Liability Adjuster

January 9 2019
Industries Bank, Insurance, Financial services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Legal, Paralegal, Bank - Insurance - Financial services, Bank, Insurance, Financial Services, Banking - Finance - Securities
Mississauga, ON

A Great Place to Work!

Come work for one of Canada's Best Employers for 2018! We take great pride in the culture our employees have created at Unica. We also have excellent benefits and recognition programs, and plentiful learning and development opportunities for our staff. Take a look at the newest opportunity to join our team.

The Role:

We are looking for a technically skilled Liability Adjuster to provide excellent service while handling moderate to complex CGL and bodily injury claims.

Your Profile:

You have a University degree, and at least 5 years of progressive experience adjusting CGL and bodily injury claims. You have excellent communication, organization and customer service skills.  Your extensive CGL experience includes a strong background in coverage, municipality losses, construction wrap up, product liability, occupier's liability, and environmental losses.

Please see our full job posting below:

Unica Insurance is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive work environment free of all forms of discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of physical or mental disability, or medical condition. If you are interested in pursuing a job opportunity with Unica Insurance and require accommodation, please advise us so that we can work with you to provide suitable accommodation in the recruitment and selection process.

Summary:

This position is responsible for investigating, negotiating and settling a variety of CGL and Bodily Injury claims. The adjuster will be responsible for direct file handling and communication with all involved parties.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Confirm valid coverage.
  • Fully investigate liability.
  • Fully investigate serious injuries & exposure.
  • Must have CGL experience
  • Provide instruction and direction to external vendors i.e.: independent adjusters, legal counsel, engineers.
  • Calculate ultimate probable exposure and reserve accordingly.
  • Properly maintain a diary system to monitor files.
  • Ensure files are up to date with BI worksheet, case law, medical and liability information.
  • Report any serious injuries to Manager.
  • Mentor and coach junior adjusters.
  • Prepare Major Loss/Reinsurance Reports and participate in Claims Committee process.
  • Comply with service standards as outlined in the claims manual.
  • Actively participate in settlement initiatives along with both private and mandatory mediations.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 5 years of experience adjusting CGL & BI claims.
  • CGL experience must include a strong background in coverage (duty to defend vs. indemnify), municipality losses, construction wrap up, product liability, occupier's liability, and environmental losses.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and contractual obligations, medical terminology, vocational rehabilitation concepts and dispute resolution practice.
  • Experience with internal and external audits.
  • Detail oriented and well organized individual.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Travel to mediations/pre-trials/trials is required
  • Superb interpersonal skills and leadership qualities/potential.
  • Work well individually or as a part of a team.
  • Computer literacy with strong working knowledge of Microsoft programs.
  • University or College Degree; have or working towards CIP designation.
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