Business Lines Field Property Claims Adjuster

Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 17, 2020
Closes
Jan 16, 2021
Ref
78184150#GIJ--LibertyMutual.1
Category
Claims
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

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Advance your Claims career at Liberty Mutual Insurance- A Fortune 100 Company! Are you looking for an opportunity to join a claims team with a responsible company that has consistently outpaced the industry in year over year growth? Liberty Mutual Insurance has an excellent claims opportunity available as a Property Field Claims Adjuster for our Business Lines division. This position is located in the Washington DC - Baltimore MD area. Field Property Adjusters investigate commercial property claims, evaluate damages, determine coverage, set accurate loss cost estimates, control the insured's exposures and losses, manage consultants, and achieve a prompt, fair and equitable settlement according to fair claims handling requirements. You will also be expected to negotiate settlement of claims with varying complexity and perils.
Responsibilities:
  • Conducts a prompt, thorough and fair investigation by obtaining relevant facts to determine coverage, origin, and extent of loss losses. Reviews and utilizes financial statements to adjust complex business interruption losses.
  • Conduct on-site appraisal or direct independent adjuster to determine facts relevant causation, damages and exposure.
  • Engages and manages consultants as required to assist in determining facts, causation, damages and exposure; monitors the costs to ensure they are reasonable and necessary.
  • Establishes and maintains accurate loss cost estimates and reserves for each claim for reporting, financial records, and other purposes.
  • Keeps the Insured and others informed about the claim's status with clear, timely and accurate written/oral communications. Effectively communicates in writing on moderately complex coverage issues with minimal review and coaching. Determines depreciation of claim.
  • Affirms or denies coverage of the claim based on the facts and the policy terms and conditions. Develops information necessary to make advance, partial and final payments when appropriate.
  • Meet time requirements of the policy and fair claims handling practices.
  • Effectively negotiate settlement of claims of varying complexity and perils. Achieves a prompt, fair and equitable settlement of a claim, where there is policy liability.
  • Keeps the electronic claim file properly documented with accurate, clear and timely information and reports that reflects the adjustment activities and substantiates any payments made.
  • May participate in quality assurance file review sessions and serve as a technical resource for less experienced claims personnel.
  • Provide guidance to inexperienced team members and may act as a mentor to other entry level adjusters.
  • Will be called upon for catastrophe duty.

Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of property insurance; commercial property claims; coverage evaluation; claims investigation, loss assessment, evaluation and reserves; financial analyses; insurance regulations; negotiation and settlement of moderate to high complexity claims.
  • Focus on customers; decision making; results oriented; spoken communication; and adaptability; an ability to build relationships, listen (i.e., comprehend nuances and acknowledge others' viewpoints).
  • Ability to train and mentor less experienced team members, write business correspondence, produce accurate work, manage projects and vendors; and use core applications/spreadsheets; as normally acquired through a bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Prefer designations such as AIC, SCLA, CPCU, etc., and at least 2-3 year of progressively responsible experience.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to the site of catastrophe for assignments that may last several weeks.

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