Zurich NA Seasonal Crop Adjuster- ND in Bismarck, North Dakota

Seasonal Crop Adjuster- ND


RCIS – Seasonal Agricultural Crop Adjuster- North Dakota

Territory: Carrington, Bismarck ,New Rockford,Mott, and the Beulah area

Incumbent will work out of their home office

Join one of the leaders in the crop insurance industry as an Adjuster!

RCIS provides insurance and superior services through leading agents to protect America’s farmers and ranchers. It’s been an innovator in crop insurance since the crop insurance business was privatized by the federal government in 1980. Today it’s one of the nation’s largest crop insurance providers, offering risk management protection in all 50 states through a national network of about 4,000 professionally trained and licensed agents.

This is a great opportunity to serve the agricultural community.

As a Crop Adjuster, your primary accountabilities will include:

  • Complete field inspections and related responsibilities such as reading maps and aerial photos, measuring field and storage bins, and discussing findings of crop loss with farmers

  • Perform fact finding regarding crop damage; record information and transmit loss information to accurately determine potential damages

  • Provide excellent service to our customers – both agents and policyholders (farmers)

  • Utilize company software to electronically transmit claims information directly from the field to RCIS to ensure claims are processed timely and accurately

  • Follow regulatory and company rules, policies and procedures

You will work out of a home office in your territory which is expected to include but not limited to areas such as:

Brooking and Watertown

Work schedule: Workload will vary by season and assigned areas. Flexible employees will have the opportunity to work as much as 40 hours per week with the possibility of overtime during periods of heavy workload.

Travel: Must be willing and able to travel approximately 10-15% in your assigned coverage area. There may be opportunity for additional work based on any flexibility to travel outside of your territory within the States.

Benefits of being a Crop Adjuster with RCIS include:

  • Work outdoors

  • Dress casually – wear jeans to work every day!

  • Work with state-of-the-art technology provided by the Company, and for a home-based office

  • Work independently

  • Classroom and on-the-job training provided

  • Opportunity to earn Overtime and Travel Incentive pay (based on business need)

  • Opportunity to travel & work nationally on a voluntary basis

  • Career Opportunities – the knowledge and experience gained as a crop adjuster provide opportunity to advance into other positions with RCIS such as full time, benefits-eligible adjuster positions, claims management, field service/sales, and training

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • 6 or more months of experience in the agricultural area

  • Crop Adjuster Proficiency Program Certification (CAPP) must be obtained within 180 days of hire date.

  • Reliable personal transportation and travel within territory

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • RCIS Crop Adjuster Physical Requirements; walk in agricultural fields up to 3 miles, climb agricultural storage bins up to 25 feet, lift 25 lbs. to 50 lbs.; work outdoors in varying temperatures/weather conditions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong organization and prioritization skills

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

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Primary Location: United States-North Dakota-Virtual

Other Locations: United States-North Dakota-Bismarck, United States-North Dakota-Carrington, United States-North Dakota-Dickinson

Schedule Part-time

Travel Yes, 75 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 11/12/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1800068W

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.