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Underwriting Service Assistant

Company: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewWe are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team! As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more! Please note: This position has an anticipated start date of Monday, July 18, 2022. Compensation Package Includes: Non-negotiable starting pay of $18.75/hrYou are also eligible for:An annual bonus based on individual and enterprise performanceSalary increase of $0.50 per hour after the first six monthsAnnual merit increasesVisit our Careers page for more information on our benefits , locations and the process of joining the State Farm team! ResponsibilitiesWho are we?In State Farm Underwriting, we champion profitable growth by providing quality customer interactions and products through simplified processes, technologies and the excellence of our people. When you join our team, you will execute on our underwriting philosophy and fundamentals to serve the evolving needs of our customers. Check out what it's like to be an Underwriting Service Assistant!Several our teams are hiring, and you may be considered for multiple opportunities where your skills and qualifications align. Area for consideration includes, but is not limited to, Personal Lines Auto Contact Center.Production - Primary responsibility is processing applications and policy transactions electronically for new and existing business.Very production driven and fast paced.Standard work process listing all items that should be in a policy and making sure the policy is complete.Critical thinking, attention to detail, and detective type research work is required.Must be able to stay focused and be resourceful.Contact Center - Serves as the primary contact for Agents and Agent team members who have questions regarding coverage, discounts, and billing. Through State Farm agents, our customers rely on us to provide accurate, timely guidance on their eligibility, their placement and their price:Handle inbound calls/chats from agents, claims partners, policyholders or third-party vendors.Engage with customers to identify and address adverse situations such as billing issues, pricing issues, actual premium vs. quoted premium, status of policy, errors on policies.Review and process applications and/or policy changes according to established guidelines.Perform premium breakdowns, electronically and/or manually calculate rates based on selected coverages.Prepare/type a variety of reports, endorsements, filings, form letters and cancellation letters.Guide customers through navigating existing resources such as Rate Manuals, Underwriting Guidelines, Auto Answers, etc.Provide Remarkable customer service.Training Details: Training is extensive. Mandatory paid training will take place 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday. The length of training depends on the function in which you are placed and varies between 6-15 months in total duration. Limited time off will be granted during the training. Please ensure you are able to commit to the mandatory training before applying. Schedules during training are subject to change based on business need.Once training is completed, various work shifts apply depending on business need and the function where each employee is placed. Our team works in a shift environment between the hours of 7:00 am - 7:15 pm Monday-Friday and may include holidays based on workload and job requirements. Schedules may change based on business need and will require flexibility. May not be able make schedule accommodations, must be available to all shift times.Incumbency: Due to the extensive training, new team members are eligible for promotional opportunities after 12 months of service and 24 months for lateral opportunities.Work Environment: This is a hybrid role, meaning you will work from home most of the time with some time collaboratively in office. Training work arrangements will be shared prior to start date. For a successful work environment, you will be asked to have a reliable source of internet for your time working at home. QualificationsOur Underwriting Service Assistants demonstrate the following skills in their day-to-day work:Knows where to find answers and serves as a technical and procedural resource.Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to produce quality work.Communicates clearly, professionally, and empathetically both verbal and written through remarkable customer service skills.Ability to provide remarkable customer service in all interactions with agents and associates.Ability to handle multiple computer applications in a fast-paced collaborative team environment, experience with Microsoft Office software.Thrives on accountability to your team, your work and your schedule.Decision Making and Technical Expertise. PM22PI180231029

Keywords: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Tempe , Underwriting Service Assistant, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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