Claims Examiner

Posted on April 11, 2019 - Jersey City, NJ

Position Description

Berkley Environmental operates regionally with offices in seven major cities. Local teams of highly skilled and experienced insurance and environmental professionals allow us to be close to our business partners. We provide customized environmental risk solutions for a wide range of businesses through a unique regional structure in which a single underwriter provides a total account solution by handling all required lines of business.

This is a mid to Senior Claims Examiner role in our General Liability Claims Department. This individual would be responsible for reviewing, processing, investigating, evaluating, negotiating and the settling of assigned property damage or bodily injury claims with the authority level generally up to $50,000.00. This position requires an understanding and knowledge of litigation management in multiple jurisdictions.


  • Complete coverage analysis
  • Conduct the necessary investigation, either by phone, or through independent adjusters, to determine coverage, liability and damages
  • Evaluate, negotiate, and settle assigned property damage and/or bodily injury claims
  • ,li>Obtain all required adjuster licenses within the first year


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or comparable work experience
  • 3+ years of experience preferred
  • Understanding of the claims process
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Some travel may be required

Skills and Competencies:

  • customer service skills;
  • negotiation and decision-making skills;
  • communication skills and a confident disposition when dealing with people;
  • organizational and time management skills;
  • the ability to think strategically;
  • initiative and the ability to adapt quickly to different situations;
  • interpersonal skills;
  • attention to detail and sound report-writing skills

Berkley Core Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Customer Focus and Teamwork
  • Innovation and Initiative
  • Flexibility
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