Entry Level Claims Representative

Job Details
Full-timeEstimated: $37,000 – $50,000 a year1 hour ago
Benefits
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)
  • Work from home
  • 401(k) matching
Qualifications
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiation
  • Driver’s License
  • Bachelor’s degree
Full Job Description
A career at Auto-Owners is challenging and rewarding. Our group of caring associates create financial security by helping individuals and businesses make a new start when a loss occurs.

Job Description

We offer a merit-based work-from-home program based on job responsibilities. After initial training in-person, this specific role could have the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days per week.

Auto-Owners Insurance, a top-rated insurance carrier, is seeking a motivated claims trainee to join our team. This job handles entry-level insurance claims under close supervision through the life-cycle of a claim including but not limited to: investigation, evaluation, and claim resolution. This job provides service to agents, insureds, and others to ensure claims resolve accurately and timely. This job includes training and development completion of the Company’s claims training program for the assigned line of insurance and requires the person to:

Investigate, evaluate, and settle entry-level insurance claims

Study insurance policies, endorsements, and forms to develop foundational knowledge on Company insurance products

Learn and comply with Company claim handling procedures

Develop entry-level claim negotiation and settlement skills

Build skills to effectively serve the needs of agents, insureds, and others

Meet and communicate with claimants, legal counsel, and third-parties

Develop specialized skills including but not limited to, estimating and use of designated computer-based programs for loss adjustment

Study, obtain, and maintain an adjuster’s license(s), if required by statute within the timeline established by the Company or legal requirements

Desired Skills & Experience

Bachelor’s degree or direct equivalent experience with property/casualty claims handling

Ability to organize data, multi-task and make decisions independently

Above average communication skills (written and verbal)

Ability to write reports and compose correspondence

Ability to resolve complex issues

Ability to maintain confidentially and data security

Ability to effectively deal with a diverse group individuals

Ability to accurately deal with mathematical problems, including, geometry (area and volume) and financial areas (such as accuracy in sums, unit costs, and the capacity to read and develop understanding of personal and business finance documents)

Ability to drive an automobile, possess a valid driver license, and maintain a driving record consistent with the Company’s underwriting guidelines for coverage

Continually develop product knowledge through participation in approved educational programs

Benefits

Auto-Owners offers a wide range of career opportunities, and we are seeking talent that will help us continue our long tradition of success. We offer a friendly work environment, structured training program, employee mentoring and an excellent compensation/benefits package. Along with a competitive base salary, matched 401(k), fully-funded pension plan (once vested), and bonus programs, Auto-Owners also provides generous paid time off including holidays, vacation days, personal time, and sick leave. If you’re looking to do rewarding work alongside great people, Auto-Owners is the place for you!

Equal Employment Opportunity

Auto-Owners Insurance is an equal opportunity employer. The Company hires, transfers, and promotes on the basis of ability, without consideration of disability, age, sex, race, color, religion, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, or any factor contrary to federal, state or local law.

  • Please note that the ability to work in the U.S. without current or future sponsorship is a requirement.

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