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Claims Representative - Consumer

Company: Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The 'Apply with SEEK' option will be utilized for International applicants, mainly Australia. If this does not apply to you please use the 'Apply' option.Claims Representative - ConsumerIF YOU CARE, THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HEREFor a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick's talented team of 27,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets-their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts--. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.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.QUALIFICATIONSEducation & LicensingBachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Secure and maintain the State adjusting licenses as required for the position.ExperienceThree (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 ExpectationsWORK ENVIRONMENTWhen 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 deadlinesPhysical: Computer keyboarding, travel as requiredAuditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talkingNOTE: 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.at any time.Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Keywords: Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., Virginia Beach , Claims Representative - Consumer, Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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