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Travelers Insurance Company Risk Control Property Specialist in Franklin, Wisconsin

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That’s the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Job Category

Risk Control

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$106,000.00 - $174,900.00

Target Openings


What Is the Opportunity?

As a Property Specialist, you will be responsible for completing risk engineering assessments to evaluate potential exposures that could result in property loss and subsequent business interruption. Using your consulting skills, you will communicate findings of your assessment to site management and Travelers business partners. You will serve as a technical resource and mentor to other risk control consultants. The Property Specialist is a self-starter and has the ability to handle the most complex assignments, incorporating your technical ability and customer service expectations. The position has high visibility. Additionally, the Property Specialist will exhibit exceptional technical skills, hold an engineering or fire sciences degree, coupled with a minimum of five years’ HPR experience or comparable proficiency. This position influences, but does not manage others. Available positions are located in Michigan and Wisconsin. Property risk engineers in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota are ideal, while relocation will also be considere

What Will You Do?

  • Conducts specialist Risk Assessment surveys at applicant or written client locations to determine potential hazards/risk factors and controls at the request of customers or to assist in underwriting/risk selection.

  • Documents findings and recommendations to Account Executives and/or clients.

  • Consults with clients on ways to control hazards in order to reduce or mitigate losses. Influences clients to implement recommendations.

  • Serves as a technical resource to Risk Control Consultants and Account Executives.

  • Builds and maintains productive relationships with underwriting and service teams assigned to business units, with the broker/agent community, with Claim, with other Risk Control staff, and with clients.

  • May conduct research for underwriters or clients on class of business, operations, or any other technical subject requiring similar analysis.

  • Maintains current knowledge of regulatory environment and emerging issues in the technical specialist discipline.

  • Maintains timely, relevant communications with Technical Director, Field Management and Risk Control staff.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

5 or more years of Property/ Highly Protected Risk (HPR) skills and experience preferred.

Exceptional technical and interpersonal skills preferred.

Technical training experience preferred.


  • Makes complex technical information and recommendations understandable and clear to audiences with varied levels of technical knowledge.

  • Influences others to act on recommendations.

  • Listens effectively.

  • Strong written communication skills.

Business Knowledge:

  • Understands insurance products, services, and risk selection practices.

  • Fully understands Risk Control performance standards, policies, and procedures.

Technical Expertise:

  • Demonstrated expertise / command in technical specialist discipline.

  • Has working knowledge of relevant Risk Control computer systems applications.

Customer Service:

  • Balances customer expectations and expense constraints.

  • Builds credibility with internal and external customers.

  • Creates customer satisfaction by demonstrating the value of risk control services.

Resource Management:

  • Continually assesses workload considering business priorities; directs own efforts accordingly.

  • Identifies methods for improving personal productivity.

  • Makes sound judgments about appropriate service levels for customers.

What is a Must Have?

  • Degree in Fire Sciences or an engineering discipline required.

  • 5 years’ experience in Property Loss Prevention/Risk Control required.

What Is in It for You?

  • Health Insurance : Employees and their eligible family members – including spouses, domestic partners, and children – are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.

  • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.

  • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.

  • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools, discounts and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals and caregiving needs. In addition, our mental health program provides access to free professional counseling services, health coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs.

  • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results.

In accordance with local law, candidates seeking employment in Colorado are not required to disclose dates of attendance at or graduation from educational institutions.

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email (4-ESU@travelers.com) so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/ .