Property Claims Adjuster - Carlsbad, CA

Brown & Brown, Inc  |  Carlsbad, California (US)  |  Claims, Legal / Compliance, Risk Management

Job Summary:

Candidate will be responsible for the handling of residential property claims. This is a desk adjusting position, no field work is involved. They will receive new losses and will be responsible for the investigation of coverage, liability and damages through the life of the claim. The candidate will maintain a pending and closing ratio of 100%. They will be responsible for the establishment and maintenance of reserves and payments. The adjuster will properly report and communicate with their manager as well as internal and external customers.

Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Knowledge of current case law, statutory law, DOI regulations, etc. that apply to claims practices and issues within the territory of operation.
  • Ability to analyze and adjust structural property damage estimates.
  • The ability to evaluate, investigate and resolve claims.
  • Establish reserves based on evaluation and adjust reserves as necessary with all new information
  • Ability to interpret routine and complex policy contracts and coverage.
  • Demonstrate sound analytical skills.
  • Ability to negotiate effectively and the ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form.
  • Ability to work effectively with company personnel, agency personnel, legal counsel, and others with whom our business is associated.
  • Ability to plan, organize and establish priorities to maintain various responsibilities under critical deadlines.
  • Ability to identify potential sources of subrogation/recovery.
  • Provide excellent customer service to agents, producers, insured’s and claimants.
  • The ability to manage outside vendors.
  • Control expenses such as independent adjuster and defense costs.

Required Competencies:

  • College degree preferred;
  • 3 to 5 years of experience handling residential or commercial property claims.
  • California claims adjuster license

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