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Property Field Adjuster- Batavia, NY

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Job ID R0052249 Date posted 09/16/2020

Purpose of Job

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**Looking for experienced Property Field adjusters in the Batavia/Buffalo/Rochester, NY Territory**

Within defined guidelines and framework, provides PROPERTY claims service face-to-face directly with members and third-party customers in the field. Investigates, evaluates, negotiates and settles moderately complex to complex property claims presented by or against our members. Analyzes coverage and negotiates equitable settlement in compliance with all state regulatory requirements. Recognizes and empathizes with members’ life events as appropriate.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly® Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply.

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Tasks:

  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role. 
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled. 
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures for business activities.
  • Adjusts moderately complex to complex structure claims involving moderate to high severity, and Loss of Use claims involving moderate to high dollar value. Also adjusts Section II liability claims by identifying exposures and coordinating with liability adjuster to handle the claim.
  • Makes independent decisions within authority guidelines regarding determining policy status and coverage.
  • Coordinates with Property Direct Repair Program (PDRP) vendors, general contractors, public adjusters and Personal Property Field Adjusters to facilitate claims resolution.
  • Supports workload surges and/or Catastrophe (CAT) operations as needed to include working significant overtime and deployment travel during designated CATs.
  • Serves as a resource to team members and inside adjusters. 

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma
  • General Equivalency Diploma

Minimum Experience:

  • 2 years of experience handling dwelling claims writing moderate to large property estimates.
  • Acquisition and maintenance of insurance adjuster license within 90 days and designated number of attempts.
  • Intermediate residential property construction knowledge.
  • Intermediate knowledge and proficiency in Xactimate estimating platform.
  • Strong negotiation, investigation, communication and conflict resolution skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of property insurance policies and endorsements.
  • Ability to travel and/or work catastrophe duty when needed.

Physical Demand Requirements:

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 35 pounds to include lifting a ladder in and out of the trunk of a car.
  • Ability to climb ladders and traverse roofs, this includes the ability to work at heights while inspecting roofs and attics.
  • Ability to crouch and stoop to inspect confined attic spaces and go beneath homes into crawl spaces.
  • Meet all USAA safe driving requirements including verification of driving record through MVR & possession of valid driver’s license.

Preferred Experience:

  • Prior property field adjuster experience handling DWG, APS and ALE adjustments.
  • Prior deployments in support of catastrophes.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Industry designations such as CPCU, AIC, SCLA
  • Currently reside within 50 mi of Batavia, NY
  • Currently hold an active Adjuster License
  • Xactimate Level 1 and/or Level 2 Certified

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs.  Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is notavailable for this position.

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