- Optimum West Insurance Company Inc.
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<p>Avoid the congestion of downtown Vancouver and come be a part of the BC Optimum West Team which is located in our new office based out Burnaby. The Telephone Adjuster is mainly responsible for handling minor to moderate size property claims. The role is to provide excellent customer service throughout with proper investigation of the loss, evaluation of coverage, negotiation of the claim and its ultimate settlement within the parameters of the policy wording and using the standards and guidelines set forth in the Claims Manual.</p> <p>Specific responsibilities</p> <ul> <li>Coverage determination, investigation, negotiation and settlement of property claims</li> <li>Timely and effective contact with insureds, third parties, vendors and independent adjusters in order to establish a fair settlement</li> <li>Clear and concise communication with insureds, third parties, vendors and independent adjusters</li> <li>Regular exchange of information/communication between departments as it pertains to the risk.</li> <li>Handle general inquiry phone calls as well as claims reported by phone from insureds and brokers</li> <li>Attempt subrogation whenever possible and handle salvage recovery</li> <li>All other related tasks</li> </ul> <p>Experience and education</p> <ul> <li>Completion or commitment to complete CIP designation</li> <li>Minimum Grade 12 graduation, with preference for Post-secondary education</li> <li>Minimum of 2 years prior experience in a similar role</li> <li>Preference for experience with both Personal and Commercial Lines claims</li> </ul> <p>Qualities and aptitudes</p> <ul> <li>Strong verbal and written communication skills</li> <li>Excellent time management, prioritization, organizational and planning skills required</li> <li>Ability to problem solve and self-motivated and work independently</li> <li>Excellent telephone and negotiation skills</li> <li>Strong attention to detail and accuracy</li> <li>Good team player</li> <li>Accurate and efficient keyboard skills</li> </ul>