Not RemoteStarting pay rate is $25/ hr. and up, based on years of experienceJob DescriptionBASIC FUNCTIONS:The Communications Supervisor directly manages call center and dispatch, supporting all functions of the Communications Center. Supervisors provide oversight, direction, and assistance to communications staff so they can effectively and efficiently schedule and assign trips, and interact with crew members, transportation providers, and external partners.Supports daily operations, offers guidance and assistance to staff, consistently monitors all systems including but not limited to internal and external communication, trip management, and handles escalations from members, agents, transportation providers, and partners. Escalates issues as needed to management.REQUIREMENTS:Education: College or equivalent preferred but not requiredExperience: 2-4 years' experience in call center operations, and/or dispatch preferred. EMT certification preferredAge: All Communications employees must be at least 18 years oldHours: Flexing based on business needs, mainly evening hoursSkills, Knowledge, and Abilities:Supervisors must be able to:Communicate effectively both verbally and written in English.Work Independently.Use sound judgement in decision making, and problem solving.Demonstrate and encourage leadership in all functions.Be thoroughly knowledgeable of dispatch/call center functions (viewed as an expert).Maintain an organized and efficient work environment.Exceptional knowledge of regional streets, address, direction.Multi-task, balance workload, and demonstrate good organization skills.Be a strong team player.Understand customer service internally and externally.Utilize information systems and the Microsoft Office Suite of programs.Able to quickly learn and become an expert-level user for communication tools and other internal systems.Able to quickly learn and apply contractual and operational policies, procedures, processes.Utilize time management skills - prioritizing and planning.Physical Requirements:While performing duties of this job, must be able to:Stand, reach and extend armsGrasp, feel objects or controlsReach with hands and armsTalk and hearAble to lift at least 10 poundsSit for extended periods of timePerform repetitive activities such as typing, using a telephone, computer mouseMust have adequate visual acuity as required to perform activities such as using a telephone, viewing a computer terminal, reading, preparing, and analyzing data.RESPONSIBILITIES:Supervisory Duties:Provide ongoing support and leadership to operations staff through individual and group coaching and oversight.Ensure all transports are properly routed to internal resources of external providers.Review trips requests for accuracy (address, appointment time, return times, etc., )Monitor all phone queues, answer calls as needed from transportation providers, facilities, members, and member representatives, and communicate with providers and community partners to resolve customer issues (ETA's, no-show, etc.)Ensures staff adheres to all Company and Department Policies and procedures
Assist in training staff on new policies and proceduresProvide customers with trip confirmations and ETA's, call providers when necessary.Work with providers in providing trip data.Conduct preliminary investigation regarding customer complaints by contacting assigned provider.Take escalated calls as requestedPerform data entry as requiredOther duties as assignedMEASUREMENTS OF PERFORMANCE:The Communications Supervisor will evaluate the performance contribution of the Dispatcher and Transportation Coordinators:Ability to process trips efficientlyHigh level of customer serviceEffective CommunicationResponsiveness and flexibility to Higher Priority requestsTimeliness, accuracy & completion of schedulesAttendance and Reliability
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