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Claim Specialist - Proximity

Athens, OH, United States

Posted on
Aug 18,2019

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Construction Experience
Driver's License
Customer Service
Tuition Reimbursement
Health Insurance
Bonus Pay
Work From Home
Investigates, evaluates, negotiates, and concludes claims including verification of coverage, legal liability and extent of damage to property, which may require contact by telephone, correspondence or in person
Examines claims submitted by insureds and/or third parties, or such claims assigned from other claim units, for additional or specialized investigation as necessary for claim resolution
Handles assigned claims and tasks, including claims which may involve large loss, multiple contacts, complex coverage issues and multiple site inspections
Performs in-person inspections with customers to resolve claims
Prepares and/or reviews property estimates and contents estimates in loss settlements
Assists agents in the resolution of claims
One Company…Many Careers!
A Day In The Life Of A Claims Specialist in Fire Proximity - req9433
Do you enjoy helping others? Can you see yourself being the face of State Farm helping our policy holders in their time of need?
This position is for a Claim Specialist Fire Proximity, handling accidental and weather-related homeowners, commercial, and large loss claims. You will be the first point of contact to meet with our insureds, to explain coverage, estimate damages and help them recover from the unexpected. As a Fortune 50 Company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry.
This is a work from home and virtual office environment in which you start your day from home but will have a mobile office/vehicle to work from and utilize for transportation to and from your appointments.
Athens, OH territory. Selected candidates will be required to reside within one of the zip codes associated with the location for which they are selected. This is not negotiable. *The acceptable zip codes for residency are as follows: 38016 38002 38135 38134 38128 38133 38127 38053 38060 38122 38104 38004 38058 38019 38103 38028 38108 38011 38107 38112 38023 38049 38041
We Are Looking for Candidates With
Must Have Skills/Technologies:
Excellent customer service, relationship building skills, and decision making skills.
Physical agility required to allow for frequent lifting, carrying, unfolding and climbing a ladder utilizing appropriate equipment in accordance with safety guidelines to traverse roofs at various heights for inspection of both residential and commercial structures.
The ability to crawl in tight spaces
You must have a valid driver's license
Preferred Technical Skills:
Xactimate, XactContents
Preferred Skills, Knowledge, Experience:
Relevant claims adjusting experience and/or construction background is preferred.
What You Can Expect
Must be willing to work flexible work shifts as operations dictates. May work irregular hours, including weekends, and holidays, based on workload and job requirements. There is potential for overtime pay in this role.
Training will be virtual for the first 5-10 weeks and vary upon selected candidate's experience. One week of training will take place in Bloomington, IL and all expenses will be paid.
If relocation is required, it should occur before the training/start date
You may be required to obtain a Property and Casualty Adjuster's License
Candidates may often be required to work outside of their assigned territory as business needs dictates
Next Steps - Competitive candidates may be invited to participate in pre-employment testing and/or the interview process. This is where the excitement begins!
What’s In It For You
Competitive Benefits, Pay and Bonus Potential:
Who doesn’t want money, right?
Volunteer opportunities:
Get involved and give back to the community!
Tuition Reimbursement:
We support opportunities for you to learn and grow!
A Learning Culture:
Mentoring, Professional Designations, Employee Development, and more!
Yes, both. This is kind of a BIG deal!
Dress Code:
We trust our employees to dress for their day. That's right, we trust you.
We embrace Diversity and Inclusion:
We are one team and it is simply the right thing to do!
Learn more about our benefits at State Farm Careers!
We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! We’re here to help life go right®
Come join our passionate team!

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