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Claims Representative - Auto

at Sedgwick in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. It’s an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. It’s having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.

A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if you’re someone who cares, there’s a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.

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Claims Representative – Auto

PRIMARY PURPOSE : To analyze and process low to mid-level auto and transportation claims.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

+ Processes auto property damage and lower level injury claims; assesses damage, makes payments, and ensures claim files are properly documented and correctly coded based on the policy.

+ Develops and maintains action plans to ensure state required contract deadlines are met and to move the file towards prompt and appropriate resolution.

+ Identifies and pursues subrogation opportunities; secures and disposes of salvage.

+ Communicates claim action/processing with insured, client, and agent or broker when appropriate.

+ Maintains professional client relations.

+ Performs coverage, liability, and damage analysis on all claims assignments.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

+ Supports the organization’s quality program(s).

+ Travels as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Licensing

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Secure and maintain the State adjusting licenses as required for the position.

Experience

Three (3) years of personal line or commercial line property claims management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include knowledge of construction basics. Property estimating software experience a plus.

Skills & Knowledge

+ Familiarity with personal and commercial lines policies and endorsements

+ Ability to review and assess Property Damage estimates, total loss evaluations, and related expenses to effectively negotiate first and third party claims.

+ Knowledge of total loss processing, State salvage forms and title requirements.

+ Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills

+ PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

+ Analytical and interpretive skills

+ Strong organizational skills

+ Good interpersonal skills

+ Ability to work in a team environment

+ Ability to meet or exceed Service Expectations

WORK ENVIRONMENT

When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking

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.

Pay Transparency

As required by law, Sedgwick provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in jurisdictions requiring pay transparency in job postings. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide range of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and cost of specific location. For the jurisdiction noted in this job posting only, the range of starting pay for this role is 36,149.00 . A comprehensive benefits package is offered including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401k and matching, PTO, disability and life insurance, employee assistance, flexible spending or health savings account, and other additional voluntary benefits.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring counts

Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Every day, in every time zone, the most well-known and respected organizations place their trust in us to help their employees regain health and productivity, guide their consumers through the claims process, protect their brand and minimize business interruptions. Our more than 30,000 colleagues across 80 countries embrace our shared purpose and values as they demonstrate what it means to work for an organization committed to doing the right thing – one where caring counts. Watch this video to learn more about us. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywxedjBGSfA)

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Job Posting: JC255610445

Posted On: Feb 21, 2024

Updated On: Mar 08, 2024

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