Sr. Property Field Adjuster (CAT) - Fairfax County, VA
Posted on: June 16, 2022
Purpose of Job Let's do something that really matters.
We have an important mission: serving the members of the military
community and their families. It's both a chance to say thank you
and the opportunity to put your talents to work in a meaningful
way. To do it right, we need the right people. We're looking for
those who share our values of honesty, integrity, loyalty and
service. Because what we do is just as important as how we do
Come be a part of what makes us so special!
We are looking for an experienced Sr. Property Field Adjuster in
the Fairfax County or Loudon Country, VA area. A company vehicle is
provided. This is an exciting opportunity to join our Dedicated
Catastrophe Team, serving members impacted by catastrophe events
with a primary focus on wind and hail events. Adjusters in this
role will focus on utilizing technology and desk adjusting for a
virtual first approach to inspections and claims handling and will
also be responsible for physically inspecting losses within their
locally assigned territory. Field Adjusters in this role may expect
to travel outside of their local territory to respond to
catastrophes in other regions when needed.
As a Senior Property Insurance Adjuster, you will work within
established guidelines and framework to investigate, evaluate,
negotiate, and settle moderate to large loss complex property
insurance claims presented by or against our members. You will
confirm and analyzes coverage, recognize liability exposure and
negotiate equitable settlements in compliance with all state
Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from
business activities and the job role.
Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively
identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and
procedures for business activities.
Manage assigned claims caseload comprised of claims with complex
damages including specialty claims. Updates initial reserve
Partners with vendors and internal business partners to facilitate
complex claims. May also involve external regulatory coordination
to ensure appropriate documentation and compliance.
Investigates claim damages by conducting research from various
sources, including the insured, third parties, and external
Proactively identifies and engages in additional confirmation of
potential discrepancies involving complicated situations.
Serves as a resource for less experienced staff, providing informal
coaching as appropriate.
Identifies coverage concerns, reviews prior loss history,
determines and creates Special Investigation Unit (SIU) referrals,
when appropriate Determines coverage through analyzing information
involving complex policy terms and contingencies.
Communicates with insured about coverage or any issues that involve
additional information or considerations regarding settlement
Determines and negotiates complex claims settlement. Makes
recommendations to management for settlement amounts outside of
Maintains accurate and current claim file documentation throughout
the claims process for complex claims.
Proficient knowledge of estimating technology platforms. Utilizes
platforms to prepare claims estimates in order to manage complex
property insurance claims.
Supports workload surges and/or Catastrophe (CAT) operations as
needed to include working significant overtime; may involve
deployment travel during designated CATs.
May act as an informal resource for team members with less
Recognizes and solves obstacles that occurs in the claims process
without supervisory approval.
May require limited travel to resolve claims and conduct in-person
High School Diploma or GED
2 years' relevant property claims adjusting experience of moderate
complexity that includes writing estimates involving dwelling and
Successfully acquire Property & Casualty (P&C) adjuster license
and state registrations within 90 days of hire
Proficient knowledge of Xactimate or similar estimating
Advanced knowledge estimating losses of moderate complexity
Proficient knowledge of property claims contracts and
interpretation of case law
Demonstrated negotiation, investigation, communication and conflict
Ability to travel 50-75% of the year (local & non-local) and/or
work catastrophe duty when needed
Developing knowledge of residential construction
Experience adjusting property claims using virtual technologies
Property field adjuster experience handling DWG, APS and ALE
Deployments in support of catastrophes
Insurance Industry designations such as AINS, CPCU, AIC, SCLA
Xactimate Level 1 and/or Level 2 certification
Currently hold an active P&C Adjuster License
Currently reside within or have the ability to self-relocate within
the Fairfax County or Loudon County, VA area
US military service or military spouse
Physical Demand Requirements:
May require the ability to crouch and stoop to inspect confined
spaces, to include attics and go beneath homes into crawl
May need to meet all USAA safe driving requirements including
verification of driving record through MVR & possession of valid
May require the ability to lift a minimum of 35 pounds to include
lifting a ladder in and out of the trunk of a car.
May require the ability to climb ladders and traverse roofs, this
includes the ability to work at heights while inspecting roofs and
Compensation: USAA has an effective process for assessing market
data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You
are paid within the salary range based on your experience and
market position. The hiring range for this position is: $60,300 -
Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall
corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the
USAA Board of Directors.
Geographical Differential : Geographic pay differential is
additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations
where market pay levels are above the national average.
Shift premium: Addressed on an individual basis for applicable
roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.
Benefits: At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to
support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These
benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans,
401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption
assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid
volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our
career path planning and continuing education assists employees
with their professional goals.
To see details on our outstanding benefits, visit USAA Total
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
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