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Claims Rep- Field

Claims Rep- Field

Job ID 
2017-1648
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-FL-Tampa
Posted Date 
11/9/2017
Category 
Claims
Travel 
25%
Company Car Provided? 
Yes

More information about this job

Overview

UFG is currently recruiting for an experienced multi-line claims adjuster in the Tampa, Florida area. This role will be responsible for investigating, evaluating and settling assigned property (25%) and casualty (75%) claims.  The primary location of claims are in Hillsborough and Polk counties. 

 

Depending on the qualifications of the candidate, this position may be filled at a senior claims representative level. 

Responsibilities

  • Review assignments to determine severity, coverage and appropriate action. 
  • Review and interpret policy coverage to determine whether the claim is payable under the policy, deductible, actual cash value or replacement cost.
  • Conduct field investigation to include site inspection, diagram, photographs, interview and secure recorded statements of those possessing facts concerning the loss.
  • Manage all administrative claim functions such as reserving, claim payments and file notes via electronic means and at times from remote locations.
  • Prepare written investigative reports for the claim file to document all activity related to the loss.
  • Negotiate with contractors or repair facilities regarding extent of damage and method of repair.
  • Manage the salvage process.
  • Maintain currency on case law and construction prices/methods/procedures.
  • Foster and maintain relationships with independent agency force.
  • Participate in company sponsored educational programs to develop and maintain knowledge of products, producers and industry trends.
  • Participate in other projects or other duties as assigned.
  • Regular attendance.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Industry designations such as AIC, CPCU, SCLA, CCLA or PCLA are preferred
  • Minimum of five years of multi-line claims experience
  • Minimum of five years of commercial property and casualty claims experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Individual must be analytical, precise and have the ability to work independently.

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