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Texas Department of Insurance

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is a state agency responsible for both consumers and the insurance industry. We work to fulfill our legislative mandate to regulate the insurance industry, administer the Texas workers’ compensation system, and promote a healthy insurance marketplace, while also protecting the people and the businesses that are served by insurance. We take our responsibility to Texans seriously and strive for excellent customer service through our professional attitude, competence and efficiency.

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Veterans’ Preference:

To receive veterans’ preference, applicants must provide at least one the following documents with their State of Texas Application:

  • a copy of the DD 214, member #4;
  • a statement of compensation from the Veterans Benefits Administration; or
  • a copy of the DD 1300.

Applicable Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes are included, but not limited to the following: 56M, 68J, PS, 018, 0111, 4430, 3A1X1, 68, 3A.

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at:

http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_AdministrativeSupport.pdf

Current Opportunity: Customer Service Representative (2 Positions)

Internal/External Posting-TDI Employees and General Public

The Customer Service Representative provides customer service to resident and non-resident agent and adjuster licensees.


This position:

  • answers incoming inquiries and analyzes/updates insurance licensing records within the agent licensing database (SIRCON-State Insurance Regulators Connection) while processing routine agent licensing filings;
  • furnishes or produces forms such as applications, appointment forms, fingerprint FAST PASS, etc., and documents such as duplicate renewals and letters of certification for customers;
  • consults with insurance agents and company representatives on licensure and application status, including direction and follow-up for licensee/applicant actions;
  • provides guidance regarding licensing procedures, which could include researching rules and regulations; and
  • may assist in processing and issuing filings.

Qualifications

This position requires sixty college hours.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis. 


Additionally, this position:

  • requires one year of experience in office practices and administrative procedures.

Preferences for this position include:

  • eighteen months customer service call center experience; and
  • one year experience providing technical information to consumers, insurance company representatives and agents.

This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • agent licensing procedures, policies and processes;
  • insurance principles and practices; and
  • laws and statutes regarding agent and adjuster licensing.

This position requires demonstrated skill in:

  • Microsoft Office software applications, including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook;
  • problem solving, decision making and planning; and
  • the use of automated equipment, including relational databases and tracking systems.

This position requires the demonstrated ability to:

  • comprehend and apply rules and statutes including the Texas Insurance Code, Texas Administrative Code and related laws;
  • draft clear and concise letters;
  • apply critical thinking to evaluate, analyze and interpret information;
  • analyze correspondence and filings to extract pertinent information;
  • communicate professionally and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of employees and the general public;
  • represent the agency to licensee, consumers, insurance representatives, legislators and others in a professional and courteous manner; and
  • discern matters of a confidential nature.

 

EMPLOYMENT WILL BEGIN ON OR AFTER SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

 

Position Details

Opening Date:07/10/2017
Functional Title:Customer Service Representative (2 Positions)
Classification Title:Insurance Specialist II
Status:Internal/External Posting-TDI Employees and General Public
Application Deadline:Until Filled
Pay Group:B14
Monthly Salary: $2,600.00
Annual Salary:$31,200.00
Job Posting Number:17-189
Division:Financial Regulation/Agent and Adjuster Licensing/Customer Service Program
Location:333 Guadalupe Street, Austin Texas 78701
Travel Required:5 %

 

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Last updated: 07/10/2017

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