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SE Michigan Homeowner Field Specialist- The Auto Club Group
What you will do: (Primary Duties & Responsibilities)The Auto Club Group is seeking prospectiveClaim Specialists who will work under minimal supervision with a high-level approval authority to handle complex technical issues and complex claims.In this position, you will have the opportunity to:
Claim handling responsibilities will include the following: reviewing assigned claims, contacting the insured and other affected parties, setting expectations for the remainder of the claim process, and initiating documentation in the claim handling system.
Complete complex coverage analysis.
Ensure all possible policyholder benefits are identified.
Create additional sub-claims if needed.
Complete an investigation of the facts regarding the claim to further and in more detail determine if the claim should be paid, the applicable limits or exclusions and possible recovery potential.
Conduct thorough reviews of damages and determine the applicability of state law and other factors related to the claim.
Evaluate the financial value of the loss.
Approve payments for the appropriate parties accordingly.
Refer claims to other company units when necessary (e.g., Underwriting, Recovery Units or Claims Special Investigation Unit).
Thoroughly document and/or code the claim file and complete all claim closure and related activities in the assigned claims management system.
Utilize strong negotiating skills.
Claim Specialists assigned to Homeowner/CAT claim unit handle claims valued over $25,000 (for the inside desk role) and over $100,000 (for field role). Investigate claims requiring in-depth coverage analysis. When handling claims in the field, must prepare damage estimates using claims software. Review estimates for accuracy. May monitor contractor repair status. May assist Claim Manager with file reviews and training.
With our powerful brand and the mentoring, we offer, you will find your position as aClaim Specialists can lead to a rewarding career at our growing organization.
Work EnvironmentThis position is currently able to work remotely from a home office location for day-to-day operations unless occasional travel for meetings, collaborative activities, or team building activities is specified by leadership. This is subject to change based on amendments and/or modifications to the ACG Flex Work policy.
How you will benefit:Claims Specialists will earn a competitive salary of $71,000 to $90,000 annually with annual bonus potential based on performance.
Excellent and comprehensive benefits packages are just another reason to work for the Auto Club Group. Benefits include:
We're looking for candidates who: (Preferred/Required Qualifications)Education (include minimum education and any licensing/certifications):Preferred Qualifications:
Associate degree in Business Administration, Insurance or a related field or the equivalent in related work experience
Completion of the Insurance Institute of America's: General Insurance Program, Associate in Claims, Associate in Management or equivalent
CPCU coursework or designation
Complete ACG Claim Representative Training Program or demonstrate equivalent knowledge or experience
In states where an Adjuster's license is required, the candidate must be eligible to acquire a State Adjuster's license within 90 days of hire and maintain as specified for appropriate states.
Must have a valid State Driver's License
Experience:Three years of experience or equivalent training in the following:
Negotiation of claim settlements
Securing and evaluating evidence
Preparing manual and electronic estimates
Resolving coverage questions
Establishing clear evaluation and resolution plans for claims
Knowledge and Skills:
Essential Insurance Act (Michigan)
Fair Trade Practices Act as it relates to claims
Subrogation procedures and processes
Handling simple litigation
Advance knowledge of building construction and repair techniques
Lift up to 25 pounds
Walk on roofs
Handle claims to the line Claim Handling Standards
Follow and apply ACG Claim policies, procedures and guidelines
Work within assigned ACG Claim systems including basic PC software
Perform basic claim file review and investigations
Demonstrate effective communication skills (verbal and written)
Demonstrate customer service skills by building and maintaining relationships with insureds/claimants while exhibiting understanding of their problems and responding to questions and concerns
Analyze and solve problems while demonstrating sound decision making skills
Prioritize claim related functions
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