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Bilingual Benefit Counselor

Date Posted: 7/10/2017

Location: Urbandale, IA

Job Description:

Looking for a Great Job? Mercer is HIRING Bilingual Benefit Counselors in:

Urbandale, IA

* Full-time positions * PAID Training * Great Benefits start on your FIRST Day *


The purpose of this position is to assist employees and help them to select and enroll into employer sponsored and voluntary benefits.  Counselors will answer incoming calls, navigate our enrollment system and are trained to utilize our tools and resources to assist, and provide superior service to our customer. They will continuously strive to improve by utilizing various resources. They will have the ability to communicate with impact, apply critical thinking and show a strong desire to drive for results while working independently in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. 

To fulfill this role, the Bilingual Benefit Counselor will:

  • Answer incoming calls to assist in enrollment
  • Provides a consultative experience and communicates accurate answers regarding products
  • Handle inquiries by communicating in a clear, concise and confident manner in order to provide an excellent customer services experience in a fast-paced work environment
  • Facilitate enrollment into Employer Sponsored benefits package.
  • Enter all information related to the call for reporting purposes
  • Work with internal business partners to achieve business unit results
  • Resolve all inquiries that require research or additional information by utilizing the appropriate resources and provide timely follow up as necessary
  • Ensure that all transactions are submitted in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure carrier, state, and company guidelines are adhered to
  • Act as a successful team member by being receptive to feedback/coaching, follow all standard operating procedures, display reliability and have a willingness to develop and consistently improve


  • High School Diploma required; 4 year college degree preferred
  • 1-2 years customer service or sales experience preferred
  • Bilingual Benefit Counselors are required to be fluent in Spanish and English
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written),
  • Ability to research
  • Follow up and resolve sensitive issues
  • Proficient in working with web based applications and Microsoft Office, ability navigate multiple systems without assistance
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills to handle multiple tasks
  • Detail oriented to ensure accuracy
  • Must obtain life and health license within 30 days of employment start date

Core Competencies include:

  • Communicating with impact
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Service Orientation

Click on link below for immediate consideration, apply online today:

Urbandale, IA Bilingual (Spanish/English) Benefit Counselor

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