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The Philadelphia Contributionship is the oldest successful property and casualty insurance company in the United States, having been founded by Ben Franklin in 1752. We write homeowners insurance in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. We have an A- (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best and have been consistently recognized as one of the Top Workplaces in the Philadelphia area.

We currently have an opening for a Field Property Claim Representative in northern New Jersey. This is a full-time position, which includes a complete benefits package, a company car and participation in our annual bonus program. We are seeking to hire a representative who lives in north Jersey since most of the time will be spent adjusting claims in that area with occasional need to report to our Philadelphia headquarters for meetings.

Responsibilities of a Field Property Claim Rep:

  • Investigates losses by interviewing the insured and inspecting and documenting damages.
  • Writes and prepares damage estimates to determine the fair value of losses within authority.
  • Sets accurate case reserves in accordance with Claims Best Practices, adhering to the established claim adjustment standards.
  • Prepares a variety of forms pertinent to loss payments and file documentation.
  • Thoroughly documents all communication and information obtained during investigation in the company’s claims management system.
  • Strives for optimal customer service experience by maintaining thorough communication with the policyholder and by issuing timely and accurate payments subject to the terms of the insurance contract.
  • Negotiates and settles claims in accordance with all state specific compliance and regulatory laws as well as company Claims Best Practices.
  • Evaluates and settles all claims within settlement authority.
  • Identifies potential subrogation opportunities on all assigned losses and refers viable cases to the Subrogation team.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with vendors in the construction/repair industry.
  • Handles third party liability field investigations as needed.

Hiring Requirements:

  • College degree or insurance designation and equivalent work experience (Minimum 5 years work experience adjusting property claims).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Proficient Xactimate estimate writing skills
  • Strong computer skills including working knowledge of Xactimate, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Superior customer service skills and approach
  • Ability to work independently with little direct supervision.
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must be able to visit loss sites by vehicle and perform inspections of damage which may include fire, water, smoke, soot, hail, wind and lightning losses at homes with structural, environmental or other damage.
  • Must be able to inspect roof by ladder if needed.
  • Loss sites may include fire, water, wind damage and may require climbing, bending, stooping, lifting in order to assess damage.

Applicants should forward resumes to:
Kathleen Morris Rosati, (kmrosati@1752.com)
Assistant Vice President, Human Resources,
The Philadelphia Contributionship
210 S. 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

What Our Clients Are Saying

Providing quality and prompt service for our policyholders is of the utmost importance for everyone from our Customer Service Team to our Claims Team and we take great pride in the feedback we receive.

The customer services was great, they listened to me , send the right people to assess the damage of my roof. The adjuster, promptly attended the claim and the check to do the repairs was processed very quickly. I would recommend The Philadelphia Contribution-ship, furthermore they are local and will...

George M. Middletown, DE 19709

During the most recent storm, I experience property damage. I called my insurance carrier and was quickly assigned to Laurie D, she went out of her way to ensure I understood the process. She demonstrated patience and compassion when explaining the process and next steps. Additionally, after giving me very...

Sherwin A. Williamstown, NJ 08094

I have had a last 5 months to forget. During this Covid pandemic so many people have negative memories of the year gone by. One bright memory to remember is the caring, kindness, and efficient attention showed to me by Karen S.  at the Philadelphia Contributorship. I am thankful and...

Yovanny M. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

The customer services was great, they listened to me , send the right people to assess the damage of my roof. The adjuster, promptly attended the claim and the check to do the repairs was processed very quickly. I would recommend The Philadelphia Contribution-ship, furthermore they are local and will...

George M. Middletown, DE 19709

During the most recent storm, I experience property damage. I called my insurance carrier and was quickly assigned to Laurie D, she went out of her way to ensure I understood the process. She demonstrated patience and compassion when explaining the process and next steps. Additionally, after giving me very...

Sherwin A. Williamstown, NJ 08094

I have had a last 5 months to forget. During this Covid pandemic so many people have negative memories of the year gone by. One bright memory to remember is the caring, kindness, and efficient attention showed to me by Karen S.  at the Philadelphia Contributorship. I am thankful and...

Yovanny M. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

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