Catastrophe Adjuster - Deployed

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Apr 06, 2018
Closes
Jun 05, 2018
Ref
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Category
Claims
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Not Specified
Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for confirming coverage, investigating, negotiating, setting reserves and settling covered claims of complex exposure within their personal settlement authority. Perform duties in accordance with the Claim Handling Guidelines and managerial direction. Ability to travel extensively as needed due to declared catastrophes. This position can be located in our Dallas, TX office or remotely in Texas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Compliance with all state specific jurisdictional requirements for claim handling
  • Team members will be responsible for being eligible and maintaining all state specific licensing
  • Catastrophe Services is a company resource, the team may assist in the regular homeowners segment during times of low catastrophe activity or when capacity allows
  • Provide the best possible claim service to both internal and external customers
  • Promote teamwork and proactively seek opportunities to assist fellow associates with challenges
  • Perform thorough investigation, confirm and interpret coverage issues, and draft the appropriate reservation of rights or disclaimer letters as needed for manager approval
  • Reconcile Xactimate estimates and review inspection results
  • Coordinate the use of engineers and have the ability to work with public adjusters and attorneys
  • Responsible for proper and timely reserving in accordance with our reserving philosophy
  • Update the claim database system with proper and adequate coding and documentation
  • Utilize and maintain diary on all open claims and ability to manage inventory at a high pace
  • Review all bills, estimates and Proofs of Loss prior to making settlement and payment of claim
  • Make recommendations to manager on damages exceeding adjusters authority
  • Complete Large Loss Notice (LLN) and submit to manager for review
  • Maintain Large Loss Workbook throughout the life of the claim
  • Review vendors bills for accuracy and resolve any billing issues and/or inconsistencies with the vendor
  • Assist in training and mentoring of other Adjusters upon request

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelors Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • Obtain/Maintain appropriate licensing or educational requirements
  • Possess solid knowledge of Homeowners policies, endorsements and state/local regulations
  • Ability to analyze and apply coverage on complex loss scenarios
  • Ability to operate with a proactive claim handling mind set to drive results
  • Ability to resolve conflicts, problem solve and empathize with customers, both internally and externally
  • Ability to successfully work in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Proficient in estimate Xactimate 28
  • Possess professional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel extensively as needed due to declared catastrophes.

Desired Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience in Property claims
  • Field experience
  • In depth knowledge and experience in reviewing scope of damage and estimates

Job Requirements

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About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

Paid Training
Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
Wellness Programs
Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
401k w/ Company Match
Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
Employee Discount Program
Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

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