Division or Field Office:
Columbus Branch Office
Department of Position: Claims Department
Home in Ohio
At Erie Insurance, you're not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you're also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies. Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia. To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.
Exercises independent discretion or judgment in handling of personal lines and commercial auto claims involving questionable or clear liability issues. Handles simple property damage and litigation claims, limited to small claims court.
Duties and Responsibilities
Establishes immediate contact with Policyholders and claimants, conducts investigations, interviews insureds, witnesses and physicians, evaluates and makes recommendations regarding coverage.
Sets and maintains adequate reserves, obtains reports and related materials, determines liability and total value of claim, and issues checks or declines payment.
Documents files and submits final report.
Identifies subrogation situations and initiates appropriate action.
Within designated authority, negotiates with plaintiff attorney as required.
Develops and applies a working knowledge of legal and medical claims terminology and procedures.
Attends industry-related training programs and attends other training sessions to stay current on policy changes, interpretation or new legislation.
Participates on Catastrophe Team when required.
The first five duties listed are the functions identified as essential to the job. Essential functions are those job duties that must be performed in order for the job to be accomplished.
Ability To Learn And Follow Procedures
Ability To Maintain Composure
Ability to Manage Complexity
Developing And Maintaining Relationships
Information Management Skills
Planning And Organizing
High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree preferred. One year claims adjusting experience, preferably with casualty claims, or equivalent educational experience, required. Position requires incumbents to provide support for property claims during periods of heavy volume. Appropriate license as required by state.
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Lifting Over 50 lbs; Occasional (< />
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Manual Keying/Data Entry; Often (20-50%)
Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Job Segment: Adjuster, Liability, Claims, Law, Insurance, Legal