Colchester, VT: DealerPolicy, an Insurtech company, and Vermont HITEC, a not-for-profit education center, are accepting applications for a no-cost accelerated Insurance Associate training program leading to guaranteed full time jobs with DealerPolicy upon successful completion. Up to 20 selected participants will attend an 8-week program starting April 9, 2018 with employment beginning June 5, 2018. All participants completing the program will be offered full time positions as Client Advisors, enrolled in a Registered Apprenticeship, and earn a starting annualized base salary of $31,000 plus commission. Performance-based wage increases brings base salary up to $35,000 through the first year. Commission is uncapped and provides on average an additional $16,000-$20,000 per year. Combined salary and commission can exceed $50,000 per year. This session is the third offered by DealerPolicy and Vermont HITEC since last year, with summer and fall 2018 sessions anticipated to support growth.
No prior industry knowledge or experience is required to apply, but candidates are required to have a High School diploma or GED. Client Advisors are valued members of the team at DealerPolicy, communicating with customers through technology to evaluate insurance needs and advise on coverage options. Client Advisors are required to pass the Producer’s Property and Casualty Insurance Exam, and be licensed with the state of Vermont as an Insurance Producer. Preparation and associated exam and licensing fees are included in the 8-week training. A grant of $4,800 per student is available to support living expenses during the 8-week program.
Vermont HITEC has partnered with businesses to employ more than 1,500 individuals in the healthcare, information technology, business services and advanced manufacturing fields. Vermont HITEC's technical and professional training closes the skills gap between motivated workers and the organizations that seek them. The program is funded in part by the US Department of Labor, the Vermont Department of Labor, and the Vermont Department of Economic Development.
“The program has given me a shot, an opportunity, to create a future for myself and my family...I think I have all the tools I need to start this apprenticeship and the next chapter of my life.” - Justin H., DealerPolicy Client Advisor and program graduate
“They [DealerPolicy] had passion for what they are doing and needed help in doing so. I felt like there I could make the choice to do something I have never done before and may not get the chance again." - Ellen M., DealerPolicy Client Advisor and program graduate.
The deadline for applications is March 12, 2018. To apply, complete the online application by clicking the Apply Now button at the top of this page. For more information or assistance, contact: Rebecca Carter, ITAR Project Leader & Mentor, via email:email@example.com or via phone: 802-872-0660.
DealerPolicy is a revolutionary new player in the rapidly-growing Insurtech space. By providing breakthrough technology at the point of sale inside auto dealerships, DealerPolicyinjects some much needed speed, transparency, and choice into the car buying experience. Similar to what Kayak and Orbitz did for the travel industry, DealerPolicy provides car buying customers lightning fast auto and home quotes that often lead to a savings opportunity and the ability to afford a newer, nicer vehicle. Much of the value that DealerPolicy provides to their customers is derived from their unwavering commitment to deliver the best possible experience however and whenever they desire. Buying a car on Saturday and want to receive some sound advice from a knowledgeable insurance professional? How about a face-to-face video chat on their super-cool tablet kiosks!
By providing superior customer service, competitive pricing, and a significant value-added service, they are experiencing significant growth and demand for their product over the next five years. They anticipate the need to fill 600 new positions over that time period.
ABOUT VERMONT HITEC
Vermont HITEC is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to educate, train and employ Vermonters in a variety of fields. Over the past 18 years, Vermont HITEC has partnered with over 30 Vermont and New Hampshire businesses to employ over 1,500 individuals in the health care, information technology and advanced manufacturing fields. Equal Opportunity is the law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics.