Zurich NA Claims Crop Field Adjuster I in Pendleton, Oregon

Claims Crop Field Adjuster I

Description

Join one of the leaders in the crop insurance industry as anAdjuster!

RCIS provides insurance and superior services through leadingagents to protect America’s farmers and ranchers. It’s been an innovatorin crop insurance since the crop insurance business was privatized by thefederal government in 1980. Today it’s one of the nation’s largest cropinsurance providers, offering risk management protection in all 50 statesthrough a national network of about 4,000 professionally trained and licensedagents.

This is a great opportunity to serve the agricultural community.As a Crop Adjuster, your primary accountabilities will include:

  • Complete field inspections and related responsibilities such asreading maps and aerial photos, measuring field and storage bins, anddiscussing findings of crop loss with farmers

  • Perform fact finding regarding crop damage; record information andtransmit loss information to accurately determine potential damages

  • Provide excellent service to our customers – both agents andpolicyholders (farmers)

  • Utilize company software to electronically transmit claimsinformation directly from the field to RCIS to ensure claims are processedtimely and accurately

  • Follow regulatory and company rules, policies andprocedures.

You will work out of a home-based office. To optimize the business needs and customer needs/ experience, we prefer thatthe individual be located in the territory of coverage. This territoryrequires coverage of southeastern WA state and northeastern Oregon, andincludes counties of Walla Walla, Columbia, Benton, and Umatilla. You will be expected to travel at least 50%of the time to cover the territory.

Benefits of being a Crop Adjuster with RCIS include:

  • Workoutdoors

  • Dress casually– wear jeans to work every day!

  • Workwith state-of-the-art technology

  • Workindependently; crop adjuster’s office out of their homes

  • Classroomand on-the-job training provided

  • Opportunityto earn Overtime and Travel Incentive pay (based on business need)

  • Opportunityto travel & work nationally on a voluntary basis

  • CareerOpportunities – the knowledge and experience gained as a crop adjuster provideopportunity to advance into other positions with RCIS such as claimsmanagement, field service/sales, and training

Basic Qualifications:

  • HighSchool Diploma or Equivalent

  • 6 ormore months of experience in the agricultural area

  • CropAdjuster Proficiency Program Certification (CAPP) must be obtained within 180days of hire date.

  • Reliablepersonal transportation and travel within territory

  • ValidDriver’s license

  • Walk inagricultural fields up to 3 miles

  • Climbagricultural storage bins up to 25 feet

  • Lift 25lbs. to 50 lbs.

  • Workoutdoors in varying temperatures/weather conditions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellentverbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strongorganization and prioritization skills

  • IntermediateMicrosoft Office skills

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

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Primary Location: United States-Washington-Walla Walla

Other Locations: United States-Oregon-Pendleton

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 50 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 09/21/18

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180007T3

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.