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Switchboard Operator

Portland, OR, US, 97203


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With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers.   CDK Global solutions automate and integrate critical processes from pre-sale targeted advertising to the sale, financing, insurance, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles, with an increasing focus on utilizing data analytics and predictive intelligence.   


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organization where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


From data scientists to sales and client service experts, we’re hiring to support your growth and ours - Green light your career.  


  • The Switchboard Operator operates a multiple-line console and routes calls to the appropriate office or location, performs basic admin duties, cross-trains other associates as back up for the switchboard, routes all incoming telephone calls and takes messages from a multi-call telephone system, and ensures that adequate coverage is maintained at all times. They must be able to handle high stress calls and multi-tasking solutions by OCS with multi-windows opened to find the client the correct help. They will also ensure that adequate coverage is maintained at all times.



  • Being able to type while talking to client on the phone; either while opening a case or using OCS. Typing speed of at least 35 words a minute. 
  • Knowledge of and/or training on PC/word processing equipment and software packages preferred.
  • Being able to follow the protocol of how to reach Sup’s, Mangers or CAM’s.
  • Be able to handle high stress situations and be able to help the client get to the right department by following the protocols
  • To handle faxes correctly.
  • Keeping track of schedules; know the status of management and associates.
  • Being able to handle office projects as they are assigned. (ex. PC projects or mailers).



  • Must be able to type and speak with client at the same time
  • Customer services skills 
  • Team player/must work well with others 
  • Detail oriented
  • Must be able to handle high stress calls
  • Multitasking 


CDK Global knows you have passions outside of work.  You have family, friends, sporting events, and lots of things going on.   That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to not only take care of you but your family as well.   All of our benefits are effective the first day of employment including 401K matching, paid time off to re-energize, donate your time to volunteer in your community, and tuition reimbursement to name a few.

At CDK, we pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce. We value and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and the different perspectives they provide. We offer equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, or protected veteran status.  

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Receptionist, Outside Sales, Supply, Advertising, Administrative, Sales, Operations, Marketing

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