Claims Adjuster

Harris County Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Description

The Claims Adjuster is responsible for the investigation and handling of casualty claims including subrogation claims.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides accurate information to claimants, employees, other departmental employees, and the general public via e-mail, correspondence, telephone, or in person

  • Testifies in court proceedings; participates in mediations and hearings

  • Prepares reports and presentations as required

  • Manages and coordinates diverse tasks with strong attention to detail

  • Operates camera equipment and tablet

  • Coordinates activities on worker's compensation claims with the claim contractor

  • Assists in all areas of Human Resources and Risk Management as required

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email


  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent; and

  • Current adjuster's license to handle property and casualty claims in Texas

  • A minimum of two (2) - three (3) years of verifiable paid work experience handling claims

  • Working knowledge of accident investigations and familiarity with insurance terminology and procedures

  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and risk management information systems

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Valid driver's license (Texas upon hire) and reliable transportation for fieldwork.

NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation; but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. Preferences

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field

  • Two (2) years of experience handling claims under the "Texas Tort Claim Act"

  • Two (2) years of bodily injury claims handling experience

General Information


  • Monday
  • Friday / 8:00 a.m.

  • 5:00 p.m.


  • Commensurate With Experience

  • Based on 26 Pay Periods

Due to a high volume of applications positions may close prior to the advertised closing date.

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Claims Adjuster

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