Executive Claims Specialist – Construction, Energy, Small Business – Full Remote

at Crum & Forster Holdings Corp.
Location Morristown, New Jersey
Date Posted September 21, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent

Description

Crum & Forster Company Overview Crum & Forster (C&F), with a proud history dating to 1822, provides specialty and standard commercial lines insurance products through our admitted and surplus lines insurance companies. Approaching $4 billion in written premium as of 2021, C&F enjoys a financial strength rating of "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best. C&F is proud of its superior customer service platform and its claims and risk engineering services are recognized as among the best in the industry. Our most valuable asset is our people - 3000+ employees, and growing, in locations throughout the United States. The company is increasingly winning recognition as a great place to work, earning workplace and wellness awards. C&F is part of Fairfax Financial Holdings, a global organization with $23.8 billion in revenue as of 2021. For more information about Crum & Forster, please visit our website: . Job Description Crum & Forster is looking for a claims adjuster who enjoys being a key part of a dynamic team. As an Executive Specialist, you will manage an assigned pending of claims arising primarily from General Liability Policies, including property damage and bodily injury losses. You will also be expected to operate under appropriate levels of supervision and within established authority. The position will report to assigned Manager, Director or Vice President, as determined by business needs. If you have professional claims experience in construction, energy or small business, look no further. This is an exciting opportunity to join a great company with great people doing great things! What you will do: Primary Responsibilities Receives claims assignments, verifies and determines applicability of coverage. Ability to not only interpret complex coverage issues, but possess the ability to write appropriate reservation of rights and declination of coverage letters. Determines the method and extent of investigation for each claim as required by company Best Practices. Reviews and manages outstanding files, as assigned, for adequacy and timeliness of investigation, evaluation and reserve and maintains a timely diary for each case. Evaluates and adjusts claims within the adjuster's authority level. Reports directly on technical matters to supervisor or management. Evaluates and manages litigated claims, determines future course of handling and proper method of disposition. Consults with the claim manager on those claims in which assistance and consultation is needed, as well as on those claims which exceed assigned authority. Assesses recovery potential and is responsible for the development of information required to successfully pursue recovery. Meets with current and prospective customers to discuss C&F claims capabilities and address specific claim needs. Accountable for the equitable and prompt adjustment and management of assigned claims to disposition in accordance with company Best Practices. Responsible for providing superior customer service to all agents, insureds, and others encountered during the claims handling process. What you will bring to C&F: Minimum Requirements Minimum of five - seven years' litigation experience handling Construction and Energy claims. Experience handling New York Labor Law claims preferred but not required. College degree is required; a law degree, a designation and/or insurance related courses are a plus. Obtain and maintain required state licenses. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential and the ability to communicate with all levels within the organization. Computer skills with a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of programs a must. Travel occasionally required. What C&F will bring to you Competitive compensation package Generous 401K employer match Employee Stock Purchase plan with employer matching Generous Paid Time Off Excellent benefits that go beyond health, dental & vision. Our programs are focused on your whole family's wellness, including your physical, mental and financial wellbeing A core C&F tenet is owning your career development, so we provide a wealth of ways for you to keep learning, including tuition reimbursement, industry-related certifications and professional training to keep you progressing on your chosen path A dynamic, ambitious, fun and exciting work environment We believe you do well by doing good and want to encourage a spirit of social and community responsibility, matching donation program, volunteer opportunities, and an employee-driven corporate giving program that lets you participate and support your community At C&F you will BELONG We value inclusivity and diversity. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and welcome everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you require special accommodation, please let us know. Responsibilities Crum & Forster is looking for a claims adjuster who enjoys being a key part of a dynamic team. As an Executive Specialist, you will manage an assigned pending of claims arising primarily from General Liability Policies, including property damage and bodily injury losses. You will also be expected to operate under appropriate levels of supervision and within established authority. The position will report to assigned Manager, Director or Vice President, as determined by business needs. If you have professional claims experience in construction, energy or small business, look no further. This is an exciting opportunity to join a great company with great people doing great things! What you will do: Primary Responsibilities - Receives claims assignments, verifies and determines applicability of coverage. - Ability to not only interpret complex coverage issues, but possess the ability to write appropriate reservation of rights and declination of coverage letters. - Determines the method and extent of investigation for each claim as required by company Best Practices. - Reviews and manages outstanding files, as assigned, for adequacy and timeliness of investigation, evaluation and reserve and maintains a timely diary for each case. - Evaluates and adjusts claims within the adjuster's authority level. - Reports directly on technical matters to supervisor or management. - Evaluates and manages litigated claims, determines future course of handling and proper method of disposition. Consults with the claim manager on those claims in which assistance and consultation is needed, as well as on those claims which exceed assigned authority. - Assesses recovery potential and is responsible for the development of information required to successfully pursue recovery. - Meets with current and prospective customers to discuss C&F claims capabilities and address specific claim needs. - Accountable for the equitable and prompt adjustment and management of assigned claims to disposition in accordance with company Best Practices. - Responsible for providing superior customer service to all agents, insureds, and others encountered during the claims handling process. What you will bring to C&F: Minimum Requirements - Minimum of five - seven years' litigation experience handling Construction and Energy claims. - Experience handling New York Labor Law claims preferred but not required. - College degree is required; a law degree, a designation and/or insurance related courses are a plus. - Obtain and maintain required state licenses. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential and the ability to communicate with all levels within the organization. - Computer skills with a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of programs a must. - Travel occasionally required.

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