Although the word "insurance" isn't beyond exciting, we know you'll find Pekin Insurance is truly "Beyond the expected" when it comes to your next career move. If you're ready to work with a team of professionals who actually live a core set of valuesand go home each night knowing you've made a difference, you've landed at the right place.
The claim adjuster will process claims in a prompt, fair, and ethical manner which exceeds our customer's expectations by using a highly trained staff, state of the art technology and will make positive contributions to the company's financial success. This role will cover the Maricopa County reporting to the Service Office in Phoenix.
Investigates claims for losses presented by insureds and claimants
Contact and interview witnesses, agents, vendors, insureds, and claimants to gather pertinent information
Reviews police records, hospital and medical records, and repair estimates
Writes estimates on damages
Uses discretion making decisions as to legal liability
Documents investigation of losses and keeps file records
Uses discretion and independent judgment in paying losses after damages and liabilities have been established
Pays the loss after damages and liabilities have been established
Maintains company vehicle in proper mechanical working order and appearance
Studies training manuals, insurance books, pamphlets, and company policies in order to keep updated on accepted claim practices.
Completes monthly expense reports of company vehicle
Is a member of our catastrophe team
Climbs roofs for inspection of damages
Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience
Bachelors Degree preferred
Must have prior claim experience
Must be able to keep business matters confidential and exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions
Must have valid Driver's License and good driving record
Must have experience with technology and software relating to insurance claims and adjusting
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense