National Vendor Team Claims Adjuster - Grand Rapids

Job Description

  
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Job Summary 
  
Investigates, determines responsibility, confirms coverage, establishes damages, and negotiates settlement of claims. The National Vendor Team handles mitigation, flooring, Bio and Guaranteed Repair Program claims. 

The posting will taking applications until Wednesday, November 20th at 6pm EST.
  
Essential Job Functions 
  
  • Conducts office investigation on assigned cases involving more complexity, confirms coverage, determines responsibility, establishes damages, reports status, and negotiates settlement (has authority to make payment of assigned claims within prescribed limits) Reviews documentation on damaged property and vehicles, and determines claims related damage. 
  • Reviews and adjusts estimates provided on the cost of repair or replacement of damaged or stolen property and vehicles. 
  • May create damage estimate to establish the claims payment.  
  • Communicates via telephone or other electronic means with policyholders, claimants, agents, witnesses, repair facilities, contractors/vendors, 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 integral to the investigation and processing of claims. 
  • Determines and reports on subrogation potential. Reports on potential salvage recovery to the Salvage COE. 
  • Reports theft, fraud, and arson losses as required to federal state and industry agencies.  
  
Physical Actions 
  
Physical Environment 
  
Education Requirements 
  
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Bachelor's degree preferred. 
  • Required to maintain an active adjusters license in states where required. 
  
Experience Requirements 
  
  • Validation process required. 
  
Special Skill Requirement 
  
Special skills: Computer skills, Communication skills, bondable 
  
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 11/08/2019