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Bilingual Information Center Rep

Date Posted:  Oct 10, 2021
Requisition ID:  251721
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

 

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

About the State Information Center (SIC):

The State Information Center (SIC) exists to provide a single point of entry into state government. SIC agents direct customers to the area or agency that provides the needed information, putting down the guesswork and providing the public with easier access to state government agencies. SIC does not represent one specific agency, but approximately 100 agencies servicing the entire state of Indiana. Our goal is to provide each citizen with a professional and thorough resolution to their needs.

 

The State Information Center will help direct customers to the correct agency either by providing contact information, directions to the information on the agency website, or by providing general information regarding the subject.

 

Salary: 

The starting salary for this position may be commensurate with education and/or experience.

About the Job:

The State Information Center Representative serves as an Information Counselor for all state agencies indirectly by working to create better communication lines between the general public and state government.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

 

  • Answers 800 information line;
  • Responses to all SIC email, "Zendesk" incidents, and real-time chats;
  • Provides accurate information to answer questions regarding all aspects of state, federal, and local government agencies;
  • Directs individuals to the appropriate agency/agencies that can provide the customer with more detailed information if necessary;
  • Assist State Government Center "Walk-in" customers;
  • Prepares and mails packets (general business start-up inquiries, student packets, Department of Revenue, etc.);
  • Performs other related duties as required.

 

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.

What Is Needed For Success:

  • Must be fluent in Spanish;
  • General knowledge of all state agencies and state government operations;
  • General knowledge of state, local, federal agencies;
  •  Provide general information to assist small business start-ups;
  • Specific knowledge of all state agencies; 
  • Ability to recall detailed facts regarding state programs, multitasking is a priority; 
  • Excellent verbal communication skills;
  • Active listening and non-threatening communication skills;
  • Quality customer service principles;
  • Basic computer skills;
  • Specialized knowledge of the program area;
  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations pertaining to the assigned program area and its effects upon other agency operations;
  • Knowledge of rules, regulations, laws and overall agency policies;
  • Ability to do research and to compile gathered materials;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing;
  • Ability to operate effectively in a group decision-making process;
  • Tact in dealing with other agency personnel and the public.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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