Property Adjuster Trainee
Capstone ISG is one of the nation's fastest growing Independent Adjustment firms. As we continue to grow our business, we look for people who offer inspiration and innovation, as well as have an internal drive for results. Our team members are focused on customer service and are dedicated to making Capstone a fun and rewarding place to work. We are currently accepting applications for a Property Adjuster Trainee in Fredericksburg, Virginia.A qualified candidate will receive comprehensive training in Charlotte, NC for up to 30 days and all expenses will be paid by the company. Upon completion, this position requires daily, local travel throughout the Fredericksburg territory.Benefits Include:Competitive salary with annual raisesQuarterly performance bonusesMedical, Dental, Vision401 (k)Short and Long Term DisabilityLife InsuranceSick, Vacation and Holiday PayFitness Membership ReimbursementCompany paid trainingPrimary Responsibilities:Conducts field investigations to resolve residential and commercial property claims.Examines and applies claims forms, policies and endorsements, client instructions and other records to determine coverage and client exposure.Adjusts all elements of Property Loss claims of varying levels of severity and complexity.Sets loss reserves.Prepares written reports by collecting and summarizing information required by client.Prepares settlement letters, denial letters, Reservations of Rights and other letters as needed.Maintains expected case load.Maintains company reputation and integrity of work product by complying with federal and state regulations and service standards.Maintains professional and technical knowledge through continuing education.May assist less-experienced adjusters with claims handling when requestedParticipates in special projects or performs duties in other areas if requested.Documents damage and prepares written estimates using Xactimate software.Handles content inventories to include moderate to complex pricing analysis and prepares claim inventory reports.Conducts subrogation investigations.Engages and manages consultants/independent contractors to assist in determining facts, causation, damage and exposure.Keeps the client and the insured informed about the claim status with clear, timely and accurate written/oral communication.Negotiates settlement of claims of varying complexity under the direction of the Claims Manager or Supervisor.Travels to loss locations in assigned territoryRecords time and expense charges to bill clients.Maintains adjuster license(s) when required.Requires a high school diploma; advanced education beyond high school preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Previous experience as a claims adjuster or must complete Capstone specified adjuster training if no experience.If previous adjuster experience, working knowledge of Xactimate is preferred.Must be licensed, or have the ability to obtain license(s), as required by state and local jurisdictions to adjust insurance claims.Must have valid driver's license.Skills and Competencies:Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment managing multiple tasks.Ability to provide excellent service to policyholders and clients.Ability to efficiently operate a computer and related claims and business software.Effective analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to make decisions and resolve conflictGood verbal and written communication skills.Good attention to detail.Strong analytical and mathematical ability.Ability to work independently in a virtual environment when required.Good organizational and time management skills.Physical Demand Requirements:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this position, auto travel is required.Ability to lift a minimum of 35 pounds to include lifting a ladder in and out of the trunk of a vehicle. Ability to climb ladders and traverse roofs, this includes the ability to work at heights while inspecting roofs and attics. Ability to work in a confined or restricted area. Kneeling, crouching, crawling, standing, sitting, walking, pushing, pulling, etc. as is required to inspect claims. Ability to work outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions.The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.