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Crop Field Service Representative

Hempstead, New York
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Zurich Crop (RCIS) provides insurance and superior services through leading agents to protect America's farmers and ranchers. It's been an innovator in crop insurance since the crop insurance business was privatized by the federal government in 1980. Today it's one of the nation's largest crop insurance providers, offering risk management protection in all 50 states through a national network of about 4,000 professionally trained and licensed agents.

We are currently looking for a Field Service Representative II to handle accounts in the New England Region to include Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Estimated travel is approximately 50%. This is a work from home role with a company car provided. The ideal candidate must live in the territory.  However, we may consider other locations within the region.

In this critical role you will be responsible for but not limited to: 

  • Delivers profitable growth through selling a broad and differentiated suite of solutions in a unified way and manage the existing portfolio.
  • Develops intimate knowledge of agent's business model and proposition and creates a business plan which optimizes identified opportunities that align with our growth strategies. 
  • Leads and manages holistic agent and customer value propositions to deliver profitable growth.
  • Retain business and grow market share in assigned territory by providing an enhanced customer experience for Zurich Crop (RCIS) agents. 
  • Educate agents on Zurich Crop (RCIS) products and provide consultation on how to more effectively market Zurich Crop products to their customers and grow their business. 
  • Identify new or enhanced products and services that will assist agencies in maintaining and growing their business within Zurich Crop (RCIS).
  • Identify training needs and take a lead role in training agents on Zurich Crop (RCIS) products and software. Coordinate and present at agent training meetings. 
  • Identify and analyze processing & servicing issues, make recommendations for solutions and collaborate with applicable departments to drive toward resolution. 
  • Ensure that agents are complying with all regulatory requirements related to processing their business, working with other departments to establish quality control processes as needed.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and assist in the development of SOPs as appropriate.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Sales area
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Sales area
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Sales area



  • Insurance industry experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Crop and Agricultural knowledge

The salary range for this role in New York City is $111,900-$139,000.  This is the range Zurich NA in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of the posting.  This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in New York City. Base pay offered may vary depending on, but not limited to education, experience, skills, geographic location, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.  This job is also bonus eligible. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable.

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols ( ), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.
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Location(s): AM - New York Virtual Office, AM - New Jersey Virtual Office, AM - Pennsylvania Virtual Office, AM - Connecticut Virtual Office, AM - New Hampshire Virt. Office, AM - Maine Virtual Office, AM - Rhode Island Virtual Office, AM - Vermont Virtual Office
Remote Working: Yes
Schedule: Full Time
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  • Job Reference: 673992324-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.
  • Location: Hempstead, New York
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Call Centre / Customer Service
  • Job Type: Permanent