General Liability Adjuster (primarily Construction Defect Claims)

Irvine, California
Not Specified
Oct 07, 2016
Dec 06, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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Title_General Liability Adjuster (primarily Construction Defect Claims)_

About the OrganizationAmTrust Financial Services, Inc., (Nasdaq: AFSI) headquartered in New York City, is a multinational insurance holding company, which, through its insurance carriers, offers specialty property and casualty insurance products, including workers' compensation, commercial automobile and general liability; extended service and warranty coverage.

PositionClaims Ex Sr

LocationCA, Irvine2


Postiion can be located in either Irvine, CA or Concord, CA

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

:1. This General Liability position is primarily focusing on Construction Defect Claims. Verifies coverage information, gathers loss information such as statements from parties involved, witnesses, police reports, etc in order to make an educated liability decision. 2. Handles repair and total loss settlements over the phone by contacting both insureds and claimants and explaining settlement process. 3. Gathers necessary information to make coverage determinations on General Liability claims and handles as necessary. 4. Make written General Liability coverage recommendations. 5. Experienced management of litigated claims, including development of a litigation plan with counsel, tracking and controlling legal expenses, and reaching a cost-effective resolution is required. Attend Mediation and Settlement Conferences as necessary. 6. Accountable for compliance with the California Department of Insurance Regulations. 7. Recognizes SIU exposures and is able to implement appropriate procedures. 8. Co-ordinates all claim file activity. 9. Works with outside vendors including Appraisers, Independent Adjusters, etc. 10. Be ready, willing and able to undertake additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by Management.

Open Date10/10/2016

Position Requirements

Skills/Education/Experience Required

:1. Minimum of 5 years of General Liability Claims handling experience, including litigation. 2. Claims certification from the Insurance Institute of America or equivalent education. 3. Possess strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills. 4. Have strong decision making ability. 5. Knowledge of PC operating system applications, Word, Excel and other Microsoft Office applications. 6. Provide a high degree of customer service. 7. Possess superior mathematical skills. 8. Possess superior verbal and written communication skills. 9. Ability to work in a fast-paced, growing and changing environment with shifting priorities. 10. Ability to prioritize work, organize time, and balance multiple responsibilities.


Req NumberCLA-16-00395

Shift-not applicable-

Number of Openings1

Employee Referral EligibleYes

Employee Referral Payout$1K This position is currently accepting applications.