Specialty Claims Adjuster - Portsmouth, NH

POSTED ON 7/2/2020 CLOSED ON 7/31/2020
968 - 968-Safehold Hired Organization Address Barrington, NH Full Time

Job Posting for Specialty Claims Adjuster - Portsmouth, NH at 968 - 968-Safehold

General Descriptions:

Responsible for handling marine, auto, property, and general liability claims within the authority granted under the specific program agreement. 

Responsibilities:

·         Inspect losses for adjustment parameters

·         Review claims, meet with clients, attend depositions, mediations and trials.

·         Retain and monitor activity of outside adjusters/appraisers and other experts as needed. 

·         Communicate with management and underwriting team on larger, more complex claims.

·         Investigates, evaluates and negotiates resolution of the most complex claims in accordance with company guidelines and best claims practices.

  • Perform other job duties as assigned and participate in special projects as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         5+ years of general liability insurance claim experience, specialty claims insurance adjustor experience, or a combination of both 

  • College degree preferred but high school diploma or graduate equivalent degree required.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of products.

·         Ability to analyze complex problems involving varying viewpoints and to develop viable solutions. 

·         Strong project management skills, results-driven, adaptable with ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

·         Extensive knowledge and understanding of working with specialty and general liability claims within the authority granted under specific program agreement 

·         Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills 

·         Effective organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills 

·         Ability to handle larger and more complex claims 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS - 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.

Work is generally performed in a climate-controlled office environment with minimal noise and limited to no exposure to chemicals or toxins.  However, may include travel to perform investigation on site in unpredictable weather conditions.  Employees operate office equipment including; telephone - headset, Computer, computer monitors, keyboard, mouse, copier, scanner and mail machine.  Physical tasks of job include; walking, sitting, standing and bending.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is generally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is generally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Analysis of Physical Demands:

·         Constantly (over 66% of time) work performed requires employees to use repetitive hand motions such as fingering, using a keyboard, and sitting at a desk.

·         Frequently (34%-66% of time) work performed requires employees to handle and grasp things, walk on normal surfaces, stand and bend.

·         Occasionally (1%-33% of time) work performed requires employees to drive to client appointments, have repetitive foot movements, walk on uneven or slippery surfaces to and from work and occasionally reach outward to grab things and bend.

·          Rarely (< than 1 hour per week) work performed  requires Lifting/Carrying  items that range from 10-50lbs, pushing/pulling  items that range from 10-50lbs, twisting/ turning including reaching over shoulder or above head, kneeling or squatting.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.


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