Field Auto Adjuster - Hawthorne, CA
The world isnt standing still, and neither is Allstate. Were moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers evolving needs. Thats why now is an exciting time to join our team. Youll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.
Youll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.
Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from lifes uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years weve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatevers coming next to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. Weve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection.
We are the Good Hands. We dont follow the trends. We set them.Sign On Bonus:
This is not an entry level position. Candidates must have experience writing auto collision estimates using auto estimating programs such as: CCC One, Audatex, or Mitchell
$5,000New Hire Sign-on Bonus.
You may be eligible for a $1000 Licensing Sign on Bonus if you have the applicable active licenses needed for this role. This could include Home Resident Property & Casualty License, Designated Home State (DHS) Florida or Texas License, and/or applicable Appraiser License.
**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.**Allstate Benefits:
Being a part of Allstate means you receive a benefits package from Day 1 of employment. This includes time off, healthcare, retirement, and more. That is why as an Allstater, youll enjoy a Total Rewards package that includes:
- Competitive pay with needed support for continuous development and career advancement.
- Flexibility in scheduling and a time off policy that helps support your work/life balance.
- Initial and ongoing training to get you proficient in your new role
- Comprehensive benefits like a 401K/pension, education reimbursement, and programs to help you balance work with the rest of your life. Visit www.allstategoodlife.com to learn more.
Based on our Company Car Guidelines, this role may qualify for a company car. Our leadership team determines this based on annual work mileage for this location. You may be required to use your personal vehicle until these guidelines are met. We offer mileage reimbursements for personal vehicle usage during work.
A day in the life of the Field Auto Damage Adjuster, and what it takes to do the job!
As a Field Auto 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/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. You must live in Hawthorne, CA to be eligible for this role.
Youll wear a few hats to fill a few roles throughout your day that all require a level of experience.
The Customer Service Expert youll 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 Casualty claim. You lead with empathy, always.
The Investigator youll confidently and independently investigate casualty (and applicable LOB (line of business)) claims by performing detailed reviews of damage and interpreting policies to determine coverage.
The Effective Communicator youll 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.
The Negotiator 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 youll utilize 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.
The Recorder youll 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.Qualifications:
- You have 18 months+ experience in auto Collision estimating using CCC or Mitchell.
- You have a High School Diploma or a GED
- 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.
- Valid driver's license and willingness to travel as part of the job requirements.
Notice of Licensing Requirement:
- As a condition of employment, your office/area may require you to obtain an adjuster and/or an appraiser license. If applicable, you will be required to secure license(s) within 60 days of hire.
- If required, the Hiring Manager will work with you along with the Centralized Licensing team to ensure that you are properly licensed.
The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.
Compensation offered for this role is$57,500.00 - $85,600.00 (paid hourly)and 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.
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.
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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