Entry Level Inside Property Adjuster
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Allstate Insurance Company has an exceptional career opportunity for an Entry Level Inside Property Adjuster in Columbia, MD!
Please note, there is a required 2-week training that will take place in Wheeling, IL.
Allstate Adjusters are required to maintain a valid state specific license to perform work duties. You may review state licensure requirements at www.NIPR.com.
About the Team
The Claims Department is here to restore peoples lives after the unexpected has happened. We work to deliver compassionate service that is fast, fair and easy. Putting our customers first to resolve their claim and taking the stress out of the situation is our goal.
This is your chance to help make a meaningful difference in peoples lives. Join the thousands of people who work in the claims industry in highly stimulating work that will require you to assimilate data, evaluate facts and negotiate solutions to complex problems. Every day presents different learning and growth opportunities. You will gain a broad range of professional skills that will be equally applicable and highly valuable no matter where your career takes you.
About the Position
Under general supervision, this job is responsible for investigating, negotiating and settling basic and occasionally moderately complex property or liability insurance claims. This individual may or may not handle losses that do not require an outside adjuster's inspection and works with clients. This individual reviews the insurance policy, reviews reports and photos, evaluates damages, determines loss coverage and authorizes payments. The individual is capable of working independently, prioritizing the individual's own responsibilities, and managing the individual's own workload. The individual is capable of working independently, prioritizing the individual's own responsibilities, and managing the individual's own workload.
Specific responsibilities include:
Makes and maintains a connection with the customer by understanding and meeting their needs; serves the customer with empathy; and follows up to ensure that customer needs have been met
File Documentation and Reporting
Summarizes documents and enters into claim system notes
Documents a claim file with notes, evaluations and decision making process
May handle first notice of loss of water damage claims
Coverage, Liability and Evaluation
Investigates, reviews, determines and verifies basic and occasionally moderately complex coverage/policy information
Provides coverage explanation to customer
Reviews/approves repair estimate
Prepares basic and occasionally moderately complex damage estimates
Organizes and reconciles bills
Conducts fast track estimating
Handles additional living expense claims as needed
Handles contents inventories and basic and occasionally moderately complex contents pricing analysis and prepares claims reports
Adheres to applicable compliance standards
Bachelors degree in related field preferred or equivalent experience plus two years experience delivering outstanding customer service preferred.
Prior claims or insurance experience preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a passion for helping others.
Strong organizational and computer skills.
Persistence and the ability to work through and solve problems.
Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
Has and maintains all appropriate licenses and registrations for the role per state requirements
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.
As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.
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