Customer Service Representative

Richardson, Texas

Company Summary

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.

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Job Description Summary

Under direct supervision, builds and maintains effective relationships primarily with agents, handling a high volume of inbound calls. As a trainee, provides telephonic customer service at a level consistent with Travelers' Business Center quality and productivity goals. Assists agents with policy inquiries and changes, billing questions and technical support. This job does not manage others. 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.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responds to agent requests for quotes or changes to policies.
  • Reviews cancellations and reinstatements and makes appropriate decisions to resolve once reinstatement authority achieved.
  • Resolves service-related complaints and complex calls with guidance from others on more complex calls.
  • May 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 agent/customer 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Some college preferred.
  • Prior insurance and/or call center experience a plus.
  • 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

  • Technical knowledge:
  • Solid math and analytical skills.
  • Strong keyboard skills and system navigation experience.
  • Customer service:
  • Able to meet quality and customer experience expectations.
  • Ability to diffuse and assist irate callers.
  • Communication skills:
  • Exceptional oral and written communication, keyboard, and system navigation skills.
  • Problem solving and decision making: Good decision making skills to handle requests, resolve issues and develop risk based on company guidelines.
  • Seeks assistance on non-routine matters.

Employment Practices

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 have 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.

About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.