Field Adjuster

Location
Parsippany, New Jersey
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Sep 19, 2022
Closes
Nov 18, 2022
Ref
858a5517-2a3c-49f1-8dce-5f168d2b7b9c#GIJ--IAT
Category
Claims
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

The Claims department at IAT Insurance Group has an immediate opening for a Field Adjuster that can be in one of the following locations:

  • New York/New Jersey area
  • Houston, Texas
  • Remote – in areas noted above

The Field Adjuster is responsible for serving our clients while investigating personal and commercial property claims, evaluating damages, determining coverage and setting accurate loss cost estimates. This role will handle the client's claim experience, manage consultants, and achieve a prompt, fair and equitable settlement according to fair claims handling requirements. The candidate will be expected to negotiate settlement of claims with varying complexity and perils.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts a prompt, thorough and fair field investigation by obtaining relevant facts to determine coverage, origin, and extent of loss. Reviews and utilizes financial statements to adjust time element claims.
  • Engages and manages consultants and vendors work and budgets to ensure they are reasonable and necessary.
  • Establishes, maintains and reports timely, accurate loss cost estimates and reserves.
  • Adheres to company best practices
  • Engage / marketing with local external partners including agents, brokers.
  • Technical resource for the property team to provide training, mentoring.
  • Travel: 25%
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Must have:

  • Bachelors' degree with 5+ years of property claims adjusting or examining experience
  • Equivalent experience is defined as 9+ years of claim adjusting experience relating to property claims.
  • Ability to perform physical inspections, including carrying a ladder and inspections of roofs or small confined spaces with damage.
  • Ability to obtain licensure as required by respective state(s).
  • Ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to analyze date, utilize sound judgment to draw conclusion and make supported decisions.
  • Authorized to work in the United States and must not require VISA sponsorship, now, or in the future.

Preferred to have:

  • Estimating experience
  • Construction, mitigation, restoration or remodeling knowledge and experience is also preferred
  • CPCU and other insurance related studies are beneficial.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and participate in E-Verify.

COVID 19 Statement:

IAT actively tracks COVID vaccination rates, possible symptoms, and cases across the organization so we can make informed decisions about workplace safety. As a result, while IAT does not require employees to be vaccinated, employees are required to log their vaccination records and attest daily to being symptom free before entering IAT offices.

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