Part-Time Crop Claims Field Adjuster
Company: Zurich Insurance Group
Location: Virtual, IL
Zurich/RCIS is currently looking for a Part-Time Crop Adjuster to work out of the state of Illinois. This incumbent will work from a home-based office. This position is scheduled to work 30 hours per week. Approximately 50% of travel is expected to cover the territory.
The ideal candidate will need to live and serve in one of the following 50 counties North of Springfield Illinois.
RCIS provides insurance and superior services through leading agents to protect America’s farmers and ranchers. It’s been an innovator in crop insurance since the crop insurance business was privatized by the federal government in 1980. Today it’s one of the nation’s largest crop insurance providers, offering risk management protection in all 50 states through a national network of about 4,000 professionally trained and licensed agents.
This is a great opportunity to serve the agricultural community.
As a Crop Adjuster, your primary responsibilities will include:
Complete field inspections and related responsibilities such as reading maps and aerial photos, measuring field and storage bins, and discussing findings of crop loss with farmers
Perform fact finding regarding crop damage; record information and transmit loss information to accurately determine potential damages
Provide excellent service to our customers – both agents and policyholders (farmers)
Utilize company software to electronically transmit claims information directly from the field to RCIS to ensure claims are processed timely and accurately
Follow regulatory and company rules, policies, and procedures
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more months of experience in the agricultural area
Crop Adjuster Proficiency Program Certification (CAPP) must be obtained with 180 days of hire date
Reliable personal transportation and travel within territory
Valid Driver’s License
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
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Strong organization and prioritization skills
Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.