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IA Field Adjuster - Boston, MA

Location : Boston, MA
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5-7
Travel : Yes
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Are you tired of the ordinary? Do you want what you earn to be directly related to how hard you work? Have you been searching for a place where your innovation and entrepreneurial spirit can be put to use? If so, we have just the place for you!




We currently have openings in the Boston, Massachusetts area for an Independent Insurance Adjuster.  The individual in this role will be responsible for analyzing policyholder property claims and evaluating validity. Candidates should be comfortable communicating with policyholders, insurance agencies (Lloyds of London claims), and should be prepared to assist attorneys with defense if claims are contested.  Our job duties entail: 


·       Meeting with clients to gather pertinent information regarding claim


·       Investigating insurance claims filed by policyholders


·       Inspecting damage of properties


·       Examining documentation related to the claim


·       Evaluating extent of damage


·       Compiling an estimate of damage to property


·       Researching and verifying insurance policy coverage


·       Documenting all findings in a concise claims report


·       Presenting claims to insurance companies


·       Negotiating with claimant to settle claim


·       Assisting attorneys in claimant, defending claim if contested


·       Issuing payouts to claimant


 




Required Qualifications :


  • A High School diploma or equivalency is required. 

  • Applicable active license in the state you will be working

  • At least 5 years’ experience in Residential & Commercial adjusting and with Lloyds of London claims.  

  • Ability to identify damages and properly present this information in reports to client while logging and maintaining file notes per carrier guidelines

  • Ability to identify subrogation and salvage opportunities

  • Requires knowledge of coverages provided within various homeowner and commercial policies.

  • Capable of writing structural damage estimates of moderate to severe losses.  

  • Ability to climb ladder and climb on to rooftops to assess damage.

  • Must have equipment to write estimate (Xactimate account, ladder, measuring tools, etc).

  • Ability to effectively and independently manage workload while exhibiting good judgment.

  • Effective negotiation skills.

  • Strong written/oral communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Professional communication with policy holders, claim management and insurance company personnel.  

  • Proven ability to provide exceptional customer service.

  • Computer skills with the ability to work with multi-faceted systems and analytical skills.

  • Proficiency in all aspects of Xactimate

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.


 

 


Vanguard Adjusters Group, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.



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