Claims Rep Ca Liability

Job Description

  
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. Start your career at Farmers today! 
  
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 
  
Participates in an intensive training program in a supervised learning environment, which includes training in claims investigation, liability determination, coverage confirmation, establishing damages, and negotiation of claims settlement. The training will also include current claims systems, processes and strategy. Employees will be required to complete an exam with a passing grade at certain phases of the training. Investigates, confirms coverage, determines liability, establishes damages, reports status and negotiates the settlement of assigned cases. Has the authority to make payment of assigned claims within prescribed limits, with supervisory review and approval. 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 a nd 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. Performs other duties as assigned. 
  
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. Bachelor's degree preferred. 
  
Experience Requirements 
  
None. Must achieve minimum passing scores on all claims training exams. 
  
Special Skill Requirement 
  
Communication Personal Computer Literate Valid driver's license Bondable 
  
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 
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Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 08/12/2019