($3,500.00 Sign-on bonus) Customer Service Associate, Licensed Agent
Chandler, AZ 
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Job Description
Primary DetailsTime Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

Looking to grow your career in the insurance industry? Explore QBE's exciting Customer Service Licensed Agent opportunity!

At QBE, our purpose is to give people the confidence to achieve their ambitions inside and outside of work. From development opportunities, to flexible work options and highly competitive reward and benefits packages, we understand the importance of living our values when it comes to our people. Everything we do at QBE is underpinned by our company's cultural elements - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference.

This opportunity is accountable for providing a positive customer service experience through all customer conversations and transactions. Responsible for handling multiple types of customer experience inquiries, resolving service concerns, documenting customer requests, filing new claims, and completing changes to policies which require a license.

  • $3,5000.00 Sign-On Bonus for new, external candidates that have an active P&C license
  • Work hours: 6:00 am - 6:00 pm PST (March-November) / 7:00 am - 7:00 pm MST (November - March)
  • Paid Training: Monday-Friday (no weekends!) from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PST (Work hours will vary after training)
  • Compensation: $20.00 -$24.00 an hour + annual incentive bonus
  • Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and company match 401k starting on Day 1!
  • Hybrid Work environment - a mix of working in the office and at home to enhance your work/life balance (must be able to commute to 5670 W Chandler Blvd Suite #250, Chandler, AZ 85226)

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Provide timely, accurate customer service by answering inbound calls, researching inquiries and responding to coverage, billing and policy related questions to meet service level agreements
  • Advise customers by recommending and/or cross-selling available coverage and products to inform on options to meet insurance needs
  • Resolve customer issues by maintaining accurate records of grievances and complaints, answering questions and escalating calls as required to ensure customer satisfaction and effectiveness of service
  • Ensure insurance policy alignment with key stakeholder needs by utilizing independent judgment to accurately place coverage based on individual clients' risk exposure
  • Build customer service knowledge by taking personal initiative for learning additional processes and client-specific procedures to support customers in secondary areas and provide comprehensive, well-informed responses to inquiries
  • Support the achievement of productivity standards by managing a high volume of incoming calls from multiple key stakeholders and processing related activities arising from incoming requests to meet business needs and achieve service level agreements
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value "can do" people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
  • Support QBE values in personal work behaviors, decision-making, contributions and interpersonal interactions; manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives

Requirements & Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma/GED

Experience:

  • 1 + year relevant experience

Licenses and Certification:

  • Property & Casualty insurance license

Preferred Qualifications

Experience:

  • Customer service/operations experience; call center experience; insurance industry experience

Knowledge:

Principles and processes for providing customer service, including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction

  • Basic working knowledge of relevant systems and tools utilized in area of responsibility, including carrier management systems
  • Terminology, function and fundamental capabilities of common computer, software, information and communication technology devices, components, and concepts
  • Basic knowledge of Property & Casualty insurance products in all states, including policy and contract language
  • Basic knowledge of Property & Casualty underwriting for product areas of responsibility

Skills:

  • Keep call logs, records, and files up-to-date and readily accessible
  • Apply research and investigative techniques
  • Understand customer needs and goals actively look for ways to meet them
  • Communicate information in a clear, well-organized, and professional manner
  • Encourage and build mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members
  • Follow established guidelines to focus on details and complete tasks attentively and thoroughly
  • Retain customer accounts via re-write of existing policies or coverage
  • Escalate issues when necessary

Abilities:

  • Show empathy and sensitivity to the experience of others
  • Positive, pleasant and supportive disposition towards co-workers and colleagues
  • Professional, polished, poised and positive demeanor
  • Demonstrated interest in enhancing knowledge; seeks opportunities to learn
  • High attention to detail
  • Adapt and be flexible in a complex changing environment; multi-task and handle competing priorities
  • Complete required continuing education to maintain active Property & Casualty insurance license

QBE Cultural DNA
Everything we do at QBE is underpinned by our DNA (which interlinks seven cultural elements) - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference. We expect all employees to role model and inspire the right behaviors that link to our cultural elements:


*We are customer-centered
*We are technical experts
*We are diverse
*We are fast-paced
*We are courageous
*We are accountable
*We are a team

All employees are expected to adhere to QBE's Code of Ethics and Conduct and apply sound risk management practices

US Only - Travel Frequency

* NA

US Only - Physical Demands

* General office jobs: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment up to 20 lbs.

US Only - Disclaimer

* To successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

Job Type

* Individual Contributor

Global Disclaimer

* The duties listed in this job description do not limit the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the duties normally to be performed in the position or those occasionally assigned outside an employee's normal duties. Our Group Code of Ethics and Conduct addresses the responsibilities we all have at QBE to our company, to each other and to our customers, suppliers, communities and governments. It provides clear guidance to help us to make good judgement calls.

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.


Equal Employment Opportunity

The companies of QBE North America are committed to equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, citizenship, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. All personal information contained in this application will be kept confidential as required by law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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