The Associate Liability Claims Adjuster position is responsible for the analysis and adjustment of minor commercial claims as assigned.
Verify coverage as new losses are received.
Adjust claims on an inside basis including investigating, evaluating, negotiating, documenting, and validating through settlement of the claim.
Communicate with interested parties (i.e. insured, claimants, agents, attorneys, repair shops, lien holders) as appropriate.
Monitor, with management consent, approved independent adjusters and attorneys in the field.
Establish and maintain reserves and communicate with management, when appropriate.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or 3 years of claims handling experience required. Adjuster’s license required or the ability to obtain an adjuster’s license within 30 days of hire.
Experience/Specialized Skills: Minimum of two years insurance industry experience required. Familiarity with basic insurance and tort law, understanding of basic legal principles and terminology as it relates to insurance operations and knowledge of basic medical terminology and procedures preferred. Intermediate computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, databases, Internet, e-mail) required.
Physical Requirements: Constant use of vision, hearing, and communication (oral and written in person and via telephone). Frequent concentration, standing, walking, handling, reaching, and grasping. Occasional bending, kneeling and lifting (up to 25 lbs.). Heavy use of computer and office equipment.
Additional Requirements: Occasional travel may be required. Periodic work outside of standard business hours or on weekends may be required.
About Canal Insurance
Canal Insurance Company specializes in insurance for commercial trucking and specialty transportation operations. Canal was founded in 1939 and is located in Greenville, South Carolina. At Canal, we recognize that our success would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of our employees. We know that happiness and productivity go hand in hand, and to that end, we consciously cultivate a culture that enables us to recruit and retain the very best talent in the business.