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Senior Adjuster

at Sedgwick

Posted: 10/18/2019
Job Reference #: 5000446372706
Keywords: insurance, claims

Job Description

Senior Adjuster
Orlando, FL, Telecommuter CA, Telecommuter GA, Telecommuter TX
Regular - Full Time

Adjuster Sr

 

IF YOU CARE, THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE

For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick's talented team of 21,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets -- their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.

Sedgwick is a global leader in property insurance claims, offering solutions for commercial and residential markets. We specialize in large/complex losses, large domestic and international commercial risks, middle market commercial property losses, and real estate and catastrophic losses.

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE: To investigate and adjust property and casualty claims, both residential and commercial, with little to no supervision.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Inspects claims and contacts involved parties in a timely manner.
  • Investigates circumstances of claim(s) as required for coverage determination, cause, and compensable damages/reserves.
  • Examines insurance policies and other records to determine insurance coverage.
  • Prepares estimates for cost of repair and/or replacement.
  • Conducts interviews with claimant and witnesses regarding submitted claim(s).
  • Negotiates and settles both 1st and 3rd party claims.
  • Addresses salvage and subrogation as required by the client.
  • Maintains client relationships to assure repeated business referrals.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).
  • Travels as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Licensing

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. IIA-AIC designation required.

Experience

Two (2) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong oral and written communication, including presentation skills
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Demonstrated commitment to timely reporting
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

WORK ENVIRONMENT

When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental:

Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical:

  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to kneel, squat or bend.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in hot and/or cold weather conditions.
  • Have the ability to climb, crawl, stoop, kneel, reaching/working overhead
  • Be able to lift/carry up to 50 pounds
  • Be able to push/pull up to 100 pounds
  • Be able to drive up to 4 hours per day.
  • Must have continual use of manual dexterity.

Auditory/Visual:

Hearing, vision and talking

NOTE:

Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

 

       Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer

and a

         Drug-Free Workplace