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Personal Lines Insurance Agent/ Customer Serv. Rep.
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Personal Lines Insurance Agent/ Customer Serv. Rep.

Job Description

Who We Are
The mission of USI is to be the leading distributor of fully integrated risk management, health and welfare and financial services solutions to the middle market. We are focused on having a passionate client-centric culture, balanced with our responsibilities to our employees, carrier partners and shareholders. 
USI is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.

History
USI was founded in 1994 when the first acquisition was made in California. The Company grew significantly over the next several years. In October 2002, the Company went public on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “USIH”. It then moved its corporate headquarters from San Francisco, CA to Westchester County, NY and continued to grow significantly. Today, we are a privately held company with $800 million in revenue across almost 100 offices in 26+ states.  USI remains dedicated to upholding its founding principles of providing value-added service and the most attractive cost and coverage combination for a wide range of insurance solutions.

Additional information about USI may be found at www.usi.biz.

USI is Equally Committed to Its Employees

We offer our employees an exciting and dynamic environment in which to work with growth potential. We provide competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package. Furthermore, when our employees join USI, they join a family of co-workers who support each other through USI-only programs, such as USI Cares, USI Educates, USI Peak, USI Summit and more.

Responsibilities (include but not exclusive to the following):

Use your strong Customer Service skills and insurance knowledge to service, retain and account round existing and new multi-state clients according to USI’s best practices and standards. Working with a large book of business in a fast-paced, highly-automated and strong team environment, your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Interfacing with customers via telephone, written correspondence, fax, and/or electronic mail to respond to inquiries and answer insurance related questions
  • Actively listening and identifying clients needs or requests/concerns that are related to their personal insurance needs
  • Using interpersonal communication skills to engage and develop relationships with USI’s clients and carrier underwriters
  • Serving as a training resource and mentor to others, particularly new hires. Sharing best practices and offering suggestions for achieving company goals
  • Maintaining strong knowledge of all company products and features to assess risks and make quality underwriting decisions

Job Requirements

Qualifications

Strong  experience with homeowners, auto and other Personal Insurance related products (estimated 2+ years). Independent Insurance Agency experience a plus; High School Degree or equivalent is required. Current Texas General Lines Property Casualty license is required.

Must be available to work shifts Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.

In order to perform this job successfully, an individual must also have:

  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment, including using multiple software applications
  • Ability to handle a large book of business and have working knowledge of carrier contracts, systems and services including strong technical skills including coverage terms & conditions
  • Critical thinking skills and ability to resolve issues or offer solutions with a high degree of accuracy and follow through
  • Excellent detail orientation, team orientation, customer service/sales orientation including account rounding is required
  • Insurance market familiarity
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent phone etiquette and active listening skills

Candidates must be authorized to work in the US

No relocation is offered with this position

No third party resumes please

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Insurance
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Insurance
Required Travel None
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Personal Lines Insurance Agent/ Customer Serv. Rep.


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