Property/Casualty Claims Representative (Adjuster)
- Saint Paul, Minnesota
- Feb 01, 2023
- Mar 03, 2023
- Employment Status
- Full Time
Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT)
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
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.
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.
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
- 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.
- Cyber claims handling experience
- Multiline claims handling experience with litigation management experience
- Experience working in a paperless/electronic claims environment
- 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.
- Applicants must apply through the MCIT website at https://www.mcit.org/employment-opportunities/
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 651.209.6400.
MCIT is an equal opportunity employer.