CenturyLink Supervisor I - Retention in Tarboro, North Carolina

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.

Job Overview:

Supervisors at CenturyLink are front-line leaders who are responsible for the successful transformation of the CenturyLink customer service experience. As a Supervisor at CenturyLink you will be responsible for coaching a dynamic frontline team of agents to deliver a world-class experience to our valued customers. This exciting opportunity will allow you to bring forward innovation and creativity to develop and implement coaching and communication techniques that will motivate, develop and ensure our teams exceed sales and performance metrics on a monthly basis.


  • Provides supervision and support to work functions assigned within the position’s area of responsibility.

  • Ensures that adequate staffing is in place to handle the work function assigned to the position’s area of responsibility.

  • Monitors individual employee performance on an ongoing basis. Responsible for conducting formal reviews with employees under this position’s supervision, as required in the Company’s policy on performance evaluation.

  • Acts as the primary point of contact on customer issues that require escalation.

  • Monitors, evaluates, and takes corrective action necessary to meet or exceed objectives assigned to his or her area of responsibility by the Call Center Manager.

  • Assist Corporate and Region Customer Service Staff in planning and implementing new procedures promptly, allowing Customer Service employees the ability to carry out their responsibilities.

  • Assists in the selection and training of new employees within the Customer Service Center.

  • Promotes good employee relations through effective communication and support of Customer Service and Telecom policies.

  • Review daily reports relating to area of responsibility, taking corrective action required to obtain objectives. Reports to the Call Center Manager issues that can affect the overall performance of the Customer Service Center.

  • Other duties as assigned.

CenturyLink reserves the right to withdraw and repost this position at a higher or lower position within the job family for the Supervisor family, based on the qualifications of the applicants. If the position is reposted, you will be considered for the newly posted position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years customer service, call center, and/or collections or equivalent experience.

  • Experience directing and monitoring the work of others.

  • Effective oral and written communications skills.

  • Successful completion of the Supervisor Assessment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Business or a related field or the equivalent in training and experience.

  • Experience supervising and training subordinates.

  • Formal training or the successful completion of company sponsored courses related to:

  • Employee Supervision

  • Sales/Revenue Generation

  • Credit/Collections

  • Workforce Management

  • Customer Relations

  • Working knowledge of terminal applications used within the Customer Service Center (both mainframe and personal computer).

  • Telecommunications experience.


Alternate Location: US-North Carolina-Tarboro

Requisition # : 113707

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/

EEO Statement

No Discrimination. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug test and background check.


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.