RCIS Crop Claims Specialist-Northwest Iowa in Remote in Iowa

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.

Zurich is currently looking for a Crop Claims Specialist to join our Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS) team. RCIS is one of the leading crop insurance providers in the U.S. RCIS offers insurance protection in all 50 states through a national network of about 3,600 licensed agents. RCIS offers a wide range of private product coverages, including a diverse selection of named-peril options, supplemental and stand-alone insurance products as well as federal crop insurance plans through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency. Together with RCIS agents, we protect America’s farmers and ranchers.

This position will work virtually out of their home in North West Iowa.

With moderate direction they will investigate, evaluate and conclude complex field inspections by following appropriate regulatory and company rules and procedures to ensure that claims are handled in the most effective, efficient way while delivering a customer-centric claims service. They will also provide support to Area Claims Managers either as a CAT team member or local claims specialist in the facilitation of general day to day operations and claims management. In addition, the selected candidates will support the lower level adjusting staff by completing and/or providing training and assistance with complex claims.

If you are ready for a career move, consider working for a company with a global footprint that offers terrific benefits including a bonus plan, 401K match and a second 401K company contribution, flexible work options, summer hours, an excellent work/life balance and a great culture.

Additional responsibilities will include:

Exercise judgement to determine liability by gathering and analyzing relevant facts; utilizing applicable procedures
Exercise judgment to determine policy verification and coverage determination by analyzing applicable coverage for claims and determining whether the loss falls within the coverage
Participates in Risk Management Agency initiated reviews and referrals for sake of operations integrity and quality assurance
Protect Zurich’s reputation by keeping claims information confidential
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, staying current with industry trends, establishing personal networks. And participating in professional societies

Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent and 4 or more years of experience in the agricultural or the crop insurance industry AND
Crop Adjuster Proficiency Program (CAPP) must be obtained 180 days of hire date
Personal transportation and travel within assigned territory and travel outside of assigned are to assist with workload(s), participate on CAT team and/or provide remote assistance for the CROP Claims Care Center calls and/or CCP Claims
RCIS Crop Adjuster Physical Requirements; walk in agricultural fields up to 3 miles, climb agricultural storage bins up to 25 feet, lift 25 lbs to 50 lbs, work outdoors in varying temperatures/weather conditions

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
Strong organization, multi-tasking and prioritization skills

Intermediate Microsoft office skills

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM – Iowa Virtual Office Remote Working: Yes Schedule: Full Time Employment Sponsorship Offered: No Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-LC1 #LI-ASSOCIATE #LI-REMOTE

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