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Zurich NA Occupational Accident Claims Specialist in Parsippany, New Jersey

Occupational Accident Claims Specialist


Zurich is currently looking for an Occupational Accident Claims Specialist I to handle disability and medical accident claims within the Life, Accident, and Health Business Unit.

Zurich North America’s Life, Accident, and Health program provides insurance coverage to help financially protect both the on-the-job and independent contractors.

As part of our team, you will manage a claims caseload of low to moderate complexity, interpret policy coverages, and analyze medical time lost benefits, while resolving claims within set authority limits. You will build internal and external partnerships that include customers, brokers, and vendors as well as manage all communications throughout the life of your claims.

At Zurich North America Claims we acknowledge that work-life-balance and flexibility are a priority when it comes to choosing your next career move. Designed with our employees' needs in mind, the ZNA Claims hybrid work model emphasizes flexibility, allowing claims employees to conduct individual work in their preferred location while facilitating in-person connections and collaborative activities when meaningful and valuable. While the model provides a high level of flexibility and autonomy, occasional circumstances requiring in-office attendance should be expected.

The candidate selected for this opportunity should be able to report to [one of] the following North American Claims office[s]:

  • Parsippany, NJ

  • Atlanta, GA

  • Addison, TX

  • Schaumburg, IL

  • Omaha, NE

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims and Litigation area OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims and Litigation area OR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims Handling area AND

  • Must obtain and maintain the required adjuster license

  • Microsoft Office experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience handling occupational accident claims with lost time and medical coverage

  • Ability to read policies and determine coverage

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

  • Knowledge of claims handling or insurance legal statutes and procedures

  • Experience investigating claims

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience collaborating across work groups

  • Organizational and time management skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Negotiation skills

  • Customer service experience

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

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Location(s): AM - Parsippany

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

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