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W. R. Berkley

W. R. Berkley

Marketing & Communications
Berkley, MI, USA · Berkeley, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Claims Examiner - Temp

Location Name NJ, Jersey City
Date Posted
6 days ago(6/7/2024 9:03 AM)
Berkley Environmental
Primary Location
US-NJ-Jersey City

Company Details

W.R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Founded in 2004, Berkley Environmental has underwriting and account executive units in seven regions. Berkley Environmental offers an array of coverages for virtually all classes traditionally known to have environmental liability exposures on both an admitted and non-admitted basis. We provide a comprehensive portfolio of commercial property casualty insurance, automobile liability and workers’ compensation, along with claim services, providing expertise to meet the unique business needs of our customers.

Company URL: https://berkleyenvironmental.com/

The company is an equal opportunity employer.


The Claims Examiner will 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 $100,000.00. 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 or severe GL and/or complex bodily injury claims within authority granted, or seek authority for those claims in excess of authority.
  • Resolve coverage disputes with insureds and agents
  • Prepare coverage opinion letters


  • At least 7-10 years relevant industry GL claim handling experience
  • Multi state experience required
  • Litigation experience required
  • Ability to work independently while assimilating various technical subjects.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • License Requirements: Per State or Jurisdictional requirements.
  • Some travel required for attendance at mediations, settlement conferences, etc.

Education Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Additional Company Details

Hourly - $55-75 hour

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies or firms.

This part-time temporary role is not eligible for benefits.

•Hourly Range for this role is $55 – $75/hour.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.


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