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Support Specialist - Seasonal - \"Split Shift\" - Kansas City, MO #5481681

Company: H&R Block

Date: 09/16/2018

Category: Telecommunications Services

City: Kansas City, MO



Support Specialist - Seasonal - \"Split Shift\"

Job Description:


Utilize software solutions, knowledge base, personal knowledge, and computer systems to resolve and track user incidents.

Be an escalation point for clients and drive resolution. Keep clients informed using proper communication channels. Own and actively monitor the flow of all issues across all tiers of support and redirect cases, invoke contingencies for backups/overflows as needed. Perform client call back and follow-up to ensure best possible customer support experience. Maintain an awareness of all planned and unplanned events potentially affecting customer support.


  • Provide technical support by communicating via phone, email and chat with internal and/or external clients requiring assistance or information. Interpret client’s needs and utilize software solutions and personal knowledge and troubleshooting skills to identify possible resolutions.

  • May remote control desktops in order to resolve technical issues

  • Remotely install software or perform updates

  • Follow established procedures to handle inquiries and resolve concerns to ensure client satisfaction.

  • Handle client communications using incident handling, escalation, quality measurement procedures, and work instructions.

  • Use software solutions and computer systems to accurately document and track client contacts.

  • Adapt to changes in user demands, work environment, and changes to processes or requirements.

  • Maintain a technical working knowledge of product or products supported by the department.

  • Consult with Senior Support Specialists as needed to respond appropriately to the client.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • One year technical support experience or the equivalent through a combination of education and related work experience

  • Experience in supporting Microsoft operating systems, networking connectivity, computer peripheral equipment, software applications and remote control.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and calmly on the telephone, email and chat and to use effective customer service techniques with associates who may be under stress.

  • Effectively demonstrate oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to interact with all levels of associates.

  • Training or Certification in a technical support capacity.

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Customer Service Support/Call Center




One H&R Block Way


Kansas City



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