Field Claims Adjuster - Home/Property

  • National General Insurance
  • New York, NY, United States

Job Description

This is a remote position. The ideal candidate will be located in the

Counties - Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, and/or Rockland Counties

Cities - White Plains, Poughkeepsie, Newburgh, Kingston, Peekskill, Nyack, or Tarrytown.

Job Summary:

Responsible for investigating and confirming the facts of loss for advanced Homeowner's Claims. Determines coverage, damages and otherwise adjusts and negotiates claims within limit of authority. Responsible for creating a comprehensive estimate of damages for homeowners first party claims leading to the proper disposition.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates proficient estimating fundamentals in order to create estimates of damages on advanced first party homeowners claims
  • Demonstrates sound understanding of the content of all policy types written by the company
  • Negotiates settlements, makes settlement payments and documents all activities in the file within authority limits
  • Applies a sound understanding of regulatory compliance and fair claims practices
  • Builds functional relationships with both internal and external customers

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job does not have supervisory duties

Preferred Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • 2 or more years of related experience

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Ability to obtain and maintain adjuster licenses as required

Functional Skills

  • Possess knowledge of estimatics software, Xactimate and comparable tools.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to operate electronic devices including computers, cameras and cell phones
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective skills in time management, organization, and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to adhere to project deadlines and remain flexible in a changing environment

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