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Technical Service Desk Consultant

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Who Are We?

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.

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$47,000.00 - $77,500.00

Target Openings


What Is the Opportunity?

Under close supervision, employ advanced technical knowledge, analytical and soft skills to deliver corporate and industry best practice end user support for the 24x7x365 Enterprise Service Desk through various customer interface channels. This job does not lead others.
The work arrangement for this position is based on location.

What Will You Do?

  • Adheres to corporate and industry best practices to meet or exceed individual's target metrics and ensure customer experience Service Level Objectives are achieved.
  • Resolves complex technical internal/external customer incidents and requests relating to: computer, mobile device, network, systems, outages, applications, and systems access requests through various customer interface channels.
  • Answers and resolves internal/external customer incidents within assigned metric targets through various channels including but not limited to: phone calls, emails, electronic communication, social media, Chat and/or Service Requests.
  • Accountable for ticket/request quality including data in critical fields, checklists, clear and accurate documentation, and escalation processes.
  • Uses available resources, investigative tools, and industry standards to determine if issue requires corrective action and develops interim alternative workflows/workarounds when possible.
  • Assumes ownership of performance results including metrics, quality of customer interactions and customer experience.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to improve processes and customer service and makes recommendations for improvements.
  • Shares learned information by creating knowledge entries in knowledge database and participates in the review of existing knowledge articles to ensure accuracy.
  • Others duties as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • College degree or related experience in a technical customer service position is preferred.
  • Business or Information Technology or related education and training preferred.

Experience supporting or training completed on the following is preferred:

  • Apple iOS
  • Mobile Device support (iPhone, Android)
  • Network and connectivity technical knowledge preferred.
  • Business Application support experience preferred. Preferably working with complex Business Insurance Systems.
  • System Access experience preferred.
  • Insurance knowledge preferred.

Technical Knowledge:

  • Ability to handle multiple situations presented through multiple reporting channels.
  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge of infrastructure & application systems and of the systems areas supporting the business functions including agency system configurations and applications.

Business Knowledge & Partnership:

  • Effectively contributes and communicates with the immediate team, systems staff, other business units, service offices, agents, and customers through a collaborative style.
  • Basic understanding of business goals and objectives.
  • Able to recognize and analyze problems and develop timely solutions with some supervision.

Problem Solving & Decision Making:

  • Has advanced problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to handle complex business issues while maintaining customer focus.

Team Orientation:

  • Builds relationships with peers to achieve objectives.
  • Builds relationships with referral partners and customers and acts as customers advocate.
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities.
  • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others views and gives and welcomes feedback.
  • Puts success of team above own interest and displays basic self -leadership skills.
  • Communicates with internal and external customers and peers when appropriate, utilizing solid written or verbal skills.


  • Is self-motivating and drives towards meeting and exceeding team goals.
  • Continually strives for self- improvement.
  • Ability to think outside the box.
  • Displays commitment to excellence and looks for ways to improve/promote quality.
  • Takes ownership of issues.

Operational Awareness:

  • Utilizes all soft skills appropriately and consistently.
  • Generates innovative ideas on how to improve internal team workflows and processes, as well as identify system enhancements that may ultimately enable the company and/or customer to operate in a cost-effective manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to adjust priorities based on changing situations.
  • Displays a sense of urgency.
  • Technical certification preferred, Microsoft Office Specialist, Apple OS, MCSA, MCITP or equivalents.

What is a Must Have?

Experience supporting or training completed on the following is required:

  • Microsoft Office 2013 or newer versions
  • Microsoft/Windows OS
  • Advanced organizational, communication, analytical, and troubleshooting skills required.
  • 6 months of Customer Service, Service Desk, or contact center experience required.

What Is in It for You?

  • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members - including spouses, domestic partners, and children - are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.
  • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
  • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
  • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you're eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.
  • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results. 

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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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.