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Catastrophe Adjuster - Auto

Company: Sedgwick
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

**The 'Apply with SEEK' option will be utilized for International applicants, mainly Australia. If this does not apply to you please use the 'Apply' option.**Catastrophe Adjuster - AutoIF YOU CARE, THERES A PLACE FOR YOU HEREFor a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwicks talented team of 27,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assetstheir employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.**PRIMARY PURPOSE** : To analyze and process complex auto catastrophe claims by reviewing coverage, completing investigations, determining liability, writing estimates, and evaluating the scope of damages.**BENEFITS**Competitive salaryFlexible work scheduleReferral Incentive ProgramOpportunity to work from homeInternal career progression and developmentBenefits eligibility and 401(k) with company match day 1**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES**+ Processes complex auto commercial and personal line claims, including bodily injury and ensures claim files are properly documented and coded correctly.+ Responsible for litigation process on litigated claims.+ Coordinates vendor management, including the use of independent adjusters to assist the investigation of claims.+ Reports large claims to excess carrier(s).+ Develops and maintains action plans to ensure state required contact deadlines are met and to move the file towards prompt and appropriate resolution.+ Identifies and pursues subrogation and risk transfer opportunities; secures and disposes of salvage.+ Communicates claim action/processing with insured, client, and agent or broker when appropriate.**ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES**+ Performs other duties as assigned.+ Supports the organization's quality program(s).+ Travels as required. May beexpected to travel outside of their local territory to respond to catastrophes in other regions (50-75%) and must be available for deployment within 24-48 hours)+ May be expected to remain on CAT site for up to two weeks.**QUALIFICATIONS****Education & Licensing**Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Professional certification as applicable to line of business preferred. Secure and maintain the State adjusting licenses as required for the position.+ Successfully acquire Property & Casualty (P) adjuster license and state registrations within 90 days of hire**Experience**Five (5) years of claims management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include in-depth knowledge of personal and commercial line auto policies, coverages, principles, and laws.+ Advanced knowledge estimating losses of moderate complexity**Skills & Knowledge**+ In-depth knowledge of personal and commercial line auto policies, coverages, principles, and laws+ Knowledge of appropriate application for deductibles, sub-limits, SIRs, carrier and large deductible programs.+ Strong oral and written communication, including presentation skills+ PC literate, including Microsoft Office products+ Strong organizational skills+ Strong interpersonal skills+ Good negotiation skills+ Ability to work in a team environment+ Ability to meet or exceed Service ExpectationsAs required by law, Sedgwick provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in (Colorado or New York City). Actual compensation is influenced by a wide range of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and cost of specific location. For the state noted in this job posting only, the range of starting pay for this role is $50K-$80. A comprehensive benefits package is offered including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401k and matching, PTO, disability and life insurance, employee assistance, flexible spending or health savings account, and other additional voluntary benefits.Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Keywords: Sedgwick, Fort Worth , Catastrophe Adjuster - Auto, Other , Fort Worth, Texas

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