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Senior Adjuster

Company: Sedgwick
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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.Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. Its an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. Its having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if youre someone who cares, theres a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.Great Place to WorkMost Loved WorkplaceForbes Best-in-State EmployerSenior AdjusterPRIMARY PURPOSE : To investigate and adjust property and casualty claims, both residential and commercial, with little to no supervision.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Inspects claims and contacts involved parties in a timely manner.
  • Investigates circumstances of claim(s) as required for coverage determination, cause, and compensable damages/reserves.
  • Examines insurance policies and other records to determine insurance coverage.
  • Prepares estimates for cost of repair and/or replacement.
  • Conducts interviews with claimant and witnesses regarding submitted claim(s).
  • Negotiates and settles both 1st and 3rd party claims.
  • Addresses salvage and subrogation as required by the client.
  • Maintains client relationships to assure repeated business referrals.
  • #LI-JM1ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Supports the organization's quality program(s).
    • Travels as required.QUALIFICATIONSEducation & LicensingBachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. IIA-AIC designation required. Appropriate state adjuster license is required.ExperienceTwo (2) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.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 CompetenciesWORK ENVIRONMENTWhen applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.Mental : Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlinesPhysical :
        • Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.
        • Must be able to kneel, squat or bend.
        • Must be able to work outdoors in hot and/or cold weather conditions.
        • Have the ability to climb, crawl, stoop, kneel, reaching/working overhead
        • Be able to lift/carry up to 50 pounds
        • Be able to push/pull up to 100 pounds
        • Be able to drive up to 4 hours per day.
        • Must have continual use of manual dexterity.Auditory/Visual : Hearing, vision and talkingNOTE : Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.As required by law, Sedgwick provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in (California, Colorado, Washington 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 ( $55K - $87K ). 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.#lossadjusterThe 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.Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring countsSedgwick 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)

Keywords: Sedgwick, Seattle , Senior Adjuster, Other , Seattle, Washington

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