Work from Home as a Customer Service Rep for Unum – Mountain and Pacific Time Zones

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by Chris Durst             Updated April 13, 2020

These jobs filled quickly the last time we posted them. However, they’re still open, though hard to say for how long… Work from Home Customer Service Specialists – Mountain or Pacific Time Zone – No College Required – Comprehensive Benefits

If you’d like to work from home for a larger, established company, the insurance giant Unum continues to recruit full-time Customer Service Specialists who live in the Pacific or Mountain time zone.

Pay: Unum doesn’t mention pay, but Glassdoor puts it at $33,723 and Indeed.com says $34,762 per employee feedback.

Here’s what UNUM has posted about this opportunity:

“Looking for a company where you can make an impact? As a Customer Service Representative I, you will be the first point of contact for our inbound customers calls and a direct representation of our brand. You will have the rewarding job of creating exceptional customer experiences; ensure information is accurate; and operate with empathy and integrity.

This entry-level role provides a strong foothold into an organization and company with multiple career paths and the environment to be your best you here.

Requirements for remote workers:

  • Must be located in Pacific Standard or Mountain Standard
  • Must be serviceable by a broadband cable or fiberoptic internet service provider
  • A separate, quiet dedicated work space must be established at remote site for the purpose of performing work duties. This area must be maintained in a safe condition, free from all hazards

What we offer?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits available on the first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Plan along with 401K matching to help you plan for your retirement
  • Paid Time Off, holiday and leave programs
  • Flexible Breaks
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Business casual dress code
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Employee resource groups with a strong focus on diversity and inclusion

Training and development: We will provide you with in-depth knowledge of our products and a strong base for launching your career with Unum. Our Customer Service Representative multi-level career path means you will be recognize and promoted as you achieve specific milestones. Other career opportunities include:

  • Monthly development time and ongoing training
  • Multi-level CSR Career ladder that includes advancement within the role, mentoring, quality auditing, training, process improvement and opportunity for leadership roles within the department

What we expect from you:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to customer inquiries with timely and accurate information.
  • Ability to work a regular assigned shift between the hours of 8am-8pm Eastern, Monday through Friday (no shifts end after 8pm and no required weekends).
  • Follow all documented processes/workflow to enhance customer service and reduce customer effort/operating efficiency.
  • Utilize resources and tools to accurately respond to customer inquiries.
  • Ensure privacy of our customers remains the utmost importance.
  • Meet the expectations of the quality/productivity standards.
  • Demonstrate a passion for the values outlined in the We are Unum value statements.
  • Successful completion of Contact Center training program, including demonstrating on phone proficiency and passing required knowledge checks.
  • Attendance in accordance with Contact Center attendance guidelines.
  • Customer Service Representative I must successfully complete the Contact Center training program and demonstrate basic proficiency in servicing inbound phone calls after training.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Prior relevant experience, military service and/or college degree preferred
  • Demonstrated customer service experience and/or experience in a customer service-oriented environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation with demonstrated commitment to meet/exceed customer needs.
  • Ability to maintain reliable and predictable attendance.
  • Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, structured environment, handling large call volumes.
  • Computer proficiency essential.
  • Self-directed with the ability to perform both as part of team and individually.
  • Ability to adapt and work effectively in a continuously changing environment.
  • Consistently demonstrate a high level of professionalism through a strong work ethic that positively influences the work habits of the team.
  • Detail oriented with a focus on quality and consistently meeting goals.

Requirements for remote workers:

  • Must be located in Pacific or Mountain Standard time
  • Must be serviceable by a broadband cable or fiberoptic internet service provider
  • A separate, quiet dedicated work space must be established at remote site for the purpose of performing work duties. This area must be maintained in a safe condition, free from all hazards”

Click here for full details and to apply.


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