Sedgwick Claims Adjuster - Property in Burnaby, British Columbia
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Claims Adjuster - Property
PRIMARY PURPOSE : To handle losses and claims for property and casualty insurers.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Examines insurance policies and other records to determine insurance coverage.
Interviews, telephones, and/or corresponds with claimant 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 probable costs.
Assists in preparing loss experience report 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. Obtain IIA-AIC designation within 12 to 18 months. Appropriate state adjuster license is required.
1 to 2 year experience
Proven adjusting, negotiating skills and analytical skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Advanced computer skills including office, outlook and web based applications
Skills & Knowledge
Strong oral and written communication, including presentation skills
PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
Demonstrated commitment to timely reporting
Strong customer service skills
Strong interpersonal 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
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.
We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Colleague Resources if you require accommodation.
Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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. Sedgwick retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.
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Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Every day, in every time zone, the most well-known and respected organizations place their trust in us to help their employees regain health and productivity, guide their consumers through the claims process, protect their brand and minimize business interruptions. Our more than 30,000 colleagues across 80 countries embrace our shared purpose and values as they demonstrate what it means to work for an organization committed to doing the right thing – one where caring counts. Watch this video to learn more about us. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywxedjBGSfA)
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