Crawford & Co.

  • CAT Adjuster Outside

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/24/2018 3:26 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2017-1406
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Claims
    Business Unit
    Crawford Claims Solutions
  • Excellence In Everything We Touch

    Catastrophe Services

    Position Summary

    Under minimal to intermediate direction, resolves claims by determining coverage, investigating and evaluating losses, and negotiating settlements.

    Responsibilities

    • Examines claims forms, policies and endorsements, client instructions and other records when available to determine coverage.
    • Investigates claims by interviewing claimants and inspecting physical damage.
    • Sets loss reserves if applicable.
    • Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information required by client, local, state and federal government and by Crawford.
    • Settles claims by determining insurance carrier’s liability, client’s instructions and authority levels required by obtaining demands and making offers to claimants, issuing settlement checks, making filings with regulatory agencies, disposing of salvage, pursuing subrogation when appropriate.
    • Controls claims costs.
    • Maintains expected case load.
    • Maintains company reputation and integrity of insurance products by complying with federal and state regulations, service standards and client requirements.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge through continuing education.

    Requirements

     

     

    • Valid adjuster's license in state of residence (where required by law). 
    • Must be able to travel on short notice and remain on location for indefinite periods.
    • In most cases, Catastrophe Adjusters are responsible for their own travel and living expenses while on assignment.
    • Must possess the necessary tools, e.g. ladder, laptop, cell phone, etc., required for the assignment available.
    • Acceptable results on pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check and motor vehicle records check.
    • Dependable vehicle & proof of auto insurance with required limits of liability ($100,000/$300,000). 
    • Ability to climb and be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
    • Licenses & Certifications recommended.
      • Auto Certification
      • Fire Certification
      • NFIP Flood Certification
    • Bilingual a plus.
    • Knowledge of Xactimate/Xactware preferred.
    • Knowledge of Mitchell preferred for auto adjusters.
    • High school diploma 
    • Minimum 2 years experience. 
    • Good communication skills, organizational ability, technical knowledge, and computer skills.  

    Large catastrophe events may require prolonged periods away from home and long working hours.

     

    About Us

    Based in Atlanta, Ga., Crawford & Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) is one of the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford System of Claims SolutionsSM 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. The Company’s shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.

     

    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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