Adjuster General - National
With history dating back to 1790 in London, Vericlaim, a Sedgwick company, has grown into one of the world's leading providers of loss adjusting and claims management services. We aim to provide meaningful, challenging work; a culture of learning with a focus on personal and career growth; and a competitive salary and benefits package to create opportunity for our colleagues.
We strive to continually build upon our long-standing reputation for excellence and customer-focused service in the property, casualty and marine insurance arenas. Vericlaim has over 170 domestic branch locations covering all 50 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada and the UK.
Vericlaim is committed to providing career opportunities to veterans and military spouses. We value diversity and inclusion in our colleagues and are devoted to delivering innovative, industry-leading solutions by recruiting, retaining, developing, and engaging the best and brightest people.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Examines insurance policies, claims, and other records to determine insurance coverage.
Interviews, telephones, or corresponds with claimant(s) and witnesses regarding claim.
Consults police and hospital records; and inspects property damage to determine extent of company's liability and varying methods of investigation according to type of insurance.
Estimates cost of repair, replacement, or compensation.
Prepares report of findings and negotiates settlement with claimant.
Recommends litigation by legal department when settlement cannot be negotiated.
Attends litigation hearings.
Revises case reserves in assigned claims files to cover probably costs.
Prepares loss experience reports to help determine profitability and calculates adequate future rates.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supports the organization's quality program(s).
Travels as required.
Education & Licensing
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Must have earned the IIA-AIC designation and be actively pursuing another professional insurance designation.
Ten (10) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Skills & Knowledge
Strong oral and written communication, including presentation skills
PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
Strong customer service skills
Attention to detail and accuracy
Good time management and organizational skills
Ability to work independently or in a team environment
Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.
Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines
Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.
Must be able to kneel, squat or bend.
Must be able to work outdoors in hot and/or cold weather conditions.
Have the ability to climb, crawl, stoop, kneel, reaching/working overhead
Be able to lift/carry up to 50 pounds
Be able to push/pull up to 100 pounds
Be able to drive up to 4 hours per day.
Must have continual use of manual dexterity
Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking
NOTE: Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.
The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.
Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.