Property SIU Investigator

Raleigh, North Carolina
Not Specified
Sep 02, 2016
Nov 01, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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Job Description

Allstate Insurance Company has an exceptional career opportunity for a Property Investigator with our Special Investigation Unit in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Under limited supervision, this job is responsible for investigating and analyzing complex, multi-discipline (but primarily Property) coverage and claims that have been referred to the special investigation unit (SIU) for potential fraud. This role typically handles a combination of complex attorney represented and unrepresented claims and moderate to complex losses, in which suspicious activity has been identified. The individual performs a thorough investigation including; (1) conducting background searches, scene investigations, and inspections; (2) taking recorded statements; (3) reviewing and analyzing medical notes, bills, and property damage; and (4) conducting witness interviews and social media searches. The individual conducts surveillance on property and/or creates scene reconstructions on some investigations and reviews whether fraud can be substantiated and supports a lawsuit. The individual provides work guidance and direction to less senior employees and provides mentoring and coaching to the team. The individual also delivers compassionate service that is fast, fair, and easy, to ensure customer retention. The individual works independently, prioritizing the individual's own responsibilities, and managing the individual's own workload. The individual also consistently meets band level behaviors, production, quality, and/or customer service goals.

Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Verifies loss facts and coverage
  • Utilizes analytic tools or SIU field intelligence to identify complex claims for investigation and/or for support in the evidence of the fraud and damages
  • Attends industry, law enforcement and NICB meetings to obtain information on latest fraud schemes
  • Conducts thorough investigations of complex, attorney represented or unrepresented multi-discipline claims that are potentially fraudulent to determine if payment is warranted, including scene investigations and surveillance as needed
  • Validates that the information provided and obtained through investigation is true and accurate and follows up on all possible leads

Local travel will be required for the position.

Job Description

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in related field preferred and at least 5 years of progressive residential and/or commercial property adjusting experience is required
  • Auto adjusting experience is highly preferred
  • Ability to interact effectively, and coach others on interacting effectively, with internal or external customers and act with empathy
  • Applies broad knowledge of insurance policy, coverage, and regulation
  • Applies broad knowledge of claim processes, policies, procedures, claim systems, coverage, liability, damage estimating, and/or settlement, and adherence to applicable legal compliance standards
  • Applies broad industry knowledge to discipline practices, including best practices, to support the business unit

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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