Zurich NA Property Claims Specialist I in Schaumburg, Illinois
Property Claims Specialist I
We are currently seeking an individual interested in expanding their insurance career in commercial property technical claims handling, while working closely with a team of individuals with varied backgrounds and experiences.
At this level, you will handle a caseload of commercial property claims of lower complexity and risk exposures. You will also learn how to effectively manage your claims caseload from assignment through resolution, and in accordance with Zurich’s best practices and authority limits.
This is an opportunity to develop your technical skill set in policy interpretation and coverage analysis. In this role, you will be expected to collaborate and develop partnerships with internal and external points of contact including customers, vendors, suppliers and brokers to provide a quality claims experience.
At Zurich North America (ZNA), the Property Claims organization is dedicated to helping our customers mitigate commercial property and business interruption losses related to structural building damages and content losses as a result of weather events, theft, water or flood damages, and vandalism. Our purpose is to get our customers back on their feet and operational as quickly as possible.
Here is what you can expect as a colleague of the Property Claims team:
Be part of an internal career path and actively participate in continuous conversations with your leadership that fosters 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
Invest in your career development through the attainment of adjuster state licenses, or insurance designations and coursework
Develop partnerships across organizational levels and functions
Occasional business travel may be required.
The successful candidate will work in one of our North American Zurich offices to be in either Schaumburg, Dallas/Addison, or Atlanta.
Bachelor’s Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Claims Handling or Insurance areaOR
1 or more years in the Zurich North America Claims Foundational Training ProgramOR
Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree with 2 or more years of experience in the Claims Handling or Insurance areaOR
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 4 or more years of experience in the Claims Handling or Insurance areaOR
Juris Doctor and 1 or more years of experience in the Claims Handling or Insurance areaAND
Must obtain and maintain required adjuster license(s)
Customer service experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience collaborating across work groups
Organization skills and time management skills
Microsoft Office experience
Experience with Xm8, Xactimate, Xact or Xactanalysis
A future with 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 148 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 click here (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 - Schaumburg, AM - Atlanta, AM - Dallas, AM - Chicago
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
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