Insurance Customer Service Agent
Are you looking for a new career opportunity? Look no further - SYKES is a highly engaged, employee- focused organization willing to invest in fully training you to be a State licensed Insurance Customer Service Agent. If you are not currently licensed, SYKES will cover the costs of your pre-exam coursework, study guides, study sessions, and the state exam! After obtaining your state license, SYKES will pay you until your training class begins! This means you will earn a paycheck at $10 per hour, 28 hours per week, until day 1 of training where you will then start at $12.50 per hour, 40 hours per week!
SYKES requires 7 weeks of paid mandatory training that will allow you to learn skills in communication, problem solving, and engaging in a team environment that will serve you well in all your current and future career goals.
You will have the opportunity to manage inbound questions from clients and potential clients, combining deep insurance product expertise with a commitment to helping clients and resolving questions. All of this AND earn a competitive hourly wage with incentive potential, full-time benefits, retirement money plus employer match, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and many other company offered perks/discounts, and promotional opportunities! That is a great deal for an entry-level role!
What is in it for you? Glad you asked…
•Starting base pay of $12.50/hr. while in training, $13.50 if you are pre-licensed with a current P&L Insurance License
•$14.00/hr. after completion of the 7-week training
•Potential to earn monthly incentives
•Full benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401K)
•10 days of accrued Paid Time Off
•Extra employee perks and discounts (shopping, tickets and attractions, tuition reimbursement, etc.)
•Promotional opportunities available
•Fun, family-friendly and lively environment with events, contests and team bonding activities
•No experience necessary – we offer PAID training and will even cover the cost of licensing, coursework and testing (up to two times)
What will you be doing? We have great Customer Service opportunities…
SYKES is looking for full-time Customer Service Agents at our Fort Smith, AR location to assist customers to answer questions, process transactions and resolve their issues! You will get the opportunity to:
•Become a licensed personal lines insurance agent handling home and auto insurance customer service (investing in you)
•Engage in a fully paid training program to teach you what you need to know after you successfully complete your state exam (insurance knowledge)
•Answer live inbound phone calls during your entire shift from different customers (variety and diversity)
•Use a computer to navigate various screens to help the customer (improve your computer skills)
•Listen to issues, empathize and solve customer issues (be a problem-solver)
What do you need to be a successful Insurance Customer Service Agent? It is simple…
•Offer contingent on studying for and passing Personal Lines resident licensing exam before the start date
•Be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED
•Have reliable, consistent transportation to get to and from our Fort Smith, AR location
•Computer navigation skills, using Microsoft applications and Internet browsers are a definite plus, typing speed must be a minimum of 25 words per minute
•Previous customer service in a fast-paced service environment, service or claims experience is a plus
•Ability to pass a background and drug test
•Hours of operation: M-F: 7 am – 10 pm; Sat: 7 am – 10 pm; Sun: 10 am – 7 pm CST
SYKES Enterprises provides support to Fortune 500 companies and we operate worldwide. Like what you have read so far? Ready to take the next step? Click the link below to apply!
We would recommend to pre-register on our website before your interview by visiting jobs.sykes.com and scrolling to the bottom, register, and apply, it takes a few minutes and gets you into our system for a faster experience upon arrival! If you do not take this step, please arrive 15 minutes earlier to do this on site.
*Dress Attire for Interview is Business Casual*
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Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $12.50 to $14.00 /hour
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- Are you able to work in Fort Smith, AR?
- Do you have the following license or certification: Driver's License?
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