Customer Service Representative
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Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That’s the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.
Job Description Summary
INBOUND CALLS ONLY!
No insurance experience needed.
Due to the current pandemic, you will be working from home initially. Once the pandemic restrictions are lifted, you will return to the office in Glens Falls - 333 Glen Street and Knoxville - 1101 Corridor Park Blvd.
Hiring for M-F 9:00 am - 6:00 pm ET work schedule with one Saturday every 4th week and 2 holidays per year.
We provide 12-14 weeks of paid training.
We offer great pay - Knoxville - $37,000/Bilingual candidates $39,000 and Glens Falls - $38,000
Great benefits staring day one.
This entry level position embodies Travelers' mission to help provide peace of mind for our customers. Our Customer Service Representative is the first to give customers the assurance they need for life's unpredictable moments. By handling inbound calls from our existing customers, our Customer Service Representative is able to build and maintain effective relationships with our customers and provide support to those who need it most. This role may assist customers and agents with quotes, policy inquires and changes, address insurance billing questions or handle inquiries on technical support. This rewarding opportunity is not the only perk: access to great benefits, collaborative work environments, plus job growth and development all contribute to a fulfilling career with Travelers. As part of the hiring process, this position requires the completion of an online pre-employment assessment. Further information regarding the assessment including an accommodation process, if needed, will be provided at such time as your candidacy is deemed appropriate for further consideration. This job works under direct supervision and does not manage others.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Based on customer situation, provide policy options such as additional deductible, basic coverages and discounts.
Responds to customers/agents requests for quotes or changes to existing policies.
Reviews cancellations and reinstatements and makes appropriate decisions to resolve with guidance.
Resolves service-related complaints and complex calls with guidance from others on more complex calls.
Assist customers with simple intent calls.
Acts as online billing systems and agency portal website expert to provide proactive agency and customer support.
Identifies new business opportunities driven by customer/agent request where appropriate, which includes both coverage and product. New business requests will be transferred as appropriate.
Ensures current and complete documentation of account notes.
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or GED.
Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
Some college preferred.
Prior insurance and/or call center experience a plus.
Resident Property and Casualty or Personal Lines Insurance License preferred.
Previous customer service experience preferred.
Licensing or Certificates
Ability to successfully complete training by meeting expectations for assessments, knowledge checks and applying content.
Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
Solid math and analytical skills.
Strong keyboard skills and system navigation experience.
Must be able to meet quality and customer experience expectations.
Ability to diffuse and assist irate callers.
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.
If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.
Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.
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