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Field Claims Adjuster-White Plains, NY-Sign On Bonus!

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We are Farmers!

Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world.

 

We are looking for customer service focused individuals to build a rewarding long-term career with us as a Field Property Claims Adjuster!

 

The candidate for this position must live in the White Plains, NY area.

 

This position has the potential to qualify for up to a $2,500 sign-on bonus. Please speak with one of our recruiters for additional details.

 

 

 

 

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.
  • Rapid 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.

 

Physical Actions 

Bending Pulling Sorting Carrying up to 20 lbs. Pushing Speaking (English) Climbing Reaching Standing Key entering Reading (English) Walking Kneeling Seeing Writing (English)  

 

Physical Environment 

Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment, but with exposure to some or all of the following environments when in the field: Uncontrolled outside environmental conditions Excessive noise levels Chemicals Chemical/Biological conditions Moving mechanical parts Areas considered dangerous Conditions which could affect the respiratory system or skin such as: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, oils, smoke, soot, or poor ventilation  

 

Education Requirements

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

 

Experience Requirements

 

  • Customer service experience, preferably in a retail environment
  • Construction or Insurance experience highly desirable and preferred
  • Candidate qualifications may be reviewed against the requirements for the associated levels of this position's core function
  • Must achieve minimum passing score on all claims training exams

 

Bilingual (Spanish and English) candidates will be eligible to earn additional multilingual pay!

                                                                                                              

Special Skill Requirement 

 

  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Computer skills - MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Proficiency with smartphones and applications
  • Valid driver's license 

 

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/

 

Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse

Job Summary

Investigates, determines liability, confirms coverage, establishes damages, and negotiates settlement of claims. Will also be required to maintain an active adjusters license in states where required.

Essential Job Functions

Investigates, confirms coverage, determines liability, establishes damages, reports status and negotiates the settlement of assigned cases which may include the more difficult files and which may require specialized experience (has authority to make payment of assigned claims within prescribed limits). Adjusts all types of claims. Inspects damaged property and vehicles, and determines claims related damage. Estimates the cost of repair or replacement of damaged or stolen property and vehicles. Determines and reports on subrogation potential. Initiates the sale of salvage vehicles, 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.

Physical Actions

BendingPullingSorting Carrying up to 50 lbs. PushingSpeaking (English) ClimbingReachingStanding Key enteringReading (English)Walking KneelingSeeingWriting (English)

Physical Environment

Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment, but with exposure to some or all of the following environments when in the field: Uncontrolled outside environmental conditions Excessive Noise Levels Chemicals Chemical/Biological Conditions Moving Mechanical Parts Areas considered to be dangerous Conditions, which could affect the respiratory system or skin such as: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, oils, smoke, soot, or poor ventilation.

Education Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Experience Requirements

Successful demonstration/completion of the Special Claims Representative prerequisites, proficiencies, and exams, as required based on unit assignment. External candidates should also have a minimum of two years of prior claims experience.

Special Skill Requirement

Communication Skills Personal Computer Literate Valid driver's license Bondable

Additional Qualification

Job Location(s): US - NY - White Plains

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