Full Job Description
In an effort to reduce the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, Georgia’s Own Credit Union is closely monitoring the spread while taking measures to prevent any potential outbreaks of COVID-19, by enforcing temporary telework for positions that will permit. We are following social distancing guidelines for our branches as well as Main Office where necessary interaction is required. Georgia’s Own will continue to follow Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) along with the CDC, and state partners to incorporate the most up to date guidance in our planning and preparation efforts to maintain the safest work environment for employees & members.
This position may require you to work remotely. Our plan to accommodate shifting roles is fluid, and the ability to work remotely is a requirement for all non-member facing retail roles.
A Member Services Representative is responsible for providing, via telephone contact, a wide variety of Credit Union services to members including transactions, disseminating information, problem resolution and applicable product/service suggestions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provide phone service regarding savings accounts by:
Informing members of general information concerning savings accounts and credit union membership.
Initiating process to open new savings accounts for members and starting payroll deductions if requested.
Calculating dividends for members or explaining process and interpreting statements.
Processing savings withdrawals or transfers via PC or written voucher at member’s request.
Quoting and explaining savings activity to members.
File maintaining savings accounts as necessary.
Initiating process to stop payment on savings checks at member’s request.
Initiating and completing, if time allows, any research dealing with savings accounts.
Taking requests for savings statement copies and initiating charge for that service if applicable.
Helping with any miscellaneous request by member.
Provide telephone service for checking accounts by:
Informing members of general information concerning checking accounts.
Initiating process to open new checking accounts with ATM/VCC, overdraft protection and payroll deductions if requested, including pulling credit reports, talking to supervisor for approval and typing new membership cards.
Calculating dividends or explaining process when requested.
Quoting and explaining checking account activity to members and assisting with general problem solving concerning checking activity and balancing of checkbook.
Transferring funds to and from checking account at member’s request.
File maintaining checking accounts as necessary.
Assisting members in ordering checks.
Assisting members in ordering replacement ATM/VCC cards and in reporting Lost and Stolen ATM/VCC cards.
Initiating process to order microfilm copies of checks.
Initiating and, if time permits, completing any research requests by member.
Helping with any miscellaneous request by member.
Provide phone service regarding loans by:
Having the ability, through general understanding, to provide member with limited information regarding all types of loans including: annual percentage rate, repayment schedules, cost of credit life and disability insurance, and the loan process.
Processing Home Equity, Designer Loan, and Line of Credit advance requests and discussing payments, insurance, and payroll deductions.
Completing file maintenance as necessary.
Provide phone service regarding Savings Certificates and IRA accounts by:
Having the ability, through general understanding, to provide members with limited information regarding types of accounts, rates, process to open accounts and account activity.
Provide phone service regarding VISA by:
Processing transfer of VISA payment from member’s accounts.
Informing member of general information regarding VISA accounts.
Initiating process to send member VISA application and explaining review process.
Provide phone support regarding Online Banking, Bill Pay, A2A and P2P by:
Giving member general information on process and features.
Aiding members in new Online Banking enrollment.
Troubleshooting enrollment, connection and processing issues.
Resetting passwords and unlocking accounts.
Escalating calls to the e Services Team when necessary.
Provide phone support regarding ATM and Debit Cards by:
Verifying Debit Card transactions.
Ordering replacement card and PINS
Cancelling lost and stolen cards
Developing proficiency in the Client Central Workstation platform to:
Troubleshooting card and transaction issues.
Resetting PIN attempts.
Adding travel, general denial and internet transaction exceptions.
Resolving fraud cases in Case Tracker and making notes.
Removing any restrictions on the card.
Process Check By Phone loan payments through SWBC.
Provide general information on promotions, contests and Credit Union happenings.
OTHER JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Excellent verbal communication skills for telephone member contact.
Strong basic level math skills.
Proficient use of PC and all technology required for job function.
Ability to take direction and follow through on assigned tasks.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to deal with member reaction in adverse situations.
EDUCATIONAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
One to Two years work of related experience.
To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. All employees must be able to communicate face to face or through technology with or without reasonable accommodation. Employee will be in an office environment (well-lighted, heated and air-conditioned) typically stationed at a desk or table. Employee will be asked to sit and stand for various increments of time, and to lift/push up 10 lbs. Clerical office duties on various forms of technology are required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
All positions that have lending responsibilities must comply with all requirements under the SAFE ACT, as well as the union’s policies and procedures related to the SAFE ACT. This includes an obligation on the employee’s part to ensure that NMLA registration pertaining to the SAFE ACT is kept current. The employee must notify the credit union within 30 days of any changes that need to be reflected on the NMLS Registry.
Georgia’s Own Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with obligations under federal law, every company that is a federal contractor or subcontractor is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance women, minorities, disabled veterans, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans.