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Billing Customer Service Representative

Spokane, Washington State

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$35,100.00 - $57,900.00

Target Openings


What Is the Opportunity?

Join the Travelers Team as a Billing Customer Service Representative today!

This entry level position embodies Travelers' mission to help provide peace of mind for our existing Business Insurance customers. Through handling inbound calls, email and chat inquiries our Customer Service Representative is able to assist agents, insureds, authorized 3rd parties, and internal Travelers departments. Our Billing Customer Service Representative helps these individuals with billing and account reconciliation support through ensuring prompt and accurate premium receipt and appropriate resolution of past due accounts.

By joining the Travelers team as a Billing Customer Service Representative, you can look forward to a New Hire bonus of $1,000 after 3 months in your position. Additionally, to recognize your training and growth in the role, you will be awarded a milestone bonus of $1,500 after 9 months in your position. That's an additional $2,500!

This position is being offered as a hybrid opportunity reporting into our Spokane, WA office (Currently located in downtown Spokane and will be moving to Spokane Valley in early 2024).

Schedule Details:
*During training, your schedule will be 8:30am - 5:00pm PT Monday through Friday
*Your work schedule following training will fall within the same hours of operation, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm PT Monday through Friday.
*The target start date is October 30th, 2023.

Pay Details:
*This position offers a starting base salary of $42,000.
*Eligible for Full Benefits on day one of employment.

As part of the hiring process, this position requires the completion of an online pre-employment assessment. Further information regarding the assessment including an accommodation process, if needed, will be provided at such time as your candidacy is deemed appropriate for further consideration.

This job works under direct supervision and does not manage others.

What Will You Do?

  • Act as primary customer service contact handling a high volume of inbound calls with agents, insureds, authorized 3rd parties, and internal Travelers departments.
  • Adhere to scheduling guidelines of the department.
  • Resolve billing and remittance discrepancies through direct contact with customers in a timely manner.
  • Negotiate solutions to problems and inquiries in a positive manner and provide a high level of customer service while maintaining a continued focus on maximizing cash flow. Arrange payment plans to collect premiums where appropriate.
  • Place outgoing calls as needed to resolve outstanding customer issues.
  • Collaborate with appropriate parties to develop solutions within authority levels.
  • Follow up and monitor account related billing issues as necessary to ensure appropriate action has been taken while maintaining a high level of customer service to internal contacts (i.e. Marketing, Service, Premium Audit) and external customers (i.e. insureds, agents, authorized 3rd parties).
  • Ensure documentation of account notes is current and complete and act as a liaison for finding solutions for customers and other departments.
  • May participate in some special projects, processes, and/or assignments as business needs dictate. (Can vary depending on business needs)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • Proven customer service experience.
  • Excellent Verbal Communication Skills.
  • Demonstrate skill to perform in a highly matrix performance environment.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to stellar customer service.
  • Acts with a sense of urgency and ownership.
  • Committed to creating a positive experience for all customers.
  • Enthusiastic and upbeat approach to assisting with customer issues.
  • Ability to learn the Direct Bill systems, insurance business, receivables processes, and workflows.
  • Develop basic understanding of the insurance business and receivables.
  • Clear understanding of team work and collaboration.
  • Prioritize work and accomplish tasks within established timeframes.
  • Work well independently and flexible in a team environment.
  • Uses effective time management to ensure customer satisfaction and appropriate workflow.
  • Inbound call center experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of PC based tools and applications.
  • Mathematical aptitude.
  • Familiarity with call center metrics. (i.e. Quality Reviews, AHT etc.).
  • Take responsibility for own performance and development.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Demonstrate investigative and independent problem solving skills.
  • Develop a high degree of trust through demonstrated personal integrity, ethics and a commitment to do the right thing.
  • Effective management and adherence to time and attendance guidelines.

What is a Must Have?

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • One year experience in a customer service related role required, 2 years preferred.

What Is in It for You?

  • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members - including spouses, domestic partners, and children - are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.
  • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
  • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
  • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you're eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.
  • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results. 

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

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About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.