Property Adjusting Trainee - Naperville, IL & Orlando, FL
Location: Naperville, Illinois
Type: Full Time
20 openings available.
Internal Number: R36723 & R33348
PRIMARY PURPOSE: To develop into an adjuster that handle losses and claims for commercial property insurers.
** Candidates must be commutable to our Orlando, FL or Naperville, IL offices as this will be an onsite position **
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Examines insurance policies and other records to determine insurance coverage.
Interviews, telephones, and/or corresponds with claimant and witnesses regarding claim.
Consults records and inspects property damage to determine extent of company's liability and varying methods of investigation according to type of insurance.
Estimates cost of repair, replacement, or compensation.
Prepares report of findings and negotiates settlement with claimant.
Recommends litigation by legal department when settlement cannot be negotiated.
Attends litigation hearings.
Revises case reserves in assigned claims files to cover probable costs.
Assists in preparing loss experience report to help determine profitability and calculates adequate future rates.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supports the organization's quality program(s).
Travels as required.
Education & Licensing Obtain IIA-AIC designation within 12 to 18 months after training is completed.
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 Competencies
WORK ENVIRONMENT When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.
NOTE: Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.
The 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.
A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve.
From our modest beginnings as a regional claims administrator founded in 1969, Sedgwick has grown into a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions with 30,000+ colleagues, located across 80 countries.
Through innovative product development, organic business development and strategic acquisitions, Sedgwick’s offerings continue to evolve beyond claims processing to meet the current and future needs of our clients.
Our approach to delivering quality service in areas such as workers’ compensation, liability, property, disability and absence management goes far beyond just managing claims—we aim to simplify the process and reduce complexity, making it easy and effective for everyone involved.