Casualty Claims Insurance Adjuster
The State of Maryland self-insures a significant portion of its exposures and maintains the State Insurance Trust Fund to pay claims and the costs associated with handling those claims. Self-insurance coverage includes State owned real and personal property, vehicles, and liability claims covered under the Maryland Tort Claims Act.
The Maryland Tort Claims Act requires that all claims against the State be filed with the State Treasurer's Office, supporting the need for the Insurance Division. The Claims Unit of the Insurance Division receives and investigates thousands of claims each year. A Casualty Claims Adjuster I is the intermediate level of claims adjusting for all first- and third-party claims. This position is primarily responsible for conducting investigations and making liability decisions regarding low to moderately complex claims filed against the State. In addition, this position is responsible for handling subrogation files, developing and monitoring payment plans for claimants, tracking and recording claims payments from third-party carriers, and referring files to the State's CCU (Central Collection Unit). The ideal candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
Why work for the State of Maryland? The State offers a generous leave package, 12 yearly holidays, subsidized health benefits, supplemental retirement plans, and a defined-benefit pension plan, to mention a few good reasons. The State offers a secure and stable environment where you can expand your knowledge and skills and feel proud about serving the citizens of this great State. Why work for the State Treasurer's Office? As a Constitutional Office with statutory obligations, we are a small, dedicated team of professionals at the core of State operations who love what we do and strive to set the standard for excellence. Check it out for yourself - apply today!