OCC) 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.

The center team leader responsibilities may include managing maintenance and provisioning of all work for a particular geography including but not limited to 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 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.

Even better if you have...

  • A Degree
  • Experience handling scheduling, employee evaluation, project management, workload planning.
  • Experience in a union environment.
  • Strong supervisory, communications and negotiation skills.
  • Experience managing an expense budget and working within overtime objectives.
  • Ability to work all shifts including weekends, holidays and on-call duty.
  • Must possess 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.
  • Ability to act as the customer advocate and escalate to all levels of management in order to drive a positive customer experience.
  • Experience managing up multiple levels and setting appropriate executive expectations.
  • Proven ability to multitask, partner across corporate organizations, and proactively address issues in a fast paced, high volume environment.
  • Ability to identify root cause for underperforming objectives and develop get well plans and set benchmarks.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Strong knowledge of outside plant and facilities.
  • Experience managing associate performance on the hAVAYA AutomaticCall Distribution(ACD).
  • History of leading high performing teams.
  • Strong history of supporting company policies and work rules.
  • Experience in WFA/DO; VRepair; CoA; 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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