REMOTE: Property Field Claims Specialist (NJ.)

Parsippany, New Jersey
Not Specified
Sep 21, 2022
Nov 20, 2022
Claims, Entry Level
Job Type
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Career Level
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American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905. We've been recognized by Forbes as one of America's most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. With focus on our organization's values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.

What's in it for you?

American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

How you will make an impact

American National is seeking an entry level full-time team member to manage field property claims locally (Personal lines primarily, with exposure and/or willingness to learn commercial and agriculture lines of business) with preferred residence in one of the following locations: Elizabeth, Newark, and Piscataway New Jersey area(s).

  • Responsible for the operation of the independent field office within specified territory (Full life cycle property claims handling, including field inspections)
  • Contact applicable parties, obtain recorded statements, explain the claim process, review coverage, investigate, and identify special investigation unit (fraudulent) indicators
  • Review facts of loss, details of coverage, and investigative needs to properly assess damages
  • Order police/fire reports, document claims files with the results of review and intention
  • Conduct field investigations, unless independent adjuster assignment is deemed to be in the best interest of both the client and company
  • Communicate, explain, and prepare estimates with detailed diagrams and reports
  • Negotiate with insureds, contractors, and vendors
  • Assess salvage/subrogation potential and monitor to conclusion
  • Complete risk evaluations for both underwriting and claims
  • Maintain ongoing contact with claimants, agents, attorneys, and internal clients regarding the status of claims files
  • Conclude claims in compliance with all state rules and regulations
  • Assist with claims handling in catastrophe (CAT.) events which may include extended travel/overnight stays, (Company CAT. team will deploy first, field adjusters secondary-with notice)
  • Maintain continuing education (CE) courses for required state licensing

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Property claims handling experience preferred (Relevant work experience may be considered) Example: Home Construction, Estimating positions
  • Currently hold appropriate state adjuster license or obtain following date of hire
    • (American National will incur fees associated / No out of pocket expenses)
  • Ability to travel
  • Physically capable to perform field assessments and evaluations (Climbing ladders/roofs and maneuvering within tight crawl space areas)
  • Successfully pass a motor vehicle check and possess an active driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four year completed degree
  • Five years property (Home, buildings, wind, fire, hail, theft, collapse) field claims/claims adjusting work experience
  • Xactimate or alike estimating program knowledge
  • Industry designations/certifications
  • Ability to effectively manage assigned territory
  • Ability to work independently, successfully
  • Remote work experience
  • An operative and organized multi-tasker, with the ability to focus when items require your attention for review, as you will be tasked with documenting your files, managing your day-to-day work schedule, and goals
  • High attention to detail and thorough follow-up
  • Passion to provide the highest quality of customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable managing difficult conversations with ease and confidence
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Aptitude to navigate various computer programs simultaneously (Using Microsoft Office applications and internal systems)

PLEASE NOTE: In review of candidate qualifications, education, and skills, another job level may be considered. (Senior Field Claims Specialist)

Salary for this position can range from $55,231 for candidates who are minimally qualified through $69,039 for more highly qualified candidates. Candidates outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill, and education.

Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.

American National's recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.

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American National is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.


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