Property/Casualty Claims Representative (Adjuster)

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Feb 01, 2023
Mar 03, 2023
Employment Status
Full Time

Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT)

Job Details

Full time, exempt

Location: St. Paul, Minn. Office, with occasional travel in Minnesota


MCIT offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) pension and optional Section 457(b) deferred compensation program
  • Group health and dental insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness program eligibility: MCIT employees may qualify for this federal program to forgive student loan debt
  • Employer-paid short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Optional employee-paid life and vision insurance
  • Free off-street parking provided

Job Description

The property/casualty claims representative (adjuster) is key to helping MCIT carry out its mission of providing cost-effective coverage to its members by appropriately adjusting claims according to the MCIT Coverage Document.

MCIT is a joint powers government entity made up of Minnesota counties and associated public entities that pool resources to provide property, liability and workers’ compensation coverage to members. MCIT offers a collaborative work environment, excellent benefits and a pension plan.

Core Responsibilities

Under the direction and supervision of the property/casualty claims manager, the claims representative:

  • Is responsible for investigating claims, evaluating claims, negotiating claims, coordinating defense for claims and settling claims across multiple lines of property and liability coverage.
  • Adjust claims within MCIT standards, industry best practices and specific member service requirements in an electronic claims system.

Typical Duties

The following are common duties of the claims representative:

  • Gather, analyze, investigate and document all information to determine whether a loss is covered under the terms of the MCIT Coverage Document
  • Evaluate exposures and establish timely, accurate, and appropriate reserves
  • Communicate claim activity in a timely manner to the MCIT member
  • Evaluate claims for potential settlement, participate in negotiations and settle claims within authorized limits Coordinate recovery efforts for subrogation, salvage and restitution

Required Qualifications

  • A four-year degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, insurance or related field and two years of Minnesota property/casualty claims handling experience; OR

A two-year degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, insurance or related field and four years of Minnesota property/casualty claims handling experience; OR

High school diploma and six years of Minnesota property/casualty claims handling experience.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cyber claims handling experience
  • Multiline claims handling experience with litigation management experience
  • Experience working in a paperless/electronic claims environment

Desired Qualifications

  • Familiarity with local government, service organizations, associations
  • Familiarity with principles of Minnesota municipal law and federal civil rights claims

Download the Property/Casualty Claims Representative Position Description for a full list of duties, responsibilities and requirements.

Apply Now

  • Applicants must apply through the MCIT website at
  • All applicants must:
    • Complete an online application
    • Provide a cover letter and résumé. The cover letter must identify how the applicant’s experience and abilities align with the position description.
  • Résumés without applications and cover letters will not be accepted.
  • Application deadline: March 1, 2023, unless filled earlier. Submission deadline for first review: Feb. 12, 2023

Direct questions to Linda Podritz, Director of Internal Services at or 651.209.6400.

MCIT is an equal opportunity employer.

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