Bristol West Office Auto Claims Adjuster - Brea, CA

  • Company: Farmers Insurance
  • Location: Brea, California
  • Posted: December 19, 2017
  • Reference ID: 170009UT

USFCL6L - Bristol West Claims Representative CA Liability – Brea, CA

Bristol West is looking for our next generation of leaders! If you’re looking for a company that offers stability, growth potential and a strong emphasis on values of integrity, respect, customer centricity, team work, achievement, curiosity and action; then apply today to find out how you can become a dynamic part of our team!

Bristol West is part of the Farmers Group of Insurance Companies, which is the country's third-largest insurer of both private personal lines passenger automobile and homeowner’s insurance. Together we operate primarily in 41 states across the country through the efforts of approximately 20,000 employees who are responsible for servicing more than 15 million customers.

At Bristol West, we invest in our employees through training and development to help them reach their career goals and personal aspirations. The Bristol West Claims organization is focused on exceptional claims handling and our professional claims representatives are results-driven, curious, analytical, customer service focused individuals who have a sincere interest in helping our customers.

We are looking for individuals who have a strong desire to build a rewarding long-term career with us. Job Summary:

A Bristol West Liability Claims Representative will take part in ongoing training which includes training in claims investigation, liability determination, coverage confirmation, establishing damages, and negotiation of claims settlement. Using claims systems to accurately document files, you will manage a diary and handle first and third party auto claims promptly, proactively and with a sense of urgency.

Start date will be January 16, 2018. Essential Job Functions:

We put our customers at the heart of all we do and challenge ourselves to be a customer-centered organization. We consider the customer's needs at the foundational level of all we do and strive to exceed their expectations in every interaction.​

Responsibilities include working in an electronic claim file environment handling auto claims within designated authority. Securing essential facts about accidents and negotiating settlements. Reviewing pending claims, managing diaries and moving files to closure through the use of established procedures and job aids while navigating multiple computer applications.

Reviews damaged property and vehicles, and determines claims related damage; Estimates the cost of repair or replacement of damaged or stolen property and vehicles; Determines and reports on subrogation potential.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Actions:

Bending, Pulling, Sorting and Carrying up to 20 lbs. Pushing, Speaking (English), Climbing, Reaching, Standing, Key entering, Reading (English), Walking, Kneeling, Seeing and Writing (English).

Physical Environment:

Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment. Education Requirements:

Four-year College Degree preferred.

Computer literate, valid driver's license, bondable

Required to maintain an active adjusters license in states where required Experience Requirements:

Special Skill Requirements:

Strong customer service and negotiation skills.

Exceptional communication skills (both verbal and written)

Strong attention to detail, time management and decision making skills.

Must be comfortable working in a fast paced, high volume environment.

Ability to multi-task and manage relationships with both internal and external customers. Competencies:

Accountability, adaptability, curiosity, drive and initiative

*We offer a competitive Total Rewards benefit program along with 401K.

Bristol West is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce

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