Liability Claims Adjuster

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## Job Description
The Portland Division''s Liability Claims Department, located in Clackamas, Oregon, has an opening for a Liability Claims Adjuster.
4-year college degree or equivalent work experience.
2 - 5 years claims handling experience preferred.
Working knowledge of general liability statutes and principles.
Familiar with Risk Management Information Systems.
Strong investigative abilities, including the taking of written and recorded statements.
Problem analysis, problem solving and decision making skills.
Excellent analytical and negotiation skills.
Must be customer service oriented.
Must be self-motivated and an advocate for the company''s position.
Able to multi-task, meet-tight deadlines, and shift priority work loads.
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and computer claims applications.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Investigate circumstances surrounding incidents to determine liability and assess exposure.
Maintain accurate and timely claim reserves.
Adjust claims, including non-litigated food product claims, product property loss claims and subrogation claims.
Review medical treatment and /or loss earning capacity to minimize claims exposure.
Manage claims and maintain file documentation in accordance with company standards.
Provide periodic status updates to Claims Manager.
Assess claims to determine litigation exposure.
Participate in developing and implementing company, department and individual goals.
Perform other duties as assigned by the liability claims manager.
Closing Date: March 24, 2008
Job Title: Liability Claims Adjuster
Company: Safeway Inc
Country: U.S.
State/Province: Oregon
City: Clakamas
Position Category: Risk Management / Workers Comp
Requisition Number: RSKM1982

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