Sr. Property Adjuster
Job Details
NewJ - Bridgeton, NJ
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Insurance

The Senior Property Adjuster must be able to provide quality claims service by promptly investigating and resolving claims as presented by policyholders, agents, public adjusters or attorneys. The Senior Property Adjuster will be responsible for the investigation evaluation, disposition and settlement of the more complex claims and higher level exposures.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct detailed property claim investigations. This may include interviewing insureds, witnesses and Fire Marshalls and other experts in cases of questionable coverage or suspected arson fires.
  • The Sr. Property Adjuster must be able to analyze coverage and claim documentation in order to properly determine coverage and set appropriate reserves.
  • Meet policyholders at site of loss and Investigate and assess damage to property and prepare estimates of damage.
  • Submit timely reports to the file.
  • Reach prompt equitable settlement of claims.
  • Must have good claim management skills with regards to communicating with policyholders and/or their representatives.
  • Must maintain a diary system for monitoring claim files.
  • Must be familiar with and follow all state regulations and unfair claims practices acts.

Job Competencies: (knowledge, skills & abilities required to perform job)

  • Individual must have appropriate telephone and writing skills.
  • Self-motivation, organizational and time management skills.
  • Aptitude with regards to the evaluation of property claims.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Microsoft Office; including proficiency in Word and Outlook.
  • Very limited need for Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to read and understand construction estimates and insurance policies.
  • Must be able to provide exceptional customer service.

 

Education and Experience:

  • BS or BA from an accredited college or university and a minimum of 5 years of claims adjusting experience. An adjuster with 10 or more years of experience with no college will be considered.
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