Property Adjuster I
Company: Erie Insurance
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Division or Field Office:
Richmond Branch Office
Department of Position: Claims Department
Home in Northern VA
At Erie Insurance, you're not just part of a Fortune 500 company;
you're also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that
includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent
agencies. Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in
Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the
District of Columbia. To attract and retain the best talent, we
reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very
generous benefits package.
Exercises independent discretion or judgment in handling property
claims within designated level of authority. Also responsible for
servicing assigned territory and may handle litigated
- The candidate ideally will live in Northern Virginia, Fairfax
County, Prince Williams County and service that area and
surrounding territories .
- The Hiring Manager will also consider candidates for Property
Adjuster II. Level of position offered will be based upon the depth
and breadth of selected candidate's experience and qualifications.
- A company car will be provided.
Duties and Responsibilities
Contacts Policyholders regarding property claims within level of
authority. Conducts investigations, interviews insureds and
witnesses, inspects damage and prepares estimates. Evaluates and
makes recommendations regarding coverage of claims.
Handles property claims within designated authority. Sets and
maintains adequate reserves. Obtains and reviews reports,
statements, records and related materials as required. Evaluates
information to determine coverage and total value of claim.
Determines payments and issues checks or declines payment as
Documents claim files and submits final report to file for
Identifies subrogation situations and initiates appropriate
Services assigned territory and brings assigned claims to
Interacts with Agents and district sales managers on matters of
Handles property claims involving damages or coverage. May handle
litigated claims, including negotiating with plaintiff attorney, or
coordinates litigation with defense counsel as required.
Develops and applies a working knowledge of estimating practices
and procedures relating to the adjustment of property claims.
Attends industry-related training programs and attends other
training sessions to stay current on policy changes, interpretation
or new legislation.
Successfully completes Technical Learning Center Training within
one year of hire date.
Participates on Catastrophe Team when required.
Ability To Learn And Follow Procedures
Ability To Maintain Composure
Ability to Manage Complexity
Developing And Maintaining Relationships
Information Management Skills
Planning And Organizing
Minimum Required Education Equivalents:
--- High School Diploma or GED and two years of related experience
--- High School Diploma or GED and successful completion of Smart
Start Training Program required; or
--- Bachelor's Degree required
Willingness to pursue and complete Technical Learning Center
Training required. Successful completion of AIC 33 and AIC 35
preferred. Incumbent must live in territory assigned unless a
change is approved by the company. Position requires incumbent to
serve on catastrophe duty, which may include travel on short notice
to other locations for periods in excess of two consecutive weeks.
Willingness to obtain and
maintain any required licenses. Valid driver's license and good
driving record required.
Lifting 0-20 lbs; Often (20-50%)
Lifting 20-50 lbs; Often (20-50%)
Lifting Over 50 lbs; Often (20-50%)
Driving; Frequent (50-80%)
Pushing/Pulling; Occasional (
Manual Keying/Data Entry; Often (20-50%)
Climbing; Moderate (30-40%)
Nearest Major Market: Alexandria
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC
Keywords: Erie Insurance, Washington DC , Property Adjuster I, Other , Fairfax, DC
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