Claims Adjuster - Inside Property

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Base salary, annual bonus, great benefits package
Sep 08, 2016
Nov 07, 2016
Inside Property Claims
Job Type
Full Time

The Philadelphia Contributionship

Rooted in History / Focused on the Future

The Philadelphia Contributionship is the oldest successful property and casualty insurance company in the United States, having been founded by Ben Franklin in 1752.  We write homeowners insurance and related products in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.    We have an A (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best and have been recognized as a Top Workplace.

We currently have an opening for an inside property Claims Representative who will be responsible for adjusting and settling theft claims and small property losses.  This position will be based in our home office in old city Philadelphia.

Responsibilities of an Inside Property Claims Rep

  • Adjust and settle assigned property claims to conclusion through direction, evaluation and negotiation within limits of authority.
  • Interpret coverage issues on assigned cases and prepare evaluations and recommendations on cases exceeding personal authority. 
  • Prepare denial materials including documentation and communicate the decision to the affected parties on claims where investigation warrants this action.
  • Perform a thorough investigation of the loss including review of vendor reports, securing recorded or signed statements, business records and reports, proof of loss, police reports, diagrams, photographs or testimony from technical experts. 
  • Determine appropriate claim reserves and review subrogation on assigned cases. Maintain proper diary.
  • Prepare all worksheets, forms, documentation and reporting duties to create a file that is capable of being used by others to monitor progress or continue efficient handling of a claim.
  • Assist with vendor program and re-inspects as required.

Hiring Requirements

  • 2+  years claims handling experience, including personal lines property claims
  • Bachelor’s Degree, insurance designation (AIC, CCLA or PCLA) or equivalent work experience
  • Adjuster’s license in assigned state(s) as required
  • Demonstrated commitment to superior customer service
  • Solid computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and property estimating programs such as Exactimate.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities
  • Current driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must pass background check and drug screening