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UI Customer Service Rep 1

Company: State of Georgia
Location: Moultrie
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

UI Customer Service Representative 1 (Customer Svc Rep 1)

Job Code: GST120

Pay Grade: F

We are looking for conscientious people to join the Customer Service Representative Team. The candidates in this role, under general supervision, will perform a wide range of duties providing customer service to the general public and external customers regarding the unemployment insurance program (UI). They will provide information and services targeted to meet customer expectations. Individuals in this role may resolve complicated issues involving customer service and/or research governing policies, procedures or laws to respond to clients or visitors. A thorough approach to work will be required because some duties may be complex in nature and may involve access to confidential information.

This job offers candidates the opportunity to work from their preferred Career Center. Please select your top three locations in the pre-screening section.

All applicants must complete the following assessment which will take approximately 10 minutes:

https://assessment.predictiveindex.com/ffo/b409f3bf-b8ea-4d7b-ab29-483fc02cc9ac?type=candidateba

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION and RESPONSIBILITIES

* Provides technical assistance by answering incoming calls and responding to emails from customers regarding the unemployment insurance program. Provides answers to questions, handles complaints, troubleshoots problems, and routes calls.
* Utilizes skills and expertise to evaluate claim information and issues in order to resolve customer inquiries.
* Develops and applies knowledge of UI policies, procedures and law.
* Meets productivity and performance targets in accordance with established goals, guidelines, and procedures.
* Performs research, prepares written correspondence or verbally communicates information within established timeframes. Secures facts necessary to evaluate claim information, determine need, and provide consultative solutions to resolve and/or handle customer inquiries.
* As a team member, takes a stable approach and ownership of work by providing clear and accurate communication to customers, anticipating problems or questions, and escalating issues as needed. Follows up with customer to maintain service level.
* Assists management in identifying and monitoring technical issues reported by claimants, employers, and general public.
* Attends and participates in staff meetings, training sessions, or other meetings as directed by the Supervisor.
* Exhibits strong soft skills.
* Performs other duties as assigned. Position may initially include remote work.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

* Excellent customer services skills with an orientation towards problem resolution.
* Comfortable working individually or be a cooperative part of a larger team.
* Pragmatic approach and accountability for performance and results.
* Strong communications skills including listening, verbal, and written communication.
* Ability to follow guidelines and procedures.
* Ability to pay attention to detail.
* Proficient computer skills with the ability to use applications including Microsoft Office.

Why Should You Apply?

The Georgia Department of Labor offers a generous benefits package, which includes:

Pay and Recognition:

* Competitive Salary
* 12 paid holidays per year
* 10 hours paid annual leave each month
* 10 hours paid sick leave each month

Insurance/Retirement:

* Insurance: health, dental, vision, life, critical illness
* Health savings and child care spending account
* Short-term and Long-term disability plans
* ERS Pension/401(K)/457 Retirement Plans

Additional Benefits:

* Legal
* Employee Assistance Program
* Flexible work schedules (available for select positions)
* Employee Discounts

Additional Information

Because of the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification. This posting may close at any time prior to the posted close date, once a suitable applicant pool is identified.

The hiring process may involve one or more of the following: an interview, a timed written exercise, and/or an oral presentation. If there is a need for a reasonable accommodation during the hiring process, please advise the hiring manager.

All decisions concerning the employment relationship for qualified applicants will be made without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination or harassment based upon any of these factors is wholly inconsistent with the Georgia Department of Labor values and will not be tolerated. Furthermore, such discrimination or harassment may violate federal, state, or local law.

Please complete the application in its entirety. Your attached resume does not replace an incomplete work experience submission.

High school diploma or GED AND Six months of experience handling customer's questions, complaints and/or providing information.

Additional Information

* Agency Logo:
* Requisition ID: ADM0CMJ
* Number of Openings: 8
* Advertised Salary: $35,750.00/Yr.
* Shift: Day Job

Keywords: State of Georgia, Albany , UI Customer Service Rep 1, Other , Moultrie, Georgia

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