Receptionist Switchboard Jobs

Receptionist Switchboard Overview


Also known as Telephone Operators or Telecommunications Operators, Receptionist Switchboard Operators answer incoming calls, forward calls to the correct department or person and take messages through written notes, text messages or emails. Switchboard Receptionists may use manual switchboards or electronic units. In some cases, the switchboard systems may be computerized to an extent. The Receptionists must have a strong command of the English language, excellent communication and people skills. They must be able to type quickly and collect accurate information. Job duties of Switchboard Receptionists include providing basic company information to incoming callers, keeping written or computerized records of incoming calls, monitoring emergency and security systems, stamping or filing received written messages and incoming mail and operating telephones, fax machines, switchboards, two-way radios and public address systems. Related jobs include Switchboard Operators, Telephone Operator and Administrative Assistant.

Receptionist Switchboard Education Requirements


Most companies hire individuals who have a high school diploma or equivalent, providing on-the-job training for use of switchboard systems. Some short-term, on-the-job training takes place, but no prior job experience is necessary for entry into this field. Advancement includes stepping into management roles or becoming a higher level assistant such as an executive assistant.

Receptionist Switchboard Job Market


According to recent statistics, the job market for switchboard receptionists is expected to decrease by 13 percent by 2022. The decrease in job openings is due to the increased use of automated telecommunications systems as well as outsourcing of these jobs to overseas markets.

