Customer Service Representative (Temporarily Work From Home)
As part of the Assurant customer service team, you’ll do more than just answer calls or respond to questions. On behalf of our clients, you’ll work directly with consumers to help them protect what matters most. You’ll be their primary point of contact and their source of information. You’ll listen, solve problems, and patiently find a resolution.
- Full time
- Entry Level
- Evenings & Weekends
What makes a successful Customer Service Representative? Look below to see if you found the right fit.
- Good Listener
The culture is amazing. The managers and staff are very supportive and promote an open exchange of ideas and information.– Marcus K., Arizona
Customer Service Representative (Temporarily Work From Home)Apply Requisition Number R-88364
This position will be a Work From Home opportunity through March 2021. Normally, this is an on-site position and Customer Service Representatives will return to working at our Albany, OR office sometime in the future.
What is a Customer Service Representative at Assurant?
The role of a Customer Service Representative is a key position within Assurant because you are the voice of our organization and clients. You are highly valued as our customer’s primary point of contact and you care about helping others. The Customer Experience is at the forefront of all you do, exceeding expectations at every turn. You are a listener, problem solver and believe in quality. You enjoy being on the phone and customers hear your smile as you patiently help them find resolution.
Why You Should Consider This Role
You love helping and connecting with people
You’re a problem solver who likes to think on their feet and enjoys a challenge
You thrive in a fast paced, changing environment
What You Will Like
The diversity - every day and every customer are different
The opportunity to demonstrate your unique problem-solving abilities to our customers and to the rest of your team
Medical benefits begin on your first day
Monthly incentive plan option to earn additional $200-$300/month
Tuition reimbursement available after 6 months up to $5000/annually
Competitive paid time off
Shift differential for nights and weekend
Provide superior service to our customer who have purchased extended warranty contracts for wireless cell phone handsets.
This role requires listening to our customer’s concerns and showing empathy while resolving their issue
Because every customer is different, we expect you to take the initiative to truly understand our customers current challenges, solve them, and use your expertise to proactively help them avoid future challenges
A robust paid training environment that enables you to learn the business, the systems, policies and most importantly how to effectively engage and resolve customer challenges.
What You Should Know About Us
Assurant, Inc. helps people protect what matters most to them
We have been around for a while with our roots tracing back to 1892
We are a Fortune 300 company employing approximately 15,000 people in 16 countries
We provide specialty protection products and related services to safeguard against risks
The Ideal Candidate Will Have
Strong attention to detail
Love talking to people and ability to WOW customers on every call
Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills
Relentless drive to own the customers problem and resolve it
Ability to adapt well to change
Ability to work well in a fast-paced work environment
Ability to think outside of the box to resolve problems
Ability to multi-task using technology, including call handling
Minimum high school diploma or GED
If you are being hired for a remote position, you are required to have internet services with a minimum internet speed of 15 Mbps on the download side and a minimum of 3 Mbps on the upload side. You can test your internet speed at www.speedtest.net or by contacting your service provider.
Our Albany, OR office is located at: 1880 14th Ave SE, Albany, OR 97322
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Meet Our People
Resha S. - Customer Service Representative
I can be myself here. It's just a comfortable work environment. Management is so understanding - they recognize that we're all human. And they listen to our feedback. In turn, I understand my customers and where they're coming from.
We're not scripted - but you do have to have a heart and you have to actively listen. I take escalated calls and I know my customers can hear the concern in my voice right away. That means I'm helping. My supervisors taught me how to grow my skills and how to protect my customers. I continue to receive training, and it's in my plan to become a supervisor.