Zurich NA Sr. Construction Claims Specialist in Jersey City, New Jersey

Sr. Construction Claims Specialist

Description

We are currently looking for a Senior Construction Claims Specialist to work out of our Parsippany or Jersey City, NJ office.

The Specialist will with minimal direction handle complex General Liability claims for the Construction unit. This position will handle primarily New York Labor Law Construction Losses with detailed special handling. They will resolve claims according to Best Practices and within authority limits. The Specialist will regularly communicate with customers and brokers and may be dedicated to handle claims for specific accounts.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor and 5 or more years of experience in the Liability Claims or Litigation area to include New York Labor Law experienceOR

  • Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Liability Claims or Litigation area to include New York Labor Law experienceOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Liability Claims or Litigation area to include New York Labor Law experienceOR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Liability Claims Handling area to include New York Labor Law experienceAND

  • Must obtain and maintain required adjuster license(s)

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

  • Negotiation experience

  • Customer service experience

  • Microsoft Office experience

     

Preferred Qualifications

  • AIC, SCLA and/or CPCU designation

  • Strong communications, analytical, negotiation and customer service skills

  • Advanced data gathering and problem solving skills

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

  • Strong organization and time management skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

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-New Jersey-Jersey City

Other Locations: United States-New Jersey-Parsippany

Travel Yes, 15 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 10/16/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180008DK

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.