Field Auto Damage Adjuster - Albany, NY
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- Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
- Medical, dental, and vision coverage
- Allstate pension plan and 401(k) savings plan
- Ayco financial coaching
- Spring Health mental and emotional wellbeing resources
- Paid parental leave
- Adoption reimbursement
- Paid time off
- Tuition reimbursement
- Wellness incentives
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As a Field Auto Damage Adjuster, you will play a crucial role in our auto claims handling process by writing estimates directly at customer homes, repair shops, or tow yards. Your job will involve a variety of customer and shop interactions, including face-to-face, virtual, and written communication, as you assess and finalize estimates. With a diverse range of workstreams, including repairable estimates, total loss assessments, and virtual inspections, you will enjoy a dynamic and engaging work environment.Key Responsibilities
The Customer Service Expert
- You will live into Allstates Claims Culture by caring, empowering, and restoring, and you will accomplish that by being compassionate, clear, and a committed partner in each claim. You lead with empathy, always
- You will confidently and independently investigateclaims by performing detailed reviews of damage and interpreting policies to determine coverage
The Effective Communicator
- You will use phone, emails and sometimes even video chat with customers to help them through a fast, fair, and easy claims process. Youll also incorporate a specific approach to claim handling to offer the customer their preference of communication to efficiently discuss their claim needs and keep them updated on the claim progress
- You will evaluate and negotiate claims settlements with customers, vendors, third party carriers and claimants, in accordance with all legal and business standard methodologies. With negotiations, you will incorporate tactics in handling challenging and complex situations
The Problem Solver
- You willutilize multiple tools to get the job done in a fast-paced environment, including estimate tools, job aids, and additional settlement platforms, all while using your sharp critical thinking skills
- You will protect the company financially by executing policies along policy agreements, and you keep a clear record of your work in a claims system that you will be trained on. Youll accomplish this by ensuring timely and accurate documentation is completed as you work on each claim
- This position is a field-based role. To be eligible for this role, you must be located in the following locations: Albany
- This position is eligible for a monthly internet stipend of $80 to offset the costs of internet expenses
- Company car may be provided
- As a condition of employment, you may be expected to obtain an adjusters license in multiple markets
- All required licenses will need to be obtained within 60 days of hire
- You must maintain all licensing required for your role. This includes any continuing education and/or other state-affiliated requirements for licensing renewal
- This role offers a sign on bonus of $1,000 if you have an active appraiser license or active adjuster license in TX, FL, or your resident state (current employees and candidates who have previously worked for and are seeking to be rehired at Allstate and its family of companies are not eligible for this sign-on bonus)
- High School Diploma/GED or higher
- Minimum 18 months of experience writing auto damage estimates
- Proficiency using auto estimating programs such as CCC One, Audatex, and Mitchell
- Valid drivers license
- Proficient written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with customers
- Strong attention to detail and ability to write precise and comprehensive estimates
- Comfortable with utilizing technology and various platforms for claims processing
- Excellent time management and organizational skills to manage multiple assignments effectively
Compensation offered for this role is$57,500.00-$85,600.00 per yearand is based on experience and qualifications.
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.#LI-AP2
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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.For a full description of Allstates benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefits/
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