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Senior Claim Representative- Public Sector

Company: Great American Insurance Group
Location: East Brunswick
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group's member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.

At Great American, we value the unique perspective each of our employees bring to the workplace. We know that when people with different cultures, backgrounds and experiences work collaboratively, we can exceed our business objectives. We are dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce that fosters creativity and enables our ongoing success.

Great American Insurance Group's Public Sector Division provides customized insurance programs that meet the unique risk management needs of local, county and state governments, education organizations and special services districts, housing departments or other entities designed to serve the general public. The targeted classes within these public entities include municipalities, public schools, community colleges and counties. We are one of the leading public entity writers in the industry with business across the U.S. and Canada.

Great American offers coverage in the reinsurance and excess insurance markets through Pools, Trusts, Joint Powers Authorities, Reciprocals, Mutuals, Captives and Individual Risks in the public entity space. We are looking for a Senior Claim Rep to work from one of our offices in Cincinnati, East Brunswick, NJ or Richmond, VA.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

* Accountabilities include assisting with the management of Public Sector risks involving professional and law enforcement liability, general liability, automobile, school board legal liability, employment practices liability and public officials' liability exposures.
* Assist with the management of property/casualty and workers compensation claims handled by third party claims administrators, direct handling of primary and or excess claims, and management and oversight of reinsurance claims.
* Assist with claim reviews and compliance audits, timely report completion for third party administrators and self-handled by public entity pools.
* Investigates and maintains claims:
* Reviews and evaluates coverage and/or liability.
* Secures and analyzes necessary information (i.e., reports, policies, appraisals, releases, statements, reports, or other documents) in the investigation of claims.
* Works toward the resolution of claims files, and may attend arbitrations, mediations, depositions or trials as necessary.
* May affect settlements/reserves within prescribed limits and submit recommendations to supervisor on cases exceeding personal authority.
* Conveys moderately complex information (coverage, decisions, outcomes, etc.) to all appropriate parties, maintaining a professional demeanor in all situations.
* Ensures that claims payments are issued in a timely and accurate manner.
* Ensures that claims handling is conducted in compliance with applicable statutes, regulations and other legal requirements, and that all applicable company procedures and policies are followed.
* May provide guidance and assistance to lower level positions and other functional areas.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.

Field of Study: Liberal Arts, Business or a related discipline.

Experience: 3 to 5 years of claims experience. Public Sector claims experience is preferred, but not required.

Business Unit:

Public Sector

Number of Positions:

1

Keywords: Great American Insurance Group, East Brunswick , Senior Claim Representative- Public Sector, Other , East Brunswick, New Jersey

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