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Claims Appraiser Sr.

Company: Sentry Insurance
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

We're a people-focused business. And we pride ourselves on the promise to deliver efficient and effective services to our customers. At Sentry, we believe people are our competitive advantage. We strive to attract, train, and motivate our associates to keep Sentry as a market leader in our industry. We are committed to hiring people with the potential to excel.

We are currently seeking experienced Auto Damage Claims Appraisers to join our growing Photo Self Inspection team. In this position, you'll complete repair estimates virtually while working closely with customers and repair facilities to ensure fast and accurate repair costs.

This position has the potential to work remotely.What You'll DoAs a PSI Auto Damage Appraiser with Sentry, you'll establish damage appraisals and valuations according to company guidelines.In addition, you'll:

  • Write estimates and supplements to restore damaged vehicles to pre-loss condition based on photographs supplied by the vehicle owner or repair facility
  • Use your thorough understanding of vehicle repair, parts costs, total loss classification, and fraud detection
  • Monitor and control rental expenses by managing the repair process
  • Resolve issues with policyholders, claimants, or State Insurance DepartmentsWhat it Takes
    • Associate Degree or equivalent work experience
    • 2-5 years of related work experience
    • Ability to obtain and maintain state adjuster/appraiser licenses
    • Thorough knowledge and experience in estimating automobile collision repairs
    • Body shop/estimating or previous material damage appraiser experience
    • Knowledge of claim processing and insurance coverage
    • Acceptable motor vehicle record and the ability to meet travel requirements with limited notice
    • Well-developed organizational, human relations, and communication skills
    • Strong computer skills and demonstrated ability to learn new systems quickly
      What You'll ReceiveAt Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive compensation. Below are some benefits and perks that you'll receive.
      • Sentry is happy to offer flexibility through a scheduled Hybrid work model. Monday and Friday work from home if you choose to, Tuesday through Thursday in the office.
      • Generous Paid-Time Off plan for you to enjoy time out of the office.
      • 401(K) plan with a dollar-for-dollar match on your first eight percent, plus immediate vesting to help strengthen your financial future.
      • Group Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
      • Extensive Work-Life Resources to lend a helping hand.
      • Sentry Foundation gift matching program to encourage charitable giving.
      • Continue your education and career development through Sentry University (SentryU).
        About SentryWe take great pride in making Forbes' list of America's Best Midsize Employers since 2017. A lot of different factors go into that honor, many of which contribute to your job satisfaction.Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we're one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We're rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority.Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth.Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await!Thank you for your interest in Sentry!Talent Acquisition SpecialistJenny Dun
        JENNY.DUN@SENTRY.COMEqual Employment OpportunitySentry is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Keywords: Sentry Insurance, Des Moines , Claims Appraiser Sr., Other , Des Moines, Iowa

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