Zurich NA FT- Crop Adjuster-NW Iowa in Des Moines, Iowa
FT- Crop Adjuster-NW Iowa
Join one of the leaders in the crop insurance industry as an Adjuster!
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 accountabilities 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.
You will work out of a home office. The territory of coverage includes NW Iowa from North Lyon County East to Dickenson County South to Dallas County and West to Monona County as well as the counties in between. We ask that you reside within the territory. You will be expected to travel approximately 50% of the time to cover the territory.
Benefits of being a Crop Adjuster with RCIS include:
Dress casually – wear jeans to work every day!
Work with state-of-the-art technology
Work independently; crop adjuster’s office out of their homes
Classroom and on-the-job training provided
Opportunity to earn Overtime and Travel Incentive pay (based on business need)
Opportunity to travel & work nationally on a voluntary basis
Career Opportunities – the knowledge and experience gained as a crop adjuster provide opportunity to advance into other positions with RCIS such as claims management, field service/sales, and training
High School Diploma or Equivalent
6 or more months of experience in the agricultural area
Crop Adjuster Proficiency Program Certification (CAPP) must be obtained within 180 days of hire date.
Reliable personal transportation and travel within territory
Valid Driver’s license
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
Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.
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Primary Location: United States-Iowa-Virtual
Other Locations: United States-Iowa-West Des Moines, United States-Iowa-Fort Dodge, United States-Iowa-Council Bluffs, United States-Iowa-Orange City
Travel Yes, 50 % of the Time
Relocation Available No
Job Posting 10/09/18
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 180006FG
It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.