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Ameriprise Financial Field Claims Representative - Homeowners Insurance in Northbrook, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Job DescriptionThis role will be Responsible for the review, analysis and adjustment of various sized property loss claims, in the field. These will include both Non-CAT and CAT claims of varying complexities. There will be designated territories for field assignments as well as expected travel during period of Catastrophe losses. The claims will be handled within a delegated settlement authority limit and will ensure compliance with state and internal requirements. These claims will be completed by using detailed investigations, coverage assessments, documentation, negotiating, and estimate preparation.nThis is a remote based position. Specifically looking for candidates in pacific NW including Redmond, WA, Seattle and Washington State, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Northern and Southern California, Denver, Chicago, Minneapolis.ResponsibilitiesnReview, investigate, analyze and adjust field property claims.nKey claim handling elements will include coverage assessment, investigation, documentation, estimate preparation, and claim file conclusion.nYou will be required to negotiate with insureds, claimants, public adjusters, and attorneys or other professionals.nAdditionally, you will be required to assess the loss and establish appropriate reserves for these files. This would include both day to day claim files as well as Catastrophe claim files that would cause a significant increase in claim volume during events.nThe field claim representatives will serve as the first responders and leaders in the field during catastrophe events. This will include responding and handling of catastrophe losses during events.nOverall claim file and desk management that will include document gathering, written and phone inter-actions, estimate preparation, statements, etc. File documentation can include photos, estimates, statements, police reports, and other items that will be pertinent to the completion of the claim file.nAdditionally, you will work to identify process improvements, handling techniques, and work-flows that will assist in improve property claims handling methods.Required Qualificationsn1 to 3 years of claim adjusting experience.nExceptional interpersonal skills due to nature of relationship with client.nExcellent negotiation and organizational skills.nExcellent verbal and written communication skills.nAbility to work having a high degree of accuracy; strong attention to detail.nExperience with personal lines property claims settlement as to demonstrate advanced knowledge.nPrevious experience in coaching or training others.nAbility to obtain state specific property and casualty license as required.Preferred QualificationsnBachelor's degree.nEstimate program skills such as Xactimate.About Our CompanyAmeriprise Auto & Home Insurance is a division of Ameriprise Financial, a FORTUNE 500® company. Through exclusive partnerships with organizations such as Costco, we are able to offer their clients our personal insurance products. We offer customers across the nation high-quality, cost-effective auto, home and umbrella insurance products.nAt Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance, you will work in a culture that is dedicated to driving results with a strong focus on our handle with care culture. Regardless of department or location, we all share in a commitment to our clients, each other, the communities in which we live and work, company goals, and delivering on our mission statement. We invest in our employees with growth and development opportunities via Ameriprise University, competitive pay, and a generous benefits package. Benefits are effective the first day of employment for full-time employees.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, o any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.VEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.