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Zurich NA Property (inside) Claims Adjuster - Schaumburg, IL or Dallas, TX in Dallas, Texas

Property (inside) Claims Adjuster - Schaumburg, IL or Dallas, TX


Are you committed to an insurance career, and have an interest in developing your P&C claims path in the commercial property line of business?

If you are looking for an opportunity to combine your detail orientation and analytical skills along with your claims experience, then consider joining the Property Claims organization with Zurich North America!

At Zurich North America (ZNA), the Property Claims organization is dedicated to helping our customers mitigate commercial property and business losses resulting from a variety of circumstances such as weather events, theft, water or flood damages, vandalism, and business income loss. Our purpose is to get our customers back on their feet and operational as quickly as possible.

As part of our team, you will manage a claims caseload from assignment through resolution. At this level, you will handle a claims caseload of low to moderate complexity to provide technical claims service excellence that includes policy interpretation and coverage analysis; vendor identification and management; collaboration with internal and external contacts that include the customer as well as attorneys, vendors, suppliers and brokers; negotiation and claims resolution; and management of all communications associated with the life of a claim.

Here is what you can expect as a colleague of the Property Claims team:

  • Be part of an internal career path and active individual development plans with your leadership that enables your growth into a consultative claims subject-matter-expert in commercial property claims handling

  • Learn technical claims excellence and industry best practices from a team of dedicated leaders

  • Interact with colleagues from diverse experience and backgrounds in a team environment

  • Manage claims as an inside adjuster and have a flex work schedule that includes work-from-home privileges

  • Invest in your career development through the attainment of adjuster state licenses, or insurance designations and coursework

  • Develop partnerships across organizational levels and functions

  • Attend networking, conferences and industry events

We will consider candidates able to work from Dallas or Schaumburg locations.

This position may have the ability to eventually work from home up to 3 days per week.

As part of this team, you are expected to be available to travel as needed for catastrophe field coverage.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims and Litigation area that includes property claimsOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Claims and Litigation area within the Insurance industry that includes property claimsOR

  • Zurich approved Apprenticeship program including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims Handling area, that includes property claims, within the Insurance industryOR

  • Juris Doctor and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims and Litigation area, that includes property claims, within the Insurance industryAND

  • Must obtain and maintain required adjuster license(s)

  • Knowledge of the insurance industry, claims and the insurance legal and regulatory environment

  • Knowledge of claims handling or insurance legal statutes and procedures

  • Customer service experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Analytical skills

  • Negotiation experience

  • 3 or more years of claims experience in property line of business, including business interruption

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to a changing environment

  • Organization and time management skills

  • Experience collaborating across work groups

  • Microsoft Office experience

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-Illinois-Schaumburg

Other Locations: United States-Texas-Dallas

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 06/11/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1900042K

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.