Desk Appraiser - Material Damage

Location
Tampa, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted
May 16, 2019
Closes
May 21, 2019
Category
Claims
Job Type
Full Time

Our Company

At AssuranceAmerica, we are more than a unique blend of insurance assets. We believe in creating a culture where every associate has the opportunity to learn and grow. We strive to create a work environment to meet associate needs and we are determined to achieve excellence in everything we do.

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic team in a company that is a leader in the non-standard auto insurance space and functions with a small company, entrepreneurial style. This position will require someone with an understanding that one needs to have a “roll up your sleeves” attitude to help make things happen.

Job Summary

The primary function of a desk appraiser is to review and complete material damage estimates following strict compliance guidelines.  An ideal candidate will be able to communicate and multi-task effectively and will have a strong work ethic while completing all work related duties. The ability to remain on task, provide excellent service to our clients, keep a positive attitude and consistently educate oneself will be vital for this position.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review written material damage estimates using CCC based estimating systems.
  • Determine if a vehicle is repairable verses a total loss.
  • Complete total loss evaluations.
  • Strong negotiation skills and significant ability to reach agreed prices for repair with repair facilities.
  • Assist adjusters as needed, which may include explanation of repair process and total loss evaluation as well as unrelated damage verses related damage.
  • Document file regarding estimates, repairs and total loss evaluations to include any revisions.
  • Ensure compliance with state laws and regulation.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and CCC estimating products.

Job Qualifications

Formal Education & Certification

College degree or equivalent work experience.

Knowledge & Experience

2 + years of material damage appraiser experience. Prior ICAR or ASE certification a plus

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