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Madison Entry Level Captioning Assistant (Customer Service)

CapTel, Inc. Madison, WI
  • Expired: 20 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Help us provide life changing captioning services (similar to the captions you've seen on TV) for those who experience hearing loss COMPLETELY BEHIND-THE-SCENES! No direct customer service, no selling, no quotas! Full-time and part-time positions available, flexible scheduling, and LOTS of advancement opportunities! Help us make a difference and apply TODAY!

Entry Level Captioning Assistant (Customer Service)

We are seeking motivated and hard-working Entry Level Captioning Assistants to join our growing team of professionals at CapTel, Inc. Captioning Assistants will primarily be focused on listening to customer phone conversations in real time and quickly and promptly providing captions for these calls. If you are looking for a full-time or part-time position with a great company that provides advancement opportunities and you have a clear, articulate voice, the Entry Level Captioning Assistant position is the ideal opportunity for you!

Entry Level Captioning Assistant (Customer Service – Call Center)

Job Responsibilities:

As an Entry Level Captioning Assistant, you will be responsible for providing live telephone captioning for our customer’s telephone conversations for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community. The Captioning Assistant will be listening to phone conversations and repeating the conversation back, as it happens, into our high-tech voice recognition software system. The main focus of this position is to consistently maintain a high level of accuracy and speed, so candidates will have to have significant multi-tasking skills to be successful.

Other responsibilities for the Entry Level Captioning Assistant will include:

  • Utilizing a keyboard by typing proper corrections and other words as necessary.
  • Maintaining the CapTel Call Center’s quality standards for accuracy and speed.
  • Monitoring technical issues on calls and reporting to appropriate staff.
  • Attending job-appropriate meetings and training sessions.
  • Signing and abiding by the CapTel Call Center’s Oath of Confidentiality, even after employment is terminated.

Entry Level Captioning Assistant (Customer Service – Call Center)

The requirements listed 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. As an entry level position, we are not looking for a specific level of experience in order to be considered for the Captioning Assistant position. We are looking for hard-workers who are willing to put forth a strong effort to pick up the skills required to be successful and practice them on an everyday basis. In addition, the Captioning Assistants that we hire absolutely must have a clear speaking voice with the ability to enunciate quickly and accurately.

Other Requirements for the Entry Level Captioning Assistant:

  • High School Degree or higher (or equivalent) and must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Strong multi-tasking ability, able to handle multiple tasks while focusing on a high amount of attention to detail.
  • Must have strong oral and verbal communication skills, including spelling.
  • Strong memory-recall ability and excellent reading skills.
  • Good typing skills (at least 35 words per minute with a low error rate).
  • Brings a calm, relaxed and positive attitude to the office each day.
  • Comfortable and familiar with computers and new technology.

    Entry Level Captioning Assistant (Customer Service – Call Center)


    We believe in offering our Entry Level Captioning Assistants competitive pay and great benefits. The list of benefits we offer includes:

      • Starting hourly wage of $11.00/hour with a $0.50/hour shift premium for evening hours (6:00 PM - 12:00 AM), a $0.75/hour shift premium for weekend hours (Saturdays and Sundays), and a $1.00/hour shift premium for overnight hours (12:00 AM - 6:00 AM)
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Attendance and referral bonus opportunities
      • Health, Dental and Vision insurance
      • 401(k), flex spending plans
      • PTO (personal time off)
      • Paid vacation time
      • Casual and diverse work environment
      • Flexible scheduling and emphasis on work/life balance
      • Easy public transportation to the office (located near Madison Metro West transfer point)

      Entry Level Captioning Assistant (Customer Service – Call Center)

      Company Overview

      Simply put, CapTel is in the business of helping people. Our captioned telephone has transformed lives, given individuals a greater sense of independence and helped make the world an easier place to understand for thousands of people who experience varying degrees of hearing loss.

      CapTel is motivated by simple values; empowerment, helping one another and treating everyone with respect. We apply those same values to our work environment. CapTel is committed to creating an atmosphere that is casual, diverse and friendly. Our managerial philosophy is built around the principles of treating all employees with dignity and fairness. The scheduling system is designed for flexibility so that our employees can balance work with family, school and outside interests. At the end of every day, our employees can go home with the satisfaction that they were able to help somebody and make a difference in someone’s life.

      If you believe and share this same set of values, CapTel highly encourages you to apply for our available positions. Please apply today if you are interested in learning more about current job opportunities.

      How to Apply

      Click the green APPLY NOW button, email your resume to, apply directly online at, stop in to fill out an application in person, fax your application to (608) 441-8836, or call (877) 300-5928 to request an application be mailed or emailed to you. We are located at 5801 Research Park Boulevard and a Recruiting Assistant will be available to assist you 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday.

      All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital/veteran/student status, physical appearance, sexual orientation, political beliefs, religion, genetic information, gender identity, a less than honorable discharge from the military, etc. and any other status protected by federal, state or local law and regulations.

      CapTel, Inc.

      Why Work Here?

      Changing Lives! CapTel employees empower people with hearing loss to re-connect with the world.

      Simply put, CapTel is in the business of helping people. We provide live captions for telephone calls to assist people with hearing loss, a service that has transformed the lives of thousands of people. If you want to help provide this life-changing service, while enjoying a flexible schedule, great benefits, lots of opportunities for advancement, and a "feel good" job, check us out. You'll be glad you did!


      5801 Research Park Blvd., Madison, WI 53719
      Madison, WI