Zurich NA Crop Adjuster-Field Claims Specialist in Spokane, Washington

Crop Adjuster-Field Claims Specialist

Description

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. To optimize the business needs and customer needs/ experience, we prefer that the individual be located in the territory of coverage . The territory of coverage is primarily Whitman, Adams, Grant, Lincoln, Douglas, AND northern Idaho counties to include Idaho, Lewis, Nez Perce, Clearwater, Latah, Benewah

  • You will be expected to travel approximately 50% of the time to cover the territory.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent AND 2 or more years of experience in the crop insurance and Claims adjusting area.

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

  • Provide your own reliable personal transportation and travel within territory

  • 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

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong organization and prioritization skills

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills

  • Experience providing technical training to other crop professionals

  • 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

  • Work independently; crop adjuster’s office out of their homes

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

  • Opportunity to travel & work nationally on a voluntary basis

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.

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Primary Location: United States-Washington-Spokane

Other Locations: United States-Washington-Wenatchee

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 75 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 08/08/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180006HZ

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.