Eau Claire, Wisconsin

A career at Auto-Owners is challenging and rewarding. Our group of caring associates create financial security by helping individuals and businesses make a new start when a loss occurs.

Job Description

Auto-Owners Insurance, a top-rated insurance carrier, is seeking a motivated and experienced field claims professional to join our team. The job requires the person to live in one of the following counties: Taylor, Clark, Marathon, Wood, Portage, Langlade, or Shawano. This job handles insurance claims in the field under general supervision through the life-cycle of a claim including but not limited to: investigation, evaluation, and claim resolution. This job provides service to agents, insureds, and others to ensure claims resolve accurately and timely. This job requires mastery of claims handling skills and requires the person to:

  • Investigate and assemble facts, determine policy coverage, evaluate the amount of loss, analyze legal liability
  • Handles multi-line property and casualty claims in an assigned territory with an emphasis on property claims
  • Become familiar with insurance coverage by studying insurance policies, endorsements and forms
  • Works toward the resolution of claims, and may attend arbitrations, mediations, depositions, or trials as necessary
  • Ensures that claims payments are issued in a timely and accurate manner
  • Handle investigations by phone, mail and on-site investigations


Desired Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree or direct equivalent experience handling property and casualty claims
  • A minimum of 3 years handling multi-line property and casualty claims with an emphasis on property claims
  • Field claims handling experience is preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of Xactimate software is preferred but not required
  • Above average communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to resolve complex issues
  • Organize and interpret data
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Ability to effectively deal with a diverse group individuals
  • Ability to accurately deal with mathematical problems, including, geometry (area and volume) and financial areas (such as accuracy in sums, unit costs, and the capacity to read and develop understanding of personal and business finance documents)
  • Ability to drive an automobile, possess a valid driver license, and maintain a driving record consistent with the Company's underwriting guidelines for coverage


Benefits

Auto-Owners offers a wide range of career opportunities, and we are seeking talent that will help us continue our long tradition of success. We offer a friendly work environment, structured training program, employee mentoring and an excellent compensation/benefits package. Along with a competitive base salary, matched 401(k), fully-funded pension plan (once vested), and bonus programs, Auto-Owners also provides generous paid time off including holidays, vacation days, personal time, and sick leave. If you're looking to do rewarding work alongside great people, Auto-Owners is the place for you!

Equal Employment Opportunity

Auto-Owners Insurance is an equal opportunity employer. The Company hires, transfers, and promotes on the basis of ability, without consideration of disability, age, sex, race, color, religion, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, or any factor contrary to federal, state or local law.

*Please note that the ability to work in the U.S. without current or future sponsorship is a requirement.

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

We are a team of hard working associates and local, independent agents who are proud to be among the nation's largest insurers of Life, Home, Car, and Business; and consistently ranked as a Fortune 500 company since 2002. Our guiding core values lead us to success and have helped us achieve many industry service awards, and our recent certification as a Great Place To Work®. Careers: As an Auto-Owners associate, you have the opportunity to thrive in our certified Great Place To Work® environment, while benefiting from a workplace that is stable, profitable, and invests in you. Some perks you enjoy as an Auto-Owners associate are: • Less than a 40 hour work week • Educational opportunities • Working in a certified Great Place To Work® environment • Newly renovated, on-site dining (Lansing location) • Growth opportunities To view employment opportunities with Auto-Owners Insurance, please go to: http://www.auto-owners.com/career-center/career-opportunities

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