Receptionist Switchboard Salary


Studies show that the mean annual salary for receptionists working a switchboard is $27,740. Most switchboard receptionists work full-time hours in an office environment. Some companies may pay a higher hourly wage for those working overnight or during busy periods such as the holiday season.
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Receptionist/Switchboard Operator/Office Clerk Professional in appearance and decorum Outgoing / friendly personality Excellent communication skills - verbal and written Switchboard Operator experience Clerical background with the following skills: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. (2010) Regularly type at least 40 wpm Good knowledge of letter preparation / compo...
Job ID EPM-00009725 Emerson Company Daniel Country United States State/Province Texas City Houston Publish Start Date Nov 25 2014 Job Level Entry Level Job Description General Description: Responsible for serving as switchboard operator and receptionist Essential Functions: · Answering telephone calls: routing calls, provide access to authorized personnel · Greet visitors: ascertain if...
SSD Systems is seeking an experienced Switchboard Operator/Receptionist for our Corporate Office in Anaheim, CA. This is a fast-paced position with a high volume of incoming calls that requires the ability to multi-task without supervision. This individual will be the first point of contact, strong communication skills and a high level of professionalism is required. Duties include managing a busy...
SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR/RECEPTIONIST PART TIME Successful applicants should possess a high school diploma or equivalent and prior receptionist experience; however, we will train an outstanding applicant without experience. Hours for this position will be Thursday, Friday: 4:30pm 8:30pm, Saturday: 4-8:30pm and Sunday: 12:30pm 8:30pm. The Sisters of Charity offer an excellent starting wage of $11.58 ...
General Description: Responsible for serving as switchboard operator and receptionist Essential Functions: · Answering telephone calls: routing calls, provide access to authorized personnel · Greet visitors: ascertain if visitors have appointments; compliant with FNV requirements; notify employee of visitors arrival, ensure visitor has signed in and have been assigned badges · Performs ...
Smith & Nephew Andover, MA
Description GENERAL SUMMARY: Operates a busy AT&T switchboard console which receives all incoming calls and distributes them to the proper extension. Greets and announces all visitors, places outgoing calls. Assists the mailroom as a back-up when necessary to perform the mailroom functions during co-worker’s absence/vacations. Hours will be from 9:00am - 5:30pm ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION: 1. Answ...
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree...
Moreno Valley Unified School District Moreno Valley, CA, 92551
Definition Under general supervision, to operate a private branch exchange and to give routine information, assistance, and direction to the public and employees in English and primary language translation; to act as a receptionist and to perform routine clerical work related to duties and responsibliities as such. Examples of Duties Operate a switchboard; receive incoming calls and make station c...
Ricoh Americas Corporation Philadelphia, PA, 19107
POSITION PROFILE Provides exceptional service to the business by greeting/assisting all visitors and answering and transferring incoming calls from all over the United States. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Greets the public. * Distributes name badges to visitors, temporary employees, etc. * Schedules meeting rooms for all. * Answers and transfers calls from all over the United States. *...
Ricoh Americas Corporation New York, NY, 10007
POSITION PROFILE Provides exceptional service to the business by greeting/assisting all visitors and answering and transferring incoming calls from all over the United States. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Greets the public. * Distributes name badges to visitors, temporary employees, etc. * Schedules meeting rooms for all. * Answers and transfers calls from all over the United States. *...
Job Description Join one of the most successful Caterpillar dealers in the country! Established in 1914, Ziegler Cat has a long-standing reputation as a choice destination for people seeking rewarding, stable careers. Ziegler Cat has an opening for a Receptionist / Switchboard Operator to provide efficient and friendly reception to all customers and departments in person and by phone. This person...
UMass Memorial Medical Center Worcester, MA, 01601
Summary: The Switchboard Operator/Receptionist answers and directs incoming telephone calls, pages staff and physicians, maintains a daily record of patients, and records all out-going calls placed from restricted telephones. He/She greets and provides information about Hospital services and departments/units for patients, customers, and general public. He/She distributes patient satisfaction surv...
Smith & Nephew Andover, MA
GENERAL SUMMARY: Operates a busy AT&T switchboard console which receives all incoming calls and distributes them to the proper extension. Greets and announces all visitors, places outgoing calls. Assists the mailroom as a back-up when necessary to perform the mailroom functions during co-worker’s absence/vacations. Hours will be from 9:00am - 5:30pm ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION: 1. Answer and forwar...
Ricoh Americas Corporation Charlotte, NC, 28201
POSITION PROFILE Provides exceptional service to the business by greeting/assisting all visitors and answering and transferring incoming calls from all over the United States. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Greets the public. * Distributes name badges to visitors, temporary employees, etc. * Schedules meeting rooms for all. * Answers and transfers calls from all over the United States. *...
Sanford Health System Worthington, MN, 56187
Part-time, 32 hours per pay period. Hours are 5:00pm-9:00pm Monday-Friday and 2:30pm-9:00pm on weekends. Operates switchboard to relay incoming, outgoing and interoffice calls and performs miscellaneous hospital communications and clerical duties. Must have excellent customer service skills to communicate with internal and external customers. Must be accessible to other departments upon demand ...
Sanford Health System Worthington, MN, 56187
Position is 56 hours per pay period. Hours are 10:00am-7:00pm including weekends and holidays. Operates switchboard to relay incoming, outgoing and interoffice calls and performs miscellaneous hospital communications and clerical duties. Must have excellent customer service skills to communicate with internal and external customers. Must be accessible to other departments upon demand for inquir...
Hospital Switchboard Operator needed immediately for a leading hospital that was recently ranked one of the top hospitals to work for in the country! With more than 100 years in business, a beautiful, central Kansas City location and an unparalleled benefit package, this promising opportunity is sure to go quickly. Don't wait until the last minute to apply! This Hospital Switchboard Operator will...
Cintas Corporation Great River, NY
Cintas Managed Solutions, Metro Division , is a leading provider of facility repair and maintenance services to national retailers and other customers. Our Company services customers which include Fortune 100 businesses, at over 30,000 locations throughout the United States and Canada. Metro's expertise spans diverse trades including doors, locks, plumbing, electrical and handyman services, with 2...
The Opportunity Graybar is looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help us maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction in every area of our business. We are a Company that recognizes talent and provides the opportunity for training and development for your career growth. Purpose Operate telephone switchboard, receive visitors and perform clerical duties as assigned. Responsibilit...
Gordon Food Service Michigan, MI
Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong, stable and financially smart company? Do you want the opportunity for advancement in your career? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you; for more than a century we have been honoring our promises to our customers and employees. As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family-owned compan...

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Receptionist/Telephone Operator - Corporate Office

Salaries

$20,800.00 - $40,000.00
Typical Salary for Receptionist/Telephone Operator - Corporate Office
(241 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
34.7%
High School
28.6%
Bachelor's
15.6%
Associates
9.5%
Certification
4.8%
Master's
4.8%
(147 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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