Public Consulting Group

Support Technician

Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/23/2022 10:45 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Customer Service/Support
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Education Services


Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, technology, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals worldwide—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm has extensive experience in all 50 states, Canada, and a growing practice in Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit   


*Role is remote but Charlotte, NC or Raleigh, NC areas are preferred.*


Overall Responsibilities:   

This role serves as a support desk agent who is able to manage tickets in a high-volume environment. The agent will interact with customers through the Zendesk® support platform, implement best practices, and ensure that customer tickets are being addressed within set metrics and timeframes. Our support center empowers best practice education solutions that help schools better meet the needs of struggling students through the use of data-driven problem solving and case management. Our service professionals partner with internal and external stakeholders including clients, client managers, product leads, and subject matter experts to address and resolve customer matters.


Specific Responsibilities:  

  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers.
  • Field incoming help requests from end users via a variety of intakes.
  • Document all pertinent end user identification information, including name, department, contact information, and nature of request or incident.
  • Build rapport and elicit problem details from help desk customers.
  • Prioritize and schedule incidents. Escalate incidents (when required) to the appropriately experienced technician.
  • Record, track, and document the Incidents and requests in the ticketing tool. Ensure all successful and unsuccessful decisions made, and actions taken, through to final resolution have been captured in the ticket.
  • Apply appropriate troubleshooting techniques.
  • Access knowledge bases, and frequently asked questions resources to aid in problem resolution.
  • Identify and learn appropriate software used and supported by the organization.
  • Test fixes to ensure problem has been adequately resolved.
  • Perform post-resolution follow-ups to help requests.
  • Evaluate documented resolutions and analyze trends for ways to prevent future problems.
  • Identify and escalate critical incidents



Required Skills:  

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience supporting front end users.
  • Strong documentation skills.
  • Ability to absorb and retain information quickly.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a rapid paced environment.

Required Experience:  

  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in a related field


  • 3+ years of related work experience         Desired: Zendesk, Jira, ITIL, Experience in K-12 education

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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