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Full-time Sr Property Adjuster - Inside

at Crawford & Company in Georgia

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Crawford & Company ( is the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with a global network of more than 700 locations in 63 countries. The Crawford System of Claims SolutionsSM offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers’ compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. The Company’s shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.

Position Summary:
Under light supervision, handles all types of the most serious structural losses, resolves highly complex claims by investigating losses, interpreting coverages, negotiating settlements, presenting evidence in legal proceedings, while maintaining adequate production levels.

Examines claims forms, policies and endorsements, client instructions and other records to determine coverages.
Investigates claims by interviewing insureds, claimants and witnesses, requesting and obtaining official reports, by requesting and obtaining physical damage inspection reports, and by comparing claim information with evidence..
Sets loss reserves.
Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing information required by client, local, state and federal government and by Crawford.
Settles claims by determining client’s coverages, liability, client’s instructions and authority levels required by obtaining demands and making offers to claimants, issuing settlement checks, making filings with regulatory agencies, disposing of salvage, pursuing subrogation when appropriate.
Controls claims costs
Maintains company reputation and integrity of insurance products by complying with federal and state regulations and service standards.
Recommends litigation when appropriate.
Presents evidence at legal proceedings, producing reports and other documents as evidence.
Maintains expected case load.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge through continuing education.
May assist and mentor junior adjusters with claims handling.
Product supervision focuses primarily on product being presented to the client.
Unlimited authority to review and approve on reports and settlements for losses.
Upholds the Crawford Code of Business Conduct at all times.
Maintain acceptable product quality through compliance with service standards and compliance with internal quality control initiatives.
Participates in special projects or performs duties in other areas as requested.

College degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge and Skills:
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Good attention to detail.
Strong analytical and mathematical ability.
Ability to multi-task
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Solid time management skills and organizational ability.
Ability to deal effectively with challenging situations and people.

Minimum 2 years claims handling experience, and completion of continuing education requirements.
Special Requirements/Certifications/Continuing Education:
Must be licensed as required by state and local jurisdictions.
Must complete continuing education requirements as outlined by Crawford Educational Services.

In addition to a competitive salary, Crawford offers you:
Career advancement potential locally, nationally and internationally. Crawford & Company has more than 700 location in 63 countries
On-going training opportunities through every stage of your career
Strong benefits package including health, dental, and life insurance; employee stock purchase plans; tuition reimbursement and so much more.

Crawford & Company participates in E-Verify and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V

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