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Public Adjuster / Property Inspector / Claims Writer

Careers at United Public Adjusters & Appraisers Inc.

United Public Adjusters & Appraisers, Inc. is always seeking talented individuals to join our team. We strive for candidates to learn and experience an environment where teamwork, continuous improvement, ongoing professional development and exceptional service is valued and rewarded.

About United Public Adjusters and Appraisers

We are a team of hungry, like-minded individuals driven by opportunity and integrity. We have grown a culture of team members who support each other and collaborate across departments to learn and grow both personally and professionally. Our management team works closely with team members to develop their best assets. We trust in the expertise of the team members we bring on board to get the job done.

Perks of joining our team include fully paid health benefits, the flexibility of working from our Melville, NY or Queens, NY office. A casual atmosphere where work and fun are encouraged simultaneously and access to many educational opportunities. We also focus on work/life balance by implementing a generous paid time off policy. You will love it here! Apply today!

Our firm is currently seeking candidates with experience such as:

About the Job

Position Overview:
How would you like to embark upon an opportunity that is rewarding, enjoyable, and pays very well?
Our Property Claim Adjuster will inspect properties for damage, analyze coverage, investigate the claim and strike an amicable resolution to the claim. The adjuster will be dealing with home owners, business owners, attorneys, brokers, contractors, insurance carriers and industry related experts. This is a full time, in-house position in our beautiful Melville, NY office. Sound great? Read on!

Our type of people:

  • Have a positive attitude and believe in the power of relationships.
  • Have a desire to constantly improve, personally and professionally.
  • Be dependable. Be trainable. Work independently, unsupervised.
  • Be empathetic yet professional- you will be helping people who may have lost everything.
  • Work hard, play hard!

Job Functions:

  • Conduct claim investigations, including scoping the insured damages
  • Collaborate with internal and external experts to develop a fair resolution to the claim
  • Manage claim process with focus on consistent and clear communication at all stages of claim
  • Respond to inquiries from insured’s, brokers, management other entities

Job Requirements:

  • Must be licensed
  • General knowledge and experience in analyzing coverage and drafting coverage position letters.
  • General understanding of building construction and pricing.
  • General knowledge of accounting principles to estimate loss of rents, business interruption and business extra expense claims.
  • Establish adequate and timely indemnity and expense reserves based upon the investigation and independent adjuster’s estimate
  • Negotiate claims with insured’s, public adjusters and lawyers.
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Work closely with insured, brokers or other experts to help resolve issues
  • Collaborate with marketing for information transfer on target markets/campaigns/messaging
  • Participation in marketing events for develop book of business

Education, Qualification and Skills

  • Minimum 5 years of first party property claims experience, preferably commercial or carrier
  • 3+ years Xactimate experience
  • Knowledge of Windows and Excel
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to solve diverse problems
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Works well under pressure
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Field adjuster experience
  • Knowledge of commercial package policies

Job Type: Full-time


  • Claims: 3 years

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