Westland Insurance Group Ltd has an exciting opportunity for a Field Adjuster servicing the Kelowna / Vernon, BC region .
This is a great opportunity and will be a home based position.
Named the 2018 Big Brokerage of the Year by Insurance Business Canada, Westland is one of the largest independent insurance brokers in Canada with over 1400 employees in more than 130 offices throughout BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
We have experienced rapid expansion in the past 5 years and are positioned to continue on this growth path.
What we offer :
Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
Diverse mix of staff and demonstrated work / life balance
Career growth opportunities and continuing education programs
The Opportunity :
Do you love to work independently but enjoy being a strong team player? Are you results driven and have proven record of investigating and settling both property and casualty insurance claims with the highest level of client service?
Investigate commercial lines and personal lines property and casualty insurance claims with insureds, third parties and other related parties in order to obtain facts and information
Review facts, policy coverages, expert reports and case law to make decisions on coverage, claim value and settlement
Manage and direct Restoration Contractors to ensure best practices are being followed for property restoration, and that costs are in line with work required
Responsible for data accuracy, issuance of payments to insureds, vendors and other related parties to a claim
Manage and direct other claim related experts such as Engineers and Legal Counsel
Responsible for providing exemplary client service and keeping all related parties informed of the claims process and status
Here’s what you bring :
8+ years of multi-line adjusting experience, with 5+ years of field work in property claims adjudication
Insurance Broker Level 1 license and / or CIP designation
Valid Driver’s License
Community College or University Degree
Strong background in both commercial and personal property insurance
Ability to work independently in a high pressure environment
Effective written and verbal communication abilities
Good knowledge of building construction and restoration practices
Computer proficiency with an ability to adapt easily to new computer programs
Department : Claims
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position