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Risk Specialist


Ethico’s Risk Specialists (RS) are responsible for responding to and documenting the concerns of employees around the world who call to report anything from management complaints, harassment claims, potential compliance violations, to issues regarding benefits and pay. The RS will guide callers through the interview process while documenting their concerns in concise, and technical format, and ensuring all client directives are followed. This work is challenging and the training intensive, however, the experience is extremely rewarding. You must be focused, disciplined, and keep the commitments you make.


  • Answering calls, delivering the proper greeting, following client directives, and asking all critical questions to deliver a thorough yet succinct report of the issue - while maintaining good judgment and strict confidentiality to ensure a caller’s needs are met and the report is focused on key information
  • Documents all calls answered in accordance with Ethico's policies and procedures; maintains accurate demographic and other statistical information according to Ethico's policies and procedures, as well as in compliance with client contracts
  • Guide callers through the interview process according to frequently reviewed standards and procedures, and refine complex statements and notes into simple, thorough, organized, actionable reports
  • Document all relevant client calls in our case management system. Calls should be documented in a clear, concise, and accurate format
  • Meet performance goals set with a Hotline supervisor, operations manager, or Director of Hotline Operations and tailored to your development path including: report quality (grammar, content, form), call handling, productivity, and adherence to directives
  • Determine severity level of reports taken using detailed information gathered during calls, directives, and/or company protocols
  • Contact client coordinators when needed, as to brief them on severity situations and/or at the direction of a Hotline supervisor, operations manager, Director of Hotline Operations, or Quality Analyst
  • Answer incoming overflow calls live, triaging them and placing them in a holding queue as necessary
  • Assist in the training and development of new employees
  • Adhere to schedule flexibility to support 24/7 operations with changing shift, coverage, and other needs
  • All other duties as assigned Experience you’ll need to succeed in your role at Ethico


  • Associate's/Bachelor's degree preferred, or two years equivalent related work experience / equivalent education (high school diploma/GED) and relevant experience (hotline/phone support)
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills (verbal and written) required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn new programs & tools
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; as well as provide effective response while in a demanding situation
  • Ability to maintain personal and professional boundaries with callers and represent the interests of the Ethico and its clients
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Align with our purpose, vision, mission, and core values

Why join the Ethico Team

  • People first company culture and family atmosphere
  • Company paid Medical, Dental, and Vision for the employee
  • Company funded HSA, if enrolled in HDHP
  • 401(k) with company match up to 4%
  • STD, LTD, and ADD
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • PTO
  • Flexible Working Environment available for some positions
  • Annual profit-sharing bonus
  • Paid Maternity/Paternity leave
  • And much more!


  • English
  • Spanish (Preferred)
  • Portuguese (Preferred)


In office, in Charlotte, NC.

Salary Range

$18.00 per hour.


  • Prescreen with the People Team (15 Minutes)
  • Interview with the Hiring Manager (60 Minutes)
  • Interview with your future team (45 Minutes)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status. Women and underrepresented minorities continue to be underrepresented in our workplaces. The diversification of applicant pools constitutes an important step for broadening the participation of women and URM in the workforce. Research shows that women and people of color disproportionately do not apply for jobs where they do not meet 100% of the "requirements." If you think you can do this job, we encourage you to apply. Ethico is committed to breaking structural barriers to entry and career progress, and driving fair hiring practices in our workplace.



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