Team Manager – Proximity – Valparaiso/Gary/Crown Point, Indiana

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Job title: Team Manager – Proximity – Valparaiso/Gary/Crown Point, Indiana

Company: State Farm

Job description: Overview

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As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.

We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!

Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefits , locations and the process of joining the State Farm team!


This position is in the Fire Proximity which has responsibility for our homeowners claim handling.

  • Responsible for first-line supervision of assigned Claim Specialists, including hiring, training, coaching, development, performance management, and salary administration
  • Provides direction and serves as a resource for knowledge of policies, procedures, laws, statutes and insurance regulations when determining coverage and property damage
  • Responsible for the review and control of the assigned unit’s claim activities including investigations, analyses, evaluations, claim payments, and adjustment expense payments
  • Recognizes events that affect customer service and provides timely communications to team members and peers
  • Responsible for compliance with company procedures, applicable federal/state laws, and legal requirements
  • Fulfills state licensing and continuing education requirements, as applicable
  • May work irregular hours, including weekends and holidays, based on workload and job requirements
  • Must be willing to work flexible work shifts as operation dictates
  • Position requires inspecting property and casualty claims, which could include obtaining the measurements of the roof and living areas, the inspection of attics, basements, crawl spaces and other claim locations as applicable and requires walking, climbing, bending, reaching, stooping, crawling and lifting objects
  • Position may require lifting, carrying, unfolding and climbing a ladder for inspections on both residential and commercial structures
  • Must maintain a valid license to lawfully operate vehicles as directed/requested by State Farm
  • May require overnight travel via commercial transportation and/or driving motor vehicles to any locations where the Company does business, or to other locations to conduct/attend meetings, training and/or conferences
  • May require serving in or for geographic locations other than that of the assigned area
  • May be required to complete Rope and Harness Safety Training (RAST)

LOCATION: Valparaiso/Gary/Crown Point, Indiana territory. Selected candidates will be required to reside within this area and/or the surrounding area.


Preferred experience includes:

  • Leadership experience
  • Prior claims experience
  • Geographic location
  • Jurisdictional knowledge

Proximity Team Managers in a Fire proximity role may work hours that can include weekends, holidays and extended hours.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.




Expected salary:

Location: Crown Point, IN

Job date: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 07:50:24 GMT

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