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Auto Damage Appraiser

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Location: Phoenix AZ

Company Name: HireLive

Occupational Category: 13-2021.02,Appraisers, Real Estate

Date Posted: 2020-02-24

Valid Through: 2020-03-25

Employment Type: FULL_TIME


Job Description Kemper Insurance is l ook i n g to meet individuals i n t e rested i n an Auto Damage Appraiser Opportunity ! Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Time: 3:00PM - 7:00PM Location: Kemper Insurance 16402 N 28 th Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85053 Position Available: Auto Damage Appraisers (Trainees & Experienced) Do you enjoy working on automobiles? Want to put your passion for automobiles to use? Curious about how insurance claims are processed? If so, Auto Damage Appraiser is the career path for you. Kemper is seeking Auto Damage Appraisers (Trainees & Experienced) to work in our Phoenix, AZ office to investigates, evaluates and appraises damaged automobiles, and may be called upon to settle this portion of the claim within an authorized dollar limit. Position Responsibilities: Participates in a program of formal and on-the-job training through classroom instruction, observing repair work and keeping abreast of new repair techniques and procedures. Successful completion of all company training and certification testing is required to remain in the position. Examines first and third party vehicle damage in the field, at drive in locations, or at service centers as assigned. Follows the company photograph guidelines to verify the identity of the vehicle and to thoroughly document current condition/damage, prior damage, vehicle options, etc. and prepares accurate written appraisal to determine and verify the extent of vehicular damage. A copy of the appraisal will be provided to the owner and uploaded on the day of the appraisal. All supplements will be completed per company guidelines. Ensures adherence to claims procedures and guidelines prescribed by the company to produce a high quality work product. Negotiates repair prices with repair facilities and secures agreed prices for repairs. Maintains a list of company approved part suppliers and uses these firms whenever possible/applicable to control the cost of repairs and to ensure quality work. May visit repair shops to evaluate physical plant, quality of work and may provide a list of garage or repair facilities to insured if allowed by state law. Negotiates settlements in a timely manner as assigned. Ensures equitable and fair payment of physical damage losses within authority granted. Obtains all necessary documentation to substantiate the appraisal and/or settlement being offered. Job Requirements Position Qualifications: Candidates must have 1 year full time work experience. 1 year of prior experience in auto repair or appraising is preferred. Must have good proficient skills. Must have advanced planning and organizing skills. Must have written and verbal communication skills. Some positions may require specific bilingual skills. Must have the ability to effectively deal with conflict. Successful completion of specific courses as designated by Home Office, National Material Damage Dept in connection with the Infinity University Claims Training Dept. is required to remain in this position. Failure to pass any of these designated classes will result in termination. Field positions require the ability to travel within assigned territory and outside the assigned territory during CAT situations, all work in potentially adverse weather conditions and must have the ability to inspect all parts of the vehicle, including the interior and undercarriage. Position requires being able to drive/sit for extended periods of time. Must be able to reach, handle, squat, bend, climb kneel as needed to assess vehicle damage. Exposed to body shop environments and outdoors up to 25% of the time working. Position may or may not be assigned a company vehicle