Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    TDS Telecom
  • Overview

    Want to be where the action is? Looking for the challenge and excitement of meaningful work?  Then you will want to talk to us at TDS Telecom.



    TDS is currently seeking a full-time Receptionist.  This full-time position provides internal and external client-oriented phone coverage and company-wide paging; accurate, timely messages through automated technologies; greets visitors & directs vendor deliveries, maintains security by issuing temporary badges, follows procedures and monitors logbook. In addition, performs a wide range of administrative support.  The reception desk must be staffed at all times during the company’s hours of operation (7:30 AM – 5:00 PM M-F).


    Core Hours: 7:30am – 4:15pm M-F

    Starting Pay: $14.25/hr


    Receptionist Duties:

    • Provides internal and external client-oriented phone coverage and emergency assistance in a professional manner; maintaining an appropriate sense of urgency when required.  Acts as back-up support to the Receptionist Desk during other hours as needed.
    • Provides accurate, timely messages through automated technologies.
    • Promptly greets visitors and directs vendor deliveries.
    • Maintains security by issuing temporary badges, following procedures and monitoring logbook.
    • Assists as needed with scheduling of equipment, conference bridges, conference rooms and pool vehicles.
    • Monitors laptop sign-outs for late returns and schedules laptops for mandatory updates.
    • Assist with vending machine refunds and sale of stamps and movie passes.

    General administrative duties and project work as needed and assigned by the department including, but not limited to:

    • Back-up for Service Center to provide large scale copy jobs; back-up for Mailroom to ship and receive local company mail and packages.
    • Assist HR with new employee related on-boarding tasks.
    • Assist various TDS departments with administrative tasks, as needed.
    • Assist Facilities department with spot checks of conference rooms, vacant cubes/offices, other maintenance items.
    • Post and remove posters as requested.

    • Other duties as assigned.


    Required Qualifications

    • 1+ years of receptionist, customer service, and/or office support experience
    • 1+ years experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc) 

    Other Qualifications

    • Experience using general office machines; copiers, fax machines, and PCs.
    • Must possess the ability to learn new software packages.
    • Strong customer service skills.
    • Displays professional image, positive attitude, and the ability to develop productive relationships with clients, peers, superiors, subordinates, and vendors. Communicates effectively with all levels of management.
    • Effective written and oral communication skills.
    • Dependable and accountable; must be able to arrive to work on-time and stay through designated end time.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Responsive and proactive in carrying out necessary tasks. Works well independently, and is also cooperative in working with team assignments and activities.
    • Ability to prioritize competing demands and follow-through with completion of assignments with the willingness to work extra hours if needed.



    As a part of your total compensation, TDS provides a comprehensive, competitive benefit package. The benefit plans address both the immediate and long term needs that you and your family may have. For an overview of what we have to offer for full-time employees including vacation, health benefits and retirement options please click here.


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