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09-18-2007, 02:20 PM
At Travelers, we’re committed to bringing our customers innovative insurance solutions that are in-synch with their ever-changing lives. When our customers take to the water, we protect their families and investments with the very best in marine insurance. To help us continue to provide world class service, we’re looking for talented individuals who are committed to our company’s success – and theirs.

Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers and opportunities for our employees. Traveler’s is full of energy with unlimited rewards if you are driven and passionate about what you do.

Travelers’ Boat and Yacht claims leadership has recently made the decision to centralize a team of talented, motivated and technical claims professionals within its

These positions require an intimate technical knowledge of boat and yacht construction and/or a working knowledge of the claim handling process. Marine Surveyor certification such as Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMSŪ) or National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMS) is a plus. Additional accreditations in fiberglass, diesel, outboard and outdrive repairs also a plus. These positions also require the ability to provide world-class customer service to our valued agents and customers. These positions will play an active role in helping define and implement strategies, workflows and best practices in the handling of boat and yacht claims.

-Handle 1st party and 3rd party Boat/Yacht claims of low to moderate severity and complexity as assigned.
-Handle 1st party and 3rd party Boat/Yacht claims of high complexity and severity.
-Investigate and evaluate all relevant facts to determine coverage, damages and liability of first-party claims.
-Establish timely and accurate claim and expense reserves.
-Negotiate and convey claim settlements within authority limits.
-Write denial letters, Reservation of Rights and other complex correspondence.
-Control damages through proper usage of cost containment tools.
-Meet all quality standards and expectations per Best Practices.
-Maintain an effective diary system and document claim file activities in accordance with established procedures.
-Manage file inventory to ensure timely resolution of cases.
-Handle files in compliance with state regulations, where applicable.
-Provide excellent customer service to meet the needs of the insured, agent and all other internal and external customers.
-Identify and refer claims with MCU exposure to the supervisor.
-Recognize when to refer claims to Special Investigations Unit and/or Subrogation Unit.
-Perform administrative functions such as time-off reporting, timesheets, etc. as require ed.
-Be available to work alternate shifts to support our agents and customers in the west.
-Occasional Catastrophe Duty, including other offices and states may be required
-Perform any other duties as required.

College degree and/or equivalent in business discipline.
Prior Insurance claim handling experience.
Technical background in boat/yacht industry such as marine surveying and/or boat repair (fiberglass and mechanical)

Must display solid verbal and written communications skills.

Hardware and software skills and abilities including computers and other similar electronic devices.

Excellent organizational skills.
Solid analytical skills.
Excellent negotiation skills.
Strong customer service skills.

Please contact: CDPOWELL@travelers.com (CDPOWELL@travelers.com)