Claims Specialist

  • location: Purchase, NY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $45 per hour
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Claims Specialist

job summary:
We are seeking a Temporary Claims Specialist for a limited, six month assignment to support our Excess Casualty business unit in our New York area. We may be able to offer this position as a work from home arrangement. This position reports to the VP of Excess Casualty Claims. The successful candidate will be able to provide insight and analysis on a variety of US excess casualty claims including matters related to construction, trucking, premises liability, property damage, product liability and construction defect. Strong liability casualty claims and litigation handling experience is a must with priority given to candidates with excess experience.

location: Purchase, New York
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 45 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 7 Years
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handle Excess claims and related systems and processes.
  • Evaluate coverage and exposure and make substantive claim decisions for Excess claims.
  • Proven ability to provide coverage, liability and damages analysis for Excess claims.
  • Ability to proactively identify trends and exposures that may affect the Excess portfolio.
  • Manage counsel where assigned and execute strategy to resolve claims.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of exposure to underwriting and claims management.
  • Manage correspondence and claim files and maintain current diary in compliance with company standards.
  • Other duties as required by management.
  • Some travel may be required (once travel restrictions are lifted).
We look forward to seeking your application!

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Minimum 7-10 plus years experience required in liability claims handling with excess experience preferred and a career history of increasing responsibility.
  • Strong preference for candidate who has pursued or is in the process of pursuing an insurance related designation (e.g. RPLU, CPCU IIA, AMIM).
  • Direct handling of a wide variety of liability claims with an emphasis on evaluating, handling, negotiating and settling litigated and non-litigated matters with high exposure.
  • Strong negotiating, analytical, written, communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook and various in-house claims systems -Guidewire, Genius, ImageRight is a plus).
  • Multiple state adjuster licenses a plus.
  • Experience with the handling of construction site accident and trucking claims and litigation (defense and coverage) is a significant plus.
skills: Insurance Claim Processing
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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