the smart solution for Sarasota jobs

Claims Adjuster Field

Company: American Strategic Insurance
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Job Description:

Field Claims Adjuster Note to current employees: Ensure you coordinate with your team lead prior to applying for this position. We may use additional sources for validating qualifications, (e.g., performance evals, leader input). American Strategic Insurance is a leading writer of Property and Casualty products. ASI offers Personal Lines Property products in over 40 states, and is currently in the process of expanding nationally. ASI is ranked a top employer in Florida, and in Tampa Bay, for many years. ASI is an independently-managed insurance company that is a member of the Progressive group of companies. Prior to accepting a position at ASI, candidates must consent to pre-employment background check. Any offer of employment extended is contingent upon the results of the background check. Department: Claims Territory: Sarasota, FL Insurance Discipline: Property and Casualty Job Duration: Full Time FLSA Status: Exempted Job Purpose Ensures claims are fairly and accurately investigated and evaluated in accordance with established timelines, customer service standards, and quality standards. Responsible for coverage and damages analysis of property claims, which includes the ability to negotiate and complete settlements fairly and equitably with all parties. Essential Job Functions Travels throughout field areas to inspect risks and assess damage. Determines insurance coverage. Examines and appropriately interprets insureds policies, forms in force, and other records. Interviews, telephones, and corresponds with insureds and other parties. Scopes, approves, and adjusts estimates of damage, as well as determines loss amounts. Uses estimating software to produce accurate scopes of damage. Determines extent of company's liability. Interviews, telephones, or corresponds with insureds and witnesses. Uses varying methods of investigation, including taking recorded statements, inspecting property damage, and reviewing documents. Identifies and communicates potential underwriting concerns. Estimates cost of repair, replacement, or compensation. Sets appropriate case reserves; revises case reserves in assigned files to cover probable costs. Submits assignments to vendors. Manages diaries and tasks in the Claims System. Prepares report of findings and negotiates settlement. Prepares settlement letters, denial letters, Reservation of Rights, and other letters as needed. Writes clear and concise diary notes, sets field assignments, sets and saves contacts, and makes payments. Recognizes the need for SIU involvement and identifies files for potential subrogation. Effectively manages pending files in accordance with Claims Best Practices. Appropriately applies knowledge of applicable state statutes, including the insurance code of ethics, rules, regulations and guidelines. Determines whether a file has a valid Assignment of Benefits and handles accordingly. Effectively handles all calls from customers, attorneys, public adjusters, vendors, and others. Sets mediation or appraisal when needed. Discusses strategies and attends litigation triage meetings, mediations, and Examinations under Oath when appropriate. Serves as an effective team member backup as needed. Performs other duties as assigned. Job Qualifications Bachelors degree; four years of prior work experience with a history of high performance within financial services, customer service, construction, property management, or related field; or some combination thereof. Minimum three years of claims experience required, five preferred. Property and casualty experience required. Motivation to lead a field adjusters life. Willingness to work flexible shifts, 7 days per week with 12-hour shifts for major catastrophes, and overtime as needed for claim spikes. Ability to grasp concepts quickly, pay attention to details, think through problems logically, apply high-school-level math skills, and make appropriate decisions. Demonstrates integrity. Possesses strong English vocabulary, basic grammar skills, and professional decorum. Writing is clear and easy-to-read. Bi-lingual skills helpful. Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrates active listening skills through effective use of questions, reflection, and empathy. Demonstrates a bias toward exceptional customer service; experience providing customer service preferred. Possesses strengths in negotiation. Demonstrates the ability to get along with work associates. Proficiency in Microsoft Word required. Proficiency in Excel preferred. Adjuster License in applicable states required. Intermediate knowledge of insurance and adjusting. Intermediate knowledge of residential construction, roofing, and repair techniques strongly preferred. Experience preparing repair estimates in Xactimate (or another software package) and interpreting estimates using unit pricing. Experience handling a variety of claim perils preferred. Motivation to develop others. Physical and Other Requirements Must reside in or be willing to relocate to assigned territory. Must be willingness to travel as needed. Must possess the physical ability to travel to impacted areas during major catastrophes. Must possess the physical ability to travel for day-to-day field work and to attend litigation hearings, examinations under oath, mediations, and training as needed. Must have the ability to load and unload equipment as well as bend, walk, and climb for several consecutive hours while inspecting damaged property. Must possess a valid drivers license. The ASI Culture and Benefits The ASI Culture is like no other. While ASI stands for "American Strategic Insurance," we also believe it stands for "Attitude, Speed and Innovation." It is through these principles we plan our day and measure our success. This can be seen through the way our team members interact with each other, the fan letters from our agents and customers, to our success during a time where other companies have struggled. ASI offers outstanding benefits, health insurance for employees and dependents, dental, vision, up to 6% matching on our 401(k) retirement plan, earned time off, life insurance, and much more

Keywords: American Strategic Insurance, Sarasota , Claims Adjuster Field, Other , Sarasota, Florida

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Other Jobs

Seasonal Team Member
Description: Description: About us:Target is one of the world s most recognized brands and one of America s leading retailers. And when you hear people say, I love Target they re usually talking about visiting one (more...)
Company: Target Stores
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: 10/15/2018

Structural Detailer
Description: Drafting/Detailing SMW is now hiring for a full time detailer/draftsman in the steel construction industry.
Company: Seminole Machine & Welding, Inc.
Location: Brandon
Posted on: 10/15/2018

Chiropractor Associate $Open
Description: Chiropractor Associate Open Private Practice.
Company: Private Practice
Location: Largo
Posted on: 10/15/2018

Professional Landscapers - Grow Your Business With HomeAdvisor (Pinell
Description: Professional Landscapers - Grow Your Business With HomeAdvisor Pinell Over 25 million homeowners
Company: HomeAdvisor
Location: Pinellas Park
Posted on: 10/15/2018

Professional Landscapers - Grow Your Business With HomeAdvisor (Kissim
Description: Professional Landscapers - Grow Your Business With HomeAdvisor Kissim Over 25 million homeowners
Company: HomeAdvisor
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: 10/15/2018

25C Radio Operator/Maintainer
Description: 25C Radio Operator/Maintainer Job ID: Job Views: 2 Location: SARASOTA, Florida, United States ZIP Code: 34237 Job Category: Signal and Military Intelligence Posted: 10.02.2018 Age Requirements: Must be (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: 10/15/2018

Professional Landscapers - Grow Your Business With HomeAdvisor (Lehigh
Description: Over 25 million homeowners have trusted HomeAdvisor to help them find quality professionals
Company: HomeAdvisor
Location: Lehigh Acres
Posted on: 10/15/2018

Naval Aviator
Description: Search for underwater threats. Deliver payloads of incredible firepower or necessary manpower. Execute strategic aerial maneuvers anywhere from the stratosphere, to mere feet above the sea. This is just (more...)
Company: US Navy
Location: Tampa
Posted on: 10/15/2018

Life Guard - Orlando World Center Marriott (18002SQD)
Description: Heres To Your Journey with 0 Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels. Marriott Hotels, Marriott Internationals flagship brand with more than 500 global (more...)
Company: Marriott
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: 10/15/2018

Benefit Specialist needed from home Today
Description: Seeking Health Care Associates to Start a HOME OFFICE POSITION 1 Leading Health Care and Dental Benefits Discount
Company: Ameriplan
Location: Tampa
Posted on: 10/15/2018

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Florida jobs by following @recnetFL on Twitter!

Sarasota RSS job feeds