Liability Specialist

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Brookfield, WI, US, 53045

Company: Erie Insurance

Division or Field Office:

Wisconsin Branch Office

Department of Position: Claims Department 

Work from:

Home in WI or Northern IL
Salary Range:

$63,712.00 - $101,774.00 *

salary range is for this level and may vary based on actual level of role hired for

*This range represents a national range and the actual salary will depend on several factors including the scope and complexity of the role and the skills, education, training, credentials, location, and experience of an applicant, as well as level of role for which the successful candidate is hired. Position may be eligible for an annual bonus payment.


At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 6,000 employees and over 13,000 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia. 

Benefits That Go Beyond The Basics

We strive to be Above all in Service® to our customers—and to our employees. That’s why Erie Insurance offers you an exceptional benefits package, including:

  • Premier health, prescription, dental, and vision benefits for you and your dependents. Coverage begins your first day of work.
  • Low contributions to medical and prescription premiums. We currently pay up to 97% of employees’ monthly premium costs.
  • Pension. We are one of only 13 Fortune 500 companies to offer a traditional pension plan. Full-time employees are vested after five years of service.
  • 401(k) with up to 4% contribution match. The 401(k) is offered in addition to the pension.
  • Paid time off. Paid vacation, personal days, sick days, bereavement days and parental leave.
  • Career development. Including a tuition reimbursement program for higher education and industry designations.

Additional benefits that include company-paid basic life insurance; short-and long-term disability insurance; orthodontic coverage for children and adults; adoption assistance; fertility and infertility coverage; well-being programs; paid volunteer hours for service to your community; and dollar-for-dollar matching of your charitable gifts each year.


Position Summary

Exercises independent discretion and judgement in claims handling involving complex liability issues, to include coverage issues and severe injury claims.


  • The successful candidate will work from home and live in WI or Northern IL. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Conducts investigations, evaluate and make recommendations regarding coverage and liability

Handles claims invoving  complex liability , damages or coverages. 

Negotiates with all parties, or their representatives, within designated authority.

Douments the file and submits reports. 

Identifies subrogation opportunities and initiates appropriate action.

Completes required training.

The position requires the incumbent to provide support for property claims during periods of heavy volume.

Trains and mentors.

Travel for training may be required.

The first five duties listed are the functions identified as essential to the job. Essential functions are those job duties that must be performed in order for the job to be accomplished.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other duties as requested by their supervisor, or as become evident.


Values Diversity
Nimble Learning
Customer Focus
Cultivates Innovation
Optimizes Work Processes
Instills Trust
Ensures Accountability
Job-Specific Knowledge
Decision Quality


High school diploma or GED required; 

Associates or bachelor's degree preferred. 

Five years casualty claims adjusting experience or equivalent experience in the medical or legal field required.

Broad knowledge and expertise in the areas of liability coverages, laws and injuries required.

Position requires incumbents to provide support for property claims during periods of heavy volume.

Completion of Associate in Claims (AIC) program preferred.

Travel for training may be required.

 Valid driver's license required. 

Physical Requirements

Lifting/Moving 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting/Moving 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Ability to move over 50 lbs using lifting aide equipment; Occasional (<20%)
Pushing/Pulling/moving objects, equipment with wheels; Occasional (<20%)
Climbing/accessing heights; Rarely
Driving; Occasional (<20%)
Manual Keying/Data Entry/inputting information/computer use; Frequent (50-80%)

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee