Miami Senior Property Adjuster
- Career Level
- Not Specified
Job Title: Property Adjuster
Department: Prof Producers -- Field Services
FLSA Status: Salary Exempt
Reports To: District Manager
GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB:
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 2+ 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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Consistently produces high quality product with superior customer service that is timely and responsive.
- Interviews, telephones or corresponds with claimant and witness; consults policies; inspects property damage to determine extent of client's liability and determine.
- Prepares reports of findings and negotiates settlements.
- Assists and works with legal department when settlement cannot be negotiated by adjuster.
- Attends litigation hearings as needed.
- Identifies subrogation issues and prepares subrogation notifications as directed by client.
- Obtains reports from experts as requested and secures reports on incidents or accidents investigated by local, regional and national authorities.
- Assists in marketing for the branch as well as for him/herself in order to develop a personal following of clients.
- Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) and/or the equivalent in comparable industry experience
- 2 or more years of property loss adjusting experience including large homeowners and commercial property experience
- Must hold adjuster's license if required by state law and complete annual continuing education requirements as mandated by company
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as insurance policies, procedure manuals, safety rules and operating and maintenance instructions
- Above average computer skills consisting of word processing, spreadsheets and email needed.
- Strong working knowledge of property estimating software such as Symbility, Simsol and/or Xactimate required
- Must be organized with excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- Proficient or ability to learn Xactimate, Simsol, and Symbility estimating system.
- Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook
- Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must hold adjuster's license if required by state law and complete annual continuing education requirements as mandated by company.