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Benefits Customer Service Representatives

Kelly Services Richardson Full-Time
$15.00 - $15.50 / hour
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Benefits Customer Service Representatives 
Kelly Services is currently recruiting for multiple Benefits Customer Service Representatives for our client, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, at their location in Richardson, TX. This position pays $15.00 per hour, and $15.50 for those bilingual in Spanish. There are multiple start dates anticipated for this position in August, September, and October:
8/20/2019
9/4/2019
9/10/2019
9/24/2019
10/1/2019
10/15/2019
10/22/2019 Job Description:
The Benefit Customer Service Representative provides customer service support for client pension and/or health and welfare plans using web-based systems for tracking, information gathering and troubleshooting issues. Key Responsibilities:
•    Provide a high level of customer service support when handling customers’ questions/complaints in respect to defined benefit pension and/or health and welfare plans. 
•    Quickly build rapport and respond to customers in a compassionate manner by identifying and exceeding expectations (responding in a respectful, accurate, timely manner, consistently meeting commitments).
•    Respond professionally to customer inquiries/complaints received via phone, email or other communication channels.
•    Demonstrate flexibility to customize customer service approach to meet all types of member communication styles and personalities.
•    Handle confidential information with sensitivity and discretion in accordance with HIPAA and Data Privacy laws and company data security requirements.
•    Proficiently translate health and welfare and pension terms, complex plan information and processes into simple explanations and instructions that customers can understand and act upon. 
•    Read and understand client’s plan documents, amendments or online knowledgebase tools, etc.
•    Collect relevant information, determine immediate requests/questions and also anticipate the future needs of the member.
•    Maintain diplomacy and tact while dealing with upset or escalated callers.
•    Maintain and document complete and accurate call and case notes.
•    Participate in team meetings and training.
•    Possess a cooperative and positive attitude towards customers, internal contacts and team members.
•    Perform other duties as assigned. Skills and Qualifications:
•    Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in a customer service setting. 2-3+ years is preferred.
•    High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
•    Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs (specifically Outlook, Excel and Word).
•    Strong computer skills with the ability to navigate multiple software applications.
•    Ability to type 30-40 WPM.
•    Working knowledge of health and welfare and/or defined benefit pension plans a plus. 
•    Fluent in Spanish a plus.
•    Excellent ability to communicate effectively using the English language in a customer service setting, including verbal and written communication skills.
•    Ability to quickly assess current state issues and formulate a response/resolution using analytical and problem-solving skills.
•    Ability to work in a multi-tasked environment and prioritize and organize work.
•    High level attention to detail.
•    Ability to work in a team environment.
•    Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
•    Must have excellent attendance and be punctual to work. Terms of Assignment: 
•    4-month, contract assignment with the possibility of extension. This is a seasonal role; however, we ask our high performers to remain with us to assist on other clients, and offer the top performers a full-time opportunity.
•    Schedule: Must be available between the hours of 7am to 7pm CST. 40 hours/week during the busy season & overtime when requested. 32 – 40 hours/week during the off season. No weekends. 
•    Pay Rate: $15.00/hour and $15.50 for those bilingual in Spanish. 
Important information:
This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Please submit your resume to be considered for this position.    #MD2019 



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