Property Adjuster Trainee

Crawford & Company Brea , CA 92821

Posted 2 weeks ago

Excellence In Everything We Touch

Position Summary

Under direct supervision, resolves claims by investigating losses, negotiating settlements, while maintaining adequate production levels.

Responsibilities

  • Examines claims forms, policies and endorsements, client instructions and other records to determine coverages.

  • Investigates claims by interviewing claimants and witnesses, obtaining official reports, by inspecting physical damage, and by comparing claim information with evidence.

  • Sets loss reserves with approval of client and management.

  • Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information required by client, local, state and federal government and by Crawford.

  • Settles claims by determining insurance carrier's liability, client's instructions and authority levels required by obtaining demands and making offers to claimants, issuing settlement checks, making filings with regulatory agencies, disposing of salvage, pursuing subrogation when appropriate.

  • Controls claims costs.

  • Maintains expected caseload.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge through continuing education.

  • Maintains company reputation and integrity of insurance products by complying with federal and state regulations and service standards.

  • Review and approval on reports on losses exceeding $10,000.

  • Creates day to day agenda with assistance of manager/supervisor.

  • Upholds the Crawford Code of Business Conduct at all times.

Requirements

  • College degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Completion of Crawford and Company basic property class, and/or continuing education required for advancement.

  • Outside adjusters must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record for company vehicle use. Must complete continuing education requirements as outlined by Crawford Educational Services.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Good attention to detail.

  • Strong analytical and mathematical ability.

  • Solid time management skills and organizational ability.

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to handle challenging situations and people with tact and diplomacy.

About Us

People taking care of people. It's that simple. At Crawford & Company, we treat our clients' policyholders like our own, helping to restore and enhance lives, businesses and communities at all points of the claims management process. Combining a legacy of nearly 80 years of unmatched experience with global capabilities and industry-leading technology, Crawford is at the forefront of change, while also staying firmly rooted to our commitment to putting people first.

We are guided by our collective value system: RESTORE.

At Crawford, we:

  • Respect our culture of integrity and ethical behavior, while embracing the unique talents of the individual and encouraging an ownership mentality among everyone.

  • Are Empowered to advance the company mission and take ownership of our individual career progression.

  • Promote Sustainability through a corporate culture in which employees are good stewards of their communities.

  • Emphasize Training and an environment where employees continually seek and share knowledge and are engaged and satisfied with their work.

  • Are One Crawford, embracing a global mindset that's inclusive, agile, mission-focused, and customer-focused.

  • Give Recognition, participating in an environment where people are rewarded for jobs well done.

  • Embody an Entrepreneurial Spirit, sharing a passion to succeed, innovate, and outpace our competitors.

We believe in leading by example at work and in our communities. We hail from more than 70 countries and speak dozens of languages, reflecting the global fabric of the audience we serve. Though our reach is vast, we proudly operate as One Crawford: united in mission, vision and values. Learn more at www.crawfordandcompany.com.

In addition to a competitive salary, Crawford offers you:

  • Career advancement potential locally, nationally and internationally. Crawford & Company has more than 700 locations in 70 countries

  • On-going training opportunities through every stage of your career

  • Strong benefits package including matching 401k; health, dental, and life insurance; employee stock purchase plans; tuition reimbursement and so much more.

Crawford & Company participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V Crawford & Company is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Crawford via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Crawford HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Crawford. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Crawford as a result of the referral or through other means.


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