Claims Supervisor III supervises all activities in the claims department. Oversees the investigation of insurance claims for personal, property, or casualty loss based on coverage, appraisal, and verifiable damage. Being a Claims Supervisor III interacts with claimants and oversees the review of claim forms and other records to determine insurance coverage. Supervises negotiations to settle claims out-of-court up to a predetermined limit. Additionally, Claims Supervisor III refers claims exceeding authorized limits to next level of supervision. May be responsible for reviewing and processing highly complex or high-value claims. May assists in training subordinate Property and Casualty Claims Examiners and Adjusters. A level III supervisor has full authority and may be considered lower middle management. May require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Claims Supervisor III supervises a group of primarily para-professional level staffs. May also be a level above a supervisor within high volume administrative/ production environments. Makes day-to-day decisions within or for a group/small department. Has some authority for personnel actions. Thorough knowledge of department processes. To be a Claims Supervisor III typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor.