Adjuster - Property

Minot, North Dakota
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Sep 30, 2016
Nov 29, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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This position handles large homeowners and commercial property losses. The Property Adjuster has not yet attained the industry designation of Property General Adjuster, but has at least 2-5 years of property experience and is comfortable handling larger more complex losses independently, professionally and efficiently. In addition to handling losses, the Property Adjuster is accountable to capitalize on marketing opportunities to assist in growing the business for CLUS. Cross training in other areas, such as Liability Claims is also an expectation in this role.

Problem Complexity and Independent Judgment:

Complex losses requiring ability to define problem, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions in order to make decisions requiring a high level of judgment. Decisions made may affect the company and the client; ability to make hard decisions that may adversely affect the client/claimant required.

Principle Accountabilities:

• Examines claim form, policy and other records to determine insurance coverage. It is noted that the investigation method will vary according to claim type.
• Interviews, telephones or corresponds with the insured, claimant and witnesses; consults policies and hospital records; inspects property damage. Determines negligence and liability and accurately determines damages.
• Assists and works with legal department when settlement cannot be negotiated by adjuster.
• Attends litigation and mediation hearings.
• Identifies and deals with salvage as directed by the client.
• Uses the Link System during the claim handling process and is responsible for maintaining assignments within the Link System and according to the Best Practices as defined by CLUS.
• Identifies subrogation issues and prepares subrogation notifications as directed by client.

Working Environment:

There is normal office environment when working inside the office.
When in the field, travel is often required to visit with clients, claimants, vendors and others involved in gathering data and resolving claims. Weather might be inclement, may have to work in high, precarious places like roofs, subject to night duty and 24 hour emergency call. May have to lift or move up to 50 pounds.

• Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) and/or the equivalent in comparable industry experience
• 2-5 years of property loss adjusting experience including large homeowners and commercial experience
• Must hold adjuster's license if required by state law and complete annual continuing education requirements as mandated by company
• Strong working knowledge of property estimating software
such as Simsol , Symbility, or Xactimate

Rewarding Your Efforts:

We believe in offering competitive compensation packages together with lifestyle benefits….
- Medical, Dental, Vision, and Flexible Savings Account (eligible first of the month from date of hire)
- 401k Retirement with employer matching
- Company paid Life, AD&D and Disability Insurance
- Company car and gas card
- A generous allotment of vacation, holidays, and personal days
- Educational Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Recognition Program
- Employee Assistance Program
- Referral Bonus Program when you encourage friends and colleagues to join our team
- Flexible work arrangements (ability to work from home)
- Business casual dress code
- Various rebates and discounts on new vehicles, cell phone carriers, and more!

Join our Team today: Our Application process will take approximately 7 minutes to complete. Once we have received your application, our team will review and will be in contact if you are selected for next steps.

Thank You for your interest in Cunningham Lindsey.