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Property Field Claims Adjuster Binghamton, NY

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We are Farmers! 

We are… more than just your favorite commercials. We are a passionate, award winning, equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. We are dedicated to supporting the well-being of our people through our extensive suite of benefits, as well as the well-being of the communities we serve through employee volunteer programs and nonprofit partnerships. Helping others in their time of need isn’t just our business – it’s our culture! We are Farmers!

 

Do you thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced environment? Do you enjoy the challenge of a position where no two days are alike? We are looking for positive, high-energy professionals who are not just looking for a job, but a meaningful career!

 

The ideal candidate for this position will reside in or near Binghamton, NY

Target Salary Range: $24.11- $32.50

 

If you are looking for the following in your next career move:

  • Paid training through the award winning and industry leading University of Farmers.
  • Flexibility and independence to work outside the confines of a desk job.
  • Total Rewards benefits package, 401K, and a competitive starting salary.
  • Growth potential and management opportunities for success-oriented people through education, mentorship programs, and inspirational leadership at a company you can be proud of.

 
Then Farmers Insurance is the place for you!
 
Our Field Property Claims Adjusters will:

  • Conduct field based investigations by visiting policyholders’ homes to investigate property damage.
  • Use claims handling software, a company car and laptop to determine claims related damage and write estimates in a paperless environment
  • Represents the Company from a public relations standpoint and must conduct oneself as a member of Management at all times.
  • Use strong customer service skills to negotiate with policyholders to settle the claim.

 
If you have the following:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors Degree preferred.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Eagerness to learn about insurance policies and property damage from the inside out to identify how coverage applies to a particular loss.
  • Outgoing personality that would enjoy interacting with a wide variety of people including policyholders, claimants, agents, witnesses, and fraud investigators.
  • Valid driver's license.  Final candidates will also be subject to a Motor Vehicle Record background check, because the position may include a company vehicle.

 
Candidates must be willing and able to:

  • Travel to other geographic regions to offer claims support in the event of a catastrophe. Employees assigned to the Catastrophe team will be required to travel away from their residence for a specified period of time, usually consisting of 23 days.
  • Inspect roofs and small, confined spaces that have been damaged.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Investigates, confirms coverage, determines liability, establishes damages, reports status and negotiates the settlement of assigned cases (has authority to make payment of assigned claims within prescribed limits).
  • Inspects damaged property, and determines claims related damage.
  • Determines and reports on subrogation potential. Initiates the sale of personal property, and miscellaneous salvage items.
  • Reports theft, fraud, and arson losses as required to state and industry agencies.
  • Performs most duties on an individual basis, and work has a direct bearing on Management results.
  • Represents the Company from a public relations standpoint and must conduct oneself as a member of Management at all times.
  • Personal contacts are a major part of activity and include policyholders, claimants, agents, witnesses, repair facilities, contractors, police and fire departments, state and county fraud and arson personnel, special investigators, attorneys, expert witnesses, members of the medical profession and all other persons incident to the investigation and processing of claims.
  • *Employees assigned to the Catastrophe team will be required to travel away from their residence for a specified period of time, usually consisting of 23 days.
  • Promotes safety at all times and complies with safety/ergonomic standards as outlined in relevant company published manuals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Special Skill Requirement

  • Time Management
  • Decisiveness
  • Strong communication 
  • Valid driver's license 

Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience Requirements

None. Must achieve minimum passing scores on all claims training exams.

Benefits

  • Farmers offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, qualifications and location.
  • Bonus Opportunity (based on Company and Individual Performance)
  • 401(k)
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Assistance
  • For more information, review “What we offer” on https://www.farmers.com/careers/corporate/#offer

 

Job Location(s): US - NY - Binghamton

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Nearest Major Market: Binghamton

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