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Claims Training Program - New York, NY (Summer 2022)

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Zurich is currently hiring for our Claims Training Program in our New York office.

 

Zurich’s Claims Training Program is an entry level opportunity for individuals with the drive to become successful members of our claims team. This is an exciting opportunity to begin a career in Commercial Insurance! You will learn all aspects of handling claims by following Zurich's best practices.

 

Our 2022 program will start in June 2022. Training will include onboarding within the local office supplemented with classroom training and on-the-job development during the duration of the program. Your classroom training will provide the technical tools needed in the role. You will also learn how to apply your knowledge to ensure you understand how we “deliver when it matters most.” You will progressively build your skills as you are introduced to more complex Claims, case studies and skill-building exercises that help you understand how to work both internally and with our customers.

 

We offer opportunities across multiple business areas, including:

  • Workers Compensation
  • General Liability
  • Auto Liability
  • Property

 

This position will be closely supervised and work within narrowly defined limits of authority providing a high level of customer service to our insureds and claimants. After an initial period of training, this position will handle low complexity claims. Participants go through a structured 18-month training program that gives them the technical and real-life perspective to understand the “Zurich Way of Claims.” 

 

We select team players who are strategic thinkers, creative and confident risk-takers to participate in the program.

 

Here is what you can expect as a colleague of the Claims organization at Zurich North America: 

  • Be part of an internal career path and engage in active and continuous conversations with leadership to develop a plan that enables your growth into a knowledgeable professional in claims handling
  • Learn technical claims excellence and industry best practices from experienced managers, leaders and other claims professionals in order to have long term opportunity and development across the Claims organization
  • Interact with colleagues from diverse experience and backgrounds in a team environment
  • Develop partnerships across organizational levels and functions
  • Invest in your career development with support for obtaining/maintaining any required adjuster state licenses, as well as additional insurance designations and coursework

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and no prior experience required in the Claims area

           OR

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice, including Associate Degree and no prior experience required in the Claims area

           AND

  • Must obtain and maintain required adjuster license(s)
  • Be flexible to relocate within a 5-year period to a location within the assigned line of business to one of Zurich’s metro office locations.
  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S. indefinitely

 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Leadership and involvement in extracurricular activities and on campus organizations and/or community, public service or similar activities
  • Corporate internship experience or corporate work experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • High learning agility
  • Analytical aptitude
  • Willingness to embrace the Zurich Basics of Integrity, Sustainability, Customer centricity, Excellence and Teamwork

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

 

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 

 

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 

 

Location(s): AM - New York

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time

 

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