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Job ID 1800352018 Location Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Company Name Navient

Start in our January 14th new hire class! Opportunity to join our team as a Customer Care Specialist!

We are committed to providing expert guidance to our clients and customers on their journey to financial success! Navient team members bring passion, commitment, and integrity to our business. We drive results and foster the innovation that makes us an industry leader. Choose Navient as the next step in your career! Be proud of where you work, be proud of your career - join Navient!

As a Customer Care Specialist, the pay is $12.00/hr with benefits starting the 1st of the month after you are hired! Some of which include:

  • Eligibility for monthly performance bonus
  • 3 weeks of PTO (increases to 4 weeks after just 1 year of service)
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • 401K (plus employer match)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On-Site Fitness Center
  • Business casual environment
  • Office game room

Customer Care Specialist is responsible for providing quality customer service and account resolution to customers, endorsers, and co-makers via incoming or outgoing phone calls. This position may also utilize approved resources and internet sites to obtain location/contact information for consumers. A goal of the specialist is to answer inquiries from customers, reduce delinquency, secure payments, and counsel customers on available repayment options and deferment options.


  • Six months to one year customer service or collections experience or 2 year or 4 year degree.
  • Hours are Monday,Tuesday, Wednesdayfrom 12:30 pm-9:00 pm and Thursday and Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm and one Saturday a month from 8-am to Noon.
  • Must have excellent PC skills and ability to operate in a business environment.
  • Ability to handle high volume of calls in a stressful, fast paced environment.
  • Must communicate in a clear and concise manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to listen and "hear" the customer's concern so that the appropriate response is given.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform mathematical calculations in order to determine proper delinquency of loans utilizing last payment dates, monthly payment amounts, interest rates and payments received.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain professional conduct in a business environment.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team, people, and results oriented environment.
  • Excellent verbal communications skills, including the ability to express complex concepts clearly and concisely using proper grammar.
  • Ability to handle difficult or irate customers professionally and calmly.
  • Effective listening and negotiation skills.
  • Well-organized with ability to set and execute on priorities.
  • Excellent typing skills and knowledge of PC applications with ability to work with multiple screens and interfaces.
  • Ability be flexible with scheduled work hours.
  • Must develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of student loan servicing processing.
  • Position requires extensive use of computer.
  • Ability to sit in one place for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to obtain 5C level security clearance (facilitated during new hire process)
  • This position will support a federal government contract. Applicants must be able to obtain Public Trust security clearance as required of federal government contractors to include a background check conducted by the U.S. Government to determine eligibility and suitability for federal contract employment for public trust or sensitive positions. For this level of clearance, applicants must possess U.S.citizenship.


  • Student lending, banking, or financial aid
  • Call center experience a plus

All offers of employment are contingent on standard background checks. Navient and certain of its affiliated companies are federal, state and/or local government contractors. Should this position support a federal government contract, now or in the future, the successful candidate will be subject to a background check conducted by the U.S. Government to determine eligibility and suitability for federal contract employment for public trust or sensitive positions. Positions that support state and/or local contracts also may require additional background checks to determine eligibility and suitability.

EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Protected Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Navient Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America. Navient is a drug free workplace.
LocationWilkes-Barre, PA
Date PostedDec 5, 2018

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