Claim Rep Trainee Inside Property CAT

Windsor, Connecticut

Company Information
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary
Under close supervision and through training, this position is responsible for first party property investigating, evaluating, estimating, negotiating and resolving claims on losses of lesser value and complexity to ensure optimal claim resolution. Requires working weekends and extended work days during higher claim volume with minimal notification. Takes Catastrophe escalation calls on a set schedule and handle a wide variety of transferred customer inquiry calls requiring a claim handler skill set. Handles claims and other functional work involving one or more lines of business other than property (i.e. auto, workers compensation, premium audit, underwriting) may be required in support of customer service. Provides outstanding customer service. This job does not manage others. As part of the hiring process, this position requires the completion of an online pre-employment assessment. Further information regarding the assessment including an accommodation process, if needed, will be provided at such time as your candidacy is deemed appropriate for further consideration.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Requires working weekends and extended work days during higher claim volume events with minimal notification. Participates in ongoing training sessions for specific line(s) of business. Meets all quality standards and expectations per Best Practices. Broad scale use of innovative technologies. Determines coverage/ compensability, facts of loss and degree of liability/exposure. Works closely with Unit Manager or mentor to promptly resolve claim issues. Refers claims as appropriate, based on exposure and established guidelines. Performs administrative functions such as expense accounts, time off reporting, etc. as required. In order to perform the essential functions of this job, acquisition and maintenance of Insurance License(s) may be required to comply with state and Travelers requirements. Generally, license(s) must be obtained within three months of starting the job and obtain ongoing continuing education credits as mandated. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED and one year of customer service experience OR Bachelors Degree required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Bachelor's Degree preferred or a minimum of 2 years of work and/or customer service related experience preferred. Customer Service experience - Preferred.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Demonstrated ownership attitude and customer centric response to all assigned tasks - Basic Written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills including the ability to convey and receive information effectively - Basic Attention to detail ensuring accuracy - Basic Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment managing multiple priorities - Basic Analytical Thinking - Basic

Environmental/Work Schedules/Other
Work Schedules Weekend work hours - Frequently Holiday work hours (Federal and religious) - Frequently Other Flexibility and willingness to work extended work day hours with intermittent weekend hours given volume of work with minimal notice given

Physical Requirements
Operates standard office equipment - Continuously Sitting (can stand at will) - Continuously Standing - Continuously Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key - Continuously

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.