Multi-Line Adjuster

US-SD-Sioux Falls
1 month ago(11/15/2017 8:00 AM)
Requisition ID
2017-1393
Category
Claims
Business Unit
U.S. Services

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Position Summary

Under moderate supervision, provides and delivers claims adjusting services and solutions for customers in multiple lines of business.

Responsibilities

  • Investigate coverage, liability, compensability and damages with all parties involved in a claim as requested by our customers or Crawford and Company or a subsidiary thereof.
  • Investigate claims by interviewing claimants, witnesses, establish claim reserves, handle evidence, obtain and interpret official reports, medical reports and claim forms, and attend/participate at mediation, trials or hearings.
  • Negotiates and settles claims, sets reserves, and manages litigation within client service parameters and authority levels by obtaining demands and making offers to claimants.
  • May present evidence at legal proceedings.
  • Provide filings with regulatory agencies, disposing of salvage and pursuing subrogation when appropriate.
  • Prepare reports by collecting and summarizing information required by the client and obtained through investigation.
  • Self starter capable of working alone or with others.
  • Maintains company reputation and insurance product integrity by complying with
    • Federal and state regulations, client and Crawford and Company service standards.
  • Maintain expected case loads in multiple lines of business while meeting established service delivery, production, quality, sales and educational objectives.
  • Respond before, after and during work hours to emergency on site claim investigations.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge through continuing education in multiple lines of business.
  • Maintain acceptable product quality through compliance with service standards and compliance with internal quality control initiatives.
  • Uphold and project the corporate image by participating in industry organizations and functions.
  • Ability to multi–task in a time sensitive environment and handle job responsibilities with a sense of urgency.
  • Upholds the Crawford Code of Business Conduct at all times.
  • Participates in special projects or performs duties in other areas as requested.

Education:

College degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Personal computer, typing and keyboarding skills
  • In-depth knowledge of insurance coverage, practices and negotiating skills in multiple lines of business.
  • Familiarity with legal, medical and technical disciplines within specific business lines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good analytical ability and mathematical aptitude.
  • Good attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to gather and analyze information, then determine and implement the appropriate course of action.
  • Good interpersonal and sales skills.

Experience:

Minimum 2 years insurance adjusting experience with experience in each of at least two lines of business (casualty, property, or workers’ compensation).

 

Decision Making/Interaction:

Continuous interaction with adjusters, claimants, attorneys, experts and customers to exchange information.   Decision making will require an analysis of alternative courses of action and demand the ability to choose and implement the best course or action.

Requirements

Licensing as required by state and local jurisdictions. Must have a valid driver’s license. Additional continuing education as required by Crawford Educational Services and as applicable for jurisdictions in which claims are adjusted or investigated.  

 

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to talk and hear.
  • Ability to see and read.
  • Reaching and manual dexterity for operating computer keyboard.
  • While performing the duties of this position, auto travel may be required.
  • The employee is required to extend hands and arms in various directions in order to handle files and associated paperwork; use hands/fingers in repetitive motion in keyboard usage; use hands/fingers to efficiently utilize a writing instrument.  
  • Ability to ascend or descend stairwells.
  • Ability to climb up to and on rooftops.
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Ability to maintain balance when walking on narrow, slippery, or sloping surfaces.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, stand, sit, and walk, etc.
  • Ability to work outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions.
  • Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word is required, as well as the ability to convey detailed/important instructions in an accurate manner.
  • Ability to frequently talk or hear on a telephone and receive detailed information through oral communication is required.
  • Requires the exertion up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Visual activity requirements are those of Clerical Administrative. This is a minimum standard for use with those whose work deals largely with preparing and analyzing data and figures, accounting, computer terminal, extensive reading, operation of machines, and using measurement devices.

About Us

Based in Atlanta, Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRD-A and CRD-B) is the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford Solution® offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management and legal settlement administration. More information is available atwww.crawfordandcompany.com.

 

In addition to a competitive salary, Crawford offers you:

  • Career advancement potential locally, nationally and internationally. Crawford & Company has more than 700 locations in 70 countries;
  • On-going training opportunities through every stage of your career
  • Strong benefits package including matching 401k; health, dental, and life insurance; employee stock purchase plans; tuition reimbursement and so much more.

Crawford & Company participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V

Crawford & Company is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Crawford via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Crawford HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Crawford. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Crawford as a result of the referral or through other means. 

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