The essential functions of this position include investigating property and casualty claims, and completing underwriting inspections. Work is primarily in an assigned territory that includes Southeast Minnesota, but may include work outside the territory to assist with localized catastrophe situations. To efficiently and effectively complete the required duties it is important to have the staff member located in the assigned territory. Optimal location for this position is in or around the counties of Wabasha, Olmsted, Winona, Fillmore, and Houston.
Additional functions of this position include documenting and managing first and third party claim files in compliance with state law and company policy, conducting recorded statements, negotiating settlements, estimating damage and preparing detailed reports.
The successful candidate must be capable of following direction and assisting other staff while also being a self-starter and able to think and work on their own. Other qualifications include excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to maintain a professional appearance while building rapport with policyholders and Agent partners. The duties include physically demanding activities (including climbing) and travel when necessary outside of the assigned territory.
Preference for this position will be given to those with great interpersonal skills and basic knowledge of construction, farm, and technology.