Complex Commercial & Residential Property Insurance Adjusters

Careers with United Public Adjusters & Appraisers

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 young, 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, 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:

  • United Public Adjusters and Appraisers is seeking self-starting individuals who have between 5 – 10 years of experience in the construction industry. The ideal candidate must be a self-motivated independent thinker with the ability to manage a diverse work-load.

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • Concisely present estimates and cost plans to prospects, clients.
    • Feels comfortable in a presentation environment & presenting to groups of industry peers.
    • Ability to cost plan and conceptualize what is potentially missing from documents.
    • Ability to identify the most significant cost risks/ impacts on a project.
    • Experienced with measurement and measurement software such as Xactimate  preferred. (we are willing to train the right candidate)
    • Can perform detailed estimates when required. Both quantifying and production of cost rates.
    • Understands labor, materials & markups that contribute to trade rates in estimates.
    • Understands general conditions & temporary project requirements.
    • Can produce conceptual / schematic estimates from narratives only.
    • Understands the value management & value engineering process.
    • Is proficient in Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Office.
    • Ability to program in excel with analytical approach is desirable
    • MUST be willing to travel

    Salary negotiable based on experience level.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Experience:

    • Field or site: 3 years
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel: 5 years
    • Cost Estimating: 5 years

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s

    Location:

    • Melville, NY

    Required work authorization:

    • United States
  • United Public Adjusters and Appraisers is seeking self-starting individuals who have between 3-5 years of experience in customer service. The ideal candidate must be a self-motivated independent thinker with the ability to manage a diverse work-load.

    Training will be provided.

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • Establish and maintain a connection with the customer by understanding and meeting their needs; serve the customer with compassion, and follow up to ensure that customer needs have been met
    • Research and respond to customer communications, concerns, conflicts or issues
    • Summarize and document a claim file with notes, evaluations and decision-making process
    • Provide an overview of coverage limits
    • Support our team with settling claims in accordance with business unit standard methodologies and settled claim value

    Required: customer service experience

    Helpful: CPCU I AIC I SPPA designation

    Salary negotiable based on experience level.
    Job Type: Full-time

    Experience:

    • Microsoft Suite: 3-5 years (Office, Excel, Word)
    • Customer Service: 3-5 years

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s

    Location:

    • Melville, Long Island, New York

    Required work authorization:

    • United States
  • United Public Adjusters and Appraisers is seeking self-starting individuals who have between 5 – 10 years of experience in the property insurance claims inventory industry. The ideal candidate must be a self-motivated independent thinker with the ability to manage a diverse work-load.

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • Attention to detail
    • Strong problem solving, project management skills while maintaining excellent customer service with client policyholder and company claim staff
      Present in a professional manner both in personal and vehicle appearance.
    • Ability to work in adverse conditions (post loss insurance claims)
    • Perform work assignments in a safe and concise manner, following all United safety standards
    • Conduct and manage on-site insurance property claim inventory assignments
    • Complete all tasks assigned in a diligent manner
    • Assist in business development activities
    • Promote, build, and maintain good customer relations
    • Communicate with your Manager on a daily basis with regards to operational issues and/or improvements.
    • Follow all standard operating and safety procedures, written and oral, at all times.
    • Ability and willingness to take on additional responsibilities as assigned.
    • Willingness to travel

    Required: property insurance claim experience

    Salary negotiable based on experience level.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Experience:

    • Microsoft: 5 years
    • Inventory: 5 years

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s

    Location:

    • Long Island, New York

    Required work authorization:

    • United States
  • 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

    Experience:

    • Claims: 3 years

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