Uninsured/Underinsured Claims Specialist

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Harrisburg, PA, US, 17103

Company: Erie Insurance

Division or Field Office:

Harrisburg Branch Office

Department of Position: Claims Department 

Work from:

Home
Salary Range:

$60,677.00 - $96,925.00 *

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 in handling uninsured motorist (UM) and/or underinsured motorist (UIM) claims.  

 

  • This is a remote, work from home position with the successful candidate residing within the state of Pennsylvania.
  • The ideal candidate will have UM/UIM, complex liability, and/or litigation claim handling experience. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Conducts investigations, evaluates and makes recommendations regarding coverage and liability.

Sets and maintains appropriate reserves. 

Handles litigated files.  Attend depositions, arbitrations, mediations, court proceedings and trials.  

Reviews and analyzes medical records to evaluate UM/UIM bodily injury claims to negotiate settlements.

Trains and mentors.

Completes required training.

Travel for training may be required.

The first four 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.

Competencies

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

Qualifications

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.

Completion of the Associate in Claims (AIC) program  or Senior Claim's Law Associate (SCLA)  preferred.

Valid driver’s license required.

Travel may be 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%)
Manual Keying/Data Entry/inputting information/computer use; Often (20-50%)
Climbing/accessing heights; Rarely
Driving; Occasional (<20%)


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg